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Dr. Shruti Narain

Dr. Shruti Narain

Ph.D, M.A

BASIC INFORMATION :
  • Name: Dr. Shruti Narain
  • Gender: Female
  • Department: Psychology
  • Designation: Assistant Professor
Teaching Experience

Teaching Experience (as on October 2021)

  • UG- 9 years 4 months completed
  • PG- 6 years 10 months completed
Educational Qualifications
  • 10th l.C.S.E. St. Karen’s High School. Patna. 2001.
  • 12th (Intermediate) Arts. Patna Women’s College, Patna University, Patna. B. I. E. C. – 80.5%. 2001-2003.
  • B.A. (Hons.) Psychology. Patna Women’s College, Patna University, Patna. 70.2%. – 2003-2006.
  • M.A. Psychology, Patna University, Patna. 71.5%. 2006-2008.
  • Ph.D (2012). University Department of Psychology, Patna University, Patna.
  • Ph.D Topic: Self-Efficacy in relation to Emotional Intelligence, Stress & Mental Health of Adolescents of Patna District.
Educational Qualifications
  • 10th l.C.S.E. St. Karen’s High School. Patna. 2001.
  • 12th (Intermediate) Arts. Patna Women’s College, Patna University, Patna. B. I. E. C. – 80.5%. 2001-2003.
  • B.A. (Hons.) Psychology. Patna Women’s College, Patna University, Patna. 70.2%. – 2003-2006.
  • M.A. Psychology, Patna University, Patna. 71.5%. 2006-2008.
  • Ph.D (2012). University Department of Psychology, Patna University, Patna.
  • Ph.D Topic: Self-Efficacy in relation to Emotional Intelligence, Stress & Mental Health of Adolescents of Patna District.
Research Projects (On-going and Completed)
  • On-going Major Research Project on “Impact of Eroding Culture, Fractured Family, and Encroaching Individualism on Adolescents Loneliness and Suicidal Ideation” by the Indian Council of Social Science Research, New-Delhi. Research proposal approved under Novel and Path Breaking Research Projects (Areas Unexplored). 2019-2020/ MJ/RP (Amount Rs. 9,50,000/-)
  • Completed Research Project on “The Inner World of Adolescents”, Grant-in-Aid by the Indian Council of Social Science Research, New-Delhi. File No. 02/79/2013-2014/RP (Rs. 3,00,000/-)
Professional Experience
  • Assistant Professor, Patna Women’s College since 02 July 2012. Management Regular since 01 July 2015.
  • Lecturer (Adjunct), University Department of Psychology, Patna University, Patna since January 12, 2015 till April, 2017.
  • Lecturer (Adjunct), at Institute of Psychological Research and Services (Clinical Psychology), Patna University since July 03, 2014 for batch 2014-2015.
  • Worked as a Counsellor at Prayas Bharti Trust, Patna on its project of Central Social
  • Welfare Board, New Delhi- ‘Family Counselling Centre’ running at Aadarsh Kendriya Kara, Beur, Patna (Beur Central Jail) from August 2008 to February 2009.
  • Volunteered as a Counsellor in Prayas Gharaunda (Home of the NGO Prayas Bharti Trust working mainly for rehabilitation of the Victims of Trafficking and the like)
    from July 2007- December 2007.
Psychological Tests/Scales Developed
  • Resilience Scale (2017) published by New Delhi: Prasad Psycho Corporation.
  • Stress Coping Techniques Scale (2017) published by New Delhi: Prasad Psycho Corporation.
  • Emotional Intelligence Scale (2014) published by Agra: National Psychological Corporation.
  • Stress Scale (2014) published by H. P. Bhargava Book House, Agra: National Psychological Corporation.
  • Self-efficacy Scale (2014) published by Agra: National Psychological Corporation.
  • Adolescent’s Habits Scale (2014) published by H. P. Bhargava Book House, Agra: National Psychological Corporation
Psychological Tests/Scales Developed
  • Resilience Scale (2017) published by New Delhi: Prasad Psycho Corporation.
  • Stress Coping Techniques Scale (2017) published by New Delhi: Prasad Psycho Corporation.
  • Emotional Intelligence Scale (2014) published by Agra: National Psychological Corporation.
  • Stress Scale (2014) published by H. P. Bhargava Book House, Agra: National Psychological Corporation.
  • Self-efficacy Scale (2014) published by Agra: National Psychological Corporation.
  • Adolescent’s Habits Scale (2014) published by H. P. Bhargava Book House, Agra: National Psychological Corporation
Books Published

