Doctors: Diploma in Community Mental Health

Specially designed for Medical Officers working at District and Taluk level Government Hospitals in various parts of the country.This digital Diploma course will provide a basic understanding of the  common Mental health conditions and best-practices in management. This is also suitable for those doctors who are willing to upscale themselves to handle any basic challanges related to mental health issues  The course covers the basic concepts, practices and the translation of knowledge into clinical practice.

Team Leads: Dr Sumit D and Dr Prabhat Chand, Faculty Dept of Psychiatry

Content And Curriculum

Registration OPEN

Courses Available

4

Nurses: Diploma in Community Mental Health

 This program is aimed at capacity building in nursing and preparing nurses to work at the grassroot level in implementing mental health care. We are highly encouraged to get the responses from our nursing fraternity.  The first batch is getting formed.

Dr. Radhakrishnan, Faculty of the Department of Nursing will be the course coordinator and Team Lead for the Nursing programs.

Course Curriculum 

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Participants per Batch

40

Psychology: Diploma in Community Mental Health

OPEN

"Diploma in Community Mental Health"

Eligibility for Psychology: Masters in Psychology

Team Leads: Dr Aruna, Ms Simran, Dept. of Clinical Psychology

                  Course Content

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Courses Available

50

Foundation of Addiction Management - Round 2

Advanced Course/PLUS

Open to  NIMHANS Digital Academy Accredited Mental Healthcare providers i.e. Diploma or having undergone foundation training in mental health . Also MBBS doctors having minimum three month training in mental health/psychiatry, MD/DNB/DPM Psychiatry, Delivered through Virtual Knowledge Network NIMHANS ECHO platform. This includes weekly case discussions, didactic, handholding and more intensive and personalized case based training. The objective is here to create "Local Experts" This will cover fundamentals of  addictions/Substance abuse assessment,  brief intervention techniques, pharmacological interventions of commonly abused substances like Alcohol, tobacco, Cannabis etc. 

Registration is FULL 

Starting from January 2019

Details vlc.nimhans.ac.in

Course Lead: Prabhat Chand, and Centre for Addiction Medicine Team

Courses Available

50

Social work: Diploma in Community Mental Health

 

    Diploma in community mental health for Social Workers is blended learning digital certificate course of three months designed to train social work professionals in mental health service delivery system.  The course aims at enhancing the theoretical and practical knowledge in psychiatric social work practice in community mental health setting.

        The course deals with topics that help in identifying the mental disorders, psychosocial issues associated with those disorders and psychosocial treatment procedures. Additionally, course will provide base for individual, family, couple, child, group and community based psychosocial interventions in preventive and promotive aspects.

Team lead: Aravind E, Bino Thomas, Faculty Dept of Psychiatry Social work and Ms Karisma 

Curriculum 

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Courses Available

50

Foundation Course in Perinatal Mental health (WMH)

This introductory digital self-paced learning course in perinatal mental health is suitable for anyone who works with women with mental health problems, such as family physicians, nurses, social workers, obstetricians and psychologists. They should have a foundation knowledge about Mental health.

Overview

Registration will OPEN Soon. 

Course starts from March 2019

Course Lead: Prof Prabha Chandra and Perinatal Psychiatry team

Courses Available

40

Upcoming

Batch 2: Diploma in Community Mental health -Nursing, Batch 5: Diploma in Community Mental health-Doctors, Batch 2: Diploma in Community Mental health: Psychology. Certificate course in Tobacco Cessation: Dentists and Physicians

OTHER BLENDED DIGITAL COURSES

In-depth, Patient Centric, Best practices + Wisodom, Speciality learning and tele-mentoring in Addiction, Women Mental Health, Rehabilitation, DMHP

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After foundation training in Mental health, an individual or specific state workforce, can enroll into this continued, in-depth , case based/patient centric discussion on best practice management, and mentoring with the objective to create "local experts"

Join with us

To be part of NIMHANS Digital Platform of Mental Health Care & Learn Best Practices through Case discussions, Videos, Simulation, Role-play. Your expertise will increase access to Mental health care through this Collaborative Network.

Immersive learning!

Can Continue to be Part of Learning Loop!

VKN ECHO Speciality

Addiction, Women Mental health and Rehabilitation: Weekly/fortnightly tele-clinic is on “Case based learning to understand the Complexities”, “Following best-practices like algorithms, guidelines along with clinical wisdom" , “Smartphone app technology” , “web based monitoring for the outcomes" and Accreditation vlc.nimhans.ac.in

District Mental Health Programe (DMHP)

Videoconference based ‘Continuing Skill Development’ (vCSD) Program, Tele-On Consultation Training(Tele-OCT) nimhans.co.in

ACADEMIC NEWS

2 Nov 2018

Dr. Bhavya K Bairy and Dr. Sumit Kumar Durgoji Presented about NIMHANS Digital Academy at TELEMEDICON 2018 held at Amaravati Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh on 1st – 3rd Nov, 2018

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23 Oct 2018

Health Ministry asks states to set up mental health authority, review boards

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This initiative of the ministry is aimed at addressing the gap between requirement and availability of professionals
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3 Sep 2018
18 Aug 2018

First Training Seminar of NIMHANS Digital Academy

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We are happy to announce that, we achieved our First Milestone by successfully completing the Interactive seminar and
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11 Aug 2018

Odisha inks MoUs with VKN NIMHANS for Mental Health, De-addiction Care

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11 Aug 2018

Article published in “Indian Express” about Govt inks pacts on Mental Health Care

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  Full article is available at Indian Express
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7 Aug 2018

Updates on : Doctors Course || Diploma in Community Mental Health

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At present Batch 1 and Batch 2 Doctors have started.  Now registration is OPEN for Batch 3.
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28 Jul 2018

Interactive seminar on “DIGITAL LEARNING IN MENTAL HEALTH” 18th August, 2018, 1 PM to 5 PM

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