Faculty

Dr. Giji George

Ph.D(Social Work )

Rajagiri School of Social Work

Educational Qualification

  • Ph.D awarded from M.G.University in 2012 on the topic “Unwed mothers residing in the Licensed Homes in Kerala”.
  • PGDHRM from IGNOU in 1998
  • UGC-NET Qualified in 1998
  • MSW(Family & Child Welfare Specialization)in1995 from RCSS,Kalamassery.

Work Experience (Teaching / Industry / Research)

  • Worked as Counsellor at Adoption Co-ordinating Agency(ACA),RCSS,Kalamassery (1996-’04)
  • Joined the Social Work Dept.,RCSS,Kalamassery in 2004(still continuing)
  • Research on Unwed Mothers residing in the licensed homes in Kerala as part of Ph.d.
  • Teaching IGNOU-M.Phil  Students (Disaster Management)

HONORS/AWARDS TO THE FACULTY: NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL

  • Best YRC Programme Officer Ernakulam District (May 2015)
  • Best YRC Unit in the State and District (May 2015)

Research Projects / Consultancy / Training / MDP conducted

  • Presented a paper on “Attachment and Emotional Intelligence of Adolescents” in the National Conference on Corporate Social Responsibility and Children, organized by Rajagiri College of Social Sciences, Kochi, January 7-8, 2016.
  • Presented a paper on “Social Network Security Awareness among Adolescents” in the National Conference on Corporate Social Responsibility and Children, organized by Rajagiri College of Social Sciences, Kochi, January 7-8, 2016.
  • Completed UGC Minor Research Project on Self esteem and Sexual Health Knowledge among Adolescent Girls (2014-16)
  • Presented a paper on the “Psycho-Social Problems of Institutionalised Unwed Mothers” in the International Conference on Evidence in Global Mental Health organized by Rajagiri College of Social Sciences, January 7-9, 2015.
  • Presented a paper on “Social exclusion of Unwed Mothers –Scope for Social Work Intervention” at the International scientific e-Congress on European and Global Contexts of Social Changes in Society organized by Catholic University in Ruzemberok, Slovakia, November 18 – 26, 2015.
  • Session on ” Volunteerism” for JRC Cadets during Vacation Camp ((May 2015)
  • Self esteem and Sexual Health Knowledge among Adolescent Girls ,UGC Minor Research Project (ongoing-2014-15)
  • External Member,Internal Complaints Committee,Idea-Cellular,Kerala (2014-16)
  • ExternalMember,InternalComplaintsCommittee,GTN Textiles Perumbavoor(2014-16)
  • Consultant,ICDS State Level Monitoring and Supervision (2014-16)
  • Nominated to the Sub Committee of Youth Red Cross,Ernakulam District (2014-16)
  • Presented a paper on “Subjective well being of Unwed Mothers :Effectiveness of Social Work Intervention” in the International Conference on Mental Health organized by DePaul Institute of Science and Technology, Angamaly, December 10-12, 2014.
  • Programme Officer,Youth Red Cross Unit Rajagiri college,Kalamassery (2012 onwards)and received the received the BEST Youth Red Cross Unit Award for Ernakulam District on 8th May 2013 given by Indian RedCross Society.
  • Chair person- Question Paper Setter (BSW) in one University during 2013 and 2014
  • Counselling and Class for 150 Adolescent girls from the Anganwadis of Eloor Panchayat, on 15 th October,2011 at Kunnumpuram Govnt. School,Puthiyaroad,Eloor organized jointly by CDC,Thiruvanathapuram,Social Welfare Department and Eloor Panchayat in connection with the Comprehensive Programme on Adolescence Care and Development as part of the 100 days programme of the Congress Government.
  • Took class on Effective Parenting for 150 Mothers of KJM Public School,NAD on 17 th September,2011
  • Initiated a” Documentary on Atrocities against Women and Children” produced by Dept. of Social Work RCSS,with the support of City Police,Kochi on October 2010.
  • Documented the Report for the Best Xavier Board Member College Award 2010.
  • Training Programme for Social Workers/Funtionaries on Institutionalised Unwed Mothers,organized in connection with the Doctoral Programme on 26th &27th Februrary 2009.