2018
1. Self-Efficacy in Relation to Emotional Intelligence, Stress, and Mental
Health of Adolescents by H. P. Bhargava Book House, Agra. ISBN: 93-86616-39-4
2. The Inner World of Adolescents by H. P. Bhargava Book House, Agra. ISBN: 93-86616-38-6. ISBN: 978-93-80346-23-6 Books Chapters
• Exploring the New Sexual Freedom of Urban Youth, Chapter 5, Challenging Patriarchy: A Humanist Perspective, Synergy Books India, New Delhi. ISBN: 978-93-82059-62-2
• Self-efficacy and Mental Health of Adolescents. Quest in education. Chapter-5, Pg. 52-58. 1st edition. March, 2010. Publisher- H.P. Bhargava Book House, 4/230, Kacheri Ghat, Agra-282004

Training Experience (As a Resource Person)

2021
•Invited Speaker at Delhi Public School, Indirapuram, Ghaziabad on World Mental Health Day on 10 October 2021 on the topic “End the Stigma” in the online mode.
•Resource person at Convent Carmel School, New Delhi on World Mental Health Day for the students of Class XI and XII held online on 09.10.2021.
•Resource person at Indirapuram Group of Institutions like Indirapuram Public School, Indirapuram; Pratap Vihar and Crossings Republik, Ghaziabad for Class X-XII students on the topic “The Inner World of Adolescents” on 6-8 October 2021.
•Resource person at St. Michael’s High School, Patna on the topic “Stress and Emotional Intelligence of Adolescents” for students of Class XI on 29 September 2021.
•Conducted sessions on the pretext of World Suicide Prevention Month and World Mental Health Awareness Week in Different schools of Patna like Delhi Public School, Radiant International, Carmel High School, Notre Dame Academy, St Xavier’s High School and the like for students of Class XI and XII on different dates of September 2021.
•Delivered a talk on “Transformation of Psychoanalysis in Contemporary Times” on 16.07.2021 from 11 a.m.- 12.30 p.m. at The Amity Institute of English Studies and Research in collaboration with The Amity Institute of Psychology and Allied Sciences, Ranchi, Jharkhand organized One week Faculty Development Programme on the theme “Study of Literature through the Lens of Psychology” in the online mode from 12.07.21 to 18.07.21.
•Resource person at the Department of Science & Technology (DST), Ministry of Science and Technology, Govt. of India sponsored Entrepreneurship Training Programme at Patna Women’s College (Autonomous), Patna on the topics “Personality Traits of an Entrepreneur”, “Selecting Potential Entrepreneurs: Rationale for Selection”, and “Assessing Training Needs”. 24-25 January 2021 and 10-11 March 2021.
2020
•GAIL Utkarsh Super 100, Srinagar, Uttarakhand on ‘Stress Management Workshop for Students during COVID 19’. 07.12.2020.
•Sukoon Psychotherapy Center, New Delhi on ‘Stress and its Management among Teachers’ during COVID 19 Pandemic’. 28.10.2020.
•Ananya Child Development and Learning Centre, Hyderabad on ‘Let’s Talk Mental Health and End the Stigma: Talk about signs and symptoms of emotional difficulties especially for teens and young adults’. 12. 09. 2020.
•National Psychological Corporation, Agra in collaboration with Abhilashi University, Mandi organized Five-day National Level Workshop on ‘Construction of Psychological Tools/ Scales’ from 24-28 July 2020 on the topic ‘Reliability Analysis and Ascertaining Validity’. 25.07.2020
•Ananya Child Development and Learning Centre, Hyderabad on ‘Career in Psychology’ 11.07.2020
•Patna Women’s College (Autonomous), Patna University on ‘Psychological Well Being for Non-teaching Employees.’ 02.07.2020
•Loyola College of Education, Jamshedpur organized Two-day National Webinar on ‘Learning to lead learners through Virtual Platform’ and spoke on ‘Enhancing Mental Health during and Post-COVID 19 Pandemic’. 04.06.2020
•Regional Training Centre of the Oriental Insurance Company Ltd. (A Govt. of India Enterprise), Patna on ‘Motivation, Communication, and Behavioral Changes’. 29 and 30 January, 2020.
2019
•Prarambhika, Affiliated to CBSE, New Delhi on ‘Career as a teacher in Higher Education Institutions’. 11.12.2019
•Regional Training Centre of The Oriental Insurance Company Limited, Patna on ‘Balancing Personal and Professional Life; Effective Parenting and Handling of Stress’.06.12.2019
•Regional Training Centre of The Oriental Insurance Company Ltd. (A Govt. of India Enterprise), Patna on the Topics “Emotional Intelligence and Role Model Presentation” to Officers and Senior Assistants dealing with Underwriting on 19-11-2019.
•Regional Training Centre of The Oriental Insurance Company Limited, Patna on ‘Understanding of customer psychology; Case Studies of Handling Difficult Customers’. 12.11.2019
•Regional Training Centre of The Oriental Insurance Company Ltd. (A Govt. of India Enterprise), Patna on the Topics “Concept of Happy Customers/ Customer Delight, Understanding of Customer Psychology and Case studies of Handling Difficult Customers” for the target group of Claim handling employees up to Scale II Officers. 19-09-2019.
•Regional Training Centre of The Oriental Insurance Company Ltd. (A Govt. of India Enterprise), Patna on the topics “Emotional Intelligence/ Understanding of Customer Psychology, Case Studies of Handling Difficult Customers, Analyzing Customer Needs and Creation of Insurance Needs and Role Model Presentation” for the Target Group of Class III employees to Scale II Officers. 04-09-2019.
•Regional Training Centre of The Oriental Insurance Company Ltd. (A Govt. of India Enterprise), Patna on the Topic “Challenges Ahead after Retirement- Motivational Aspect” for the target group of Retiring Employees (Class II, Class III and Class IV) retiring up to March, 2020 on 29-05-2019.
2017
•Patna Women’s College (Autonomous), Patna University, Patna in a two-day orientation workshop on Stress Management for Non-Teaching Employees. 11-12 December, 2017.
•Army Public School, Patna for Teacher’s Orientation Workshop on Emotional Intelligence and Interpersonal Relationships. 19-05-2017.
2016
•Patna Women’s College (Autonomous), Patna University for Personality Class for Mother Veronica Development Fund students. 16 September 2016 and 21 December, 2016.
•Community College of Patna Women’s College, Affiliated to Aryabhatta Knowledge University in collaboration with the Department of Computer Science. ‘Skill Development Program’ for the Transgender Community on Life Skills. January-March, 2016.
2013
•Sri. Arivind Mahila College, Patna in Teacher’s Orientation Workshop on Emotional Intelligence. 28-11-2013.
•Sri. Arivind Mahila College, Patna Non-Teaching Orientation Workshop on Work Motivation and Stress Management. 29-30 November, 2013.
•Sri. Arivind Mahila College, Patna in Workshop on Personality Development for students. 28-11-2013.
•St. Xavier College, Patna in Non-Teaching Orientation Workshop on Stress Management. 07-11-2013.

