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Dr. Ude Bassey Obeten


Social Work


Lecturer II


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About Dr. Ude Bassey Obeten

Dr. Ude Obeten worked and consequently, held various positions of responsibilities in many Ministries in Cross River State Government including having served as Project Officer, Cross River State Conditional Cash Transfer Scheme and Free Health Care Scheme (A World Bank Assisted Project on Social Protection). Dr. Ude Bassey Obeten joined the services of the University of Calabar on March 2017 as Lecturer II in the Department of Social Work. He is currently serving as Counsellor in the Psychosocial Counselling Centre of the Department. He holds a Ph,D (2016) and M.Sc. (2008) degrees in Sociology of Development and B. Sc. degree in Social Work (2003). He also holds a Diploma in Social Work (1998), all his degrees and diploma were obtained from the University of Calabar, Nigeria. Finally, Dr Obeten holds certificates in both Psychiatry Nursing and General Nursing from the Cross River State School of Psychiatric Nursing and General Nursing, Calabar. He was a participant in the World Bank training on design and implementation of Conditional Cash Transfers in Nigeria. He is a result driven and dedicated Scholar with great passion to promote teaching, academic excellence and community services. He is well experienced in Child Rights and Protection services and Social protection and has served as a lead consultant to UNICEF on Cross River State Child Rights Law and Child Protection Regulations and Policy. Dr Obeten has been teaching, counselling and contributing to the graduation of students in the University. He was the lead facilitator for identification of Master trainers and trainable adults for vocational skills scheme and was in the team of the Ministry of Social Welfare and Community Development in partnership with National Bureau of Statistics that carried out poverty pilot survey of Cross River State, and had equally severed as the Secretary Cross River State Christian Pilgrims Welfare Board. He has authored and co-authored number articles in peer review journals. He has also participated in many conferences where he made presentations. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Policy Management and Development and a member, Society for Research and Academic Excellence.

S/N Qualification School Atttended Started Finished
FSLCPrimary School N0. 2, Ekori19761981
SSCEComprehensive Secondary School, Ekori19821988
Registered Nurse CertificateSchool of Nursing, Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria19891992
Registered Psychiatric NurseSchool of Psychiatric Nursing, Calabar19951996
Diploma in Social WorkUniversity of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria19961998
B.Sc (Social Work)University of Calabar19982003
M.Sc (Sociology of Development)University of Calabar20052008
Ph.D (Sociology of Development)University of Calabar20092015

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Archibong, V,I., Nkpoyen, E.F., Okorie , C., Obeten, U.B., & Ofem. N.O., (2021). Women multiple sexual partnership on HIV prevalence in Calabar Metropolis, Cross River State , Nigeria. Vidyabharati International Interdisciplinary Research Journal 12 (2), 1-10
Nkpoyen, F., Archibong, E. P., Undelikwo, V., Obeten, U. B., & Ofem, N. O., (2021). Social welfare program and poverty eradication in sub-saharan region of Eket Senatorial District, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. Amazonia Investiga 10 (42), 163-175.
Ebagu, T. E., Isokon, B. E., & Obeten, U. B., (2020). Challenges of Ethnicity and social work intervention in Nigeria. International Journal of Social Science and Humanities Review (IJSSHR) 29(3).
Etuk, G. R., Obeten, U. B., & Ojua, T. A., (2020). Socio-Economic Issues and Challenges in male child preference in Nigeria. The Journal of Social Science Research 6 (10), 908-913
Isokon, B. E., Onyema, O. A., Ede, V. I., Archibong, E. P.,& Obeten, U. B., (2020). Sexual Behavior and Domestic Violence among Teenage Girls in Yakurr Local Government Area, Cross River State, Nigeria. Academic Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies 9 (2), 101-108.
Obeten, U.B.,& Isokon, B.E.(2020) Social work analysis of death and bereavement in the socio-economic changes of the family. Global Journal of Applied, Management and Social Sciences (GOJAMSS), 18(1), 154-159.
Obeten, U, B., Isokon, B. E., (2019). Kidnapping as a business venture and security challenges in Nigeria. International Journal of Arts, Languages and Business Studies (IJALBS), 2 (2), 124-132
Tiku, O. T., & Obeten, U. B. (2019). Local Government Autonomy and Socio-Economic Development of Rural Areas in Nigeria. Global Journal of Applied Management and Social Sciences(GOJAMSS), 16.
Isokon B. E., & Obeten, U. B. (2019). Globalization and indigenous information Technology in Nigeria.Global Journal of Applied Management and Social Sciences(GOJAMSS), 292-299.
Obeten, U. B., & Isokon, B. E. (2018). Assessment of Conditional Cash Transfer Scheme and Poverty Alleviation among rural poor in Cross River State, Nigerian. Advance in Social Research Journal, 5(8), 209-222.
Isokon, B. E., Obeten, U. B., & Tangban, E. E. (2017). Empowering traditional rulers and grassroots mobilization for rural development in Cross River State, Nigeria. Journal of African studies and Development, 9(8), 102-111.
Ebuara. V. O., Obia E.E., & Obeten, U. B. (2010). Strategies for Empowering Institutional Leaders towards Effective Management of Climate Change in South-South Geo Political Zone in Nigeria. Nigeria Journal of Educational Administration and Planning, 10(3), 119-133.

