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Assist Prof Dr. Sadananda Reddy| Social Reintegration award |Best Researcher Award

Assist Prof Dr. Sadananda Reddy, O.P.Jindal Global Univesity , India 

Dr. Sadananda Reddy is an accomplished academician and researcher specializing in Psychiatric Social Work. With a Ph.D. from the National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS), Bengaluru, and an M. Phil from the Central Institute of Psychiatry (CIP), Ranchi, he has demonstrated expertise in the field. His educational journey includes a Master of Social Work from Kakatiya University, Telangana, and a Bachelor of Arts from Osmania University, where he consistently excelled.

Throughout his career, Dr. Reddy has been actively engaged in fieldwork, academic postings, and research. He has undertaken significant projects such as his Ph.D. thesis on the development and feasibility testing of a Supported Education Programme for adults with Severe Mental Disorders. Additionally, his M. Phil dissertation focused on the pathways to psychiatric care in children and adolescents with First Episode Psychosis. His research interests extend to topics like the link between STIs and HIV/AIDS and the academic reintegration needs of students with mental illness.

Professional Profiles:

🎓 Academic Credentials:

  1. Ph.D. in Psychiatric Social Work
    National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS), INI, Bengaluru
    Year of Passing: April 2020
  2. M. Phil in Psychiatric Social Work
    Central Institute of Psychiatry (CIP), Ranchi University, Ranchi
    Year of Passing: April 2013
  3. Master of Social Work (Medical & Psychiatric Social Work)
    University Arts & Science College, Kakatiya University, Telangana
    Year of Passing: April 2010
    Grade/ % of Marks: First Class with Distinction, 71.84%
  4. M.Sc Psychology
    S.P College, Secunderabad, Dr.B.R.Ambedkar Open University, Telangana
    Year of Passing: June 2015
    Grade/ % of Marks: First Class, 61.0%
  5. Bachelor of Arts (Office Management, Political Science & History)
    Government City College, Osmania University, Telangana
    Year of Passing: June 2007
    Grade/ % of Marks: First Class with Distinction, 71.33%
  6. Intermediate course (Civics, Economics & History)
    Government Junior College, Choutupal, Board of Intermediate Education, AP
    Year of Passing: March 2004
    Grade/ % of Marks: Second class, 56.7%
  7. Secondary School Certificate
    Government High School, Panthangi, Board of Secondary Education, AP
    Year of Passing: March 2002
    Grade/ % of Marks: Second class, 58.33%

👨‍💼 Work Experience:

  • Assistant Professor
    Jindal Psychology and Counseling/School of Social Sciences, O.P. Jindal Global University, Sonipat
    Duration: July 3rd, 2023, to present
  • Assistant Professor
    School of Social Science/Psychology, Christ (Deemed to be) University, Bangalore (Central campus)
    Duration: September 16th, 2020, to May 24th, 2023
  • Research Fellow
    IMPACT Project, NIHR funded project through the University of York, UK, Department of Psychiatry, NIMHANS, Bengaluru
    Duration: August 27th, 2019, to September 15th, 2020
  • Junior Consultant
    Department of Psychiatric Social Work/Psychiatric Rehabilitation Services (PRS), NIMHANS, Bengaluru
    Duration: July 2016 to August 2019
  • Psychiatric Social Worker
    Department of Psychiatric Social Work, NIMHANS, Bengaluru
    Duration: May 11th, 2015, to July 13th, 2016
  • Assistant Professor & In-charge HOD in Social Work
    Don Bosco Academy, Mahatma Gandhi University, Nalgonda, Telangana
    Duration: May 1st, 2013, to May 8th, 2015
  • Faculty for MSW students
    Sri Gayathri Degree & P.G College, Kakatiya University, Warangal, Telangana
    Duration: June 30th, 2010, to April 16th, 2011

🏆 Achievements:

  • Gold Medal for presenting scientific papers on various topics related to social work research.
  • UGC NET – June 2013 qualified.
  • NIMHANS Institute Fellowship – 2016, Bengaluru.
  • First prize at the 5th International Yoga competition, NIMHANS, 2019.
  • Selected for workshops on Research Methodology in Social Sciences and cutting-edge research in health inequities.
  • Participation in various academic, public service, and publication standing committees.

💻 Technical Skills:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Internet Applications.
  • Experienced in Statistical Package for Social Science (SPSS).
  • Skilled in using Endnote and Mendeley for research purposes.

📚 Conferences/Workshops Attended (n=40):

  • Active participant in various National and International Conferences and workshops.

📝 Paper Presentations in National and International Conferences/Seminars (n=18):

  • Presented scientific papers on diverse topics including psychiatric care, education programs, psychological distress, and coping behaviors in numerous conferences.

📚Publication  Top  Notes : 

Assist Prof Dr. Sadananda Reddy| Social Reintegration award |Best Researcher Award

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