Other Achievements
•Reviewer for a few manuscripts of SAGE Open 2019-2021.
•Chaired a session of Developmental Psychology in 28th National Academy of Psychology Conference held at University of Delhi, New Delhi. 19-21 December, 2018.
•Expert in selection committee to select candidates for the posts of Research and Programme assistant etc. at Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Patna on 28 October, 2018.
•Resource person at Career Counselling Mela at Radiant International School, Patna.
•Expert in selection of Psychology teacher at Delhi Public School, Patna, Pune and Ludhiana. 2013 onwards.
•Psychologist in screening board for selection of Teaching and Non-Teaching Staff at Army Public School, Danapur Cantt., Patna. 2013 onwards.
Publications
2021
•Impact of family relationships on Adolescents’ loneliness and suicidal ideation. Ideal Research Review, March 2021.
•Phubbing, Fear of missing out (FoMO) and Psychological Well-being among Youth. Explore- Journal of Research, 2021 issue (In Press).
2019
•Presenteeism: The obvious and hidden battle of Higher Education, Anugrah Jyoti. June,
2019. 05-07. ISSN 2454-1133
•Selfitis, Approval Motivation, and Self-Esteem among Youth, Explore- Journal of Research. Vol XI No. 2, 77-83. ISSN 2278-0297 (Print) ISSN 2278-6414 (Online). UGC Approved List of Journals No. 64405.
2018
•Positive Life Orientation and Personality Types of Youth, The Learning Curve, Vol VII, 37-42. ISSN 2321-7057. Published by The Department of Psychology, Lady Shri Ram College for Women, University of Delhi.
•Developing Psychological Capital in Dalit Youth, Anugrah Jyoti. June, 2017. 21-25. ISSN 2454-1133
2017
•Transgender Longing for An Acceptable and Respectable Identity. Aungrah Jyoti. June, 2017. 84-85. ISSN 2454-1133
•Resilience in relation to Loneliness and Depression of Empty Nest Mothers. Explore- Journal of Research. Vol IX, 106-110. ISSN 2278-0297 (Print) ISSN 2278-6414 (Online). A Peer Reviewed Journal Published by Patna Women’s College. 2016
•Stressed, depressed yet well-dressed- it’s time to introspect. Aungrah Jyoti. June, 2016. 84-85.
2014
•Mental Health of Police Personnel. Indian Journal of Psychometry & Education. January, 2014 Vol. 45(1), 80-83.
•Glimpses of the Inner World of Adolescents. Behavioural Research Review. March, 2014. Vo1.6, No.1: 155-159.
2013
•Family Environment and Self- esteem of Adolescents. Behavioural Research Review. March, 2013. Vo1.5, No.1: 111-113.
•Empty Nest Syndrome and the Elderly. Behavioural Research Review. September, 2013. Vol. 5, No.2: 167-170.
2011
•Emotional Intelligence and Self-Efficacy of Children. Behavioural Research Review. March, 2011. Vol.3, No.1: 9-13.

