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Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
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March 14, 2020

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Dr. Vismita Paliwal

D/o Dr. C.K. Paliwal

E-Mail: adcah4@r.postjobfree.com

Mobile No.: +1-437-***-****, +918*********

I have completed my Graduation, PG diploma (M.Sc. Gold Medallist) and Doctorate (Ph.D. in Psychology) as per the WES (World Education Services) assessment criteria for international education credential assessment system.

Awards and Certifications

M.Sc. (Gold Medallist) in Clinical Psychology from University of Rajasthan, Jaipur. (26/01/2010 and 07/07/2015)

Certificate in Guidance (CIG) course from IGNOU (Dec, 2009).

IELTS (Acad.) Score- 7.5 (Reading-7.5, Writing-6.5, Listening-8.5, Speaking-6.5), (02/06/2017).

IELTS (Gen.) Score- 7.5 (Reading-7, Writing-7.5, Listening- 8.5, Speaking-7), (22/09/2017).

Awarded “Best in Thought Expression” By TPS School.

Awarded Best Paper Award, in 41st National Annual Conference of Indian Association of Clinical Psychologists, PDPU, Gandhinagar, Gujrat (8/02/2015).

Awarded “Bharat Gaurav Award” for meritorious services, outstanding performance and remarkable role by ‘India International Friendship Society’ at a Seminar on ‘Economic Growth and National integration’, New Delhi, India. (27/05/2017)

Nominated for “Best Citizens of India” award from Best Publishing House.

Received Award of Appreciation on International Women’s Day for sincerity, hard work, strong standing against the challenges in life and being a role model in the community from NIMS University, Jaipur. (08/03/2018)

Received Certificate of Appreciation, by the students of NIMS School of Humanities, Social Science and Commerce (12/05/18).

Educational Qualifications

Degree and Year

Institute

Specialization

% age of Marks

Ph.D.

(2012)

University of Rajasthan,

Jaipur (Rajasthan), India

Psychology

NA

SLET

(2010)

Rajasthan Public Service Commission, Ajmer

Qualified

NA

Master of Science (M.Sc.)

2007-2009

University of Rajasthan,

Jaipur (Rajasthan), India

Clinical psychology

73%

Gold Medallist

Bachelor Of Science (B.Sc)

2004-2007

University of Rajasthan,

Jaipur (Rajasthan), India

Psychology, Botany, Zoology

76.9%

Senior Secondary Education (12th)

2004

TPS NRI.

C.B.S.E. Board, India

Physics, Chemistry, Biology, English, Psychology

60%

Secondary Education (10th)

1999-2001

MGD Girls School, C.B.S.E. Board, India

Hindi, English, Mathematics, General Science, Social Science

64.8%

Research Experience

Completed M.Sc. dissertation on topic entitled, “Study of performance of paranoid schizophrenics and bipolar disorder patients (males and females) on cognitive tasks.” Under the supervision of Dr. Asha Hingar, Ex- Professor, Department of Psychology University of Rajasthan, Jaipur and co- supervision of Dr. Shiv Gautam, Former Professor & Head, Psychiatric Centre, Jaipur, Former Additional Principal, SMS Medical College, Jaipur, Rajasthan. (2009)

Awarded Ph.D. degree from University of Rajasthan for the thesis entitled, “Psychosocial correlates of patients of epilepsy and stroke and their caregivers” Under the supervision of Dr. Asha Hingar, Ex- Professor, Department of Psychology University of Rajasthan, Jaipur Rajasthan and Department of Neurology, SMS Hospital, Jaipur, Rajasthan. (2012)

Co- supervised a M.A. dissertation entitled, “Psychosocial correlates of mothers of mentally challenged and normal children” in Stani Memorial PG College, affiliated by University of Rajasthan, Jaipur (2011).

