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| NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR THE EMPOWERMENT OF PERSONS WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES (DIVYANGJAN)
Formerly National Institute for the Mentally Handicapped
(Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (Divyangjan), MSJ&E,Govt of India)
Manovikas Nagar, Secunderabad-500009, T.S. Ph.No.091 40 27751741-45. Fax No.091 40 27750198
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M.Phil in Rehabilitation Psychology:
The course is organized as rigorous two year programme with extensive theoretical inputs and intensive practical skills in disability rehabilitation.
The function of rehabilitation psychologist will involve a convergence of three roles, namely, Clinician, Counselor, and Social/Community Psychologist.
On completion of the course, the trainees are expected to perform the following functions:
♦ Screening and early identification of persons with disabilities.
♦ Comprehensive psychological assessment and diagnosis of persons with disabilities.
♦ Apply psychological principles and techniques in rehabilitation of persons with disabilities.
♦ Work towards social and community integration of persons with disabilities.
♦ Undertake research in the areas of disability and rehabilitation psychology.
♦ Undertake teaching assignments in rehabilitation psychology
1.Minimum educational requirement for admission to this course will be M.A./M.Sc. degree in Psychology from a University recognized by the UGC with a minimum of 55% marks in aggregate.
For SC/ST/OBC category, minimum of 50% marks in aggregate is essential.