M.Sc. in Psychosocial Rehabilitation
A ‘M.Sc. Psychosocial Rehabilitation’ is a specialized program focusing on understanding disability due to mental health conditions and facilitating the recovery of affected individuals. The program aims to provide a comprehensive understanding of mental health conditions (including mental illness, intellectual and developmental disabilities, and psychosocial concerns of special groups) and skills needed to facilitate mental health rehabilitation. The coursework will combine lecture-cum-discussions, application exercises in simulated environments, and clinical/fieldwork. Some of the core areas covered in the program are – psychosocial foundation of human behaviour, counseling, family and group interventions, and psychosocial rehabilitation.
Graduates of the program may work in various settings, including hospitals, clinics, community health centers, and government or non-governmental organizations working in the mental health or social sector.