St Joseph's University, 36, Lalbagh Road, Bengaluru-560027, Karnataka, India.
A Public-Private-Partnership University under RUSA 2.0 of MHRD (Government of India), established by the Karnataka Govt. Act No. 24 of 2021
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Faculty Details


Dr Mary Princess Lavanya

Assistant Professor,

Specialisation : Medical and Psychiatry


Faculty Details

Academic Degree Subject University Address of the University Rank/ Medals
MSW Medical and Psychiatric Social Work Stella Maris College, University of Madras Chennai
Eligibility Details
Category Subject Status
NET Social Work Cleared
PhD Details
Title of Thesis University / Institution University Address Date of Registration Date of Completion Details of papers published Current Status
Life Satisfaction of couples living with HIV/AIDS Acharya Nagarjuna University Guntur, AP 10-12-2010 14-06-2014 4 Awarded
M.Phil Details
College / University Name College / University Address Title Registered Date Completion Date Marks / Grade Obtained Published Paper Details
Bharathidasan University Trichy Utilization of safety measures used by women living with HIV/ AIDS 18-10-2006 11-07-2008 72%/ First Class 1
Book Chapter Published
Article Title Book title Book editor Article pages No of Chapters Year ISBN Publisher Details
A review on quality of life lived by people living with HIV Development and empowerment - understanding the social sphere P. Venkata Rao 295-306 1 2013 9789382816096 Mangalam Publishers and Distributors
Life skills education to solve problems of youth related to STI/HIV Development of education-emerging dimensions in 21st century D. Pulla Rao 166-175 1 2013 9789381142868 Mangalam Publications
Experiences of rural SC girl students in urban areas Development of females in education D. Pulla Rao 139-148 1 2012 9788184290790 The Associated Publishers
Policies and programmes for the adolescents Adolescence - An overview IGNOU 47- 61 1 2011 9788126654505 Prof. Bimla Kapoor
Title Journal Name Year DOI/URL Your authorial position How many authors Clarivate IF
The greatest growth happens when Greater fears are faced Journal of School Social Work 2015 November 2015 1st 1 1.000-1.999
Positive impact of media on children Journal of School Social Work 2014 February 2014 1st 1 1.000-1.999
Growth opportunities Journal of School social work 2014 June 2014 1st 1 1.000-1.999
Urban slum dwelling parent's involvement in bringing up children Journal of School Social Work 2013 June 2013 1st 1 1.000-1.999
Youth migration and implication for social work practice Marian Journal of Social Work 2013 September 2013 1st 1 No IF
Implication for social work practice in the field of human rights Deeksha -Bi-Annual Journal of Social Work 2013 January 2013 1st 1 0.001-0.999
Precautionary measures adopted by women living with HIV Journal of community guidance and research 2011 July 2011 1st 2 1.000-1.999
Children of parents with HIV/AIDS Journal of School Social Work 2010 November 2010 1st 1 No IF
Stress encountered by couples living with HIV and implications for social work practice ANU Journal of social sciences 2010 December 2010 1st 2 1.000-1.999
Title of Paper Title of Seminar/Conference Organized by Level Start Date Place Country Duration
Social case work among elderly battling the pandemic International webinar series on apllication of social work methods in pandemic crisis The catholic university of eastern africa and Bharata matha school of social work, India International 01-06-2020 Online Africa and India Others
Jyothirao Phil's an Indian Social Reformer Annual congress of Loyola forum for historical research Loyola College National 06-03-2015 Chennai India One day
Support system and the well-being being of the elderly Social work intervention in Filial Piety and Social security: issues, challenges and implications St. Joseph's College, Pilathara National 20-02-2015 Kannur, Kerala India Two Days
Human Rights education to empower women having atrocities International seminar on Human Rights with special reference to women and minority rights Justice Basheer Ahmed Sayeed College for Women International 10-12-2014 Chennai India One day
Social work intervention for women to cope HIV stigma and discrimination International conference on Arts, Education & Contemporary studies International Multidisciplinary Research Foundation International 14-11-2014 Pondicherry India Two Days
Life skills to build capacity amount couples living with HIV/AIDS International conference on life skills Indian Association of Life Skills Education International 20-02-2014 Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala India Three Days
Events Organized
Type of Event Level Organized by Date From Title of Event Duration Place
Conference International St. Joseph's college and UNCW, US 10-12-2019 International conference on PARADIGM SHIFT IN A CHANGING WORLD ORDER: HEALTH AND RIGHTS Two days
