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Community Mental Health Training Program

Upcoming Workshop Dates: TBA

Duration: 1 year part time

Language: Hindi

Who can apply: Organizations/Community workers working with children & families with disabilities in communities.

Course Overview

Narrative ideas & Practices is a respectful, non-blaming approach to counselling & community work that is relevant in the Indian context. Some of the key ideas include viewing the problem as separate from the person, using people’s knowledge and skills in reducing the influence of problems and creating an identity that fits better with their hopes, dreams & values.

This Program will be conducted in Hindi and is structured into monthly teaching blocks of 4 days each & will include experiential and practice based exercises to teach the concepts as well as supervision, with a focus on skill development.

Schedule:  Teaching & Supervision: 4 days a month.

                    Starting 20th September 2021 to August 2022

                    Presentation & Graduation: June 2022

                    Monthly Mentorship Meetings: June 2022 to August 2022



A thorough exploration of the Narrative metaphor and its application in practice, including the background ideas and guiding principles of Narrative therapy
Skills development of the micro-maps of narrative practice as it relates to work in a variety of contexts and settings
Practice-based collaborative learning including reviewing stories of therapeutic conversations, transcripts and interviews