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The Assam Kaziranga University

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The Assam Kaziranga University

Mrinal Basumatary

Designation: Assistant Professor

Email: mrinalbasumatary@kazirangauniversity.in

Academic Qualifications:

  • MPhil in Psychiatric Social Work from LGB Regional Institute of Mental Health (Gauhati University), Tezpur, Assam.
  • Master of Social Work (MSW) from Assam Don Bosco University, Guwahati­­, Assam
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Experience:

  • Field Investigator, ICMR funded project among Geriatric Mental Health in LGBRIMH, Tezpur.
  • Research Assistant, in a project titled “A Collaborative Multi-center study on the Mental Health Risk Factors of Young Adults in India in LGBRIMH, Tezpur.
  • Clinical Experience as Psychiatric Social Worker in LGBRIMH, Tezpur.

Worked in:

  • LGB Regional Institute of Mental Health, Tezpur, Assam

Career Highlights & Awards:

  • Awarded as Best Paper in ISPSW best paper for MPhil/PhD Scholars of Social Work in XXXVIII Annual National Conference of the Indian Society of Professional Social Work (ISPSW), 2020 at CIP, Ranchi, India.
  • Presented a paper in 38th Annual National Conference of Indian Society of Professional Social Work (ISPSW) organized at Department of Psychiatric Social Work, Central Institute of Psychiatry (CIP), Ranchi, India, 2020.
  • Attended 37th Annual National Conference of Indian Society of Professional Social Work (ISPSW) organized at Department of Psychiatric Social Work, NIMHANS, Bengaluru, India, 2019.
  • Presented a paper titled “A Case Study of Person with Schizophrenia with Auditory Hallucinations (Voices) – A Cognitive Behavioral Case Work Approach” in National Seminar cum Workshop on Mental Health and Social Work Practice organized by the Department of Social Work, Assam Don Bosco University, Tepesia, Sonapur in collaboration with the Department of Psychiatric Social Work, LGBRIMH, Tezpur and the Psychiatric Social Work Services, Department of Psychiatry, GMCH, Guwahati, 2018.
  • Secured 2nd position in skit contest organized by ‘Yuva Mann Meet’ team on the occasion of observation of World Mental Health Day, 2018 by LGB Regional Institute of Mental Health, Tezpur, Assam.
  • Participated in a one-month International Student Volunteer Exchange Programme organized by Assam Don Bosco University, India and University College Dublin Volunteers Overseas, Ireland. (9th June – 9th July, 2016).

Membership:

  •  Life time Member of the Indian Society of Professional Social Work (ISPSW). Membership No.: LM- 1213

Publications:

  • Mrinal, B; Nilesh, M G & Arif, A. (May, 2018). A Case Study of Person with Schizophrenia with Auditory Hallucinations (Voices) – A Cognitive Behavioral Case Work Approach. published in The International Journal of Indian Psychology, Volume 6, Issue 2, ISSN 2348-5396 (e), ISSN 2349-3429 (P) April – June, 2018. DOI:10.25215/0602.062, ICI Value: (2018) 7.67, h-index 11 (May 2018), i10 Index 14 (May 2018). The International Journal of Indian Psychology (ijip.in)
  • BASUMATARY, Mrinal; ALI, Arif; DAIMARI, Buli Nag. (Dec, 2020). Magico-religious Beliefs Stigma and Help-seeking Behaviour among the Caregivers of Persons with Schizophrenia. National Journal of Professional Social Work, [S.I.], p. 19-26, Dec. 2020. ISSN 2230-8768. National Journal of Professional Social Work (An official publication of the Indian Society of Professional Social Work (ISPSW)