Supervised M.A. Dissertation entitled, “An exploratory study of psychological factors among criminals” in NIMS University, Jaipur, Rajasthan. (2015)

Supervised M.A. Dissertation entitled, “Psychological aspects of women suffering from domestic violence” in NIMS University, Jaipur, Rajasthan. (2015)

Co-Supervising Ph.D. Thesis entitled, “A comparative study on training and development in changed bank scenario with special reference to public and private sector banks” in Amity University, Jaipur, Rajasthan.

Supervised M.Sc. Dissertation entitled, “Prevalence of nicotine and alcohol dependence along with hopelessness and disability in campus residing students” in NIMS University, Jaipur, Rajasthan. (2017)

Supervised M.Sc. Dissertation entitled, “The assessment of Quality of Life, Perceived Social Support and Socio Economic Status among LGBTQ community” in NIMS University, Jaipur, Rajasthan. (2018)

Supervised M.A. Dissertation entitled, “Extent of suicide intent among teenagers having low academic grades” in NIMS University, Jaipur, Rajasthan. (2018)

Supervised M.A. Dissertation entitled, “The assessment of Impulsivity, Aggression and Anxiety among Juvenile Delinquents” in NIMS University, Jaipur, Rajasthan. (2019).

Supervised M.A. Dissertation entitled, “Role of Socio Economic Status, Quality of Life, Psychological Well-Being in the level of drug adherence among Asthma patients.” in NIMS University, Jaipur, Rajasthan. (2019)

Worked as Principal Investigator for the project entitled, “Enhancing the level of adjustment and quality of life of border students through counseling”, approved by Academic Council under Intramural Research Scheme and sponsored by NIMS University, Rajasthan, Jaipur (2014).

Worked as Principal Investigator for the project entitled, “Applying intervention techniques to improve mental health of adolescents: A Pre-post study”, approved by Academic Council under Intramural Research Scheme and sponsored by NIMS University, Rajasthan, Jaipur (2015).

Worked as Principal Investigator for the project entitled, “Effectiveness of counseling on students having alcohol and nicotine dependence”, approved by Academic Council under Intramural Research Scheme and sponsored by NIMS University, Rajasthan, Jaipur (2016).

Supervisor for Ph.D. thesis for two research scholars in Psychology from the Committee for Advanced Studies and Research, NIMS University, Jaipur, Rajasthan.

Work Experiences

Worked as Project Coordinator in Department of Adult and Continuing Education (now known as Department of Life Long Learning), for the major project entitled, “Psychosocial correlates of HIV+: An exploratory study of selected tribes across Rajasthan” sanctioned by UGC and completed External Evaluation of National Literacy Mission (N.L.M.) of Kanpur District (U.P.) through The Central Government of India as Chief Advisor in Department of Adult and Continuing Education, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur. Also delivered lectures and participated in community outreach programmes (May 2009- June 2010).

Key Responsibilities:

Worked as Project Coordinator in several research projects and Conducted field work.

Coordinated as a Field Inspector and Chief Advisor for the major project entitled, “Psychosocial correlates of HIV+: An exploratory study of selected tribes across Rajasthan” sanctioned by University Grants Commission.

Successfully completed External Evaluation of National Literacy Mission (N.L.M.) of Kanpur District (U.P.) through The Central Government of India as Chief Advisor.

Worked as Lecturer and Head of the Department in Psychology in Stani Memorial PG College, Jaipur, to teach Post-Graduate and Under-Graduate classes (July 2010- March 2011).

Key Responsibilities:

Educated Post-Graduate and Under-Graduate classes for both theory and practical papers.

Accomplished responsibilities as Head of the Department.

Carried out all examination responsibilities and supervised PG dissertations.

Worked as a Lecturer in Psychology in Monaharpur Co-ed College, Shahpura, Jaipur in Department of Psychology to teach Post-Graduate and Under-Graduate classes (April 2011- February 2014).

Key Responsibilities:

Took theory and practical classes of Post-Graduate and Under-Graduate students.

Conducted internal and external examinations, field work and educational tour of students.

Facilitated all administrative work at admission cell and HR work for the recruitment of faculties.

