Workshop Report Psychology Department 26-27 Aug. 2021
The Department of Psychology, Pachhunga University College in collaboration with the Mizoram Social Defence & Rehabilitation Board (State Level Coordinating Agency), Social Welfare & Tribal Affairs Department, Government of Mizoram and the National Institute of Social Defence, Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Government of India organized a two-day Online Workshop & Awareness Programme on Substance Use Disorder for Undergraduate Students on the 26th and 27th of August 2021 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.via the virtual platform Zoom. The resource persons for this workshop were Ms. Vanlalhruaii, a representative of the State Level Coordinating Agency of Mizoram Social Defence & Rehabilitation Board, Dr. Robert Khawlhring, the State Nodal Officer, Mental Health etc., Health & Family Welfare Department, Prof. Rinpari Ralte, the Head of Department, Department of Psychology, Pachhunga University College and Dr. Lalremruati Pachuau, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Government Aizawl West College. About 150 people attended this workshop on both days.
The first day of the workshop, facilitated by Dr. Saichampuii Sailo, an Associate Professor of the Department of Psychology, Pachhunga University College,started with brief opening speechesfrom the Joint Director, Social Welfare & Tribal Affairs Department, Mrs. C. Zodinpuii and the Vice Principal of the College, Dr. Lalbiaksangi Chawngthu. The technical session for the day was mainly concerning the ‘awareness’ part of the programme, such as the drugs scenario in Mizoram, the basic of drugs – their classification and effects and addiction. On the second day of the workshop, facilitated by Dr. Lalropuii, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Pachhunga University College, the focus was on basic lifeskills as measures against vulnerability to substance use and the importance of mental health for overall well-being. Participants interacted with the resource persons after the technical sessions and the workshop was ended with no technical difficulties.Attachment:
workshop report psy dept 26-27 aug 2021.pdf