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Department of Psychology

Dr. Amal Tom Jose

Designation : Assistant Professor

Qualification : Ph.D

Email-ID : amaltom@rajagiri.edu

Dr. Amal Tom Jose has served as an Assistant Professor and HoD in the Department of Psychology at St. Aloysius College, Thrissur. Dr. Amal has awarded PhD in Political Psychology from Periyar University, Salem under the guidance of Dr. K.N Jayakumar and has completed his Master’s degree in MSc. Applied Psychology from Periyar University Salem. His Bachelor’s degree in BA Psychology is from Kuriakose Elias College, Mannanam, Kottayam. His research interests are in the domain of Political Psychology, Social Psychology, Industrial/Organisational Psychology, Media Psychology, Cultural Psychology and Health Psychology.

  • PhD Psychology, Periyar University, Salem, Tamil Nadu
  • MSc. Applied Psychology, Periyar University, Salem, Tamil Nadu
  • BA in Psychology, Kuriakose Elias College, Mannanam, Kottayam
  • Worked as an Assistant Professor and HoD, Department of Psychology, St. Aloysius College, Elthuruth, Thrissur, Affiliated to University of Calicut (2021-2022).
  • Jovita, S.G. & Amal, T.J. (2021). Correlates of Cultural Intelligence, Self—Efficacy and Achievement among Overseas Employees. Conference Proceedings. Emerging Trends in Management & Technology-2021. KLH Business School Hyderabad & Universiti Malaysia Kelantan, Malaysia (110-117). ISBN 9789390631575.
  • Amal, T. J. & Jayakumar, K. N. (2020). Job Satisfaction and Organizational Climate as Correlates of Employee Strike Propensity: A Study among Labour Union Members. International Journal of Future Generation Communication and Networking, 13(4), 1773-1779, ISSN: 2233-7857.    
  • Amal, T. J.  & Jayakumar, K. N. (2020). The Role of Demographics of Employee Strike Propensity among Labour Union Members. Journal of Xi'an University of Architecture & Technology, XII(X), 295-300. ISSN: 1006 -7930.
  • Amal, T. J.  & Jayakumar, K. N. (2020). Measuring Employee Strike Propensity among Labour Union Members: Development and Validation of a Scale. Test, Engineering and Management, 82(1), 1639 – 1648. ISSN No.: 0193 - 4120.
  • Amal, T. J. and Jayakumar, K. N. (2019). Do university faculty members strike? A study on strike propensity. International Journal of Basic and Applied Research, 9(6), 499-506. ISSN (Print) 2249-3352 ISSN (Online): 2278-0505, June 2019.
  • Amal, T. J. and Jayakumar, K. N. (2018). A conceptual article on strike prone behaviour among labour union members. Journal of Management Research and Analysis, 5(1), 1-4. ISSN No. (Print): 2394-2762 & ISSN No. (Online):2394-2770 https://doi.org/10.18231/2394-2770.2018.0001
  • Amal, T.J. and Jovita, S.G. (2017). Cognitive Failure and General Well-Being among IT Professionals. International Journal of Research in Social Sciences, 7(3), 635-642. ISSN: 2249-2496, March 2017.
  • Paper presented on the topic “Correlates of Cultural Intelligence, Self—Efficacy and Achievement among Overseas Employees” in a two-day International e-Conference on Emerging Trends in Management & Technology – 2021, KLH Business School, Hyderabad, Telangana on 3rd and 4th June 2021.
  • Paper presented on the topic “Investigating the Concept and Consequences of ‘Strike Propensity’ among Labour Union Members” in a one-day International Conference on Business Strategies for Sustainable Developmental Goals, St. Francis de Sales College, Electronic City, Bengaluru, Karnataka on 23rd January 2020.
  • Paper presented on the topic “Measuring Employees Strike Propensity among Labour Union Members Development and Validation of a Employee Strike Propensity Scale” in a one-day UGC Sponsored National Seminar on Promoting Positive Psychology Mental Health and Well-Being, Department of Psychology and School of Distance Learning and Continuing Education at Kakatiya University, Warrangal, Telangana on 16th and17th March 2019.
  • Paper presented on the topic “Demographics of Employee Strike Propensity among Labour Union Members” in a one-day National conference on Young Adults and Emerging Trends in Psychology, Sacred Hearts College, Thirupattur, Tamil Nadu on 25th January 2018.
  • Paper presented on the topic “Opinion on Strike Propensity among University Faculty Members” in XLI Indian Social Science Congress on Indian University Education System: A Critical Appraisal, Periyar University, Salem, Tamil Nadu on 18th to 22nd December 2017.
  • Paper presented on the topic “Cognitive Failure and General Well-Being Among IT Professionals” in a one-day National Conference on Psychology and Holistic Well-Being, Sacred Hearts College, Thirupattur, Tamil Nadu on 29th September 2016.
  • Paper presented on the topic “Achievement Motivation and Happiness among University Students” in a two-days International Conference on Empowerment of Youth in the Globalised Scenario, Periyar University, Salem, Tamil Nadu on 4th and 5th Feb 2016.
  • Paper presented on the topic “State Trait Anxiety among Orphans and Non-orphans” in a one-day National Conference on Contemporary Psychological Issues among Adolescents-The way Forward, Sacred Hearts College, Thirupattur, Tamil Nadu on 8th September 2015.
  • Paper presented on the topic “Curricula and Creativity among School Students” in a two-days National Seminar on Psychology at Cross Roads: Integrating Theory, Research and Practice, Periyar University, Salem, Tamil Nadu on 20th and 21st February 2015.
