June 03, 2019 10:43 PM

Chandigarh  (Face2News) 

Department of Sociology, Panjab University, Chandigarh in collaboration with National  Rehabilitation Institute organized a workshop on "Essential of Child Psychology" from 31st May to 2nd June 2019. The participants were from different states of India trained in identification of Mental retardation, Austim, learning disabilities, ADHD, conduct disorders and speech related problems.

Prof. Rani Mehta ,Chairperson emphasised on parental role in causing various problems in children. She also emphasized that instead of depending on medicine, family and  social support could mitigate the suffering of the child and parents.  The faculty of the course included Dr Kiranpreet Kaur, professor of Sociology Pu, Dr  Dhambir Singh, A senior faculty of speech and language from PGI Chandigarh, Dr Tarlochan Singh, senior psychologist and Director psychowaves and Prof Dwarka Prasad, a retired Prof of clinical psychology from PGI and master trainer in Behavioural  issues of children spoke on the occasion.

Dr Dwarka said that nearly 10% of children need immediate attention for optimization  of potential and minimization of functioning of the children. Many times this illness are outcome of modern lifestyle and lack of time available for quality parenting of the children.

It was concluded that such trainings are must for school counsellors, special educators and child psychologists.

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