Videoconference based ‘Continuing Skill Development’ (vCSD) Program

This is a collaborative program between community psychiatry NIMHANs and DMHP, Government of Karnataka with aims is to provide continuing education to already working healthcare professionals in National Mental Health Program.

Community Psychiatry is multidisciplinary academic team consists of psychiatrists, psychiatric nurses, psychiatric social work, and clinical psychologists.

Team is been conducting Videoconference based Continuing Skill Development (vCSD) Programs for about one hour for respective disciplines for the DMHP staffs of Karnataka once monthly or fortnightly in hub and spoke model of Telemedicine. Hub is at Tele Medicine Centre, NIMHANS and spokes are participating from all districts of Karnataka.



DMHP Social Work

Dr Aravdindraj E

Associate Professor of Psychiatric Social Work

DMHP Psychologists

Dr Aruna Kapanee

Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology

DMHP Nursing staff

Dr G Radhakrishnan

Assistant Professor of Nursing