Worked as Assistant Professor in Clinical Psychology in Department of Psychology and Psychiatry, NIMS Medical College & Hospital, NIMS University, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India (March 2014- March 2019). My key responsibilities at this organization were as follows:

Teaching Activities

Taught different papers to Undergraduate and Postgraduate students along with practical classes through PPT presentations, lectures, chalk and talk, group discussions and problem based learning.

Planned, prepared and revised the syllabus of the Department of Psychology every year.

Prepared question papers, conducted and evaluated practical as well as theory examinations for both the Postgraduate and Undergraduate students to assess the performance of the student for internal and Semester end exams through Direct/Indirect/Viva/Written/project etc.

Supervised and completed 5 Postgraduate dissertations and organized field trips.

Supervised and accomplished Clinical Psychology internship course for 3 years.

Administrative responsibilities

Appointed as the Chairperson in the Committee for Data Collection and Implementation of Value Added Courses (VAC) in NIMS university where effectively executed 51 VAC in 11 colleges namely, Medical college, Dental college, Nursing, Engineering, Management and Computer Science, Law, Mass media, Humanities, Paramedical, Pharmacy & Architecture.

Worked as Principal Investigator and successively completed three projects approved by Academic Council under Intramural Research Scheme and sponsored by NIMS University, Rajasthan, Jaipur.

Supervised and Managed Invigilation duties for various University exams such as, Distance Learning Course Examinations, Semester-end exams, Practicum etc.

Guided students for various career prospects after bachelors or master’s degree as the head of the career counselling committee of Humanities department.

Effectively contributed in departmental activities, policy implementations and meetings as a faculty member.

Accomplished duties as the in-charge of family counselling clinic and mental health helpline in Department of Psychiatry.

Other academic responsibilities

Designed question papers and examined theory exam answer sheets of different universities of Rajasthan as an external examiner.

Presented and published research articles related to several psychological domains on variety of target population in order to contribute to the betterment of the community.

Presently working as Associate Professor (Psychology) and Head of the Department in Amity Institute of Behavioral Sciences, Amity University, Jaipur, Rajasthan from 14 October, 2019.

Key Responsibilities:

Taking classes of UG, PG and Ph.D. course work classes.

Executed Invigilation duties for various University exams such as Semester-end exams, Practicum etc.

Prepared question papers, conducted and evaluated practical as well as theory examinations for UG, PG and Ph.D. students to assess the performance of the student as internal and external examiner.

Handling the responsibilities as the Head of the department.

Symposium / Workshops Attended

HIV/AIDS workshops by UNICEF (3-5 Dec 2001 & 3-5 May 2002).

Summer School for Vocal Music by Patrika in Education (May-June, 2007).

Summer School for Financial Management by Patrika in Education (May-June, 2007).

Research methodology in Social Sciences workshop at Department of Adult and Continuing Education, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur (28-29 July, 2008).

Enhancement of Counselling Skills workshop by Department of Adult and Continuing Education, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur (22-24 Sep. 2008).

Awareness about HIV/AIDS a theatre workshop in Department of Adult and Continuing Education, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur (15-17 Nov. 2008).

Cognitive behaviour therapy workshop organized by Withcare Sanstha, Ajmer in association with Indian Academy of Applied Psychology (IAAP) (30th August 2014).

Practical certified training workshop on Rorschach Ink Blot Test at Psycho-Waves, Chandigarh by Dr. Dwarka Pershad and gained proficiency in administration/interpretation of this test (4th-7th September 2014).

Practical certified training workshop on IQ Testing and Neurocognitive Assessments at Psycho-Waves, Chandigarh by Dr. Dwarka Pershad and gained proficiency in administration/interpretation of 20 psychological tests (3rd-5th July 2015).

Intensive certified training program on “Clinical Hypnosis” (Basic level) by Dr. Jini K Gopinath by Indian Society for Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis by Psychowaves, Chandigarh (15th-16th August 2015).

Intensive training program on “Advanced Hypnosis: Cognitive Hypnotherapy” by Dr. Jini K Gopinath by Indian Society for Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis by Psychowaves, Chandigarh (16th-17th September 2015).