2010
•Emotional Intelligence and Academic Achievement of School Children. Psycho- lingua. Vol. 40 (1-2): 80-83. Special Volume of 40 years celebration, July, 2010.
2009
•Psychological Impact of Trafficking on Girl Child for Labour and Exploitation. Bombay Psychologist. Vol. XXIV, No.1 & 2. Pg- 54-56. December 2009.
2008
•Mental Health Behaviour of Psychologically Androgynous Persons. Indian Journal of Psychometry & Education. Vol. 39(2): 121-123. July 2008.
•Creativity and Intelligence. Psycho-lingua. Vol. 38(1): 73-75. January 2008. 2007
•Problems of Aged. Behaviorometric. Vol. 24, No.1-2. Pg. 76-80. 2007.

Papers Presented
2021
•“Impact of Eroding Culture and Fractured Family on Adolescents’ Suicidal Ideation” at the International Congress of Psychology, Prague, Czech Republic, (Virtual)18-23 July, 2021.
•“Death anxiety, loneliness, neuroticism, and coping among youth during COVID 19 pandemic” at the 30th Annual Convention of National Academy of Psychology hosted by the Department of Cognitive Science Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, (Virtual), 19-21 March 2021.
•“Loneliness, Phubbing, Fear of Missing Out (FoMO) and, Psychological Well-being among Youth” at the 30th Annual Convention of National Academy of Psychology hosted by the Department of Cognitive Science, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, (Virtual), 19-21 March 2021.
2019
•“Revisiting Fragile Youth: Case Studies of self-mutilating behaviour” at National Conference on Counselling Practices in Christian Higher Education. Theme ‘Transforming Young Adults’ organized by the Centre for Counselling & Health Services, Christ (Deemed to be University), Bangalore. February 15-16, 2019.
• “Best practices in Counselling” at National Conference on Counselling Practices in Christian Higher Education. Theme ‘Transforming Young Adults’ organized by the Centre for Counselling & Health Services, Christ (Deemed to be University), Bangalore. February 15-16, 2019.
2017
•”Psychological Empowerment of Dalit Youth: Revisited” in UGC sponsored
National Seminar on ‘Dalit, Society and Politics- Emerging Trends in Indian Political System’ organized by the Department of Political Science, Patna Women’s College, Patna University in collaboration with Bihar Political Science Association, Patna. February 6th -7th, 2017.
• “Female objectification, sexual abuse and the culture of silence” in International Conference organized by Centre for Gender Studies, Patna in collaboration with Directorate of the Bihar State Archives, Patna, and Department of History, J.D. Women’s College, Patna (M.U., Bodh Gaya) on “Gender Issues: Priorities and Challenges”. 17-19 November, 2017.
•“Maladaptive perfectionism as a precursor to suicidal ideation, loneliness, and depression among contemporary adolescents” in 27th NAOP Annual Conference, 2017 at Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur.
2016
•”Recreational facilities and quality of life” in National Seminar on
“Development and management of urban infrastructure in India: Growth, constraints and prospects” organized by the Department of Geography, Patna Women’s College, Patna University in collaboration with Department of Geography, Kisan College, Sohsarai, Magadh University on January 18th- 19th, 2016.
•”Exploring the New Sexual Freedom of Urban Youth” in
International Seminar on “Challenging Patriarchy: A Humanistic Perspective” organized by Department of Political Science and The Department of History, Patna Women’s College, Patna University in collaboration with Gender Resource Centre, Women Development Corporation, Bihar and Centre for Gender Studies, October 26-28, 2016.
2015
