Travel to Chennai, India during this two-week study abroad immersion graduate course to learn about mental health practice in an international context. Students in the course Global Mental Health in India will work with a local non-governmental organization (NGO) to reduce homelessness and mental disorder among women. Students will have the opportunity to see and learn about a continuum of care—from acute crisis services through long-term rehabilitation.
Course instructor, Dr. Ramesh Raghavan, is Professor and Associate Dean for Research at the School of Social Work at Rutgers University. Dr. Raghavan, conducts research with this NGO, and has taught with them for several years.
This course is open to Master's and Doctoral-level students in the School of Social Work. Graduate-level students with demonstrated interest in psychology, mental health services, area studies, or social development may also apply.
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