The Department of Human Development offers various courses which acquaint students with the trend of normal growth and development from conception to old age.
“This Interdisciplinary field of study is devoted to the understanding of the holistic developmental changes that children, adolescents and adults experience throughout their life span.”
It trains the students to understand human behavior and handle problems at various stages of growth through theory and extensive practical work.
Courses offered by the Department: Program- B.Sc. In Developmental Counseling
Developmental Counseling is a specialization offered by the Department of Human Development. This specialization has a preventive counseling approach based on life span development. It aims to develop skills that help children with developmental problems and learning difficulties.
Program- B.Sc. in Early Childhood Care and Education Early Childhood Care and Education is a course oriented towards the development of skills for infant stimulation, preschool teaching and implementation of a developmentally appropriate early childhood programme.
Dr. Suja Koshy
Associate Professor and Head of Department Department :Human Development Contact Info :email@example.com Contact no. : 26602504 Ext. 116 Qualifications :M.Sc. (Child Development & Family Relations), Phd (Education-Interdisciplinary) Areas of Specialization : Developmental Counselling, Early Childhood Education, Parenting, Gerontology, Life skill training, Reading skills of children, Learning Disabilities, Emotional Coaching, Life Coaching, Family Cohesion, Other Positions Held :Chairperson, IQAC Academic Enrichment Committee
Chairperson, Subject Board in Human Development
Member, Academic Council
Member, Board of Management
Member, AntiRagging Cell.
Mrs. Archana Jain
Associate Professor Department :Human Development Contact Info : firstname.lastname@example.org Qualifications : M.Sc. (Child Development and Family Relations), P.G. Diploma in Early Childhood Care and Education). Areas of Specialization : Gerontology, Middle adulthood, Counselling, developmental assessment. Other Positions Held : Head, Composite Program,Chairperson, Internal Complaints Committee,
Chairperson, Publicity Committee Member, Academic Council Member, Time Table Committee
Dr. Bhamini Mehta
Department : Human Development Contact Info : email@example.com Qualifications : M.Sc. (Home Science), Ph.D. (Human Development) Areas of Specialization : Gender Studies, Involuntary Childlessness, Adolescent Life Skills, parenting. Other Positions Held :In-charge, Learning Disability Initiative of the college, Chairperson, Student Evaluation Committee.
Ms. Shilpa Sawalakhe
Department :Human Development Contact Info : firstname.lastname@example.org Qualifications : M.Sc., B.Ed., M. Phil (Human Development) Areas of Specialization : ECCE, Emotional Intelligence.
Ms. Jasmeet Anand
Department :Human Development Contact Info :email@example.com Qualifications :Msc Human Development, P.G. Diploma Counselling Psychology. Areas of Specialization :
Mrs. Aarti Shah
Visiting Faculty Department :Human Development Contact Info :firstname.lastname@example.org Qualifications :M.Sc.(Child Development), P.G.Diploma in ECCE. Areas of Specialization : Other Positions Held :Member of Association of Food Scientist and Technologist (India) (AFST)
Ms. Urja Nagria
Visiting Faculty Department :Human Development Qualifications :Masters in Counseling psychology Areas of Specialization : Family therapy, Counseling for Special population Other Positions Held :Counselor And Educator at JinShiksha.
Munira Husein Mohsinally
Visiting Faculty Department :Human Development Qualifications :MSc Areas of Specialization : Human Development Other Positions Held :Career Counselor
Ms. Shailaja Ghag
Visiting Faculty Department :Human Development Qualifications :Masters in Organic Chemistry Areas of Specialization : Natural and Synthetic Drugs and Antibiotics, Programming in Foxpro, C++
Dr. Nirmala Almeida
Visiting Faculty Department :Human Development Qualifications :Ph.D. in psychology Areas of Specialization : counseling, human development, health psychology Other Positions Held :Clinical Psychologist, Health Psychologist , Human Development Specialist, Consultant Psychologist, Counsellor and Counsellor Trainer ,Faculty at Xavier Institute of Counselling Psychology for the Postgraduate Course in Counselling , Visiting Faculty at the Department of Comprehensive Education, SIES College, Department of Human Development , SVT College and Nirmala Niketan, College of Social Work , Resource person for conducting workshops on topics pertaining to Counselling, Parenting, Health Psychology and Soft Skills, Associate Editor of the Indian Journal of Career and Livelihood Planning.,Reviewer for the British Journal of Guidance and Counselling