•”Contextual multiplicity in adolescents’ experience” in National Conference on “Current issues in psychological aspects of students-personal, social and family life” organized by P.G Department of Psychology, M.M. Mahila College, Ara on 25-26 July, 2015.
2014
•”Construction and Validation of Loneliness Scale” in UGC sponsored Three-Day International Conference of Indian Psychological Association organized by Deptt. Of
Psychology, Magadh University, Bodh-Gaya. March 29-31, 2014.
•”Empower Women for Emancipating Marital Sexual Violence” in UGC sponsored National Seminar on ‘Marital Sexual Violence by Youth in India’ organized by the Department of Psychology, G. D. M. College, Harnaut (Nalanda), in collaboration with Indian Psychological Association, Punjab University, Chandigarh. December
13th -14th, 2014.
2013
•”Impact of Counselling on Reducing the level of Anxiety, Depression and Stress among Female Prisoners” in Annual Conference of Indian Psychological Association IPACON-2013 on Psychological Well Being organized by University Department of Psychology, T. M. Bhagalpur University, Bhagalpur-812007. 25-26th November, 2013.
•”Empty Nest Syndrome and the Elderly” in UGC sponsored Two-Day National Seminar on ‘Deprivation and Vulnerability among Elderly in India’ organized by the
Department of Sociology, Sri Arvind Mahila College, Kazipur Patna, in collaboration with Centre for Women’s Empowerment Studies, Patna. September 24th & 25th, 2013.
2012
•”Need for participation of women in Present scenario” in UGC sponsored Two-Day National Seminar on ‘Need for participation of women in our present scenario’
organized by the Department of History, Magadh Mahavidyalaya, Chandi, Nalanda. 14th & 15th April, 2013.
•”Impact of Globalization and Technological Explosion on Education” in UGC sponsored Two-Day National Seminar on ‘Impact of Globalization on Education’
organized by Department of Psychology, Government Women’s College, Gardanibagh, Patna in collaboration with Indian Institute of Public Administration,
Bihar Regional Branch, Kadamkuan, Patna. March 24-25, 2012.
•”Science and Technology Empowering Women Reducing Work-Family Conflict”. Paper accepted and Printed in 99th Indian Science Congress Abstract. January 03-07,
2012 but could not present it due to some unavoidable circumstances.
2011
•”Gender Role Attitude and Development” in Second Annual National Conference on Gender Studies organized by Centre for Gender Studies, Patna held at Magadh Mahila
College, Patna. May 23rd – 24th, 2011.
•”Self-efficacy and Stress of Adolescents” in Second Annual National Conference on Gender Studies organized by Centre for Gender Studies, Patna held at Magadh Mahila College, Patna. May 23rd – 24th, 2011.
•”Psychological Analysis of the Factors Contributing and Promoting Terrorism” in UGC sponsored Two-Day National Seminar on ‘Psychology of Terrorism: Barrier to
National Integration’ organized by Department of Psychology, G.D.M. College, Harnaut, Nalanda, Bihar. March 26-27, 2011.
•”Teaching Competencies and Values among Government and Private School Teachers” in UGC sponsored Two-Day National Seminar on ‘Teacher Education: A National Challenge’ held at St. Xavier’s College of Education, Digha Ghat P.O., Patna. March 23-24, 2011.
2010
•“Psychological Aspect of Domestic Violence and Atrocities against Women” in UGC sponsored Two-Day National Seminar on ‘Domestic Violence and Atrocities against Women’ organized by Deptt. Of Political Science, Magadh Mahila College, Patna University, Patna. February 20-21, 2010.
•”Emotional Intelligence and Self-Efficacy of Children” in Two-Day National Seminar On ‘Recent Trends in Applied Psychology’ organized by P. G. Centre Of Psychology, College Of College, Patna in Association with Bihar Psychological Association and Indian Academy of Applied Psychology. January 23-24,2010.