Publication ( Book / Article / Case ) / Paper Presentations

  • Presented a paper on Life Skills for Inclusive Education at the International Conference on Life Skills Education from 8th -10 th December,2010 organized by School of Life Skills Education and Social Harmony,Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development,Sriperumbudur.
  • Presented a paper on “Sanitation Facilities In Government Schools And Associated Health Problems In Adolescent Girl Students” at the International
  • Conference on “Global Public Health and Social Work,”January 3th-5th 2013.
  • Presented a paper on “Elder life satisfaction in day care centre- A study on the effectiveness of community mobilization” at the National Conference on Community Mobilisation and Empowerment ,DYUTI 2014 (Jan8-10,2014)
  • Presented a paper on “ A study on the impact of price hike of basic commodities on BPL Families in Mulavukad Panchayath” at the National Conference on Community Mobilisation and Empowerment (Dyuti,Jan 8-10,2013)
  • Published an article “Empowerment of Institutionalised Unwed Mothers through Life Skills Education”in the Indian Journal of Life Skills Education,Jan 2012
  • “Sex and Sexuality Knowledge among the Unwed mothers -A Study from Licensed Homes in Kerala” published in Rajagiri Journal of Social Development(December 2013)
  • “Elder life satisfaction in day care centre- A study on the effectiveness of community mobilization” accepted for publication in the Proceedings of the National Conference on Community Mobilisation and Empowerment, (9-10 January 2014) organised by Department Of Social Work,RCSS (Dyuti Conference Proceedings).
  • Presented a paper on “Situational Analysis on Child Friendly Panchayats based on MDG’s with special reference to Kunnathunadu Grama Panchayat “ at SAMANWAYA 2010:Social Work Students’ Meet For Child Protection (20-21 September 2010) organized by Dept.Of Social Work, BCM College,Kottayam. (Published in the BCM College Social Work Journal “Educere”)
  • Book Review ”COMMUNITISATION” to be published in Rajagiri Journal of Social Development December 2010 issue.
  • Presented a paper on Life Skills for Inclusive Education at the International  Conference on Life Skills Education from 8th -10 th December,2010 organized by School of Life Skills Education and Social Harmony,Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development,Sriperumbudur.
  • Presented a paper on “Sanitation Facilities In Government Schools And Associated Health Problems In Adolescent Girl Students” at the International Conference on “Global Public Health and Social Work,”January 3th-5th 2013.
  • Published an article “Empowerment of Institutionalised Unwed Mothers through Life Skills Education”in the Indian Journal of Life Skills Education,Jan 2012

Seminar / Workshop / Refresher /  Training Attended

  • Attended National Seminar “Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship-A Scaling force for Social Change” organized by DePaul School of Social Work,Angamaly,Kerala on November 6&7th 2015.
  • Attended SAMANWAYA 2010:Social Work Students’ Meet For Child Protection (20-21 September 2010) organized by Deptartment of Social Work, BCM College,Kottayam.
  • Attended the State Level Convention on National Policy for Children organized by Rajagiri out REACH ON 8TH September and supported by UNICEF-Chennai.
  • Attended a National Workshop on Tools and Techniques of Social Science Research organized by Bharat Matha Institute of Management from October 11-13th 2010.
  • Attended the Regional Meet(Kerala North Region) of Xavier Board Of Higher Education on Ecotheology in Higher Education,at St.Teresa’s College,Ernakulam on 16th 0ctober2010.
  • Attended the International Conference on “Environmental Justice and Social Work,”January 6th-9th 2011 held at Rajagiri College of Social Sciences, Kalamassery.
  • Attended one day conference on Strength based Social Work Practice by Venkat Pulla,Brisbain University,Australia organized by  IGNOU, Kaloor on 9th November 2011.
  • Attended a National Seminar on Farmers’ Rights-Current and Emerging Trends” organized by NUALS,Kalamassery from 12-13th March 2012.
  • Participated in the Regional level Orientation of Xavier Board Of Higher Education held at Morning Star Home Science College ,Angamaly on 17th March 2012 .
  • Attended the International Conference on “Global Public Health and Social Work,”January 3th-5th 2013 held at Rajagiri College of Social Sciences, Kalamassery.
  • Attended the International Conference on “Environmental Justice and Social Work,”January 6th-9th 2011 held at Rajagiri College of Social Sciences, Kalamassery.
  • Attended one day conference on Strength based Social Work Practice by Venkat Pulla,Brisbain University,Australia organized by IGNOU, Kaloor on 9th November 2011.
  • Attended a National Seminar on Farmers’ Rights-Current and Emerging Trends” organized by NUALS,Kalamassery from 12-13th March 2012.
  • Participated in the Regional level Orientation of Xavier Board Of Higher Education held at Morning Star Home Science College ,Angamaly on 17th March 2012 .
  • Attended the International Conference on “Global Public Health and Social Work,”January 3th-5th 2013 held at Rajagiri College of Social Sciences, Kalamassery.
  • Attended the UGC sponsored “National Seminar on Gender Responsive Planning and Budgetting” held at St.Theresas College Ernakulam from 4-6th December 2013.
  • Attended the four day Training Programme on Human Values Development Programme organized by AIACHE at Santhigiri Ashramam,Aluva from 13 to 16 th October 2014.Attended SAMANWAYA 2010:Social Work Students’ Meet For Child Protection (20-21 September 2010) organized by Deptartment of Social Work, BCM College,Kottayam.
  • Attended the State Level Convention on National Policy for Children organized by Rajagiri out REACH ON 8TH September and supported by UNICEF-Chennai.
  • Attended a National Workshop on Tools and Techniques of Social Science Research organized by Bharat Matha Institute of Management from October 11-13th 2010.
  • Attended the Regional Meet(Kerala North Region) of Xavier Board Of Higher Education on Ecotheology in Higher Education,at St.Teresa’s College,Ernakulam on 16th 0ctober2010.
  • Attended the International Conference on Life Skills Education from 8th -10 th December,2010 organized by School of Life Skills Education and Social Harmony,Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development,Sriperumbudur.

Professional  Membership / Certification

  • Member,Women Power Connect ,New Delhi
  • Life Member – Indian Council for Social Welfare

 Area of Interest (Teaching / Research)

  • Adoption Counselling
  • Child Care Management
  • Adolescent Issues
  • Waste Management and Environment Protection
  • Strength based Parenting