Dr.Susha Janardanan


Selected Scholastic Contributions
1. Submitted a concept note on “The need for inclusion of Counselling in the school curriculum” (27-05-2013) to Government of Kerala

2. Published a paper on “Counselling in Higher Secondary Schools in Trivandrum District” in Loyola Journal of Social Sciences (Vol. XVIII, No.1, January-June, 2004)

1. Published an article on “School Counselling – A proactive approach in the Indian context” in Teens (Vol.3 No.2, April-June 2009)
1. Presented a paper on “Social Stress, School stress and Counselling: An analysis of Kerala” at LISSA College, Calicut, Kerala, in connection with a National seminar on ‘Psychology in the changing India’ on 10th October 2008.
2. Presented a paper on “Student Counselling Centre and Its Activities – A Case Study” at Assumption College, Chenganacherry, Kerala, in connection with a National seminar on ‘Re-accentuating Mental health Perspectives in Social Work Practice’ on 29th August 2008.

1. “Parenting: Role of Family in Preventing Suicide” in the workshop on Suicide Prevention among Adolescents and Children (SPACE) at Alapuzha, Thrissur, Thalassery and Malappuram, jointly organised by UNICEF and Kerala Social Security Mission (2010 & 2011)
2. Specific training programme for school counsellors appointed by Department of Social Welfare, Kerala, in Government schools in Kerala

1. Organised several State-level Workshops such as ‘Counselling in schools’, ‘Learning Disability’, ‘Family Therapy’, and ‘Child Psychology’ for teachers and counsellors
2. Conducted several awareness programmes on “School counselling” for teachers and students
3. Participated as a team member in conducting personality development training programme for engineering students
4. Worked as a team member in conducting staff development programmes for different organisations like Asianet, Trivandrum International School, Dr. Gopinath Scans
5. Conducted comprehensive training programmes for teachers to enhance their awareness and efficiency.
• Designed and coordinated a Family Life Education Programme based on research for Trivandrum Social Service Society, Trivandrum Diocese
• Participated in a curriculum planning meeting organised by Social Justice Department and Department of Education, Government of Kerala and submitted a concept note on ‘the need for inclusion of Counselling in the school curriculum’ (2013)
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