Conference International St. Joseph's College and Univeristy of North Carolina, Willmington 11-12-2018 International conference on the implication for social work practice in a Glocal world Two days
Conference International St. Joseph's College with University of North Carolina, US 12-12-2017 International conference on the emerging trends in mental health Two days St. Joseph's College auditorium
Membership (Research body/Professional Association)
Name of the Body Position Level Start Date End Date Any other Information
Professional Social Workers Association Life member National 16-03-2012 Life membership
National Association of Professional Social Workers in India Life Membership National 17-03-2010 Life member
Awards, Achievements
Name of Fellowship/ Award/Achievement Level Awarded by Place Date Duration of Fellowship
United board fellowship International United board of Christians Philliphines 07-05-2018 3 weeks
Award of Appreciation State University of Madras Chennai 27-01-2011
Previous Experience
Designation Institution Name Start Date End Date
Assistant Professor Loyola College 15-06-2011 14-11-2014
Lecturer Madras School of Social Work 31-01-2008 18-08-2009
Faculty Development Program
Title of Event Type of Event Level Organized by Place Date From Date To
GENDER JUSTICE: RIGHTS AND ISSUES OF TRANSGENDER PEOPLE IN INDIA Conference National AADI, Attappady in Collaboration with KAPS, Kerala, School of Social Work, St. Joseph’s College(Au webinar 30-07-2021 30-07-2021
Overcoming Pandemic Challenges: Measures for Academic Excellence Conference Others SJC WEBINAR 29-07-2021 29-07-2021
Reimagining Professional Social Work with National Council for Social Work Education Conference National Andhra University, Visakhapatnam Online 20-07-2021 20-07-2021
“Mental Health for all: Strategies and Roadmap” Conference International SJC WEBINAR 10-10-2020 10-10-2020
Paradox of choice: making career decisions Conference International SJC WEBINAR 23-09-2020 23-09-2020
Food and Well Being Challenges of the 21st Century Conference International Sophia Girls’ College (Autonomous), Ajmer WEBINAR 17-07-2020 18-07-2020
Mental health first aid Conference National Kristhu Jayanthi College webinar 24-06-2020 24-06-2020
Leading Transformations: Manage Change Others International Course Era- Macquarie University Online 22-06-2020 29-07-2020
Elder abuse: trends and challenges and way forward Conference International Bharathidasan University webinar 15-06-2020 15-06-2020
Social work competencies in England Conference International Bharathion 2020 webinar 13-06-2020 13-06-2020
Development of healthy self-esteem in COVID-19 Conference National Hindustan University webinar 10-06-2020 10-06-2020
Human trafficking and COVID - 19 Conference National The American College and International Justice Mission webinar 04-06-2020 04-06-2020
‘Positive Impact of COVID-19: Psycho-Socio-Spiritual Dimension’ Conference International SJC WEBINAR 03-06-2020 03-06-2020
Inspiring Leadership through Emotional Intelligence Others International Case Western Reserve University Online 01-06-2020 26-06-2020
VIBRATING INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IN POST COVID-19 SITUATION Conference International St. Paul Institute of Professional Studies, Indore Webinar 30-05-2020 30-05-2020
Ethical professional practice: above and beyond expectations Conference National Kristu Jayanti College webinar 29-05-2020 30-05-2020
Self Reliant India : Opportunities & T h r e a t s Conference National St. Paul Institute of Professional Studies, Indore webinar 28-05-2020 28-05-2020
How to Make Research Better & Matter too Workshop National Maharaja Agrasen Institute of Management Studies ONLINE 18-05-2020 18-05-2020
College FDP FDPs attended Others St. Joseph's College Online 13-05-2020 20-05-2020
Dr. Ambedkar's Memorial Conference Conference National Bangalore university Bangalore 07-07-2017 07-07-2017
Human Development and Values Workshop National AICHE Goa 09-02-2015 12-02-2015
Personality development and emotional maturity Seminar Local Anugraha institute Dindugal 20-06-2012 23-06-2012
Orientation course Orientation Programmes State University of Madras Chennai 05-05-2009 05-06-2009
Resource Persons
Title of the Program Role Level Organized by Start Date Place Country
Resilience among social work students in the new mormal Subject Expert College level Madras Christian College 06-07-2021 Webinar India
Workshop on Social Workers Interventions in the Field of Mental Health Invited Talk Organizational level Center De Solidarite 10-09-2018 Mauritius Mauritius
International Summit on Child Rights: Education matters for life Subject Expert International Christ University 04-12-2017 Bangalore India
Inter collegiate seminar on corporate social responsibility Others Inter-Collegiate Auxilium College 04-02-2015 Vellore India
Health issues of youth in India: Problems and prospects Invited Talk State Jamal Mohammed College, Trichy 20-12-2010 Trichy India

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