School of Behavioural Sciences
Community Extension Activities
Other Extension activities
a) Swanthanam Clinic
Instituted a clinic for the services of the disabled children on 6th November 1991. The children identified with various disabilities from schools and other community areas are given counselling and practical guidance for rehabilitation. The clinic serves as the practical laboratory for the M.Phil and M.Sc. students. The clinic extends its services to hundreds of children with behavioural problems, leaning problems and other disabilities. .
b) Vocational rehabilitation unit
A rehabilitation unit for adult mentally retarded individuals
c) Vending Machines
As the part of income generating programme to person with mental retardation, the school provides 3 units of vending machines. These machines are operated in the campus by the trainees of the vocational rehabilitation unit.
d) Photostat Machine
A Photostat machine is installed under the vocational rehabilitation unit which provides employment to person with mental retardation to serve the campus students
e) Services to the public by the faculty
- Assessment and counselling of disabled children
f) Behavioural Science Association
Departmental students researchers and teaching & non-teaching staff are its members. This forum discusses various academic matters, matters related to research and job placement.
g) Alumni Association
A Vibrant Alumni is associated with the school. Meetings of alumni association are held at least once in every year. This forum helps students to find job placement and to provide additional facilities to the students.
h) Publication of books
Books related to disability rehabilitation, mental health, counselling etc. are periodically published by the faculty.
(l). Lahariyodu Vida, (2). Vykalyangale 4 Ariyuka Athijeevikkuka, (3). Epilepsy, (4). Mental Disorders, (5). Child Psychology, (6). Social work. Why? How? (7). Psychology for Health professionals, (8). Parental involvement in the education of mentally handicapped children.
i) Collaboration with other institutions
- Collaboration with NSS in conducting various community based rehabilitation programmes.
j) Student Counselling
The Teachers spend two hours per day with students to find out their problems, academic and otherwise. Students are given extra help and guidance in all the areas where they need help. Student counselling has become part and parcel of the academic programme of the school.