Center for Mental Health Law and Policy, Indian Law Society, Pune, India is pleased to announce ‘International Diploma in Mental Health, Human Rights and Law’ for the academic year 2019-20. Admissions are open till 30th June 2019. The first residential session for the 12th batch of the diploma will take place from 7th October to 19th October 2019 at Pune, India.
The graduate qualiﬁcation from any recognized university in any of the following subjects: Law, Medicine or Psychiatry, Nursing, Psychology, Social Work or other Social Science, Natural Science disciplines. The Course Organizers wish to encourage people with mental illnesses (PwMIs) and caregivers to take part in this course, as they are critical to reform and can be eﬀective advocates for change. Hence the minimum qualiﬁcation for PwMIs and caregivers will be a graduate qualiﬁcation in any discipline from a recognized university.
The selection of students is based on the experience and statement of purpose submitted by the student. Priority is given to students who are likely to be able to immediately inﬂuence the ﬁeld of human rights of people with mental health issues and law/ policy in their own countries.