Faculty

Shakha Sivasankaran

MSW, Assistant Professor (Guest)

Rajagiri School of Social Work

shakha@rajagiri.edu

Educational Qualification

  • Pre Doctoral Certificate (Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai).
  • UGC_NET/JRF Dec 2008
  • MSW (Community Development), Mahatma Gandhi University (Rajagiri College of Social Sciences, Ernakulam).
  • MA History, Delhi University (Hansraj College, Delhi)
  • BA History, Delhi University (Lady Shri Ram College for Women, Delhi)

Work Experience (Teaching / Industry / Research

  • 1 yr and 5 months  experience with CAPART (Council for Advancement of People’s Action and Rural Technology) at wage employment programme and Monitoring Evaluation Division at the Delhi Headquarters
  • 1 year experience in the field of child protection District Child Protection Unit, Kottayam.

Seminar / Workshop / Refresher course / Training attended

  • Refresher course for Doctoral scholars conducted by Giri Institute for Development Studies, Lucknow
  • Attended Refresher course for Doctoral scholars conducted by Giri Institute for Development Studies, Lucknow
  • Participated in Bharathion National conference: Inter-sectoral interventions in Disaster Management held on 1st 2nd Nov 2018 at Bharat Mata college Thrikkakara Ernakulam
  • Presented a paper titled Social Work Practice in Child Protection: A Critical Analysis in National Conference and Social Work Student’s Meet-Berch Umanitario 2019 (15-16th February, 2019) held in St Berchmans College, Changanassery

Areas of Interest (Teaching / Research)

Teaching

  • Collective action
  • Local governance & development
  • Child protection
  • Environmental Studies

Research

  • Auxiliary role of ICDS in tackling communicable diseases (MSW)