Profile of S.M. Abul Kalam Azad

... Name S.M. Abul Kalam Azad
Designation Associate Professor
Last Degree M.Phil, MSc, BSc.
   

Educational Qualifications

 

M. Phil (2006)

Degree Awarded

Department of Clinical Psychology

University of Dhaka

 

M.SC. (2002)

First Class 1st

Department of Clinical Psychology

University of Dhaka

 

B.Sc. Honours (2000)

Second Class

Department of Psychology

University of Dhaka

 

H.S.C (1995)

First Division

Notre Dame College

Dhaka Board

S.S.C (1993)

First Division

Motijheel Model High School

Dhaka Board

Experience

25 February 2014 – Present         Associate Professor

Department of Clinical Psychology

                                                     University of Dhaka

9 April 2011 – 24.02.2014           Assistant Professor

                                                    Department of Clinical Psychology

                                                    University of Dhaka

9 November 2008- 8 April 2011  Lecturer

                                                     Department of Clinical Psychology

                                                     University of Dhaka

July 2005-Dec. 2007                    Field Research Officer/HIV Counsellor

                    HIV/AIDS Programme, LSD, ICDDR, B

January 2002 - Dec. 2002            Trainee Clinical Psychologist (Part-time)

                                                     Counselling and Guidance Centre, (TSC), Dhaka University.

Published Research articles

1.  Exploring Post-traumatic Reactions of Survivors of Rana Plaza Disaster. The Dhaka University Journal of Psychology, Vol. 39, 2015, P. 51 – 58.

2. Exploring Sources of Stress among Men having Sex with Men (MSM) in Bangladesh. Bangladesh Psychological Studies, 2012, Vol. 22, P. 37-46

3. Self-esteem of patients with psychological disorders. The Dhaka University Journal of Psychology, Vol. 34, 2010, P. 63 – 67.

4.  Behavioural Problem, Academic Achievement and Self-concept in Boys and Girls of Primary School.  Dhaka University Journal of Biological Sciences, vol. 17 (2):119-126, 2008 (July).

5.  Behavioural Problems in Primary School Children of Dhaka City. Bangladesh Psychological     Studies, 2006, Vol: 16, P. 67-78

25 February 2014 – Present         Associate Professor

Department of Clinical Psychology

                                                     University of Dhaka

9 April 2011 – 24.02.2014           Assistant Professor

                                                    Department of Clinical Psychology

                                                    University of Dhaka

9 November 2008- 8 April 2011  Lecturer

                                                     Department of Clinical Psychology

                                                     University of Dhaka

 

Scholastic Honours and Awards

PhD Fellow-2017 of University Grants Commission, Bangladesh

M. Phil Research Scholarship: Department of Clinical Psychology, Faculty of Biological Sciences, University of Dhaka

Undergraduate Merit Stipend: Department of Psychology, Faculty of Biological Sciences, University of Dhaka

Research Interests

Autism Spectrum Disorder

Behavioural and emotional problems of children

Adult mental health problems

25 February 2014 – Present         Associate Professor

Department of Clinical Psychology

                                                     University of Dhaka

9 April 2011 – 24.02.2014           Assistant Professor

                                                    Department of Clinical Psychology

                                                    University of Dhaka

9 November 2008- 8 April 2011  Lecturer

                                                     Department of Clinical Psychology

                                                     University of Dhaka

 

 

 

S.M. ABUL KALAM AZAD

Associate Professor (PhD Researcher)

Department of Clinical Psychology

University of Dhaka


 

Personal Information

Corresponding address: Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Dhaka,

Room # 5017 (4th Floor), Arts Building

Date of birth: 10th March 1978

Nationality: Bangladeshi

Gender: Male

Marital Status: Married

Phone: 9661920-73, Ext – 7801

Mobile: +88- 01912907009, +88- 01715795815

E-mail: smazad@du.ac.bd

 

Educational Qualifications

 

M. Phil (2006)

Degree Awarded

Department of Clinical Psychology

University of Dhaka

 