2009
•Poverty-the Major Cause for Trafficking and Migration of Women in Bihar” in Two-Day International Seminar on ‘Women, Work and Poverty in Bihar”, organized by Deptt. Of Personal Management and Industrial Relations, Patna University, Patna in collaboration with Eastern Regional Centre of the Institute for Human
Development. November 7-8, 2009.
•”Importance of Counseling in Rehabilitation” in UGC sponsored National Seminar on “Rehabilitation and Counseling Skills” in collaboration with Community
Psychology Association of India, organized by Deptt. Of Psychology, Magadh University, Bodh-Gaya. March 29-30, 2009.
•”Psychological Impact of Trafficking on Girl Child for Labour and Sexual Exploitation” in UGC sponsored National Seminar on “Crime against Girl Child”
Aided by Women Development Corporation, Bihar, organized by Deptt. Of Sociology, Magadh Mahila College, Patna University, Patna. February 21-22, 2009.
•”Information Technology and Women Empowerment” in UGC sponsored National Seminar on ‘Information Technology and Women Empowerment’ Aided by ICSSR & WDC, Bihar, and organized by Deptt. Of Personal Management and Industrial Relations, Patna University, Patna. January 24-25,2009.
2007
•“A Psycho-Social Study of Marital Adjustment of Working and Non- Working
Women” and in UGC Sponsored National Seminar on ‘Psychology as a Professional Science’, organized by Deptt. Of Psychology, J. D. Women’s College, Patna. April 4-5, 2007.
•”Creativity & Intelligence” in UGC Sponsored National Seminar on ‘Psychology as a Professional Science’, organized by Deptt. Of Psychology, J. D. Women’s College, Patna. April 4-5, 2007.
Orientation Programme
•Completed MHRD-sponsored Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya National Mission on Teachers and Teaching (PMMMNMTT) Online Orientation Programme, organized by Teaching Learning Centre, Ramanujan College in association with Research Development and Services Cell, Ramanujan College, University of Delhi. 04 June 2020- 01 July 2020.
Faculty Development Programme/ Continuing Education Programme/ Refresher Course
2021
•A Seven days International Virtual Faculty Development Programme on Global Vision for Academic Excellence organized by School of Social Work, Roshni Nilaya, Mangaluru. 05-11 July 2021.
•Rusa Sponsored Five Day Online Faculty Development Programme on Creating a Positive Work Culture: Strategy for Quality and Excellence orgaized by IQAC, Patna Women’s College 23-27 June 2021.
•A Three-day Faculty Development Programme on Citation Styles and Reference Lists organized by Department of Data Sciences, Siva Sivani Institute of Management Nh. 44, Kompally, Secunderabad, Telangana, India. 21-23 June, 2021. Received the Certificate of Appreciation as well.
•Online Refresher Course in Psychology organized by Teaching Learning Centre, Ramanujan College University of Delhi under the aegis of Ministry of Education (PMMMNMTT) in Collaboration with Center for Psycho-Social Resource Development and Training, Ramanujan College. 12 – 26 April, 2021.
•Two weeks National Interdisciplinary Refresher Course on “Research Methodology and Data Analysis (Sharpening Skills through MS Excel, SPSS, MATLAB and R)” organized by Teaching Learning Centre, Ramanujan College University of Delhi under the aegis of Ministry of Education (PMMMNMTT) and Indian Accounting Association, NCR Chapter. 24 March 2021 to 7 April 2021
2020
•One Week Online Faculty Development Programme on Qualitative Data Analysis organized by Teaching Learning Centre, Ramanujan College, University of Delhi Sponsored by MHRD. PMMMNMTT. 21-28 December 2020.
•A Five-day Online Faculty Development Programme on Curriculum Development for Outcome Based Education organized by IQAC, Patna Women’s College (Autonomous), Patna University. 28 September 2020 – 3 October 2020.
•A two-week online Faculty Development Programme (Equivalent to One Refresher Course) on “Enhancing Psychological Skills for Teaching and Practice organized by The Department of Applied Psychology in association with Teaching Learning Centre, Ramanujan College, University of Delhi. 15-29 September, 2020.
•A Five-day Online Faculty Development Programme on Perspective in Mental Health and Psychotherapy Post Covid-19 organized by Amity Institute of Psychology and Allied Sciences, Amity University, Kolkata. 13-17 July 2020
•A Seven-day online Interdisciplinary Faculty Development Programme on Badalta Bhartiya Paridrishya: Sahitya, Sanskriti, Sanchaar aur Manovigyan organized by Teaching Learning Centre, Ramanujan College, University of Delhi Sponsored by MHRD. PMMMNMTT. 22-28 May 2020
•A Three-day online Faculty Development Programme on Qualitative and Quantitative Research Analysis organized by Kristu Jayanti College (Autonomous), Bengaluru. 20-22 May 2020.
•A Seven-day online Faculty Development Programme on La Tex and Xfig organized by IQAC, A.N. College Patna in association with IIT, Bombay through Spoken Tutorial Remote Learning (an initiative of NME-ICT, MHRD). 11-17 May 2020.
2019
•Participated in a two-day Faculty Development Programme on “Blended Learning” organized by Department of MCA and Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC), Patna Women’s College, Autonomous, Patna University, Patna. 02-03 August, 2019.
•Attended Continuing Education Programme (CEP) Course on “Principles and Practices in Social Research” conducted by Indian Institute of Technology, Patna, Bihta, Bihar. 22-25 May, 2019.
•Participated in the two-day Faculty Development Programme on “Standards of Excellence in Higher Education”, organized by Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC), Patna Women’s College, Autonomous, Patna University, Patna. 05-06 July, 2019
•Attended Continuing Education Programme (CEP) Short Term Course on “Mediation, Moderation and Conditional Process Analysis” organized by Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology, Patna, Bihta, Bihar. 17-18 May, 2019.

