The Department of Psychology organized a training program on “Providing Psychological Support” to Police Officers on 23rd February 2022 in collaboration with Aster Medcity, Ernakulam. The program was organized as part of the outreach program of both institutions. The program was attended by 45 Station House In-Charge from Kochi city.
The training program was inaugurated by Shri Kuriakose V U. Deputy Commissioner of Police, Kochi city. The training session was led by Dr. T R John, Senior Consultant, Psychiatry and Director of Medical Affairs, Medcity supported by the Head of the Department of Psychology Ms. Bindu John. The interactive training program highlighted the different ways in which police officers could identify mental distress in others and the various ways of approaching and communicating with such individuals so as to reduce their distress.