Dr. Teddy Andrews J

Assistant Professor - Selection Grade, MSW Program; Student Affairs Coordinator; Career Counselling Cell Coordinator

Department of Global Health

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Teaching Masters students in Social Work (SW) from MAHE, India and Global Health (GH) students from Maastricht University, the Netherlands
    • Faculty in MAHE-FAIMER leadership Institute on interprofessional education and practice
    • Providing Research guidance for SW and GH students
    • Coordination of fieldwork placements for SW and GH students
    • Faculty in-charge for admissions for SW programme
    • Supervision for students internship / fieldwork practicum

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING

Subject Subject code Semester
Social Work Research and Statistics MSW 606 Year I
Basics of Counselling Theory and Practice MSW 621 Year II
Psychiatric Disorders MSW 625.02 Year II
Psychiatric Social Work MSW 624.02 Year II
Research Project MSW 628 Year II
Fieldwork Practicum Year I, II

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) Gerontological Social Work Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Maastricht University, The Netherlands 2021
Master of Philosophy (M.Phil) Social Work Bishop Heber College, Bharathidasan University, India 2004
Post Graduate Diploma (P.G.D) Gerontology & Geriatrics European Centre for Gerontology, University of Malta, Malta 2003
Master of Arts (M.A) Social Work (Medical & Psychiatric Social Work) Loyola College, University of Madras, India 2000
Bachelor of Arts (B.A) Sociology Loyola College, University of Madras, India 1998

Experience

Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Sangath, Goa Project Coordinator •Conceptualising, planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluating intervention •Organise and conduct training programs in-house and for other beneficiaries •Networking at various levels •Planning, monitoring and supervising the activities of the project team •Developing project related resource materials and reports •Managing budget and Administration 4 Years & 3 months
Loyola College, Chennai Lecturer •Teaching foundation and core social work papers •Research and Fieldwork Guidance •Staff Adviser (Consultant) for Urban Community Mental Health Initiative (UCMHI) •Administrative support to the Head of the Department 1 Year & 4 months
Sagayam - SWCWS Project Manager •Case Assessment •Counselling and psychotherapeutic services •Group interventions •Planning and Reviewing Care Package •Building collaborations and documentation 6 months

AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH

Area of Interest

Ageing, Mental Health, Adolescent Health, Social Work Education and International Social Work.

Area of Expertise

Psychosocial concerns of elderly population, Stigma and discrimination, psychosocial interventions related to mental health, Psychosocial wellbeing of adolescents through life skills approach, Innovations in social work education using indigenous participatory methodologies.

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • Life member of Association of Gerontology, India
  • Life member of National Association of Professional Social Workers in India
  • Life member of Indian Society for Professional Social Workers
  • Life member of Professional Social Workers Association, Chennai

Older adults in traditional and modern living arrangements in southern India: The importance of maintaining a sense of belonging and positive intergenerational exchanges.

2020 Agnes Meershoek Lena Ashok Anja Krumeich

Journal of Aging Studies, 54

Psychological impact on caregivers of HIV-infected children in Udupi district, Karnataka.

2016 Md Asadullah Ramachandra Kamath Sanjay Pattanshetty Sreekumaran Nair

AIDS Care

Work-related injuries and stress level in nursing professional.

2016 Nayak S Mayya S Chakravarthy K Goel K Pundir P

Int J Med Sci Public Health, 5

Stigma and mental health- caregivers' perspective: A qualitative analysis.

2016 Venkatesh BT Mayya SS Singh MM Parsekar SS

J Family Med Prim Care, 4

Psychosocial Determinants of Health Related Quality of Life of People Living with HIV/AIDS on Antiretroviral Therapy at Udupi District, Southern India.

2014 Peter E Kamath R Hegde B M

International Journal of Preventive Medicine, 5 (2)

Loneliness and Mental wellbeing of older people in Knanaya community of Kottayam district, Kerala.

April 2020 Meenu Mini Mathew

Stakeholders’ Perspectives on impact of Urbanization on Climate Change.

April 2020 Shrinidhi Kotian

Social exclusion and inclusion of scattered tribes in kerala; special emphasis to the ullada tribal community.

April 2020 Jerin Johnson

The quality of life of transgender population in Dakshin Kannada and Udupi Districts.

April 2019 Nidhi Ponnamma

Spirituality, intergenerational exchange and the wellbeing of older adults in Hyderabad, India.

August 2019 Simone Heidenrath Agnes Meershoek Anja Krumeich

Prevalence of malnutrition among elderly population residing in urban slums in Chennai.

June 2018 Rupa R Navya Vyas Manisha Gore

Subjective well-being among retired older people.

May 2017 Chinnu Ann Abraham

Access and Barriers to Mental Health Care in Rural India: Alternative Approaches to Care.

July 2017 Sharan Kuganesan

Psychological Anthropology in Rural Communities of Udupi District, Karnataka.

August 2016 Valerie Grand’Maison Mare Knibbe

Cross-sectional study to assess the Social Networks and Well-being among elderly in urban areas of Udupi Taluk, Karnataka.

June 2016 Piya Elizabeth Prince