Participated in the ‘1st Asia Pacific Conference on the Pursuit of Happiness’ in Department of Psychology, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur, India on 1st & 2nd March 2016.

Three days training program on “Applications of Neuro-Biofeedback therapy among patients with Neuropsychiatry conditions” affiliated from Rehabilitation Council of India, at Gautam Budha University, Greater Noida. from 3rd to 5th March 2016.

Two days training program on “Behaviour Modification and Learning Disabilities” from Psychowaves, Chandigarh and Psychomatrix, Delhi at Chandigarh on 26th -27th March 2016.

Two days training on “Cognitive Drill Therapy” by Dr. Rakesh Jain, Mental Hospital. Agra at Chandigarh on 7th-8th May 2016.

Training workshop on “Fairy Tale Test” by Dr. Carina Coulacoglou, at Caring Minds, Kolkata on 25th January 2017.

Summer School on Statistical and Machine Learning Approaches in Neuroimaging and Cognitive Neuroscience, at IIIT- Hyderabad (16-20 July 2017).

National level Training Workshop on Statistical Applications (SPSS & R- Packages) to Research Data Visualization and Analysis, by Refocus Behavioural Sciences, PGGC, Sec.-46, Chandigarh (8-14 January, 2018).

Mindfulness based cognitive behavioural interventions by Prof. Mahendra Sharma, NIMHANS, Bangalore, in the 4th International Conference of Indian Academy of Health Psychology held at C.M.C.S. College, Nasik, Maharashtra from 22nd November, 2018.

Mindfulness based cognitive behavioural interventions by Prof. Mahendra Sharma, NIMHANS, Bangalore, in the in the 5th International Conference of Indian Academy of Health Psychology held at M.G.K.V.P., Varanasi from 19th October, 2019.

Symposium / Workshops/Field trips Organized

Intensive training program on “Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis” (Basic level) by Dr. Jini K Gopinath (President, Indian Society for Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis) at Department of Life Long Learning, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur on 28th & 29th Nov. 2015.

Intensive training program on “Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis” (Basic and advanced level) by Dr. Jini K Gopinath (President, Indian Society for Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis) at Department of Life Long Learning, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur on 24th - 27th Jan. 2016.

Four days training workshop on “Rorschach Ink blot test” by Dr. Dwarka Pershad (Clinical Psychologist, Retd.Prof. from PGI, Chandigarh) at Department of Life Long Learning, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur from 16th to 19th June 2016.

Two days training program on “Learning Disabilities” by Psychowaves, Chandigarh and Psychomatrix, Delhi at Department of Psychology, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur on 10th-11th September 2016.

Organized 3 Days educational tour (Field Trip) to Jodhpur for Students of UG & PG Batches of Psychology in NIMS University, Jaipur for International Conference on Psychology Beyond Horizon at Jai Narayan Vyas University, Jodhpur (30 Aug.- 1 Sep. 2017).

Coordinated seven days “National level Training Workshop on Statistical Applications (SPSS & R- Packages) to Research Data Visualization and Analysis”, by Refocus Behavioural Sciences, PGGC, Sec.-46, Chandigarh (8-14 January, 2018).

Organized two days “National workshop on Applications of Cognitive Drill therapy and Hypnosis” by Dr. Rakesh Jain, (Senior Clinical Psychologist, IIMH, Agra) by Indian Academy of Health Psychology and Department of Life Long Learning, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur on September 2-3, 2018.

As National Coordinator in the 4th International Conference of Indian Academy of Health Psychology held at C.M.C.S. College, Nasik, Maharashtra from 21st to 25th November, 2018.

Organized two days “UGC- NET oriented National workshop on Research Methodology” by Dr. Tushar Singh, (BHU, Varanasi) by Indian Academy of Health Psychology and Department of Life Long Learning, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur on June 8-9, 2019.

As National Coordinator in the 5th International Conference of Indian Academy of Health Psychology held at M.G.K.V.P., Varanasi from 19th to 23rd October, 2019.

