For better mental health
Posted on December 4, 2017 under News
The health team members from UMN Thapathali and the cluster offices participated in a six-day long Training of Trainers on "Bare foot counseling," in Kathmandu.
The objective of the training is to cover the psycho-social aspects of common mental illness. The course has been designed for mental health programme managers by SANGATH, Goha, India which is a renowned mental health and research institute working in mental health sector in India and worldwide and also associated with international universities particularly in mental health research.
Dr Abhijit Nadkarni, Co-Director for Mental Health Research and Psychologist and Ms Urbita Bharati from SANGATH are facilitating the training. This course will be very beneficial to UMN's Health Team to manage their mental health project and to develop new approaches and understanding in the subject.