Workshops Attended
2021
.Living Without Limits- Neuro-linguistic programming (NLP) workshop conducted online by Mr. Yogendra Singh Rathore, 3-4 July 2021.
2020
•Attended a number of Online Workshops during the Lockdown.
2019
•Attended ICPR Sponsored Workshop on “Applied Ethics” organized by the Department of Philosophy, Patna Women’s College, Autonomous, Patna University, Patna, on 30th January, 2019.
2018
•Attended A Two-Day National Workshop on “Research Methodology and Application of SPSS” organized by the Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC), Patna Women’s College, Patna University, in collaboration with the Department of MCA, Patna Women’s College, Patna University,on 7th and 8th March, 2018.
•Attended Training Programme on “Bounce Back” by Dr. Vivek Bindra, International Motivational Speaker, Leadership Consultant/ Business Coach at Patna. 5th August, 2018.
2017
•Attended pre-conference workshop on “Structural Equation Modeling” of 27 th NAOP Conference, 2017 at Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur. 21st December, 2017.
2014
•Attended MHRD Sponsored Workshop on “Awareness of National Mission on Education Technology through ICT (NMEICT)” organized by the National Institute of Technology (NIT), Patna at Patna Women’s College, Patna University, Patna, on 17th and 18th January, 2014.
2013
•Attended NAAC Sponsored National Level Workshop on “Institutional Healthy Practices: Opportunities and Strategies” organized by the Internal Quality Assurance
Cell (IQAC), Patna Women’s College, Patna University, Patna, on February 20, 2013.
2012
•Attended “Connect” a Six Day Workshop on “Emotional Intelligence, Stress Management, Motivation, Winning Negotiations and Teaching Ethics” designed for
Teaching Staff organized and conducted by Certified Trainers of Corporates and Alumnus of IIM Calcutta and XLRI, Jamshedpur, on 3-8 October 2012.
•Attended One Day Workshop on “Mental Health” organized by the Centre for Psychological Studies, Central University of Bihar, on 13 October 2012.
•Attended UGC Sponsored State Level Workshop on “Management of Stress among Children and Adolescents” organized by the Department of Psychology, Patna Women’s College, Patna University, Patna in collaboration with the Department of Psychology SMD College, Punpun, Magadh University. March 15th -2nd, 2012.
•Attended One Day State Level Workshop on “Research Methodology” organized by the Department of Music Sri Arvind Mahila College, Patna, in collaboration with
Vatayan Media & Publications Pvt. Ltd. February 13, 2012.
2011
•Attended “Psychotherapy Workshop” at the 18th National Conference of Indian Association for Social Psychiatry Co-sponsored by World Psychiatric Association and
World Association for Social Psychiatry held at Patna. November 27, 2011.
•Attended Workshop on “Research Training” at Mithila Sanskrit PG Study and Research Institute, Darbhanga. November 5-19, 2011.

