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Dr. Sayantani Guin

Assistant Professor

 

Dr. Sayantani Guin is an Assistant Professor at School of Social Work, IGNOU. She completed B.S.W from Visva-Bharati University, West Bengal and M.A in Social Work from Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai.

 

She holds MPhil and PhD degrees in Social Sciences from Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai. She was a recipient of Junior & Senior Research Fellowship from UGC between 2004 and 2009.

Her academic and research interests include Case Work, Administration of Criminal Justice and HIV in prisons.

Members of Committees:

1. Member of School Board of School of Social Work, IGNOU,
2. Life Member of the National Association of Professional Social Workers in India,
3. Life Member of Indian Society of Professional Social Work,
4. Life Member of the Indian Society of Criminology.


Select Publications

Guin, S. (In press). Essential Skills for Field Work Practice in Social Work. In Bishnu Mohan Dash and Sanjoy Roy (Ed.), Field Work Training in Social Work. New Delhi: Routledge.

Guin, S. (In press). Indian Social Work: From Charity to Human Rights. In Sushma Batra and Bishnu Mohan Dash (Ed.), Fundamentals of Social Work. New Delhi: Concept Publications.

Guin, S. (2015). Prison Inmates Living with HIV in India Case Studies from Prisons in Maharashtra. Springer, Berlin.

Guin, S. (2014). Youngsters’ Response towards Political Violence A Study in West Bengal, India. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany.

Guin, S. (2013). Fundamental Human Rights and Duties. In S. Pathare (Ed.), Introduction to Philanthropic Social Work: Concept, History, Ethics and Values of Philanthropy (pp. 94-107). New Delhi: Indira Gandhi National Open University.


Achievements

1. Commonwealth of Learning Award to attend 32nd Annual Conference of the Asian Association of Open Universities from October 24th – 26th 2018 at Hanoi, Vietnam
2. Awarded fellowship to attend 5th Academic and Health Policy Conference on Correctional Health from March 22-23, 2012 at Atlanta, Georgia
3. Awarded scholarship to attend the 2007 International Consortium for Social Development conference from July 16-20, 2007 at Hong Kong, China
4. UGC Research Fellowship (Junior and Senior Research Fellowship) from 2004-2009

Select Presentations

Presented paper on, “Open Education Practices in Social Work Discipline: An Effort Towards Skill Development”, in the 32nd Annual Conference of the Asian Association of Open Universities organized by Hanoi Open University, Vietnam from 24-26 October 2018 at Hanoi, Vietnam.

Presented paper on, “Field Work Supervision through Open and Distance Learning”, in the International Conference on Social Work Education and Practice organized by Jamia Milia Islamia from February 20-22, 2017 at Jamia Milia Islamia, New Delhi.

Presented paper on, “Social Work Literature of IGNOU: An effort towards indigenization”, in the National Seminar on Open Distance Learning in India: Present Status & Future Prospects organized by STRIDE, IGNOU from September 29-30, 2015 at IGNOU, New Delhi.

Presented paper on, “Access to HIV and AIDS care and treatment in Indian jails”, in 5th Academic & Health Policy Conference on Correctional Health organized by University of Massachusetts Medical School & Emory University from March 22-23, 2012 at Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

Presented paper on, “HIV/AIDS in Prisons: A Qualitative Exploration of health care services and inmates perspectives” in 31st All India Criminology Conference organized by Indian Society of Criminology from January 18-20, 2008 at National Law Institute University, Bhopal

Presented paper on, “HIV/AIDS in a Global World: A Human Rights Perspective” in 15th International Consortium for Social Development Symposium organized by Hong Kong Polytechnic University from July 16-20, 2007 at Hong Kong, China.

Presented paper on, “Restorative Justice with respect to Domestic Violence” in National Conference on Restorative Justice organized by University of Texas at San Antonio from June 24-27, 2007 at Schreiner University, Kerrville, Texas, USA.

Dr. Guin is the coordinator for Bachelor in Social Work (BSW) and Certificate in Social Work and Criminal Justice System (CSWCJS) programmes.

 

Official Address:
Room No. 7,
SOSW,
Section-H,
Block-15,
IGNOU,
Maidan Garhi,
 New Delhi - 110068
New Delhi, India
  011-29571697
  sayantaniguin@ignou.ac.in
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[Updated on 06-Dec-2021]