SLS Mirror May-June 2017 - Page 6

DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY SUMMER INTERNSHIPS AND WORKSHOPS Every year to enrich students learning experience SLS, PDPU encourages internship in applied areas. For Academic year May –June 2017 Department of Psychology facilitated Internship in various applied areas.Dr. Ajay Chauhan, Medical Superintendent and Dr. Darshna Singh, Clinical Psychologist Hospital of Mental Health, Ahmedabad, Dr. Rajendra Anand, Medical Superintendent, Kanoria De-Addiction Centre, Ahmedabad facilitated as external mentor and guide for the internship. Dr. Ritu Sharma, HOD Psychology SLS facilitated as Internal Mentor for summer Internship. Internship at Kanoria hospital and research center Shimony Agrawal, Sneha Sadana, Vidhi Dodia (Batch 2015) and Himja Trivedi (Batch 2014)completed their summer internship from 22 nd May to 17 th June 2017 at the De-addiction Centre in Kanoria Hospital. The internship helped them gain practical experience in the eld of Clinical Psychology. Major part of the internship included observing patients of addiction; taking their case history as well as interacting with them. The internship focused on learning the concepts of alcoholism in depth. In addition to this, they understood treatment plan, counseling sessions plan, group session format and medicines given to patients for alcoholism. Internship at Hospital of Mental Health, Shahibaug Hrutvija Trivedi, MeenoniDaga, Shreya Sheth, Simran Bhatia and Vanishka Ahuja (Batch 2014) completed 26 dayssummer internship, from 29 th May to 23 rd June'17, at Hospital of Mental Health, Shahibaug, Ahmedabad. The internship provided an insight into the eld of clinical psychology. It included observation of how the psychiatrists and clinical psychologists worked on the treatment of the patients and the general working of the hospital. It also involved interacting with patients suffering from different psychological disorders and taking their case history. The students also visited the school for children with learning disabilities located in the premises of the hospital which was very different experience than adult psychiatric patients. Sharon Kutty, B.A.Hons (Batch 2014). (Psychology) underwent observer ship in Schieffelin Institute of Health – Research & Leprosy Centre, Karigiri from 23rd to 29th May, 2017. She had also done an observership in Christian Medical College & Hospital in the Department of Palliative Care from 2nd to 8th June, 2017 and in Developmental Pediatrics Unit from 12th to 21st June, 2017. She had also attended a Trauma Counseling workshop - ALIVE Facilitator's th th Training Level 2 from 9 to 11 June, 2017held by Transform4life: Creating Caring Communities. June 2017 Shachi Barot, PhD Scholar, Psychology at SLS has attended 5 days Rorscharch Inkblot Technique workshop by Dr. DwarkaPershad, from 22nd to 26th June, 2017, organised by Department of Psychology, Gujarat University. April 2017 Shachi Barot, PhD Scholar, Psychology at SLS attended National workshop on Ethical issues and Anti Plagiarism on 6th & 7th April, 2017 at INFLIBNET center, Infocity, Gandhinagar, Gujarat. Jui Pimple, Ph.D.scholar, SLS, PDPU 4