|Department of Mental Health Education
|Minimum requirement for admission
|Media Professionals: Those working as journalists in various media organizations (Print media, Broadcast media and Digital media) Media students: Diploma or Master’s Degree in Media studies, Mass communication, Journalism and Visual Communication related courses. (Completed or Pursuing)
|No. of Seats
|20 seats per batch
|Duration of the Course
|Three months – 36 hours : E-learning module (2 hour X 9 sessions = 18 hours + Online Live Interactive sessions (2 hours X 9 sessions = 18 hours)
|Commencement of Course
|August to October
|Brief Description of the Course
|The course aims to: To train the media professionals and media students on the role of sensible media reporting related to mental health issues. To strengthen skills for content writing with regards to mental health for media professionals & students. To understand the impact of sensationalized reporting on mental health and to promote factual & sensitive portrayal on mental health.To eliminate the stigma associated with mental illness through appropriate media awareness and responsible reporting.
|Course Coordinator & Contact details
|Dr Latha K Assistant Professor Department of Mental Health Education Dr K S Meena Additional Professor & Head Department of Mental Health Education Contact details: firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com
|Dr. Poornima Bhola, Professor, Department of Cliinical Psychology Dr. Prasanthi Nattala, Additional Professor, Department of Nursing Dr Vranda M N, Additional Professor, Department of Psychiatric Social WorkDr. Anish, Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatric Social Work Dr. Chethan B, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry Mr. Manoj Chandran, CEO, White Swan Foundation Dr. Indrani Lahiri, Senior Lecturer, Media and Communications, Leicester Media School, De Mont Fort University, UK Mr. Prabhu Dev, Assistant Editor, Publications, NIMHANS
|How to apply?
|Once the advertisement is out, application will be available online in the website and interested candidates can apply
|After the expression of interest is filled, the institution will review the application and those who have fulfilled the criteria will be sent a link for the payment.