Ms. Francina P.X., MSW


Selected Scholastic Contributions
1. Psychological Empowerment in the Women Empowerment Programme of Neighbourhood Groups: A Study on the Kudumbashree Mission of Kerala (Co-authored with Dr. Norvy Paul) “Global Vision of Women Empowerment” Victorious Publishers, New Delhi 2013;ISBN 978-81-924744-2-7.
2. Community Food Security Interventions: A Case Study on Paddy Cultivation in Kerala (Co-authored with Dr. Norvy Paul); “Global Vision on Food Security” Excellent Publishing House, New Delhi, 2013,ISBN 978-93-83083-08-4
3. Biological development in Infancy and Childhood; A Chapter in the Book of IGNOU MSW 012, Block 1, Unit 1.
4. Psychological development in Infancy and Childhood; A Chapter in the Book of IGNOU MSW 012, Block 1, Unit 2.

1. Seeing the Other Side: Negotiating an understanding of working with Indigenous Cultures: (Co-authored with Dr. Sonny Jose, Vijayalekshmi VA &Lithin Zacharias) In International Social Work Education’, JCU-DiST.2014
2. Community Agricultural Literacy and Community Empowerment: A Case study on Kadakkarappally Coastal Panchyath of Kerala. (Co-authored with Dr. Norvy Paul) Indian Journal of Social Sciences Research, (July-Sept. 2012, Vol. 1, No.4) ISSN-2277-2227,2012.
3. A Social Work Student’s identification of Critical Pathway in relating Social Work Theorem with Practicum (Co-authored with Dr. Norvy Paul &Amda )Indian Journal of Social Sciences Research, (Oct-Dec. 2012, Vol. 1, No-5),ISSN-2277-2227,2012
4. Commercial Sex workers ad awareness about HIV/AIDS (Co-authored with Dr. Norvy Paul)-Health Action (Vol. 26, No.1),ISSN No. 0970-471 X,2013.

1. Presented a paper on “LiveLab: An integration of Life Skills with Social Work Education” in the 5th International Conference on Life Skills Education” organised by IALSE at Loyola College of Social Sciences, Thiruvanathapuram, Kerala on 20, 21 & 22 February2014.
2. Presented a paper on “Challenges and Prospects of Health Care Services of Rurban Community – A Case Study in Kerala” in a two-day International Conference on Women and Millennium Development Goals: A Social Work Response, organised by Faculty of Social Work, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara, Gujarat, India on 13 and 14February 2014.
3. Presented a paper on “Psychological Empowerment in the Women Empowerment Programmes” in a two-day National Seminar on Caste, Culture & Social Change, organised by Santhigiri Institute of Culture & Human Development & Loyola College of Social Sciences on 11 and 12 December 2013.
4. Presented a paper on “A study on Community food security interventions: with special reference to Paddy Cultivation in Pattanakad Panchayath, Alappuzha District” in De Novo 2011, International conference, School of Social Work (SSW), DIST, Angamally, Kerala, from 8-11th November 2011.
5. Presented a paper on “Integrating Social Work Theory with Practice” in national workshop on “Best practices in Higher Education” from 18th July -19th July 2009 organized by Loyola College of Social Sciences, Trivandrum.
6. Presented a paper on “Commercial Sex Workers and Awareness about HIV/AIDS: A Study about Young Commercial Sex Workers of Kochi –Kerala”in the 6th National seminar on “Social work response to HIV/AIDS organized by IGNOU and D.N.R college, Bhimavaram, Andhra Pradesh from 7-10th October 2009.

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