Admissions 2020

Department of Social Work

Dr. Sr. Sunirose I.P

Designation : Assistant Professor

Qualification : Ph.D

Email-ID : sunirose@rajagiri.edu

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.

Academic professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Social Work (2010 onwards ) Rajagiri College of Social Sciences
  • Lecturer and Field instruction for the students-Counseling course (2009-2010) Nirmala Institute for education, Goa 
  • Field instruction for the students-MSW/BSW (2007-2009) College of Social Work, Nirmala Niketan Slum Development project, Chuim, Mumbai 
  • Lecturer for BSW(Bachelor of Social Work) (2005-2006)Rajagiri College of Social Sciences, Kalamassery     
  • Field instruction for the students-MSW/BSW (2003-2005) College of Social Work, Nirmala Niketan  Sakhya” Project of College of Social Work, Nirmala  Niketan 

Non Academic professional Experience

  • Capacity Building Officer (2009-2010) for NACO under Global Funds, Nirmala Institute of Education, Goa.
  • Project Coordinator  (Community Organizer) (2007-2009) Nimala Nivas A Project for the Slum Development Bandra, Mumbai.
  • Project Coordinator (2003-     2005) Sakhya” Project for women in distress supported by Global Funds and CIF, College of Social Work, Nirmala Niketan.
  • Project coordinator (1999-2001) Nirmala Institute, Aurangabad, Maharashtra. A project for Dalit Development 
     

Teaching

  • Family
  • Children
  • Health
  • Elderly
  • Group work

Research

  • Family
  • Domestic violence
  • Youth
  • Women
  • Completed a research approved by Kerala State Commission for Protection of Child Rights, Title: ‘Impact of Family Violence on Children: An intervention study’ on 28th October 2014-2016
  • Completed the State level consultancy for Monitor the implementation of Right of Children to Free and Compulsory  Education (RTE)Act, 2009 for  KeSCPCR 29th Oct 2014
  • 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', January 2013 to December 2014.
  • Consultant for Kerala State Electricity Board Ltd, Ernakulam District, (Since 2016) Sexual Harassment of Women a t Workplace Prevention, Prohibition and redressal Act 2013 (Member, Internal Complaint Committee)
  • Consultant for District Planning Board Ltd, Ernakulam District, (Since 2018) Sexual Harassment of Women a t Workplace Prevention, Prohibition and redressal Act 2013 (Member, Internal Complaint Committee)
  • Conducted a Workshop on ‘Global Change Makers: action plan’ on 18th October 2018 for Religious sisters, Daughters of the Heart of Mary, India South, Ernakulam.
  • State level Consultant for monitoring and Supervision of ICDS Scheme in the State of Kerala, NIPCCD, NEW DELHI, 2014-2016
  • State level Consultant for Federal Bank
  • State level consultation on children of Migrant Families in Kerala on 24th July 2014 at Trivandrum for  KeSCPCR
  • Conducted a workshop on “Child care and Management” for Parents at Amalaya Public School Vaikom, 28th June 2014.
  • State level consultancy for Monitor the implementation of Right of Children to Free and Compulsory  Education (RTE)Act, 2009 for  KeSCPCR 29th Oct 2014
  • State level Consultative Meet of academic institutions offering MSW course organised by Social Justice Department, 1st December 2014 at Thiruvanathapuram.
  • Faculty Exchange Programme: 13th June 2016 to 8th July 2016, Nazareth College 4245 East Avenue, Rochester, NY 14618, USA, Yeshiva University, 2495 Amsterdam Avenue New York, USA, University of Mary Land, School of Social Work, Baltimore, USA
  • Rajagiri Journal of Social Development, Children affected by domestic violence: a multidisciplinary approach (Vol. 9.No.1)June 2017, pp 47-58
  • Rethinking family violence for social change (2015) 74-82: Research reflections on the current problems in society in the context of social work II.Ed(Zilova, A, Novotna, A, Thampi, K)International Scientific Board of Catholic Researchers and teachers in Ireland ISBN 978-1-911406-18-1
  • Rajagiri Journal of Social Development, Field Work in Social Work Education: Challenges, Issues and Best Practices (Vol. 5. No.1) June 2013, pp 79-94
  • Perspectives in Social Work,   Study on the awareness of domestic violence among youth in Kerala (Vol. 22. No.3) December 2007, pp 11-20Proceedings of Global social Work conference on Multi-Sectoral and Interdisciplinary Responses to Health and wellbeing, Anish KR, Saju MD, Sunirose I.P. (2019).Sustainable development Goal 3: Multisectoral and interdisciplinary Responses to the Health and wellbeing. ISBN 978-93-87862-47-0 pg1-5
  • Proceedings of Global social Work conference on Multi-Sectoral and Interdisciplinary Responses to Health and wellbeing, Paul John Varghese, Sunirose I.P. (2019). A study on lifestyle and Body mass index of college students. ISBN 978-93-87862-47-0 pg73-74
  • Proceedings of Global social Work conference on Multi-Sectoral and Interdisciplinary Responses to Health and wellbeing: ISBN 978-93-87862-47-0 Anish K.R, Saju M.D, Sunirose I.P (Ed), 2019, 135pgs
  • Proceedings of International Symposium on evidence in Global Mental health: ISBN 978-93-85477-05-8 Joseph, M.K, Sunirose, I.P(Ed), 2015, 273Pgs Published by Tamilnadu: Bonfring
  • Presented a paper titled "Family Violence a Challenge to the Rights of Children: A Proactive Response from Educators in Schools, 16th July 2020, IFSW 2020 Online Conference titled: The 2020 to 2030 Social Work Global Agenda: Co-Building Social Transformation, on July 15-19.
  • Presented a paper on ‘Leadership Action Plan’ 5th June 2018, COADY International Institute, Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada.
  • " Multidisciplinary Approach to Coordinated Efforts to Deal with Children Affected with Domestic Violence" Nazareth College 4245 East Avenue, Rochester, NY 14618, USA, 17th June 2016, (YWRI 2016International Conference Experience)
  • Presented a talk on “Mental Health and social services in India” at Wurzweiler School of Social Work, Yeshiva University, 2495 Amsterdam Avenue New York, 22nd June 2016
  • Presented a talk on ‘Mental Health of Children: Social Work in India’ at University of Mary Land, School of Social Work, Baltimore on 5th July 2016
  • Field Work in Social Work Training: Challenges, Issues and Best Practices,Loyola College of Social Sciences, Thiruvanathapuram, 17th  August 2013 (Live labs UGC- Sponsored National Round Table on Operationalistion of social Labs for teachers of social work)
  • Domestic Violence as a Public Health Concern: Youth Perspectives,  RCSS, Kalamassery, 5th January 2013 (Dyuti-International Conference on Global Public Health and social work)
     
