M.Lib.I.Sc Admission 2021

Department of Social Work

Workshop & Conferences

Online National Conference on Changing Practices and Emerging Paradigms in the

Field Education of Undergraduate Social Work Programmes

Date & Time - June 4-5, 2021 (2-5 PM)

About the Conference

Social work education is witnessing a rapid transformation as it countenances uncertainty and volatility unlike in the past. Field education, an integral part of social work education, encounters unprecedented challenges since face-to-face contact itself is at stake, including helping professionals. Several social work schools and agencies have experimented with education, training, field intervention models, and adopted online platforms for reaching to people and ensuring sustainability in practices. This conference aims to bring together social work students, educators, and field practitioners at the undergraduate level to deliberate their experiences, models of intervention, and emerging practices to strengthen the field education assuring the quality of learning and supervision underpinned by effective and evidence-based practices amidst challenging situations.

Objectives of the Conference

  1. To discuss the emerging opportunities and challenges in the field education scenario.
  2. To bring together the model/emerging interventions/practices in field education.
  3. To voice the student experiences and learning in field education amidst challenges.

Sub Themes for Presentations

  • Field education models/practices
  • Field Learning and Reflections
  • Online Field Practicum
  • Research and Supervision in Field education
  • Partnerships in Field education and Training

Important Dates

  • 20th May 2021 – Last date to receive the abstracts
  • 31st May 2021 – Last date to receive Full papers/Videos/Posters/Experience sharing of accepted abstracts.


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The department of social work, Rajagiri College of Social Sciences is organising the e-conference as a part of the ICSSR IMPRESS project titled “Access to health and wellbeing of migrant workers in Kerala: An inquiry into policy implications for achieving the 2030 agenda of SDGs”. Migrants are one of the most vulnerable populations in all the discussions related to health and wellbeing. As human mobility is increasing day by day, it has become necessary to address the health issues and health care access of migrant populations.

This conference is organised to deliberate on the specific health needs and health challenges faced by the migrant population worldwide and to unravel region-specific strategies to address the same in the light of SDG 3: Good Health and wellbeing. 


  1. To discuss the different perspectives on the health and wellbeing of the migrant population.
  2. To understand the 2030 agenda of SDG 3 in the context of migration and the possible policy implications for the benefits of the migrant community and the host community.
  3. To identify the health status and health needs of interstate migrant workers in India.
  4. To discuss the reproductive health issues faced by migrants.                         
  5. To know the impact of COVID 19 on the general health and mental health of migrants.
  6. To understand the accessibility, availability and affordability of health care services for the migrant population in the host state.
  7. To understand the scope of social work practice with migrant workers concerning health.


Academicians, practitioners, Research scholars and Students of social work, law and allied disciplines who are interested in presenting papers are invited to submit an abstract contouring the focus and content of their paper along with a short biographical description. Papers should inscript the broad focus of the conference and the presenter may choose to consider one of the themes or related areas.


  • Perspectives on Health & Wellbeing of Migrants and Diaspora
  • Migration, Health and 2030 Agenda of SDG 3
  • COVID 19 and Migration
  • Mental Health and Migration
  • Access to Healthcare, Migrant/Diaspora and Human Rights
  • International and National Policies on Migration and Health
  • Reproductive health of Migrants
  • Health status and Health needs of Interstate migrant workers in India
  • Government and Non-government organizations – Role in the field of migration
  • Social work and Migration
  • Urban governments & Local governments -their role in the health of migrants- Pre-COVID &post-COVID.
  • Health of children of migrants.


  • Author’s details with Designation, Name of the institution affiliated to, Email ID and Contact number.
  • Abstract with 250-300 words including Title and Keywords.
  • Abstract text should be arranged in the format: Introduction, Objectives, Methodology, Results, Discussion and Conclusion.
  • Abstracts should be submitted online to the link http://bit.ly/3lfIqHz


All the selected full papers will be published as a book with ISBN by a reputed publisher. Please follow APA 7 style for the preparation of the manuscript. You shall refer https://apastyle.apa.org/style-grammar-guidelines/paper-format for obtaining further information. All the authors of accepted abstracts shall receive detailed guidelines for the preparation of the manuscript.


Abstract Submission: 5th April 2021

Notification for acceptance of abstract: 10th April 2021

Full paper submission: 17th April 2021

Conference: 19th and 20th April 2021


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There is no registration fee for attending and presenting paper in the conference.

