Email : firstname.lastname@example.org Phone # : 091-2244417 Address : Department of Psychology , Main Campus Charsadda Road , Peshawar Kpk.
February 8th 2008 till date Assistant professor/ Coordinator: Department of Psychology Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University.
Key Responsibilities: Teaching at M.sc, Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical psychology & M.Phil/Ph.D scholars. Taught Biological Psychology, Educational Psychology. History of Psychology, psycho diagnosis (DSM-IV-TR) & Neuropsychology. Student Research Advisor, Lead group discussion, As Coordinator of the Department plan, organize & supervise the work of the department. Under the general supervision of the Vice Chancellor and the Dean exercise all the administrative and academic powers. Responsible to prepare a comprehensive annual report regarding the performances of the department faculty or research & scientific /technology development and submit report to the Dean of the faculty for evaluation. Introduced M.phil/Ph.D& 4-years BS programme in the department.
26th Dec 2005-7 Feb 2008 Lecturer in the Department of Psychology Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University.
Key Responsibilities: Delivered lectures on Biological psychology, Educational psychology to Post graduate students. Established psychology laboratory and psychotherapeutic center in the Department.
15 Sept 2004 - 15 Nov 2004 Jinnah college for women as lecturer University of Peshawar, Pakistan.
Key Responsibilities: Taught Developmental Psychology at graduate level.
1st April 2004 - 31sJuly 2004 as psychologist in NUR Education Trust(Shelter).
Key Responsibilities: Provide psychotherapy/counseling to the Women coming from jail or need temporary support in shelter. Prepare their assessment report after taking the interview and applying psychological test batteries. Prepared weekly report of the shelter activities.
1st Oct 2002 - 28th Feb 2003 as psychotherapist in Burn ward of Khyber Teaching Hospital Peshawar Pakistan.
Key Responsibilities: The task was assigned from a local NGO(paradise environmental & Community welfare society Peshawar) to collect the data of women suffering from domestic violence. Provide counseling to the sufferers and their family.
1st July 2001- 30th Sep 2002 as psychotherapist/project officer in Mental Hospital Peshawar Pakistan.
Key Responsibilities: Duties included; assessment of psychiatric patients including initial interviews ,administration of psychological and psychiatric ,analysis and interpretation of tests; provisional diagnosis during morning rounds, and consultation with psychiatrists to arrive at the final diagnosis ,leading to appropriate treatment plans. Provide counseling services and cognitive therapy, REBT, Faimly, & supportive therapy to both in and out door patients, for various kind of psychological disorders, like depression, anxiety, post traumatic stress disorder, dementia, Marital problems etc. all duties culminated as monthly progress report on therapy, outcomes of individual patients to the head of the department.
Data collection during July 2000“problem of aging” for Nation council of social welfare Islamabad.
Key responsibilities: After getting a training, a structured interview was taken from the Community belongs lower socio economic status and data was submitted to concerned organization
Ph.D in Psychology
Honor and Awards
Member of Curriculum Development Committee of 4 years BS programme by Higher Education Commission Pakistan.Member of Public Service Commission Pakistan in 2008.
Graduate Students Postdocs Undergraduate Students Honor Students
Onset of schizophrenia with and without anxiety disorder(2008)
Pre & post Analysis of Trainees towards the perception of a good teacher(2008)
Mental health of Children living in Orphanhomes.(2009)
Short Term Memory in mania, Schizophrenia,&Epilepsy.(2010)
Cannabis as a risk factor of relapse in Schizophrenia.
Death Anxiety and life satisfaction among Pak army and police.
Cognitive dysfunction in schizophrenia.
Role of life satisfaction and suicidal ideation among youth of Waziristan.
Drug Abuse And Suggestibility Among Students of professional Institution.
Egocentrism: As a predictor of depression among Adolescent.
Coordinator Department of Women Development in 2009 Provide counseling services to the students of Frontier Women university, Pakistan.Same service was also provided to the community through a Newspaper “Mashriq”.
Brief Statement of Research Interest
Kalsoom. U, Jahangir. S.F, Khan. N (2006). Errors in short term memory: Acomparison among three positional models in patients with dementia and normalsubjects. Pakistan journal of psychology. Volume: 37,2, pp. 31-44.
Jahangir.S.F,`Kalsoom.U,Nazar.Z(2008).Depression: A causal factor ofdementia. (Pakistan Journal of psychology.Volume:39,2).
Um-e-kalsoom,Waheed,S(2010) Mental Health Of Children Living In Orphans Homes.FWU Journal of Social Sciences.VOL.4,2, pp.7988.
UmeKalsoom,Jahangir,S.F,Khalily,M.T(2011).Serial Order in Short-Term Memory:A Comparative Study Between Dementia Patients and Normal Individuals.pakistan Journal of psychology.
Research Grants and Contracts
Other Research or Creative Accomplishments
Established link between Leicester University Uk and Frontier women University Peshawar Pakistan Under HEC-BC Linkage Activities. Assistant link coordinator HEC- British council linkage activities From 1st january 2007 till 1st sep 2008 Key Responsibilities Development and improvement of exiting curriculum Purchases of books, psychological equipments, computers etc.Visit of faculty members of FWUP to Leicester University Uk to enhance their academic skills.Fostering joint research orientation at national and international level Organized workshops under the head.Sent number of students for ph.D to Leicester University. Visit Leister university UK 2009-2010 under linkages activities Visit Leicester university Uk 2007 under linkage activates Member selection board from grade 1-16 (Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University(SBBWU) Member/convener purchase committee (SBBWU) In charge renovation, food department (SBBWU) Established psychology Lab and computer science Lab(SBBWU) Coordinator/organizer Five days workshop on statistical packages for social sciences, 2008 Two days workshop on Projective Technique, 2007 25 days workshop on Staff Development Course, 2007 New Millennium Science Exhibition 2000 Three days workshop on test construction 2009 Two days workshop on data Analysis 18-19 May, 2010 WORKSHOP AND CONFERENCES ATTENDED.
Current Global Scenario and psychologist, research designed and modes of analysis 2002
The status of psychology in Pakistan, 2003
Stressful life events and the role of psychologist. Projective techniques 2005
Fifty years of psychology in Pakistan and future developments.1998
Socio-psychological determinants of crimes in Pakistan 2005
5 days workshop on research methods in psychology 2006.
Management of disaster; focus on children and families. Psychological issues of children post disaster 2006.
One Day workshop on Semester System on 27th July,2006
Three days workshop on Exploring Opportunities for PHD & Post DOCS in Foreign Universities 21-23 december,2006
Professional Development of Teachers In Higher Education In Pakistan,January,16-18,2007
5 days workshop on Statistical packages for social sciences .2008
International conference on Culture and Mental Health.GC University Lahor,Pakistan.2009
Three days workshop on test construction 2009
Two days workshop on Behavior & Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy on the 12th & 13th of March,2010
Mental health week at GC university Lahore, March.2010
Two days workshop on data Analysis 18-19 May,2010
One Day workshop on “Publishing your Research” 2nd April,2011
Four Days workshop on “Research Proposal” 23-26 january,2012
One week Workshop on Structural Equation Modeling ,10-15,july,2012