  • Global Change Leaders 2018, 8th May 2018- 28th June 2018, COADY International Institute, Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada. 
  • Workshop on ‘gender equity for social safety with emphasis on masculinity’ Cultural Academy for Peace, Ernakulam, 30th July 2016
  • Workshop on effective Classroom Communication and Teaching Skills for College teachers, Centre for education Beyond Curriculum, Christ University, Bangalore, 11-12 May, 2011
  • International Conference on “Women and Mental Health” School of Social Work, Roshni Nilaya, Mangalore, 28-30 October, 2010
  • Workshop on Supportive Supervision in HIV/AIDS Counseling, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, 23-27 November, 2009
  • TOT Workshop on HIV/AIDS Counseling, Nirmala Niketan, Mumbai, 22nd June 3rd July, 2009
  • Data Analysis in Social Sciences, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, 10-22 November,2008
  • Advanced Social research Methodology, College of Social Work Nirmala Niketan, Mumbai, January 2008
  • Development of Higher Competency in Social Science Research Methodology, Roda Mistry College of Social Work, Hyderabad, 12-15 November, 2007
  • YWRI 2016 International Conference on ‘Inter professional practice’ organised by York Institute of Wellness and Rehabilitation, Nazareth College, 4245 East Avenue, Rochester, NY 14618, USA 14th June 2016
  • Seminar on “Child Rights Protection Systems” Organised by Child line, Nodal Agency, Ernakulam at Santhwana Institute of Counselling and Psychotherapy, Kacheripaddy, EKM, 20th February 2015
  • National Seminar and Open Forum on “Dimensions of Gender justice vs Indian Cultural and Family values” organised by Centre for women and family studies, the National University of advanced Legal Studies,  Kochi, 2nd February 2015
  • Organised International symposium on “Evidence in Global Metal Health”, RCSS, 7-9th January 2015
  • Organised  state level students’ meet “Rendezvous”, RCSS, 10-11th January 2014
  • Organised  Conference on “community Mobilization for empowerment: Trending strategies and Practice models”, RCSS, 10-11th January 2014
  • Organised International Conference on “Global Public Health and Social work”, RCSS, 3-5th January 2013
  • Conference on ‘Live Labs- the National round Table on operationalisation of social labs for teachers of social work’ organised by Loyola College of Social Sciences, TVM,17th 18th August 2012
  • Conference on “Course on Teaching Methodology for social work Educators” organised by RCSS, 19th November 2011
  • Organised a webinar on ‘Current Practices, Strategies and Challenges in Social Work Education’ from 22 July to 24 July, 2020, under Skill Development Programme.
  • Organised a Workshop on ‘Qualitative Research Methodology in Social Sciences’ from 3 to 7 March  2020
  • Organized a Certificate course in ‘Advanced Counselling and Psychotherapy’ from  20 to 22 February  2020 under Skill Development Programme
  • Organised a Workshop on ‘Social Science Research Design’ from 15 to 17 January 2020, under Skill Development Programme
  • Organized a Certificate course in ‘Advanced Counselling and Psychotherapy’ from  20 to 22 February  2020 under Skill Development Programme
  • Organized a Certificate course in ‘Basic Counselling and Psychotherapy’ from  14 to 15 December 2019 under Skill Development Programme
  • Organized a Certificate course in ‘Basic Counselling and Psychotherapy’ from  29 to 30 November 2019 under Skill Development Programme
  • Life member of Kerala Association of Professional Social Workers
  • Life Member of Association of Schools of Social Work in Kerala (ASSK).
  • Life member of Indian Council of Social Welfare (ICSW)
  • Research Guide for University: MG University 2145/AC A6/2019 MGU Dated 20/05/2019
  • Chairperson/ Chief/Additional Examiner for MG University.
  • Question paper setter for  Kerala Public Service Commission, Kannur, Calicut University, and Christ University. Assumption college, Chaganassery, St. Albert’s College, Ernakulam, Vimala College, Trissur, Roshni Nilaya, Mangalore, Nirmala Niketan, Mumbai
  • Chairperson/ Chief/Additional Examiner for MG University.
  • Board of Studies Member, St. Albert’s College (Autonomous), Ernakulam