Asanka Dilan Nayana Bulathwatta

E-Mail: adnayana@yahoo.com

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EDUCATION

2012 PhD Candidate in Educational and Rehabilitative Psychology

Institute of Psychology, University of Leipzig, Germany.

2012 European Masters in Work, Organizational and Personnel Psychology

University of Valencia, Spain/University of Bologna,Italy.

2008 Bachelor of Arts, Major in Psychology (First Class Honors)

University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka

2007 Certificate Course in Human Resource Management

Institute of personnel management, Sri Lanka

  1. Diploma in Counseling

Institute of Psychological Studies, Colombo, Sri Lanka

2004 Certificate in Spoken English and Grammar

American College of Higher Education, Sri Lanka

2003 Pre-Intermediate English Language Course

British Council, Sri Lanka


AWARDS AND CERTIFICATES

2000 Award of Excellence, Creative Writing

All Island Writers Association, Sri Lanka

  1. Award of Excellence

St; Thomas’ College, Matale, Sri Lanka


PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS & POSTS HELD

2008 Representative for 2007/2008 Batch, Psychology Alumni Association

University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka

2008 Associate member, Psychology Conference

(Towards Understanding Psychology), University of Peradeniya .Sri lanka


TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Academic Teaching

2013 May- 2013 August : Teaching Assistant; Department of Educational & Rehabilitative Psychology, Institute of Psychology, University of Leipzig, Germany.

2013 May-2013 September : Scientific Assistant; Translational Center for Regenerative Medicine (TRM), Philipp-Rosenthal-Str. 55, 04103 Leipzig,Germany

2008 December – 2010 March : Department of Philosophy and Psychology, Faculty of Arts, University of Peradeniya,Sri Lanka

Lecturer

  • Teaching undergraduate students from the Department of Philosophy and Psychology.

The subject area covered in the lectures includes Test and Measurement, Biological Foundation, Social Psychology, Buddhist Psychology, Applied Psychology Both in English and Sinhala medium. Provide supervision for fourth year students from the Department of Philosophy and Psychology.

Dissertation Guidance

Topic

  • Psychological study for the courses of deserting in NAVY

  • Combat stress and Family life

  • Team work and its influences on productivity

  • Relationship between employee efficiency and job satisfaction.

2009April- 2009 June: Department of Nursing, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, and University of Peradeniya


Visiting Lecturer

  • Teaching undergraduates from the departments of Nursing, physiotherapy, Pharmacy, Radiography, in faculty of Allied health Sciences

  • (Course Covered -Introduction to Psychology-PY 1105)

Field-level Teaching/Training

2009 Adolescence sexuality and Health, training received from Suwa Puyasa, Kandy

2009 Neuro- linguistic Programming,Training recieved by Mr.Somabandu Kodikara,Gateway International

2009 A lecture on Para Psychology, The lecture was organized by the science Society, Kingswood College,Kandy

2008 Volunteer counselor, provided counselling service for the community by based on MOH office, Wattegama.

2008 Volunteer Counsellor,Provided counsellling service for the Prison inmates of Prison Bogambara,Kandy

2008 Living with Affirming Diversity, a work shop conducted for school children in Wattegama Area.

2008 Treats and humanistic Counselling, one day training programme for Midwives in MOH Office,Wattegama.


Organized work shops

2009 Adolescence sexuality and Health-Organized collaborate with Suwa piyasa ,Kandy and Senior Student Counselors in University of Peradeniya.

2009 Neuro- linguistic Programming, Organized collaborate with Psychology Society, University of Peradeniya


RESEARCH & PUBLICATIONS

Psycho-Social Problems of Street Children in Sri Lanka

Bulathwatta, A. (2013). Psycho-Social Problems of Street Children in Sri Lanka. In E.Witruk and
A.Wilcke (Eds.), Historical and Cross-Cultural Aspects of Psychology. (pp. 273-276) Frankfurt am
main, Peter Lang.

 

Developing Work life balance for better future

Bulathwatta, A. (2012), Developing Work life balance for better future, Malta Independent, Malta.

