Certificate Course in Common Mental Disorders (CCCMD) is a joint program conceptualised, developed and implemented by Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) in collaboration with Association of Healthcare Providers (India) (AHPI). In this unique program, PHFI is acting as an implementing partner and AHPI as strategic partner in the field of common mental disorders in India.
The primary objective of the program is to enhance the knowledge, skills & core competencies of primary care physicians in the identification & management of common mental disorders with following secondary objectives –
Teaching and Training Methodology
The course utilizes a variety of teaching and learning techniques. The course will be offered on modular basis with judicious mix of case-studies, interim assignments, group discussion, role plays and online sessions with pre-test & post-test along with great flexibility to accommodate participants’ queries. Complete and comprehensive learning package including printed and soft copies of modules will be provided to the enrolled participants by organizing institutions. The course content will be delivered by the renowned faculty. The course will be administered at 8 centres i.e. Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Kolkata and Mumbai
Participant assessment will be done through continuous internal evaluation, course work and performance in written examination. The criteria for successful completion of the program shall be as follows:
The participants completing the program successfully will receive the certificate of completion jointly issued by PHFI, AHPI and respective faculty.
Certificate Course in Common Mental Disorders is a Six modular course. The whole curriculum will contain the following broad topics –
|Module 1||Introduction to Common Mental Disorders and Principles of Mental Health Care|
|Module 2||Depression and Suicide Prevention|
|Module 3|| Anxiety and Psychosomatic Disorders |
|Module 4||Neurocognitive Disorders and Psychosis|
|Module 5||Alcohol and Other Substance Use Disorders|
|Module 6||Childhood Mental and Behavioural Disorders and Epilepsy|
The members of our National expert and faculty panel are nationally and internationally acclaimed experts in the field of mental health. The panel consists of members from international, national and government agencies along with academicians contributing in the field of mental health education.
Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI), Association of Healthcare Providers (India) (AHPI)
Session Photographs CCCMD CYCLE I - Online Mode