Department of Psychology

Activities & Events

Field trip to Kusumagiri Mental Health Centre

Field trip to Kusumagiri Mental Health Centre (2016-2019 Batch): The students of RCBSR visited the Kusumagiri Mental Health Centre on 2nd March 2017. Initially, an orientation about the hospital and its services were given. Then the students were taken to different wards of the hospital. In every ward the students were allowed to freely interact with the patients and caregivers. They were taken to the Adult Psychiatry outpatient and inpatient departments, Child Psychiatry section, Navajyothi centre for Behavioural Sciences, Nirmala Training Centre for Exceptional Children (Autism) and Rehabilitation Centre. The students were given the opportunity to observe the therapy procedures followed and identify the differences in therapy procedures given in each section.

Visited Old Age Home Deivadan Centre

Visited Old age home Deivadan Centre, Malayatoor (2016-2019 Batch): The students of RCBSR visited the Deivadan Centre, Malayatoor on 1st April, 2017 along with faculty members. The students interacted with management and inmates and conducted various games and cultural activities.

Self-Defense program for UG and PG students

Rajagiri Centre for Behavioral science and Research, organized a Self-Defense program for UG and PG students on 17th July 2017 with the help of Pink Shield".

Visit to Blind Congregation

Visit to blind congregation (2016-2019 Batch): The students of RCBSR visited the blind congregation, on 18th November, 2017 along with Fr. Dr Varghese K Varghese, Dean and Prof. Divya Prabha K, Faculty. The students interacted with the inmates and conducted various cultural activities.

Field trip to Kusumagiri Mental Health Centre and Karunalaya

Field trip to Kusumagiri Mental Health Centre and Karunalaya (2017-2020 Batch): Second semester B.Sc and M.Sc Psychology students visited Kusumagiri and Karunalaya as a community and educational exposure visit on 29th January 2018.

Field trip to Christ University and NIMHANS

Field trip to Christ University and NIMHANS, Bengaluru (2016-2019 Batch): Fourth semester B.Sc Psychology students visited Cognitive lab and Neuro-biofeedback lab at the department of Psychology, Christ university and various department at National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore on 5th and 6th February, 2018.

Clinical practicum

Clinical Internship for Final Year MSc Psychology students were conducted during the academic year (2017-2018) at Sacred Heart Hospital, Paykulam.

Psyesta

Psyesta – a national level Psychological fest is the flagship event of the psychology department. The annual National Psychology Fest (Psyesta) that covers various psychology related events for students across India is mainly conducted by the students under the guidance of the faculty members. This plays an immense role in improving their skills in the subject, as well as their managerial skill. The goal of the fest to showcase the academic as well as non – academic skills of psychology students, to create a platform for mutual interactions and sharing of experience and to enthuse and inspire young people and to create awareness on social responsibility.

Workshop on street play and Psychodrama

The Rajagiri Centre for Behavioral Science and research conducted a one day workshop on Street Play and Psychodrama for the students of under graduate and post graduate Psychology Programs on 28th August 2017. The workshop started by invoking the blessings of the Almighty followed by the welcome speech by Fr. Dr. Varghese K Varghese, Dean, RCBSR. Dr. Joseph I Injodey, Executive Director, RCSS, inaugurated the workshop. The resource persons for the workshop was Dr. Sudish N T, Assistant Professor, The Department of Psychology, Christ University, Bangalore.

Workshop on Neuropsychological testing and PEBL

The Rajagiri Centre for Behavioral Science and research conducted a two days’ in-house workshop on Neuropsychological testing and Psychology Experiment Building Language (PEBL) for the faculty members and students of Under Graduate and Post Graduate Psychology Programs on 28th and 29th August 2017.