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Updated on 14 Jul, 2019


Ms N Ramya

Assistant Professor

 

Dr. N. Ramya is an Assistant Professor at School of Social Work, IGNOU. She did her B.A in Economics (Rural Management) from Holy cross college, Bharathidasan University and M.S.W. specialized in Medical & Psychiatry from Bishop Heber College, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli. She holds M. Phil degree in Psychiatric Social Work from NIMHANS, Bangalore and she qualified in SLET and NET in the year 1999 and 2002 respectively. She holds a Ph.D degree in Social Work from Bharathidasan University.


Prior to joining IGNOU, she worked as Lecturer in Thanthai Hans Rover College, Perambalur, and in Bharathidasan University Trichy, Tamil Nadu, during the period 2002-2004. She had an experience of handling National Mental Health programme in Ministry of Health and Family welfare, Govt. of India as a Consultant in the Year 2008.


Presently she is the coordinator for MSW Counselling and Post Graduate Diploma in Social work counselling (PGDCOUN) Programmes of IGNOU


Her academic and research interests include Student Mental Health of Marginalized Sections, Casework, Counselling, Community health, Contemporary Social work Methods and Open Distance learning.


Membership in Academic Bodies:

• Life Member, National Association of Professional Social Workers in India (NAPSWI).
• Life Member, Indian Society of Professional Social Work (ISPSW).
• Member of School Board of School of Social Work, IGNOU
• Doctoral Committee,SOSW,IGNOU

 

Select Publications:
• “Inter-caste Marriages in Rural Areas of Tamil Nadu” published in Bharathidasan University Journal of Science & Technology, 2007 Volume-I, Issue-II [p.282-297]
• “A study on coping patterns of junior college students published in Indian Journal of Psychological Medicine, 2009, Volume 31, Issue 1 [p. 45-47]
• “Social Work Profession: Concepts and Methods” published in Quality Enhancement of Social Work Profession in India: Issues and Challenges. Allied publishers, New Delhi, 2009, 59-64. , ISBN:978-81-8424-446-5
• A Study on Socio-Economic, Demographic Characteristics of Higher Secondary Students residing in Government Hostels run by Adi-Dravidar Welfare Department in Tiruchirappalli District- Tamil Nadu, Indian Streams Research Journal, Volume -III, Issue-V, June, 2013.
• Study Habits of Higher Secondary Students residing in Government Welfare Hostels in Tiruchirappalli District- Tamil Nadu – A Study, Golden Research Thoughts Journal, Vol-II, Issue-XII, June, 2013.
• Relationship between Mental Health, Personality Dimensions and Study habits of Higher Secondary School Students residing in Residential welfare hostels, Review of Research-International Online Multidisciplinary Journal,Volume-8,Issue-4,Jan-2019
• A Study on Neuroticism in Higher Secondary School Students Residing in Government Welfare Hostels in Tiruchirappalli District, Tamil Nadu, Review of Research-International Online Multidisciplinary Journal,Volume-8,Issue-4,Jan-2019


Paper presented at National/International Conferences:
• Presented a paper on “Social Work Intervention Strategies for the Junior College students-based on the study conducted in Bangalore City at the National Seminar on “Prospects of Social Work Education India” held from 24th-25th Jan 2003 at Karpagam Arts and Science College, Coimbatore.
• Presented a paper “A study on Personality of Higher Secondary Students Residing in Government Welfare Hostels Run by Adi-Dravidar welfare Department-Tiruchirappalli
at International Conference on “Social Work and Community Mental Health “organized by Bharathidasan University held from 16-17 Feb,2018 at Tiruchirapalli,Tamil Nadu
• Presented a paper on “Inter-Correlation of Mental Health, Personality Dimensions and Study Habits of Higher Secondary Students” at International Conference on “Social Work and Community Mental Health” organized by Bharathidasan University held from
16-17 Feb, 2018 at Tiruchirapalli, Tamil Nadu.

Chapter in Edited Book:
Ramya, N. (2016).Public Interest Litigation and its Relation with other Methods of Social Work. In G.Thomas (Ed.), Contemporary Methods of Social Work, Shipra Publications, New Delhi

 

Official Address:
Room no. 03 Block 15,
Section H School of Social Work,
Indira Gandhi National Open University,
Maidan Garhi,
New Delhi - 110068
New Delhi, India
  011-011-29571693
  ramya@ignou.ac.in