M.SC. (2002)

First Class 1st

Department of Clinical Psychology

University of Dhaka

 

B.Sc. Honours (2000)

Second Class

Department of Psychology

University of Dhaka

 

H.S.C (1995)

First Division

Notre Dame College

Dhaka Board

S.S.C (1993)

First Division

Motijheel Model High School

Dhaka Board

 

Experience

25 February 2014 – Present         Associate Professor

Department of Clinical Psychology

                                                     University of Dhaka

9 April 2011 – 24.02.2014           Assistant Professor

                                                    Department of Clinical Psychology

                                                    University of Dhaka

9 November 2008- 8 April 2011  Lecturer

                                                     Department of Clinical Psychology

                                                     University of Dhaka

July 2005-Dec. 2007                    Field Research Officer/HIV Counsellor

                    HIV/AIDS Programme, LSD, ICDDR, B

January 2002 - Dec. 2002            Trainee Clinical Psychologist (Part-time)

                                                     Counselling and Guidance Centre, (TSC), Dhaka University.

 

Published Research articles

1.  Exploring Post-traumatic Reactions of Survivors of Rana Plaza Disaster. The Dhaka University Journal of Psychology, Vol. 39, 2015, P. 51 – 58.

2. Exploring Sources of Stress among Men having Sex with Men (MSM) in Bangladesh.          Bangladesh Psychological Studies, 2012, Vol. 22, P. 37-46

3. Self-esteem of patients with psychological disorders. The Dhaka University Journal        of Psychology, Vol. 34, 2010, P. 63 – 67.

4.  Behavioural Problem, Academic Achievement and Self-concept in Boys and Girls of Primary      School.  Dhaka University Journal of Biological Sciences, vol. 17 (2):119-126, 2008 (July).

5.  Behavioural Problems in Primary School Children of Dhaka City. Bangladesh Psychological     Studies, 2006, Vol: 16, P. 67-78

 

Conference Participation

1.6th Asian CBT Conference (9-12 February 2018) Dhaka, Bangladesh. Organized by Bangladesh Clinical Psychology Society, Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Dhaka and Nasirullah Psychotherapy Unit, Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Dhaka.

2. The 2nd International Developmental Pediatrics Association Congress (7-10 December 2017)  hosted by Ummeed Child Development Center, Mumbai, India held at  Nehru Centre, Worli, Mumbai, India

3. Tenth Annual Conference of Bangladesh Association for Child & Adolescent Mental Health (27–28 November 2017) at BSMMU, Dhaka.

4. 1st Neuroscience Research in Bangladesh (15 April 2017) jointly organized by Neuroscience Research Centre of Dhaka University and Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology of Dhaka University.

5. 4th Bangladesh Clinical Psychology Conference (19-22 August 2014). Organized by Bangladesh Clinical Psychology Society and Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Dhaka and Nasirullah Psychotherapy Unit, Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Dhaka.

6. 3rd Bangladesh Clinical Psychology Conference (27-28 October 2011) jointly organized by Bangladesh Clinical Psychology Society and Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Dhaka.

 

 

Research Experience

1. Co-researcher of the research project (2010): Assessment of Psycho-social Impairments Among Children Using Bengali Version of the Beck Youth Inventories of Emotional and Social Impairment, funded by the CENTRE FOR ADVANCED STUDIES AND RESEARCH IN BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES, University of Dhaka.

2. Researcher of the research project (2011) Psychological Interventions of Depressed Mothers Living in the Slum Areas of Dhaka City, financed by the Child Development Unit under the Clinical sciences Division of ICDDR,B

3. Supervisor of the research project (2013-14): Exploring Post-traumatic Reactions of the Survivors of Building Collapse at Savar, Dhaka. Funded by the CENTRE FOR ADVANCED STUDIES AND RESEARCH IN BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES, UNIVERSITY OF DHAKA.