 

Emotional intelligence and self-efficacy: Effects on stress
coping strategies

Bulathwatta, A. (2012). Master Thesis- “Emotional intelligence and self-efficacy: Effects on stress
coping strategies.” Department of Social Psychology, University of Valencia, Spain.

Social Psychology (Unraveling the Mystery) (Bulathwatta, A.,“Trans”)

Kenrick, D.T., Neuberg,S. L., Cialdini, R.B, (2009). Social Psychology (Unraveling the Mystery) (Bulathwatta, A.,“Trans” ) , Sanhida Publications, Sri Lanka. (Original work published in 1999).

 

Jealousy (In a psychological point of view)

Bulathwatta, A. (2010). Jealousy (In a psychological point of view). In Perera & Hewage (Eds.), Sambhasha. (pp.645-651) Piriwen education branch- Ministry of Education, Sri Lanka.

 

Why do we need Counselling

Bulathwatta, A. (2010).Why do we need Counselling. In Perera & Hewage (Eds.), Sambhasha. (P.661-667) Piriwen education branch- Ministry of Education, Sri Lanka.

 

Carl Jung's "Collective Unconscious" and "Mandala" Concept

Bulathwatta, A.(2009).Carl Jung's "Collective Unconscious" and "Mandala" Concept-Alternative Archeology, Department of Archeology, Faculty of Arts, Univeristy of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.

 

Emotional intelligence and self-efficacy: Effects on stress coping strategies

Master’s Thesis- “Emotional intelligence and self-efficacy: Effects on stress coping strategies.”(2012) Department of Social Psychology, University of Valencia, Spain, University of Bologna, Italy.

 

Persuasive impact of effective advertising messages

Bachelor's Thesis- "Persuasive impact of effective advertising messages", (2008) Department of Philosophy and Psychology, Faculty of Arts, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.

 

Psycho-Social Problems of Street Children in Sri Lanka

Bulathwatta, A. (2013). Psycho-Social Problems of Street Children in Sri Lanka. In Witruk and Wilcke (Eds.), Historical and Cross-Cultural Aspects of Psychology. (pp. 273-276) Peter

CONFERENCES ATTENDED

2013 ProRat (PromovierendenRat) Conference on Trauma and Conflict , Topic of the
presentation- ‘Ragging as a trauma among University Students’, Universität Leipzig,
PromovierendenRat, Burgstraße 21, 04109 Leipzig.

2009 International Psychological conference (Leipzig, Germany)-Financed by DAAD

2008 Annual Psychological Conference. (Towards Understanding Psychology)

University of Peradeniya,Sri lanka.


RESEARCH

2012 Emotional Intelligence and Self-efficacy: Effects on stress coping strategies,

Master’s Thesis Completed for the European Masters in Work, Organizational and Personnel Psychology, University of Valencia, Spain/University of Bologna, Italy.


  1. Persuasive impact of Effective Advertising Messages, The dissertation completed for the final year Examination with a field based research, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.


2008 Sociological and Psychological Problems of Street Children in Sri Lanka,

This research was conducted in Kandy Area together with NCPA (National Child Protection Authority), Sri Lanka.


EXPERIENCE

Student Counselor

  • Offer psychological and counseling services to students who request the service. In addition, provide other types of help (career guidance, mentoring, etc.) through the Student Welfare Center of the Faculty of Arts.

  • Conducting Counseling and training programme under the Student Counseling Programme for the new students 2010 in Faculty of Arts, University of Peradeniya.

  • Volunteer Student Counselor of Student Counselor team in University of Peradeniya.



TRAINING RECEIVED

  • 2012 Human Resources Internship in Foundation for Human Resources Development (FHRD) in Malta.

  • 2008 I was trained on music therapy session which conducted by Linda Rose, Social Worker in United Kingdom

  • 2007 Two day Training Programme on Drug addiction and Music Therapy.

COMPUTER LITERACY

  • Skilled in Microsoft Office 2004 (Microsoft Office Word, Microsoft Office PowerPoint, Microsoft Office Publisher, and Microsoft Office Excel),SPSS,Lisrel

  • Certificate holder on Information Technology from Information Technology Center, University of Peradeniya.