  • Participated in one-day National Seminar on “Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse and Relationship Building” organized by Department of Psychology, Periyar University, Salem, Tamil Nadu on 3rd to 4th April 2019.
  • Participated in one-day International Seminar on “Research Intelligence and Database” organized by Department of Library and Information Science, Periyar University, Salem, Tamil Nadu on 14th December 2018.
  • Participated in two-days international seminar on “ADULT MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID TASTER SESSION” organized by Department of Psychology, Periyar University, Salem, Tamil Nadu on 7th and 8th July 2015.
  • Participated in one-day International Seminar on “PSYCHOLOGY: INDIAN PERSPECTIVE” organized by Department of Applied Psychology, Pondicherry Central University, Pondicherry on 6th March 2015.
  • Participated in one-day National conference on “COUNSELLING MEDICAL EDUCATION PROGRAMME” organized by Santhula Trust Hospital, Vadakara, Koothattukulam, Ernakulam on 8th December 2013.
  • Participated in two-days National conference on “POSITIVE BEHAVIOUR: PERSPECTIVE AND APLICATIONS” organized by Department of Applied Psychology, Pondicherry Central University, Pondicherry on 21st to 22nd September 2012.
  • Participated in two-days National Workshop on “HR Skills for Psychology Professionals” organized by the Department of Psychology, Periyar University, Salem, Tamil Nadu on 6th and 7th January 2020.
  • Participated in one-day “Workshop for Research Scholars” organised by Periyar University, Salem, Tamil Nadu on 29th November 2019.
  • Participated in two-days National Workshop on “Solution-Focused Brief Therapy” organised by the Department of Psychology, Periyar University, Salem, Tamil Nadu on 6th and 7th September 2019.
  • Participated in two-days ICSSR- SRC Hyderabad Sponsored National Level Workshop on “Writing Seminar Papers, Research Articles, Proposals and Thesis” organised by the Department of Psychology, Periyar University, Salem, Tamil Nadu on 14th and 15th February 2019.
  • Participated in two-days National Workshop on “Psychological Test Construction” organised by the Department of Psychology, Periyar University, Salem, Tamil Nadu on 6th and 7th February 2019.
  • Participated in World Mental Health Day 2018 Exhibition, Rally and Other Events organised by the Department of Psychology, Periyar University, Salem, Tamil Nadu on 10th October 2018.
  • Participated in two-days National Workshop on “Cognitive Behaviour Therapy” organised by the Department of Psychology, Periyar University, Salem, Tamil Nadu on 29th and 30th August 2018.
  • Participated in two-days National Workshop on “Neuro-Linguistic Programming”organised by the Department of Psychology, Periyar University, Salem, Tamil Nadu on 20th and 21st February 2018.
  • Participated in two-days National Workshop on “Positive Psychology: A Pathway to Flourishing Life” organised by the Department of Psychology, Periyar University, Salem, Tamil Nadu on 24th and 25th October 2017.
  • Participated in two-days National Workshop on “Counselling Skills” organised by the Department of Psychology, Periyar University, Salem, Tamil Nadu on 6th and 7th September 2017.
  • Participated in two-days National Workshop on “Structural Equation Modelling and Scale Development” organised by the Department of Management Studies, Kongu Engineering College, Perundurai, Erode, Tamil Nadu on 23rd to 25th June 2017.
  • Participated in ten-days ICSSR sponsored Workshop on “Research Methodology Course for Social Sciences (Psychology)” organised by the Department of Psychology, S.V. University, Thirupati, Andhra Pradesh on 17th to 26th March 2017.
  • Participated in two-days National Workshop on “The Applications of Psychology in HR Practice” organised by the Department of Psychology, Periyar University, Salem, Tamil Nadu on 13th and 14th March 2017.
  • Participated in one-day National Workshop on “Statistical Tools for Research” organised by the School of Mathematics, Periyar University, Salem, Tamil Nadu on 3rd March 2017.
  • Participated in two-days National Workshop on “Life Skills Training” organised by the Department of Psychology, Periyar University, Salem, Tamil Nadu on 16th and 17th February 2017.
  • Participated in one-day National Workshop on “Qualitative Research Methods in Social Sciences” organised by the School of Social Sciences, Periyar University, Salem, Tamil Nadu on 20th December 2016.
  • Participated in five-days’ Workshop on “Innovative Applications of Statistical Packages for Social Sciences” organised by the Department of Psychology, Periyar University, Salem, Tamil Naduon 7th to 11th November 2016.
  • Participated in two-days National Workshop on “Family Therapy” organised by the Department of Psychology, Periyar University, Salem, Tamil Nadu on 21st and 22nd March 2016.
  • Participated in seven-days IQAC sponsored Faculty Development Programme on “Advanced Counselling Skills” organised by the Department of Psychology, Periyar University, Salem, Tamil Nadu on 22nd to 28th January 2016.
  • Participated in two-days National Workshop on “Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Emotional Disorders” organised by the Department of Psychology, Periyar University, Salem, Tamil Nadu on 27th and 28th October 2015.
  • Participated in two-days National Workshop on “Clinical Hypnotherapy: Basics and Beyond” organised by the Department of Psychology, Periyar University, Salem, Tamil Nadu on 25th and 26th August 2015.
