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Psychiatric Counselling

Name of Course: Psychiatric Counselling Course 

Duration: 6 Months

 Provided by: RKSMVV & WBSU

Date of Commencement: December 2021(Tentative)

Course Overview: The last few decades have seen a rapid change in our lifestyles and consequently in the society itself. This rapid change is drawing heavily on our adaptive resources, producing increased stress and tension as one has to cope with the increased expectation and pressure. Mental illness and distress are becoming increasingly common and these account for a significant burden of disability within our community.

More so, dramatic changes in family, job, business due to pandemic has increased the need for counselling and behaviour therapy for everyone. The need of the moment is therefore, mental health professionals who can deal with this situation.

Unfortunately, there’s a gaping hiatus between the number of persons seeking psychological help and the available professionals, thus leaving a large proportion of persons distressed and unattended.

There is also a growing interest amongst the youth in understanding and enhancing positive mental health and wellbeing. So Ramakrishna Sarada Mission Vivekananda Vidyabhavan is going to start a 6 months counselling course. The college is going to be affiliated with West Bengal State University to provide this course.

 Course Objectives: The major objective of the course is to impart the micro-skills of counseling and hands-on training in counseling to those students or professionals who wish to pursue their career in the helping field. The course places equal emphasis on theoretical understanding of the concepts of counselling as well as practical experience.

professionals who can work as managers in Hospital sector to increase the efficiency of operations, patient care, an as managers in Hospital sector to

Job Opportunities:

  • School Counsellor

*(Employment of school and career counselors and advisors is projected to grow 8 percent from 2019 to 2029, much faster than the average for all occupations. Rising student enrolment in elementary, middle, and high schools is expected to increase demand for school counselors.)

  • Pastoral Counseling
  • Mental Health Counselor
  • Rehabilitation Counselor
  • Community Counselor

 Who can take the Course: Students with graduate degree of a recognised University in any subject. Selection for admission will be based on merit assessed by the bio-data and interview. Formal exposure to social sciences (college level education) viz. Psychology, Philosophy, Education, Nursing, Social Work will be given preference. Medical students and doctors also are preferred.

Course Fee

Admission Fee – 1, 000/-

Course Fee – 5,000/-