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S/N Conference Description Started Finished
AIDS Network Project, Abuja - Training workshop on HIV/AIDS Capacity Building for Grassroots Association/Stakeholders in Cross River and Akwa Ibom States 2004-10-252004-10-29
The World Bank Institute: Designing and Implementing Conditional Cash Transfers in Nigeria2009-04-162009-04-24
Cross River State Government: Events Management Course held in Calabar2009-05-012009-05-05
The World Bank Institute: Nigeria Country Office, Abuja: South-South Learning on Conditional Cash Transfers in Africa2009-10-182009-10-23
Pan - African Anthropological Association ( PAAA). Theme: Resurgence of slavery: Implication for African anthropology and development in The 21st century. University of Calabar, Calabar.2018-07-152018-07-17
Digital Bridge Institute - International Centre for information and Communication Technology studies; Advance digital appreciation program for tertiary institutions. University of Calabar, Calabar. 2018-07-162018-07-20
Department of Social Work, University of Nigeria, Nsukka. Ist International Conference of the Department,Theme: Emerging and contemporary social issues. The place of the Social Work education and practice in Nigeria2018-09-122018-09-13
1st International Conference of the Faculty of Social Science University of Uyo, UyoObeten, U. B., Onyenemerem, N. P., & Ojua, T. A. (2018). Social Work analysis of indigene settlers’ dichotomy in Nigeria2018-10-232018-10-26
5. Nigeria Association of Social Workers (NASOW), 34th National Annual General Meeting/ Conference. IlorinPromoting community and environmental sustainability.2018-11-142018-11-17
Society for Research and Academic Excellence (SRAE), University of Nigeria Nsukka.Obeten, U. B., Tangban, E.E. & Onyenemerem, N. P. (2019), Insecurity and Nigeria national development.2019-02-042019-02-07
6. Society for Research and Academic Excellence (SRAE), University of Nigeria Nsukka.Obeten, U. B., Onyenemerem, N. P., & Mbah F. (2019). the challenges of Social Work practice in Nigeria and its implication on national development.2019-04-022019-07-02
Centre for Unity, Conflict Resolution and National Development (CUCRD), Abuja.Tiku, O. T., & Obeten, U. B. (2019). Local government autonomy and socio-economic development of rural areas in Nigeria. Abuja. 2019-05-012019-05-04
Centre for Unity, Conflict Resolution and National Development (CUCRD), Abuja.Isokon, B. E. & Obeten, U. B. (2019), Globalization and indigenous information technology in Nigeria. Abuja. 2019-05-012019-05-04
School of General Studies University of Nigeria Nsukka. 2019 Biennial Conference.Obeten, U. B., Onyenemerem, N. P. & Isokon, B.E. (2019), Nigeria Grazing land clamour and activities of herdsmen to Nigeria’s development.2019-05-062019-05-09
School of General Studies Universjty of Nigeria Nsukka. 2019 Biennial ConferenceObeten, U. B. & Tiku, O.T. (2019), Information and communication technology application in Social work practice in the 21st century Nigeria.2019-05-062019-05-09
Faculty of the Social Sciences Universjty of Nigeria Nsukka Isokon, B.E., Tiku, O.T., Obeten, U. B. & Abonor, L.B, (2019) Impoverishment of Local Government Councils and National Development in Nigeria: Implication for social work advocacy.2019-07-092019-07-12