  • Participated in seven-days Faculty Development Programme on “Counselling Skills” organised by the Department of Psychology, Periyar University, Salem, Tamil Nadu on 2nd to 8th January 2015.
  • Participated in two-days National Workshop on “Premarital, Marital and Family Counselling” organised by the Department of Psychology, Periyar University, Salem, Tamil Nadu on 20th to 22nd August 2014
  • Participated in three-days UGC Sponsored National Workshop on “STATISTICAL COMPUTING” organised by the Department of Statistics, Kuriakose Elias College, Mannanam, Kottayam, Kerala on 24th to 26th March 2014.
  • Participated in two-days National Workshop on “CHILDREN WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES, OTHER FACE OF GOD” organised by the Department of Social Work, Kuriakose Elias College, Mannanam, Kottayam, Kerala on 14th to 15th September 2012.
  • Coordinated a workshop on Special Education Training for 2nd Semester M.Sc. Psychology students at Rajagiri College of Social Sciences, Kalamassery on 7/01/2023.
  • Participated in Bodhi Memory Walk held at JLN International Stadium on 21st September 2022.
  • Participated in an International lecture on “The Phosphorus Paradox: Why it Matters and How Plants Can Help Us Solve It” on 25th February 2023 at Rajagiri College of Social Sciences.
  • Participated in Suicide Prevention among Young Adults, Rajagiri College of Social Sciences, Kalamassery on 23rd September 2022.
  • Participated in Yoga Therapy, Rajagiri College of Social Sciences, Kalamassery on 30th September 2022.
  • Participated in Making mental Health & Well-Being for All a Global Priority, Rajagiri College of Social Sciences, Kalamassery on 10th October 2022.
  • Attended webinar on Common Errors in the Construction of Doctoral Thesis hosted by Bonhoure Centre for Research, St. Xavier’s College of Education, Tirunelveli on 30th May 2020.
  • Attended webinar on Research Indicator and Scholarly Publication hosted by Sri Sarada College for Education (Autonomous) Salem and Sri Sarada College for Women (Autonomous) Salem on 26th June 2020.
  • Attended webinar on Enabling employee well-being and engagement amidst the corona pandemic hosted by COUNCELO Online Psychology Solutions, Banglore on 3rd July 2020.
  • Attended webinar on Writing Research Paper hosted by Maharashtra Institute of Technology, Aurangabad on 7th July 2020.
  • Attended webinar on Qualitative and Quantitative Research Methods hosted by Department of Psychology LISSAH College, Kaithapoyil, Kozhikode on 21st July 2020.
  • Attended webinar on Classroom Management Tools hosted by SCMS School of Technology and Management, Aluva, Ernakulam on 23rd July 2020.
  • Attended webinar on Masked up, Locked down, and Screen- Stuck: The Impact of Online Education on Mental Health hosted by Sacred Heart College (Autonomous), East Campus, Thevara, Kochi on 25th May 2021.
  • Attended webinar on Hands on Training: Online Tools to Support Remote Teaching and Blended Learning hosted by Department of Education and Media of Communication, CMI Devamatha Province, Thrissur on 12th June 2021.
  • Attended webinar on Writing and Publishing Research Articles in CARE-Listed and International Journals hosted by Internal Quality Assurance Cell & Dept. of Commerce- MES Asmabi College, P. Vemballur, Kodungallur, Thrissur on 24th July 2021.
  • Attended webinar on Virtual Library: Orientation Program hosted by Department of Psychology, St. Aloysius College, Elthuruth, Thrissur on 28th July 2021
  • Attended webinar on Redefining the Role of HR Leadership in the New Normal: Psycho-social Approach & Legal Implications hosted by Department of Social Work, Kristu Jayanti College and National HRD Network (NHRD), Hosur Chapter on 31st July 2021
  • Participated in Interaction Session Read to Lead hosted by Library Club, St. Aloysius College, Elthuruth, Thrissur on 7th August 2021
  • Participated in Faculty Development Programme (FDP) on “Dimensions of Quality in Higher Education” hosted by Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) organized by Bishop Abraham Memorial College, Thuruthicad, Pathanamthitta on 16th and 17th August 2021.
  • Attended webinar on Career Prospects hosted by Dr. Ambedkar College, Nagpur and Seth Kesarimal Porwal College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Kamptee on 21st August 2021.
  • Participated in Faculty Development Programme (FDP) on “Research Methodology in Management, Commerce and Humanities” hosted by Daly College of Business Management, Indore and Research Foundation of India, in Association with Academic Research Guide Association, International Research Guide Federation, World Virtual Conference Forum, and World Federation of Science and Technology on 26th August 2021 to 01st September 2021.
  • Attended webinar on Suicide Prevention among Young Adults, hosted by Department of Psychology, Rajagiri College of Social Sciences (Autonomous), Kalamassery, Ernakulam on 23rd September 2022.
  • Participated in “Yoga Therapy” hosted by Department of Psychology, Rajagiri College of Social Sciences (Autonomous), Kalamassery, Ernakulam on 30th September 2022.
  • Attended webinar on “Making mental Health & Well-Being for All a Global Priority” hosted by Department of Psychology, Rajagiri College of Social Sciences (Autonomous), Kalamassery, Ernakulam on 10th October 2022.

