Meeting of South Asia Conference of Professional Social Workers

Presented a Paper on introduction of Rehabilitation Social Work as specialization in Schools of Social Work at the South Asian Conference of Professional Social Workers held at Bangalore on 27-28 August 2015 in Bangalore, India. There is a serious shortage of RSWs in India. We need more than 10,000 immediately. I volunteer to help the Schools of Social Work to start the course. Check the detailed paper on the site

Meetings attended

Attended a meeting on National Consultation on Research Agenda organized by
Rehabilitation Council of India at Indian Spinal Injury Centre, New Delhi held on 29th December, 2014. The meeting was attended by Vice Chancellors, Indian Institutes of Technology and Very Senior Experts in the field of Rehab. The Secretary, Joint Secretary of the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Govt. of India were among those who attended. Incidentally, the Department of Disability Affairs has now been (8th December 2014) renamed as Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, which sounds better

Meetings attended

1. Presented a Paper on Vocational Rehabilitation of Persons with Multiple Disabilities organized by the National Institute for Empowerment of Persons with Multiple Disabilities (NIEPMD), Chennai on 15th and Chaired Committee on 16th September 2011

2. Presented a Paper on constitution of Council for Professional Social Workers at the South Zone – Social Work Educators Summit organized by Loyola College, Chennai on 17th & 18th September 2011

Both the Presentations may be seen

Concept Paper for Social Work Educators

Voc Rehab of PWMD