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Trainees from Psychiatry, Clinical Psychology, Psychiatric social work and nursing from different parts of the country are posted for training in psychiatric rehabilitation at our centre. 

One Month orientation programme in ‘Psychiatric Rehabilitation’ is conducted in the Month of August. 

From academic Year 2014-15, the following courses are being started

a.Fellowship course in psychiatric rehabilitation [2 Medical and 2 non-medical seats (1 sponsored in each)]

b.PhD in Mental Health rehabilitation (1 sponsored seat)

c.Vocational Training Course for Persons with Psychiatric disabilities at Psychiatric Rehabilitation Services in Bakery, Tailoring, Printing, Candle making & plastic moulding proposed to be started from 2014-15. 20 patients would be taken up for a cycle of 3 months. Fess would be waived off for BPL patients. A stipend of Rupees 1000 per month would be paid to them. 

Post-Graduate Training and Psychiatric Rehabilitation

Trainees from all behavioural sciences departments in NIMHANS are posted. They are allotted number of patients to take care of, under close supervision of the senior resident and consultants.  They are trained in rehabilitation interventions in 

1.Multidisciplinary rounds for day- boarders and 

2.Multidisciplinary SERWICE OPD 

3.Multidisciplinary rounds for inpatient referrals.

In addition, there are 2 academic programmes for the trainees 

1.Role plays on every Tuesdays from 12 Noon- 1 PM: in this trainees are asked to enact some common rehab scenarios and structured feedback is given by the audience to improve the performance.

2.Seminar/ journal club/video club/ debates on  Wednesdays from 9 -10 AM

Trainees posted with us are taken for field visits to other NGOs working in the field of psychiatric rehabilitation in order to learn how they train, place and help psychiatric patients.

Psychiatric rehabilitation posting for NIMHANS students

 

Course

Duration  of posting

MD Psychiatry

1 month

DPM Psychiatry

2 weeks

M.Phil Clinical Psychology

1 month

M.Phil Psychiatric social Work

1 month

M.Sc Psychiatric Nursing 1st year

2 weeks

M.Sc Psychiatric nursing 2nd year

1 month

B.Sc Nursing (orientation)

1 day

Diploma Psychiatric Nursing

1 month

Psychiatric Rehabilitation posting for Students from other parts of the country

Students in Psychiatry, Clinical Psychology, Psychiatric social work and Nursing from different parts of the country are posted for orientation to Psychiatric rehabilitation.

External Trainees in PRS for the academic year 2013-14

 

Sl No

Name of the stream

Number of Candidates

Duration

Institutional affiliation

1

MD (Psychiatry) / DPM-external

24

4-6 days

Different institutes across the country

2

MSc (Nursing)-external

538

2-5 days

Different institutes across the country

3

BSc  (Nursing)-external

179

2-5 days

Different institutes across the country

4

Diploma (Nursing)-external

5

2-5 days

Different institutes across the country

5

PC Basic BSc nursing

93

2-5 days

Different institutes across the country

6

M.A. Psychology

1

1 month

 

7

M.Phil Psychiatric Social work –External

172

4-7 days

Different institutes across the country