INVITED TALKS/ RESOURCE PERSON

  • Served as a Guest Speaker for the daily evening webinar with topic titled INTERPERSONAL SKILLS TO DEAL WITH TOXIC RELATIONSHIPS hosted by Wings of Life Kottayam, Steps 4 Skills Thrissur and School of Life Skills, Alappuzha, Kerala on 08th April 2022.
  • Chaired a scientific session in the International Conference on Psychotherapy & Counselling (ICPC2021) hosted by Mind Weavers, Government Medical College Campus, Kozhikode, Kerala on 20th to 24th October 2021.
  • Served as a Resource Person for the Webinar on MAINTAINING POSITIVITY & POSSIBILITY DURING COVID-19 at Govt. Arts and Science College Thrithala which was organized by Field Outreach Bureau, Govt. of India, Palakkad & Seethalayam, District Homoeo Hospital, Palakkad, Kerala on 10th June 2021.

PROGRAM COORDINATED

  •  “Seminar on Personality and Personality Disorders” hosted by Department of Psychology, St. Aloysius College, Elthuruth, Thrissur, in association with Louise Mount Mental Hospital, Chennalode, Kalpetta,Wayanadu, Kerala on 26th February 2022.
  • “Seminar on The Psychology of Brain and Behaviour” hosted by Department of Psychology, St. Aloysius College, Elthuruth, Thrissur, in association with Louise Mount Mental Hospital, Chennalode, Kalpetta,Wayanadu, Kerala on 26th February 2022.
  • “Webinar on Matters That Matter: Understanding Mental Health” hosted by Department of Psychology, St. Aloysius College, Elthuruth, Thrissur, Kerala on 04th October 2021.
  • “Webinar on Alzheimer’s: Causes and Remediation” hosted by Department of Psychology, St. Aloysius College, Elthuruth, Thrissur, Kerala on 21st September 2021.
  • “Webinar on Suicide Prevention: Creating Hope Through Actions” hosted by Department of Psychology, St. Aloysius College, Elthuruth, Thrissur, Kerala on 10th September 2021.
  •  “Webinar on Radicalization of Youth towards Extremist Organizations” hosted by Department of Psychology, St. Aloysius College, Elthuruth, Thrissur, Kerala on 30th August 2021.
  • Coordinated “World Mental Health Day 2017 Exhibition, Rally and Other Events” ” hosted by Department of Psychology, Periyar University, Salem, Tamil Nadu on 10th October 2017.
  • Outstanding Performance and Participation in the All Kerala three-days Psychology Exhibition “PSYCHEX 2013” hosted by Department of Psychology, Kuriakose Elias College, Mannanam, Kottayam, Kerala on 21st to 23rd November 2013.
  • Responsibilities took as an NSS Volunteer in all Kerala cultural fest for the intellectually challenged children. Conducted by ASWEM & Department of Social Work 5th October 2012.
  • Responsibilities took as an NSS Volunteer in all Kerala cultural fest for the intellectually challenged children. Conducted by ASWEM & Department of Social Work on 20th September 2010.