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Courses Last Updated Date : 08 Sep 2016

The Institute runs a number of programme and training courses.

The main courses are as under.

Course Offered
S.No. Course Name
1. One Year PG Diploma in Integrated Geriatric Care by NISD
2. Three Months Certificate Course on “De-addiction Counselling and Rehabilitation” by NISD
3. Two-Months Vocational Training Course for Recovering Addicts, Spouses & Co-dependents by RRTCs
4. One-Month Certificate Course on Drug Counselling Skill by NISD & RRTCs
5. Three Months Basic Course for Caregivers /Bed Assistants by NISD, RRTCs and Collaborative Agencies
6. One Month Course on Basic Issues in Geriatric Care by NISD & RRTCs
7. One/Two Day's sanitization Programmes.
8. A comprehensive One Month Certificate Course on Social Defence issues is organised for the Govt /NGO and Panchayat functionaries.
9. Two to Five Days Programme on Thematic issues like Geriatric Counseling, Management of Dementia etc. by RRTC/collaborating agencies.

The details of programme/activities carried out in last three years is as under.

 
Details of the programme and activities during 2012-13
Name of the Divisions Target set during the year Target Achieved
No. of Programmes No. of Beneficiary No. of Programmes No. of Beneficiary
Drug Abuse Prevention 79 1940 66 1615
Old Age Care 60 1785 56 1585
Other Social Defence issues 49 1990 38 1570
Total 188 5715 160 4770
Details of the programme and activities during 2013-14
Name of the Divisions Target set during the year Target Achieved
No. of Programmes No. of Beneficiary No. of Programmes No. of Beneficiary
Drug Abuse Prevention
60 1445 58 1395
Old Age Care 68 1925 46 1123
Other Social Defence issues 60 2355 54 2310
Total 188 5725 158 4828
Details of the programme and activities during 2014-15
Name of the Divisions Total no. of Programmes Conducted No. of Skill Development Programmes Conducted
No. of Programmes No. of Beneficiary No. of Programmes No. of Beneficiary
Drug Prevention 90 2250 66 1970
Old Age Care 96 5125 55 2085  
Other Social Defence issue 24 640 8 210
Total 210 8015 129 4265

Details of the programme and activities during 2015-16

 

Name of the Divisions Total no. of Programmes Conducted *No. of Skill Development Programmes Conducted
No. of Programmes No. of Beneficiary No. of Programmes No. of Beneficiary

Drug Prevention

114
3670 24 600
Old Age Care   66 2360  24  680
Other Social Defence issue  17 610 -- ---
Total 197 6640 48 1280

* Skill development programs have duration one month & above.

The Long term, Short term and Thematic Based Courses are presently being carried out by the NISD/Collaborating organisations. The detail is as follows :

1. PG Diploma in Integrated Geriatric Care

Target Group:  A individual having graduation and above educational qualification and interested in working in this field.

Aims & Objectives are to:

  • develop a cadre of frontline skilled/trained personnel of geriatric care
  • provide a comprehensive and scientific knowledge base on various aspects relating to the geriatric care
  • develop an appropriate aptitude and skill for working with older persons

Course Curriculum broadly  includes

  • Gerontology
  • Public Policy and Planning
  • Clinical Geriatrics
  • Geriatric Management, ,
  • Psychology and Counseling
  • Research Methodology

Academic inputs include

(i) Seminar Presentation

(ii) Dissertation

(iii) Group Project

(iv) Field work/Placement

Duration of the Course : One Year

Total Number of Seats : 25

Announcement of the Course in National/Regional Dailies: May/June

Admission into the course in made on the basis of qualification and personal interview.

Tentative Commencement of Course: 1st October

Career Prospects:-

The career opportunities for the Post Graduate Course could range from Non-governmental Sector, Government Sector, Corporate Sector and the Academic institutions as:-

  • Project Director/Programme Managers
  • Counselors & Consultants in CBO
  • Associates with RWA and NGOs
  • Professionals in Hospital Settings
  • Prospective Faculty Members and Instructors/Trainers in Academic Institutes

2. Certificate Courses in Geriatric Care

(i). Three Months Basic Course for Caregivers /Bed Assistants 

Target Group: Any individual having passed 10th standard and having a desire to serve senior citizens.

Aims & Objectives are to:

  • create a cadre of care giver for having bed care assistance, etc
  • provide palliative care services, emergency and crisis management etc

Course Curriculum includes

  • Ageing
  • Health Care
  • Fundamental Care
  • Other Aspects

Practical Training inputs include

  • Field Visits in Old Age Homes/Age Care Institutions for exposure
  • Short term Placement in Hospitals.

(ii). Certificate Courses on Thematic Issues

3. One Month Course on Basic Issues in Geriatric Care

Target Group: NGO functionaries and Service Providers

Aims & Objectives are to:

  • build a comprehensive knowledge base on basic issues in geriatric care
  • enhance their skill and capacities in counseling and management of age care institutions
  • expose to various situations and innovative approaches in the field of ageing
  • enhance their knowledge in resource management, advocacy and networking

Course Curriculum includes

  • Socio-Demographic Dynamics
  • Public Policy and Planning
  • Fundamentals of Ageing Care
  • Geriatric Counselling
  • Geriatric Management

Practical Training inputs include

  • Field Visits in Old Age Homes/Age Care Institutions for exposure
  • Short term placement in Hospitals with Specialized facility for Geriatric Care
  • Innovative Projects on Aged
  • Report Writing and Seminar Presentation

4. Training Programmes on Themes like Geriatric Counselling, Management of Dementia etc.

Target Group: NGO functionaries and Service Providers

Aims & Objectives are to:

  • develop and enhance the basic skills in Geriatric Counselling of the Key Functionaries of different NGOs.
  • enable the participants understand the various psychological factors related to Ageing.
  • orient the participants with various approaches in Counselling for the care of older persons.
  • give practical exposure of specialized intervention strategies while caring for the aged.
  • create awareness about dementia and its various types
  • educate volunteers and Care Givers to identify early warning signs of dementia and early prevention
  • enhance the skills of Care Givers in managing elderly with dementia

Training includes

  • Classroom Sessions (Theory & Practical) on specific topics
  • Field Visits in Old Age Homes/Age Care Institutions for exposure

5. One/Two Days Programmes

Target Group: PRIs, Teachers, Counsellors, Anganwadi Workers, ASHA workers, School and College Students, Youth

Aims & Objectives are to:

  • sensitize and create awareness for Bridging the Inter-generational Gap.
  • sensitize and create awareness on Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Act, 2007.
  • Create awareness about the ill effect of Alcoholism and drug abuse.