Mrs. Lakshmi R, MSW

Pookkattil House, 
Palissery P O, 
Thrissur. - 680027

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Academic Qualification:

  • Qualified UGC NET in 2018.
  • Master of Social Work (Specialised in Rural and Urban Community Development) from Christ College (Autonomous), Irinjalakuda in 2018.
  • B A English Language and Literature Model II Copy Editor from Sacred Heart College, Thevara in 2016.

Certificate Courses:

  • Post Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management conducted by IGNOU. (Ongoing)
  • Certificate Course in Disaster Management conducted by IGNOU. (Ongoing)
  • Development Research Methods – NPTEL SWAYAM Online Certified Course (AICTE Approved). (2020)


  • Assistant Professor, Department of Social Work, St Thomas College (Autonomous), Thrissur: October 2021-Present.
  • Coordinator (Educational Projects), ATMA Foundation, Thrissur: 2020-21.
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Social Work, St Mary’s College, Thrissur: 2019-20.

Participation in Seminars/ Webinars/ Conferences/ Trainings:

  • International Lecture Series on Studies in Dissent and Protest jointly organised by Kerala State Higher Education Council and Dean of Studies, St Thomas College (Autonomous), Thrissur. (2022)
  • Webinar on “Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 & NGO Schemes” organised by Social Experts Voluntary Organisation. (2022)
  • Kerala Association of Professional Social Workers VI- Kerala Social Work Congress & International Conference organised in association with Department of Social Work, St Thomas College (Autonomous), Thrissur & Department of Social Work, Vimala College, Thrissur. (2021)
  • Probation Day Seminar on “Probation of Offenders Act 1958” organised by Social Justice Department. (2021)
  • Webinar on “Research Quality Metrics” organised by Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment, Thiruvananthapuram. (2021)

Paper Publications:

  • “Suicidal Ideation among Professional College Students” in International Journal of Multidisciplinary Educational Research (ISSN: 2277-7881) June 2022, Vol. 11, Issue 5(6).

Other positions:

  • Resource Person for Life Skill Training at Children’s Summer Camp organised by CHILDLINE Thrissur. (2022)

Research interests:

  • Gender studies and feminism
  • Child and adolescent development
  • Community level intervention for mental health issues
  • Social work education
  • Rural community development