Certificate Course in Common Mental Disorders (CCCMD)

Certificate Course in Common Mental Disorders (CCCMD) is a joint program conceptualised, developed and implemented by Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) in collaboration with Association of Healthcare Providers (India) (AHPI). In this unique program, PHFI is acting as an implementing partner and AHPI as strategic partner in the field of common mental disorders in India.

Objectives Of Course

The primary objective of the program is to enhance the knowledge, skills & core competencies of primary care physicians in the identification & management of common mental disorders with following secondary objectives –

  • • To develop/update a standard teaching protocol and module for evidence-based learning on common mental disorders
  • • To build a network of primary care physicians and specialists in the field of Mental Disorders
  • • To regularly update the primary care physicians with the latest advancements in the field of common mental disorder

Salient Features

  • • 6 Modular Course
  • • Evidence Based Curriculum
  • • Counselling & Role Play
  • • Interactive Online Sessions
  • • Discussion & Case Studies
  • • Internationally & Nationally Renowned Experts
  • • Interactive Videos

Eligibility Criteria

  • • Physicians/Internal medicine specialist/Family medicine specialists
  • • Primary care physicians with at least 3 years of clinical experience

Course Content

  • • Introduction to Common Mental Disorders and Principles of Mental Health Care
  • • Depression and Suicide Prevention
  • • Anxiety and Psychosomatic Disorders
  • • Neurocognitive Disorders and Psychosis
  • • Alcohol and Other Substance Use Disorders
  • • Childhood Mental and Behavioral Disorders and Epilepsy

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