Presentations

“Social support, stress and quality of life: A study of Kashmir migrants” at National seminar on Terrorism, society and quality of life, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur (3-4 Oct, 2010).

“Cognition in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder: Effects of gender difference” in International Conference on Positivism: Path to Success, Satisfaction and Bliss, Amity University, Jaipur, Rajasthan (6-8 Aug. 2011).

“A comparative study of psycho-social factors among the mothers of male and female mentally challenged children” in 3rd International Conference on Psychology and Allied Sciences, Amity University, Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India (25-27 Sep. 2014).

“Training and development scenario in public and private sector banks” in 3rd International Conference on Psychology and Allied Sciences, Amity University, Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India (25-27 Sep. 2014).

“Role of counselling in marital dissatisfaction: A pre and post study” in 41st National Annual Conference of Indian Association of Clinical Psychologists, PDPU, Gandhinagar, Gujrat (6-8 Feb. 2015) and won the Best Paper Award.

“Psychological consequences of terrorism on students” in 1st International Conference of Indian Academy of Health Psychology, University of Jammu, Jammu & Kashmir (6-8 Dec. 2015).

“Neurocognitive functioning: An indicator of Schizophrenia and Bipolar disorder” in 2nd International Conference of Indian Academy of Health Psychology, Gautam Buddha University, Greater Noida (16-18 Dec. 2016).

"A study of the selected psychosocial manifestations after committing a crime” in 52th National and 21st international conference of Indian Academy of Applied Psychology, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur (23-25 Feb. 2017).

“Does gender have a role in influencing psycho-social factors of Epilepsy?” in International Conference on Psychology Beyond Horizon, Jai Narayan Vyas University, Jodhpur (30 Aug. - 1 Sep. 2017).

“Influence of age on selected psycho-social aspects among the Epilepsy and Stroke patients”, in International Conference on Psychology, Health and Medicine, Amity University, Jaipur (2-4 Feb, 2018).

“Assessing the long term impacts of domestic violence”, in 44th NACIACP- 2018, Gautam Budha University, Greater Noida, U.P. (23rd – 25th Feb, 2018).

“Extent of suicide intent among teenagers having low academic grades”, in 8th International Conference of Somatic Inkblot Society (USA) and Inaugural Conference of International Tele Psychology Association (ITPA) at ICSSR Complex, Panjab University, Chandigarh (28-29th April, 2018).

“Quality of Life of LGBTQ community”, in 8th International Conference of Somatic Inkblot Society (USA) and Inaugural Conference of International Tele Psychology Association (ITPA) at ICSSR Complex, Panjab University, Chandigarh (28-29th April, 2018).

“Influence of Type of family on Stress, Social support, Mental health and Quality of Life of Epilepsy and Stroke patients” in the 4th International Conference of Indian Academy of Health Psychology held at C.M.C.S. College, Nasik, Maharashtra (23rd - 25th November, 2018).

“Mental health, anxiety and quality of life among women suffering from domestic violence” in the 5th International Conference of Indian Academy of Health Psychology held at M.G.K.V.P., Varanasi from 19th - 23rd October, 2019.

“Comparing the impact of duration of illness on the psychosocial factors among Epilepsy patients” in the International Conference on Emerging Trends in Cognitive Neurosciences: Forensic and Clinical Applications held at Gujarat Forensic Science University, Gandhinagar, Gujarat from 20th -22nd January, 2020.

Publications

Hingar, A., Sharma, P.L. and Paliwal, V. (2012). “HIV/AIDS: Health, Family and Community” Jaipur: Ritu Publications. A book which is published all over India. ISBN 978**********.

Paliwal, V., Paliwal, C.K., Fatma, N. and Chaturvedi, S. (2014). Personal Hygiene Habits among School-Going Children in Rural Areas of Jaipur, Rajasthan, India. International Journal of Scientific Research and Reviews, 3(2), 126 – 142.

Khurana, C. and Paliwal, V. (2014). An analysis of problems faced by handicraft sector in Jaipur, Rajasthan. International Journal of Research Science & Management, 1(4), 1-6.

