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
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.
Participants per Batch40
"Diploma in Community Mental Health"
Eligibility for Psychology: Masters in Psychology
Team Leads: Dr Aruna, Ms Simran, Dept. of Clinical Psychology
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.
Starting from January 2019
Course Lead: Prabhat Chand, and Centre for Addiction Medicine Team
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
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.
Registration will OPEN Soon.
Course starts from March 2019
Course Lead: Prof Prabha Chandra and Perinatal Psychiatry team
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"
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
Videoconference based ‘Continuing Skill Development’ (vCSD) Program, Tele-On Consultation Training(Tele-OCT) nimhans.co.in