Admissions 2020

Department of Social Work

Dr. Sr. Sunirose I.P

Designation : Assistant Professor

Qualification : Ph.D

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She is a member of faculty (Social Work) in Rajagiri College of Social Sciences with more than seventeen years of experience and she is an approved research guide in Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam.  She secured prestigious COADY international fellowship in Global Women Leadership (Canada). She has presented in various academic forums including University of Mary Land, Nazareth College and Yeshiva University in USA. She has conducted several researches on Child care and protection and her research interest areas include Child rights, Women leadership and Family Violence. She is a consultant to various forums and member of anti-sexual harassment committee in government and corporate sector.   

  • Ph D , February 2011 University of Mumbai
  • “Attitude of Youth towards domestic Violence in Kerala”
  • Post Graduation (MSW), 2003
  • College of Social Work Nirmala Niketan, Mumbai.
  • Advanced social Research Methodology (Certificate course) 2006-2007    
  • College of Social Work, Nirmala Niketan, Mumbai
  • Graduation (BSW) 1999    
  • School of Social Work Roshni Nilaya, Mangalore.
  • Capacity Building Officer for NACO under Global Funds  (2009-2010)    
  • Nirmala Institute of Education, Goa
  • Social Worker (Community Organizer) (2007-2009)    
  • Nimala Nivas A Project for the Slum Development Bandra, Mumbai
  • Project Coordinator (2003-2005)    
  • College of Social Work Nirmala Niketan, Mumbai. “Sakhya” Project for women in distress supported by Global Funds and CIF
  • Social Worker ( Field Programme Coordinator) (1999-2000)     
  • Nirmala Institute, Aurangabad, Maharashtra. A project for Dalit Development


  • Family
  • Children
  • Health
  • Elderly
  • Group work


  • Family
  • Domestic violence
  • Youth
  • Women
  • Completed Minor research approved by University Grants Commission, Title: 'A study on the impact of family violence on children with special reference to Ernakulum city', 2014
  • Field Work in Social Work Education: Challenges, Issues and Best Practices, Rajagiri Journal of Social Development (Vol. 5. No.1) June 2013, pp 79-94
  • Study on the awareness of domestic violence among youth in Kerala  (Perspectives in Social Work (Vol. 22. No.3) December 2007, pp 11-20.
  • Presented a paper on "Field Practicum in Social Work Training" at Loyola College of Social Sciences, Thiruvanathapuram, 2013
  • Presented a paper on "Domestic Violence as a Public Health Concern: Youth Perspectives" at RCSS, Kalamassery, 2013