Saturday, May 25, 2024
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Chief Ministers Nava Kerala Post Doctoral Fellows

Dr. Boban Joseph M.S.W. (Medical & Psychiatric Social Work)., SET (Social Work) M.Phil. (Psychiatric Social Work) & Ph.D. (Clinical insight in Schizophrenia: the efficacy of a psychiatric social work intervention) [NIMHANS-National Importance]


Dr. Boban Joseph has numerous peer-reviewed journal articles, publications, and books on psychiatric social work. He has written a chapter in an edited book on Outcome Based Education (O.B.E.). He has several years of experience in social work, including clinical social work and academic course facilitation for social work students. He presented papers on social work at regional, national, and international conferences. In addition, Dr. Joseph has an interest in statistics, research methodology, and social work research.

Dr. Joseph was one of the guest subject experts invited to the Board of studies meeting of the M.A. Social Work in Disability Studies and Action Programme, (MASWDSA) accredited by the Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI), conducted at M.G. University. His suggestions were helpful in the preparation of certain core, optional & field work courses in the M.S.W. syllabus of IUCDS.
Before receiving the award of the CMNPF scholarship, he worked as an Assistant professor at the Inter University Centre for Disability Studies, School of Social Work, Marian College, Kuttikkanam Autonomous, & Guest Faculty at the School of Behavioral Sciences, M.G. University. Earlier to these positions, he served on various Funded Projects as a Junior Research Fellow and Psychiatric Social Worker (PSW) under the Translational Psychiatry Laboratory, Department of Clinical Psychology, and Department of Psychiatry at the National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences, Bengaluru, Karnataka [NIMHANS-National Importance]. As part of his CMNPF, he provides classes on disability, rehabilitation, counseling, psychopathology, assessments in psychiatric social work, psychotherapies, and mental health to M.S.W. and Diploma Course’s students at IUCDS. Besides, he supervises social work trainees in-field training. Dr. Joseph is a registered Psychiatric Social Worker of the State Mental Health Authority [KSMHA] Govt. of Kerala, as per the National Registry of Mental Health Professionals of Mental Health Care Act [MHCA] 2017.

Dr. Chothisha K.S. M.Sc., B.Ed., M.Phil. (Special Education) Ph.D. & D.V.R. (ID)-RCI.


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