Paliwal, V. and Paliwal, C.K. (2014). A comparative study of psycho-social factors among the mothers of male and female mentally challenged children. Indian Journal of Health and Wellbeing, 5(12), 1439-1444.

Singh, B. and Paliwal, V. (2014). Training and development scenario in public and private sector banks. Indian Journal of Health & Wellbeing, 5 (10), 1236-1239.

Hussain, S. and Paliwal, V. (2015). Psychological Aspects of Women Suffering from Domestic Violence. Global Journal for Research Analysis, 4(5), 190-191.

Singh, B. and Paliwal, V. (2015). An Exploratory Study of the Selected Psychological Factors among Criminals. International Journal of Scientific Research, 4(6), 128-129.

Paliwal, C.K. and Paliwal, V. (2016). Cognition in Schizophrenia and Bipolar disorder: Effects of gender difference. Indian Journal of Applied Research, 6(1), 90-92.

Kumari, R. and Paliwal, V. (2017). Prevalence of alcohol and nicotine dependence along with hopelessness and disability in campus residing students. International Journal of Scientific Research, 6(6), 462-464.

Singh, B., Yadav, P. and Paliwal, V. (2017). Psychosocial study of selected public and private sector bank employees. IOSR Journal of Business and Management, 19(12), 54-58.

Paliwal, V. (2017). Psychological consequences of terrorism on students. Global Journal of Human-Social Science: Arts & Humanities – Psychology, 17 (2), 40-46.

Chauhan, H. and Paliwal, V. (2018). Extent of suicide intent among teenagers having low academic grades. International Journal of Scientific Research and Reviews, 7(2), 122-128.

Ghosh, S. and Paliwal, V. (2018). Quality of life of LGBTQ community. International Journal of Scientific Research and Reviews, 7(2), 111-121.

Jain, V. and Paliwal, V. (2019). Socio Economic Status Shaping the Drug Attitude of Asthma Patients. International Journal of Applied Social Science, 6 (5), 1057-1061.

Kavya, B. and Paliwal, V. (2019). Juvenile delinquency: Psychosocial issues and challenges. Research Review International Journal of Multidisciplinary, 4(5), 1445-1448.

Chaired Session

Chaired the scientific session in 5th International and 7th Indian Psychological Science Congress held at Department of Psychology and Anthropology, Panjab University, Chandigarh (26-28 October, 2018).

Chaired the scientific session in the 4th International Conference of Indian Academy of Health Psychology held at C.M.C.S. College, Nasik, Maharashtra from 23rd to 25th November, 2018.

Chaired the scientific session in the 5th International Conference of Indian Academy of Health Psychology held at M.G.K.V.P., Varanasi from 19th to 23rd October, 2019.

Memberships

Member of the Editorial Board in Red Flower Publications for their Journal ‘Psychiatry and Mental Health’.

International Affiliate member of American Psychological Association (APA) (Membership # 03097258).

Life member of Indian Science Congress (ISC) (Membership No.: L29069).

Member of Healthcare Magic.com as online psychologist (consultation).

Life member of Indian Academy of Health Psychology (Membership No.: 04).

Life associate member of Indian Association of Clinical Psychologists (IACP) (Membership No.: LAM 397/15).

Member organizing (organizing secretary) in the governing council of International Tele Psychology Association.

Life member of Indian Association of Young Psychologists (IAYP)

Areas of Interest

Clinical Psychology

Physiological Psychology

Cognitive Psychology

Psychotherapies & Psychological Testing

Counseling

Languages known

Hindi

English

Computer Know-How

Internet Applications

Basic computer skills

SPSS (Statistical analysis software)

Career Aspirations

Looking for a long-term association with a professional organization of excellence where individual talents are acknowledged and at the same time fosters an environment of creativity and continuous learning among its employees with a conductive work culture to help in Psychological Research & Development.

Declaration

I hereby declare that the above information is true to the best of my knowledge and belief.

(Dr. Vismita Paliwal)



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