Vishakha

Group for Women's Education and Research
Short term Certificate Course



FOSTERING STRENGTHS: A CERTIFICATE COURSE IN PSYCHO-SOCIAL WORK WITH ADOLESCENTS AND YOUNG PEOPLE


Vishakha in collaboration iCALL and TISS is organizing a certificate training program, Fostering Strengths! It is a 3 month contact-cum-distance program meant for helping professionals working with adolescents and young people. The course has a uniquely designed curriculum, contextualized to the Indian socio-cultural context and is taught by diverse faculty and various experts from the field.

Why is this course unique?

  • * Skills to work with Psychosocial Concerns of adolescents & young people & various stakeholder
  • * Contextually relevant research & facts
  • * Focus on teaching self-care strategies
  • * Experts as guest faculty
  • * Multi-disciplinary perspectives & frameworks
  • * Multi-Modal: Case discussions, Art based exercises, audio-visual aids, experiential activities
  • * Continued support after contact class
  • * Compendium of readings & resources

What will be covered in this course?

  • Socio- Demographics of Adolescents & Young People in India
  • Self & Identity
  • Gender & Sexuality
  • Academic & Career Concerns
  • * Interpersonal Relationships: Peers, Family & Romantic Relationships
  • Common Mental Health Concerns
  • Suicidality & Self Harm
  • Substance Abuse & Addiction
  • Working with communities and concerned departments
  • Burnout & Self-Care for Helping professionals
 
Course Structure

  • * The course comprises of an on-campus residential institute & an off campus practicum mode:
  • *  10 days of on campus residential workshop mode institute
  • 3 months of practicum component initiated within the professional’s organization/setting which works towards psychosocial wellbeing of adolescents and     young people
  • Weekly supervision during the practicum
  • 3 days of follow-up (on campus residential; contact class)
  • The course delivery will be in Hindi & English

Eligibility

       * Bachelors in any applied social sciences discipline* + Min 3 years if direct work towards psychosocial well-being of adolescents and young people
 * Masters in any applied social sciences discipline* + Min 1 year of direct work towards psychosocial wellbeing of adolescents and young people

Logistical Details

      * No of Seats Available : 20
      * Course Dates: 22nd November- 1st December 2018
      * Follow-up contact class : 1st or 2nd  week of March 19
      * Venue: Jaipur
      * Course Fees: Rs 10000/- per participant (This is a subsidized fee inclusive of tuition, course material, hostel/ dormitory accommodation as available and if              required, and meals for the duration of the course)

       Application Procedure

    * Please fill out the application form available on the following LINK and submit it. Or you can send us the filled application form to Vishakha office.
    * Telephonic/Skype interviews will be scheduled with the shortlisted candidates
    * The course organizers reserve the final right with respect to the selection of participants
    * Last date of registration: 18th November 2018

Contact Details: 

  • Phone: +91-9116674769 , 
  • Email: vishakhasanstha@gmail.com
  • Address: Flat Number 106, 1st Floor, Naman Residency II, Krishana sagar,Patrakar Colony, Mansarover, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302020


FOR MORE DETAIL PLEASE SEE THE ATTACHED BROCHURE

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Fostering Strengths: A Certificate Course in Psychosocial Work with Adolescents & Young People