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Description

Elective Name PSYCH 01
Department Psychological medicine
1. Type of work Clinical
2. Place of work Hospital and field based
3. Structure of the appointment Structured
4. Timing Any time of the year
5. Minimum and maximum duration Minimum: 1 week
Maximum: 2 weeks
NB: Can be negotiated beyond the given limits.
6. Eligibility criteria for the elective students • Medical undergraduates with at least 2 weeks of exposure in clinical psychiatry
• Undergraduates in clinical psychology with at least 2 weeks of exposure in clinical psychiatry
• Undergraduates in occupational therapy and social work (to be negotiated on a case by case basis)
7. Subject area/s of elective offered • Rehabilitation psychiatry/ psychology
• Occupational therapy
• Psychiatric social work
• Music therapy
8. Learning outcomes • Skill of planning a psychosocial rehabilitation programme
• Skill of assessment of psychosocial needs of a person with psychosocial disability
• Skills to plan and carry out home visits for assessment/ therapy
9. Main activities during the appointment • Once-a-week day programme for persons with psychosocial disability
• Home visit to see a patient for assessment or therapy
• Meeting of the rehabilitation team
• Journal club on a related journal article