Divya Chandran. U, a Post Graduate in Health Social Work from Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit, Kalady, Kerala. She has experience of working as a counsellor among mentally ill persons at Cadabams Psycho Social Rehabilitation Centre (CPSRC), Bangalore, India. Presently she is continuing her talent in counselling among children with substance abuse as well as coordinating various other activities of the organization.
Ajay. J, a Post Graduate in Medical and Psychiatric Social Work from Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu. He has a degree in English literature. Also holds a professional degree in Journalism from Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam. Currently he is working under project ‘Psychosocial Care for Children in Conflict with Law’ (Kaval) as Case Worker at Thiruvananthapuram. He is well trained in Enriching Family Life for Children in Conflict with Law and Stress Management from NIMHANS Bengaluru.
Bristin C Baby is a psychiatric social worker by profession, pursuing M. Phil in Psychiatric Social Work from Martin Luther Christian University of Shillong, Meghalaya. He completed his post-graduation in Psychiatric Social Work from Central University of Karnataka. In 2018 he presented a paper on “A Study on Compliance to COTPA Act” at 36th Annual National Conference of Indian Society of Professional Social Work conducted held at Pondicherry University. He also wrote an article on the topic “Schematic Enlightenment of Child Welfare in God’s Own Country” and published it in a magazine named ‘PSYCH QUEST ‘in the year 2020. Currently he is working in FDA as Case Worker under project ‘Psychosocial Care for Children in Conflict with Law (Kaval) at Pathanamthitta
A post Graduate in Social Work form Amrita University with the title of Gold Medal Winner, Ginu Mathew is working as Project Coordinator of Psychosocial Care for Children in Conflict with Law (Kaval) Project at Pathanamthitta and School Safety Programme initiated by FDA. He have experience of working with children in difficult circumstances which includes psychosocial care and support functions. He serves as Recourse person in Our Responsibility to Children (ORC) spearheaded by Integrated Child Protection Scheme (ICPS), under the Department of Women and Child Development, Government of Kerala and has worked extensively with Save The Children India in 2018 Kerala Flood Response Programmes.
Vanidevi PT is a Psychologist by profession. She has an experience in dealing with children for more than thirteen years. She is excellent in dealing with the academic issues and behavioural issues of children, assessment of learning potential, family counselling, marital & premarital counselling and parental training. Vanidevi is a proficient study skill trainer and a good motivator. She is currently spearheading “Enlight Center for Holistic Development” at Thiruvananthapuram which provide psychological support to the needy focusing on holistic development.
Postgraduate in Social Work (Medical and Psychiatry) from Loyola College of Social Sciences, Thiruvananthapuram affiliated to University of Kerala. He has completed graduation in BA English and Literature from St. Thomas College, Kozhencherry affiliated to Mahatma Gandhi University. Currently, he is working as a Case worker of the project titled “Community Based Rehabilitation and Reintegration (CBRR) of Children in Need of Care and Protection (CNCP) – Saranabalyam KAVAL PLUS Project” supported by The Department of Women and Child Development (DWCD), Government of Kerala. He is being well trained with enriched field work exposure during his post-graduation program in various social work settings like medical, psychiatric, palliative care, child welfare, disability and disaster management.
Ms Unnimaya A U is a Postgraduate in Social Work with specialisation in Medical and Psychiatry from Mercy College Palakkad which is affiliated to the University of Calicut, Kerala. She completed her graduation in Philosophy from Sree Kerala Varma College Thrissur, University of Calicut, Kerala. Currently, she is working as a Social Worker under the project titled “Psychosocial Social care for Children in Conflict with Law’ (Kaval) at Thiruvananthapuram. She is being well trained during her academic sessions and enriched fieldwork exposure during her post-graduation programme in various settings of Social Work. She had completed her one-month internship programme as Medical Social Worker at the Department of Socio Behavioural Research of National Institute for Research in Tuberculosis, Chetpet, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, affiliated to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and fieldwork placement at Kerala Institute of Local Administration (KILA) Thrissur, Kerala during her academic journey.
Renju Rajendren, a compassionate, inquisitive post graduate Social Worker specialized in Medical and Psychiatry with gold medal from ManonmaniamSundaranar University, Thirunelveli, Tamil Nadu. She served in a geriatric setting for one year and skilled in providing individual care plan and counselling at St.Joseph old age home for women, Kanyakumari. Presentlyshe is working as Case Worker in the project titled “Community Based Rehabilitation of Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse” – CSA Project, Thiruvananthapuram.
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