4. Research Supervisor of the project (2014) Exploring Psycho-social Problems Among Adolescents in Bangladesh. Funded by the Biotechnology Research Centre, University of Dhaka

5. Principal Investigator of the research project Bangladesh (2014): Psychosocial and nutritional impact on mothers and children of ACF MHCP Community-based Prevention Program in Cox’s Bazar. Organized by ACF International and funding provided by United States Government

6. Supervisor of the research project (2016-17): Violent behaviour among youths in Bangladesh Funded by the CENTRE FOR ADVANCED STUDIES AND RESEARCH IN BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES, UNIVERSITY OF DHAKA.

 

Professional Training and Certificate Courses

1. Training Workshop on “Early Identification and Intervention in Autism Spectrum Disorders: Building Developmental Capacity to Learn in the Early Years” held in the2nd International Developmental Pediatrics Association (IDPA) Congress on December 7, 2017 at Bombay YMCA, Mumbai, India

2. Child and Adolescents Psychotherapy (22-31 October 2017) jointly organized by Department of Clinical Psychology and Nasirullah Psychotherapy Unit, Dhaka University. Trained by Deirdre Dowling, Consultant of Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychotherapy, UK.

3. Advanced Research Method: Meta-analysis for Behavioural and Clinical Research (16-19 August 2017) jointly organized by Department of Clinical Psychology and Nasirullah Psychotherapy Unit, Dhaka University. Trained by Prof. Dr. Abdul Khaleque, Senior Scientist, Rohner Center, UCON, CT, USA

4. Principles and Strategies of Neuropsychological Rehabilitation (27 Feb-5 March 2017) jointly organized by Department of Clinical Psychology and Nasirullah Psychotherapy Unit, Dhaka University

5. Systemic and Family Therapy Training: Foudation Level (2nd  November 2015 – 13th November 2015) facilitated by Dr. Glenda Fredman, Consultant Clinical Psychologist NHS Trust, UK and Philip Messent, Consultant Family Therapist, East London NHS Trust

6. Training Workshop on Psychosis 1: CBT for Delusion (24th November 2014) at Oxford Cognitive Therapy Centre, Warne ford hospital, UK

7. Training Workshop on Psychosis 2: CBT for Voices (25th November 2014) at Oxford Cognitive Therapy Centre, Warne ford hospital, UK

8. Training course on Qualitative Research Methods (7-11 June 2009) at ICDDR,B, Dhaka, Bangladesh

9. Training course on Epidemiology and Biostatistics (15 February-12 March 2009) at ICDDR,B, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

10. Three days (10th –12th December 07) training Workshop on Drama Therapy, held in Psychology Lab of the Centre of Excellence, Dhaka University. Organized by Multi-sectoral programme on violence against women, Ministry of Women and Children Affairs, Govt. of Bangladesh.

11. Advanced VCT training certificate held in July 9-14, 2005, Dhaka, Bangladesh. Trained by Kathleen Casey, Senior Technical Officer, Testing and Counselling, FHI, Asia Pacific Division, Bangkok. Sponsored by Family Health International.

12. Training Course on Drug de-addiction:- Held In December 12, 2003 – December 23, 2003 at New Delhi, India Conducted by Dr. Sanjay Chugh, M.D. (Psychiatry) Consultant Psychiatrist, and Dr. Neeraj (Professor of AIMS India) Organized by Prottoy Medical Clinic.  

 

Scholastic Honours and Awards

PhD Fellow-2017 of University Grants Commission, Bangladesh

M. Phil Research Scholarship: Department of Clinical Psychology, Faculty of Biological Sciences, University of Dhaka

Undergraduate Merit Stipend: Department of Psychology, Faculty of Biological Sciences, University of Dhaka

 

 

Professional Affiliation

General member, Bangladesh Psychology Association, (BPA)

General member, Bangladesh Clinical Psychology Society (BCPS)

Member, Bangladesh Association for Child & Adolescent Mental Health (BACAMH)
Member, International Developmental Pediatrics Association (IDPA)

Member, Global Research & Development Services (GRDS)

 

Research Interests

Autism Spectrum Disorder

Behavioural and emotional problems of children

Adult mental health problems