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Dr Binoy Joseph (Principal)

Dr Fr Saju MD (Associate Director and Vice Principal

Dr Fr Joseph M.K. (Head of the Department)

Dr Lizy PJ, Dean (Academics)


Dr Anish KR, Convener

Ms Ayswarya James

Ms Ginu P

Ms Siny Maria

Ms Sreemol S

For any queries:

E-mail: impressp3430@rajagiri.edu

Ms Ayswarya James: 8547348128

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We are delighted to announce that Rajagiri College of Social Sciences and Rajagiri Business School in association with Turnitin is organizing an International Webinar titled “Improving Research Ethics and Academic Integrity using Turnitin Software” on Friday,9th April 2021 at 2:00 -3.30 p.m.

Webinar focus:

• How is Turnitin addressing academic integrity for the institutions across the world.

• Rising trend of contract cheating and how Authorship (Originality) empowers institutions to curb it.

• How students are using Turnitin software to curb similarity issues in time.

• Introduction to Gradescope and the problems it solves.

Resource Persons:

• Chaitali Moitra, Regional Director of Turnitin, South Asia

• Mohammed Shahrukh, Customer Growth Manager, South Asia


Registration Link – https://forms.gle/R5tW94GFT4vi3QfeA

No registration fee

Webinar Platform: Zoom

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email about joining the webinar.

E-certificate will be provided to those who register and participate in the webinar after submitting the feedback.


Who can participate?

Faculty members, Research scholars and LIS professionals.

Participants limited to 500

DYUTI 2021

DYUTI 2021 is a two-day national conference aimed at bringing together scholars, academicians and practitioners for deliberations on issues related to migration and social inclusion in the light of human rights perspective. The theme of the 21st edition of DYUTI is “Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic: Social Work Engagements & Challenges.


Developmental Yearnings for a United and Transformed India

Rajagiri, with its vision of becoming a center of excellence in learning, has been regularly providing an annual forum for deliberations on vital issues of development from a ‘rights perspective’. This series of deliberations which started in1998 Is named DYUTI, meaning ‘spark of life’. A total of 20DYUTI national and international conferences have been organised so far. This 21 edition of DYUTI is on ‘Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic: Social Work Engagements and challenges’.


1. The date for Abstract submission: 20th January 2021

2. The date for Final  paper submission: 01st February 2021

*Selected papers will be published with ISBN and DOI

1. Social Work practice during Covid-19
2. Field engagement initiatives and programmes
3. Social Work academia during the pandemic
4. Responses of NGOs and other stakeholders
5. Social Workers in the health care setting
6. Psychosocial responses by the social workers
7. Volunteerism among social workers/ students during covid-19
8. Social Work Research responses during COVID- 19
9. COVID-19 crisis and beyond: challenges for sustainable public policies

For registration and submitting the abstract click: http://dyuti.in/

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About the course

The certificate course (30 hours, 2 credits) would provide researchers with the understanding, skills and knowledge to conduct research which is inclusive and equitable. The course will support participants in the development of research competencies enabling them to conduct independent small-scale research studies using appropriate methodologies and tools of analysis within an ethical framework. The course is divided into 10 sessions dealing with critical aspects of qualitative research and contains advice on readings and additional support materials.

Session Schedule

Day 1

Module 1 & 2: Understanding Research Paradigm & Formulating Research Questions

The purpose of this workshop is to enable researchers to reflect on the philosophical worldview
assumptions that they bring to the study, the research design that is related to this worldview, and the specific methods or procedures of research that translate the approach into practice. The workshop will also discuss how a thesis should be structured.

Date: January 15, 16, 17, 2020
Time: 10.00 am-4.00 pm

Venue: Rajagiri College of Social Sciences, Kalamassery

No Registration Fee

Number of seats: 25 (First Come First Serve)

Workshop Brochure: Click here to View / Download

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DYUTI 2020

DYUTI 2020 is a two-day national conference aimed at bringing together scholars, academicians and practitioners for deliberations on issues related to migration and social inclusion in the light of human rights perspective. The theme of the 20th edition of DYUTI is on “Migration and Social Inclusion: Perspectives for Human Rights and Social Work Practice”

For more Details Visit : http://dyuti.in/

Conference Brochure: Click here to View/ Download