The Lancet journal highlights the high prevalence of mental health and substance use disorders, affecting around 45 million and 30 million Indians, respectively. A study by NIMHANS reveals that over 150 million Indians require mental health services, with less than 30% receiving treatment.These findings underscore the urgent need for substantial improvements in mental health care across the country.
This comprehensive online course aims to address the significant gap in mental health training and services. With an emphasis on practical skill development through case studies and interactive discussions with the HUB team and peers. Additionally, our e-learning platform features a vibrant discussion forum, fostering ongoing dialogue and co-learning with renowned experts and fellow practitioners.
Through evidence-based practices and insights, participants will gain effective interventions and culturally sensitive approaches. Join us in transforming lives and bridging the gap in Indian mental health services.
- Identification, screening for mental health disorders (CMD, SUD and SMD) and factors influencing it
- Differentiating the various factors leading to disorders by integrating hereditary, neurobiological and Psycho-social factors for a holistic approach
- Ability to decide and provide optimal evidence based psychosocial intervention
- Decision making about what type of psychosocial intervention to be provided by psychologist and psychiatric social workers
- Maintaining follow up using contemporary technology
Duration: starting from 04th July weekly
a. Synchronous learning (Live tele-ECHO): 14hrs
b. Asynchronous learning: 16hrs self paced e-learning at elearn.vknnimhans.in)