Social Work

The services of Social Work Department in NIPMR provide a comprehensive and effective social work service to patients and their families. In the modern era of varied and complex disabilities for which the medical science is unable to give a complete solution, the functions of a Social Worker attains much importance. Our Social Work team with their knowledge of the dynamics of human behaviour as well as skills in establishing purposeful relations tries to understand the patient as a ‘person’, his Psychological-biological social and economic conditions, his attitude towards health problems, his relationship with the family, taps the community resources and act as a liaison between the patient and community.


Sreeja CS Department Head

Mrs. Sreeja CS is the Department Head of Social Work; Sreeja is working at NIPMR from 2016 onwards. She has 15 years of experience in the field of Social Work.

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Sreeja CS

Department Head

Mrs. Sreeja CS is the Department Head of Social Work; Sreeja is working at NIPMR from 2016 onwards. She has 15 years of experience in the field of Social Work.

  • MSW from De Paul Institute of Science and Technology, Angamaly
  • BA in Sociology
Work Experience
  • Working as Social Worker at NIPMR from 2016 onwards
  • Worked as a MKSP Field Coordinator at Thrissur from 2013 to 2015
  • Worked as School Counselor in SAFI, Thrissur from 2011 to 2013
  • Worked as a Asst.Project Coordinator in Community Agriculture Development Project of Social Action Forum , Irinjalakuda., Thrissur from 2007 to 2009
  • Worked as a Asst.Project Coordinator in a Tsunami Relief and rehabilitation project of Social Action Forum Irinjalakuda, Thrissur from 2006 to 2007

Jojo Thomas

Established social worker in the RARRC Project of Kerala Social Security Mission (KSSM) at NIPMR. Mr. Jojo Thomas is specialized in Medical and psychiatric social work and his areas of interest include Social Case work, De-addiction Counseling, Film Therapy and community health programs. His skills in coordination, problem solving and leadership have also been proven by leading various Community Camps and programs.

  • Master of Social work Specialized in Medical Psychiatry from Christ College, Irinjalakuda
  • Bachelor of Commerce with Computer Application from Don Bosco College, Thrissur

Jesni C

Passionate professional Social Worker in the RARRC project of KSSM at NIPMR. She has 3 years of experience in her current designated post. Before joining NIPMR she was working as Child Welfare Officer(CWO) at Wayanad Muslim Orphanage, Wayanad and also worked as Field Investigator at Centre for Development Studies(CDS), Thiruvananthapuram. Her area of interest is Psychiatric field of social Work.

  • MSW (Medical and Psychiatry) from Vimala College, Thrissur
  • BSc Microbiology, Calicut university

Sreejith Vasu

Sreejith Vasu is a Passionate Professional Social Worker at NIPMR from 2018 onwards. He has 6 years of experience in the field of Social Work

  • MSW from Sree Sankaracharya Unioversity of Sanskrit, Kalady
  • Bsc.Mathematics

Linta Jose

(MSW,PG DIPLOMA IN clinical social work and COUNSELLING practice)

  • Rajagiri School of Social Science(Autonomous) Kalamassery, Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Social Work and counselling, 2018
  • St. Thomas(Autonomous) college, Thrissur, Master of Social Work, Specialisation in Medical and Psychiatry, 2017
  • Worked as school counsellor in Samanaya counselling centre under Ernakulam-Angamaly Diocese.
  • Counselling
  • Women and child
  • Mental health

Ms. Shahana Sanam MP

Passionate professional social worker specialized in Medical and Psychiatric social work. Her area of interest includes Social case work, Medical and Psychiatry, community development settings and child welfare etc.

  • MSW from Central University of Kerala, Kasaragod.
  • BSW From St.Marys College ,Thrissur
  • Caseworker Cum Field worker in Entry Home,Thrissur
  • Research Assistant in the Qualitative study titled “Assessment of Quality of Service Provided to Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence in Bhoomika Centre Located in Government Health Sector in Kerala.
  • Counselor in World Vision India, Malappuram.
  • Counselor in Sa-adiya Girls Orphanage,Kasaragod

Mr. Sijo AS

Sijo A S is a professional social worker, completed Master of social Work (MSW) from St Thomas College, Calicut University, specialized in Medical and Psychiatric social Work. He wholeheartedly believes in the good of everyone, and he feels that social work allows him to connect with, mentor and help others achieve their goals.

  • MSW specialized in Medical and Psychiatric social Work from St. Thomas College, Thrissur.
  • B.Com from Calicut University
  • Assistant manager (CSR) at Manappurram Foundation
  • Project Coordinator at “Bridge point skill development and network” undertaking ASAP and DDUGKY projects
  • Socio Economic development Officer at ESAF Cooperative, Kozhikode Region
  • Project Coordinator at Manipal City and Guilds, Banglore undertaking ASAP (Additional skill acquisition programme) project in Kerala.
  • Social worker at National Institute of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (NIPMR) Kallettumkara
  • Crime Mapping among Children – A Kudumbasree Project
  • Need assessment study at various colonies of Palakkad district - A project of Rajagiri Outreach