Department of Psychology

Dept. of Psychology

Rajagiri Counselling Centre: The Behavioural Clinic has been providing low-cost, high quality and evidence based outpatient mental health services to children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families.  The treatment is done by licensed psychologists and Psychiatrists. The behavioural clinic is run by the department of Psychology, RCSS, Kalamassery.  It serves as the training facility for our undergraduate and post graduate students.

HUT (healthy Use of Technology) is the first clinic in Kerala which has been established for assessment and management of technology addiction. Excessive use of technology and the promotion of healthy use of internet is an emerging concern among mental health professionals. The HUT clinic was initiated to bring awareness, train manpower as well as develop assessment tools & intervention programs for the promotion of healthy use of technology and management of internet/ technology addiction.

 

Vision of the Department

Be a center for mental health services and training mental health professionals.

Mission of the Department

Our mission is to train mental health professionals, to carry out researches relevant for growth of discipline and to serve mental health needs of the community.

LATEST NEWS

International Conference 21 October 2016 to 21 October 2016

Management educators ,no doubt, are looking for tools which can equip the students with employment ready skills while providing a conducive learning experience. Business schools have been using cases to create a real-life environment but active participation by all cannot be ensured even in case discussions. Simulation on the other hand does not permit passive participants. Any simulation will easily persuade the student to apply all his abilities to solve the problem at hand and thus gives him a real-life experience. It is thus an effective tool set in a highly user-friendly environment.

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National conference 25 August 2017 to 25 August 2017

Management educators ,no doubt, are looking for tools which can equip the students with employment ready skills while providing a conducive learning experience. Business schools have been using cases to create a real-life environment but active participation by all cannot be ensured even in case discussions. Simulation on the other hand does not permit passive participants. Any simulation will easily persuade the student to apply all his abilities to solve the problem at hand and thus gives him a real-life experience. It is thus an effective tool set in a highly user-friendly environment.

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Workshop 20 October 2017 to 20 October 2017

Management educators ,no doubt, are looking for tools which can equip the students with employment ready skills while providing a conducive learning experience. Business schools have been using cases to create a real-life environment but active participation by all cannot be ensured even in case discussions. Simulation on the other hand does not permit passive participants. Any simulation will easily persuade the student to apply all his abilities to solve the problem at hand and thus gives him a real-life experience. It is thus an effective tool set in a highly user-friendly environment.

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One-day International Conference 14 November 2017 to 14 November 2017

Management educators ,no doubt, are looking for tools which can equip the students with employment ready skills while providing a conducive learning experience. Business schools have been using cases to create a real-life environment but active participation by all cannot be ensured even in case discussions. Simulation on the other hand does not permit passive participants. Any simulation will easily persuade the student to apply all his abilities to solve the problem at hand and thus gives him a real-life experience. It is thus an effective tool set in a highly user-friendly environment.

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Young Scientist in Psychology 09 March 2018 to 09 March 2018

Management educators ,no doubt, are looking for tools which can equip the students with employment ready skills while providing a conducive learning experience. Business schools have been using cases to create a real-life environment but active participation by all cannot be ensured even in case discussions. Simulation on the other hand does not permit passive participants. Any simulation will easily persuade the student to apply all his abilities to solve the problem at hand and thus gives him a real-life experience. It is thus an effective tool set in a highly user-friendly environment.

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Swacch Award 2019 05 December 2019

Management educators ,no doubt, are looking for tools which can equip the students with employment ready skills while providing a conducive learning experience. Business schools have been using cases to create a real-life environment but active participation by all cannot be ensured even in case discussions. Simulation on the other hand does not permit passive participants. Any simulation will easily persuade the student to apply all his abilities to solve the problem at hand and thus gives him a real-life experience. It is thus an effective tool set in a highly user-friendly environment.

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2016

  • International Conference on Adlerian Psychology on October 21, 2016 conducted. Dr. John Carey, Professor, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA was the chief resource person for the program.

2017 

  • Fr. Dr. Varghese K Varghese (Dean) visited Australian Catholic University and Macquarie University as a visiting scholar for a week.
  • As part of Distinguished Professor Lecture series, Dr. Philip Laird, Trinity Western University Canada, gave a lecture on Forensic Psychology.
  • As part of Distinguished Professor Lecture series, Dr. Belinda Cash, Professor, Charles Sturt, University Australia, on the psychological practices in India and Australia.
  • As part of Distinguished Professor Lecture series, Dr. Eveline Le Roy, Professor, Vives University College, Belgium, gave a lecture on School Psychology.
  • As part of Distinguished Professor Lecture series, Dr. Anna Zilova, Catholic University of Ruzomberok, Slovakia gave a lecture on working with Gifted Children in  Slovakia.

2018

  • As part of Student Exchange Programm on  2018 April, Neema Rose Joseph, Ninnu Elizabeth Simon, Shazia Shajahan and Sandra Saju went to National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan. 
  • Department of Psychology conducted an International seminar on community psychology Research in Collaboration with University of Sabah, Malaysia on September 10, 2018
  • Dr Barbara A Wilson was the resource person for International Distinguished Lectures Series Webinar-2 November 12, 2018

2019

  • A team of Faculty members visited the Department of Psychology from the University of Bath, on June 2019 
  • International colloquium on cross-cultural mental health, University of South Australia
  • Fr Varghese K Varghese (Dean) visited and had discussions on student and faculty exchange and collaborative research programs in the following Universities.  Catholic University of Eisenstadt, Germany; Vives Universty College Belgium, Catholic University of Lile France; University of Padua Italy.  As a result of this visit and discussion, collaborative research between University of Eisenstadt and Rajagiri College of Social Sciences was initiated.
  • International seminar on qualitative research by Dr Balan Rathakrshnan from University of Malaysia, Sabah on 12 July 2019.
  • Faculty of RCSS (Dr Sanju George) hosted and mentored a Fullbright scholar from the USA in April 2019.
  • Faculty from the RCSS’ psychology department has published various scientific papers in peer-reviewed journals. In 2019, they had papers published in the Asian Journal of Psychiatry, Indian Journal of Psychological Medicine, Journal of Gambling Issues and British Journal of General Practice.
  • Dr Sanju George was a scientific committee member for ‘Future Frontiers in Asian Psychology (3rd Malaysian International Psychology Conference and 7th ASEAN Congress’, 2, 3, 4 August 2019. 

EVENTS

Dec 06, 2019 - Dec 06, 2019

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