Seminars/ Conferences/ Symposia/ Attended
2021

•E-symposium ‘Health Education: Need of the Hour’ organized by Indian Institute of Technology, Patna (under ICSSR-IMPRESS funded project). 12 June 2021
•Webinar on ‘Role of Teachers in National Education Policy (NEP): Awareness, Orientation, Challenges and Responses’ jointly organized by Bhartiya Shikshan Mandal and NITI Aayog in collaboration with Indian Institute of Technology, Patna. 20 February 2021.
2020
•4th Annual Suicide Prevention Symposium organized by the Mississippi Department of Mental Health and Mississippi State University hosted virtually. 29 August 2020.
•American Psychological Association Virtual Convention on August 6-8, 2020.
•Early Intervention Summit organized by Kidsens Connect, Pravara Educational Trust, Ananya Learning Centre, Hyderabad in collaboration with West Virginia, Autism training Centre, Marshall University. USA. 1-5 August 2020.
•Attended a number of Webinars during the Lockdown.
2019
•Attended NAAC sponsored National Seminar on “Excellence in Higher Education: Emerging Concerns and the Road Ahead” organized by Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC), Patna Women’s College (Autonomous), Patna University in collaboration St. Xavier’s College of Education (Autonomous), Patna. 8th – 9th February, 2019.
•Attended TISS-Takshila Lecture 2019 on “Contemporary Challenges to India’s Democracy” by Shri Gopalkrishna Gandhi, Eminent scholar, thinker, and former diplomat, organized by Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Patna and Takshila Educational Society, 10th February, 2019.
•Attended Lecture by Dr. Alok Sarin, Psychiatrist, Mental Health Activist, New Delhi on “Psychological Impact of Partition of India” during the Third orientation course on Migration organized by Centre for Development Practice and Research, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Patna Centre, 24th February, 2019.
•Attended Lecture by Prof. Dev Nathan, Visiting Professor, Institute of Human Development and Visiting Research Fellow, Centre for Globalization, Governance and Competitiveness, Duke University, USA on “Migration in industries” during the Third orientation course on Migration organized by Centre for Development Practice and Research, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Patna Centre, 27th February, 2019.
•Attended National Conference on “Partnership to Scale up Innovative Solutions for Mental Healthcare in Bihar” organized by The Centre for Health Policy, Asian Development Research Institute (ADRI), Patna in collaboration with Department of Health, Government of Bihar, Department of Social Welfare, Government of Bihar, State Human Rights Commission and Bihar State Legal Services Authority, 9th March, 2019.
2018
•Attended Orientation Course on “Migration” organised by Centre for Development Practice and Research, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Patna Centre.17th February, 2018.
•Attended A Six-Days International Conference on “Indian Culture and Psychology: A Consciousness Perspective, Swadeshi Indology Conference Series on Indian Mind Science” organized by the Department of Psychology, University of Delhi from 22nd to 27th March, 2018.
•Attended Lecture by Prof. Madina Tlostava, Professor of Postcolonial Feminism, Linkoping University, Sweden on “The Postcolonial and the Postsocialist: Dialogues, Opacities, and Deep Coalitions” organized by Centre for Development Practice and Research, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Patna Centre. 30th September, 2018.
•Attended Lecture by Padmashree Arvind Gupta on “How do children learn?” organized by Takshila Educational Society, Patna.
•Attended International Conference on “The Migrant and the State: From Colonialism to Neoliberalism” organized by Centre for Development Practice and Research, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Patna Centre. 29th November to 1st December, 2018.
•Attended Lecture by Prof. Atul Parvatiyar, Professor of Management, Rawis College of Business, Texas Tech University, USA on “Socio-Psychological & Behavioural Economics Underpinnings of Why Customers engage in Relationships” organized by A.N. Sinha Institute of Social Studies, Patna. 8th December, 2018.
•Attended 28th Annual Convention of National Academy of Psychology (NAOP 2018) and International Conference on “Towards Building Inclusive Societies”, organized by the Department of Applied Psychology, Ramanujan College, University of Delhi, New Delhi, India from 19th to 21st December, 2018.
2011
•International Conference on Educational and Social Inclusion jointly organized by the Association for Promotion of Creative Learning, India and The Kanka-Gajendra
Foundation, U.K. and India in collaboration with the State Council for Educational Research and Training, Government of Bihar held at Patna, Bihar on 25th to 27th
November, 2011.
Posters Presented and Prizes Won
•Presented Poster on “Socialization” and Won 2nd Prize at Poster competition organized by Department of Psychology, Patna Women’s College, Patna University, Patna. 23 July 2005.
•Presented Poster on “Stress Management Techniques” and Won 1st Prize at Poster competition in UGC Sponsored State Level Workshop on “Management of Stress among Children and Adolescents” at Patna Women’s College, Patna University, Patna. 1-2 March 2012.
Reports/ Opinions Published in Newspapers
•‘Alarming rise in child obesity cases’ opinion taken on how to deal children with obesity and published in The Times of India, Pg-3 dated July 3, 2017.
•‘Experts against pressure on pupils’ opinion taken on how to prepare for exam time and published in The Times of India, Pg-2 dated November 29, 2016.
•’Tremors affecting psychology of kids’ opinion taken on how are the kids affected by the earthquake and its aftershocks and published in The Times of India, Pg-2 dated April 29, 2015.
•’Needed: A value template for GenNext’. Six Questions, my view 659. Hindustan Times, Patna. Pg-4 dated December 19, 2014.
•’81 % students OK with bribe to meet all wishes’ a research report on the Attitude of People towards Factors Contributing to Bribery was published in The Times of India, Pg-5 dated February 22,2014.
•’Ghonghe si Duniya me Jeene Lage hain Bacche’, a research report on the Poor
Conversation and Listening Skills of Children from Reputed Schools was published in Dainik Jaagran, Pg-4 dated January 21, 2014.
•’Tanaav Me Hai Patna Police’, a research report on the Mental Health of Police Personnels ofPatna was published in Hindustan, Pg-5 dated December 12,2013.

AREAS OF INTEREST
•Socially Relevant Research
•Teaching and Training

SKILLS:
•Research aptitude
•Ability to develop insight into one’s own problems
•Ability to willingly take up responsibilities and deliver it
•Good communication and relationship building skills
•Sufficient multi- tasking abilities
•Hardworking, Dedicated and Quick learner
•Extracurricular Skills- Bachelor’s Degree in Oddissi, a Form of Indian Classical Dance
MEMBER OF PROFESSIONAL BODIES
Life Member
• Association for Social Engineering, Research and Training (ASSERT), Patna.
• International Academy of Applied Psychology (IAAP), United States of America (USA).
• Regular Member of National Academy of Psychology (NAOP), India.
• Indian Science Congress Association (Membership No. L17914).
• Psycho Linguistic Association of India (Membership No.627).

ANNUAL MEMBER:
• World Association of Dynamic Psychiatry, Berlin.