Fr. Dr Konrad Noronha SJ, Director, Co-convener
Konrad J. Noronha, PhD (USA), MS (USA), MTh (Delhi), BHMS (Pune), is the Director of the Center for Safeguarding – CCP Unit, at De Nobili College, Pune, India. He is the co-convener of the Safeguarding Commission of the Jesuit Conference of South Asia. He the Director and Coordinator of the Pastoral Management Program at Jnana Deepa Vidyapeeth, Pune, India. He has a Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Loyola University Maryland and a Masters in Systematic Theology from Vidyajyoti College of Theology, Delhi. His Doctorate is in Counselor Education and Supervision from Loyola University, Maryland. He is a visiting scholar to the Institute of Psychology, Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome, Italy. In India, he is a licensed homoeopathic physician. As a catholic priest, he belongs to the Society of Jesus. His work focuses on adult clients, especially seminarians, clergy, vowed religious and older adults. The intersection of psychology and spirituality/religiosity are among his research interests; the emphasis being on clinical applications of research findings. He has done extensive clinical work at various sites in USA and India and has given talks, conducted workshops and retreats, and has audibles, book chapters, articles and peer reviews to his credit.