The department of psychology has started undergraduate general course in the year 2006 and in 2016 undergraduate honours course was introduced. Besides, the department also runs counselling programme jointly with the counselling cell of the college. Presently this department is contended with 4 teaching faculties as well as an academic counsellor and 1 non-teaching faculty member who look after the departmental laboratory. Most of the faculties of this esteemed department have ample research experiences as they holdup with doctorate degree as well as publications in various national and international peer reviewed journals. The faculties also possess with many years of teaching experiences. The student strength of this department is 17 which include both general and reserved categories.
List Of Faculty in Psychology Department
|Dr. Partha Malakar||M.Sc, Ph.D||Assistant Professor||View|
|Dr. Debanjali Pal Chowdhury||M.A., Ph. D||State Aided College Teacher||View|
|Dr. Debangana Chakraborty||M.A.||State Aided College Teacher||View|
|Annesha Ganguli||M.A.||State Aided College Teacher||View|
The teaching learning activities of this department is running through the various aids such as- lectures, practicals, audio-visual presentations, group discussions etc.
The different activities which possibly strengthen the Department are as follows :-
Scope of psychology is wide open. To be a psychologist, one needs to have at least masters in either Psychology or Applied Psychology. Thereafter, to be designated as Clinical Psychologist, candidates need to have Mphil in Clinical Psychology from the RCI approved Institutions. Besides, this subject also offers Ph.D. in its various sub fields. Higher qualifications are almost desirable for successful perusal of activities in various Teaching, Research, Clinical and Industrial fields.
Data collections by departmental students on “Happiness Economics” jointly with the department of Economics on the basis of the questionnaire prepared by Dr. Partha Malakar and Dr. Tanima Nyogi Sinha Roy.
The following events had been conducted by the Department of Psychology since 2016 :-
Department of Psychology organised a student seminar on “Obsessive Compulsive Disorder” on 3rd October, 2018. Mrs. Debika Sengupta, Clinical Psychologist, Pavlov Hospital, West Bengal gave a presentation on “Stress Management” on 27th February, 2019.
Psycho Social Well being in Pandemic condition (COVID-19) Date and Time: 12.05.2020 from 4p.m. onwards Organized by: Department of Psychology and Counselling Cell Speaker: Eminent psychiatrist Dr. Rima Mukherjee, Founder Director, Crystal Minds
Department of Psychology along with the Counselling cell conducted an IQAC promoted webinar entitled- Psycho Social Well being in Pandemic condition (COVID-19) on 12th May, 2020 from 4 p.m. onwards. The speaker of this program was an eminent psychiatrist Dr. Rima Mukherjee who is a Consultant Psychiatrist and Founder Director of Crystal Minds. Faculty members of this college and other colleges along with students from various departments of this college had participated in this program. The purpose of organising this program was to provide us with the experts view regarding management of various psychological issues that are resulting during this pandemic situation of COVID-19. Participants shared an enrichment of their experiences after attending this fabulous program.
Seminar/lecture on personality theories: wings of discourse and challenges Date and Time: 01.11.2019 from 12p.m. onwards Organized by: Department of Psychology Speaker: Prof. (retd.) Sadhan Dasgupta, Department of Applied Psychology, University of Calcutta
Department of Psychology conducted a lecture/seminar on personality theories: wings of discourse and challenges on 1st November, 2019 from 12 p.m. onwards. The speaker of this program was Sadhan Dasgupta who is a retired professor of Department of Applied Psychology, University of Calcutta. Faculty members and departmental students of both Honours and General courses had participated in this program. The purpose of organizing this program was to provide an enriched knowledge about the theories of Personality which is actually the core concept of Psychology. Participants reported that the presentation was very organized, comprehensive as well as beneficial in terms of development of sound knowledge.
Interdisciplinary Poster Presentation Competition and Power-Point Presentation Competition as part of the celebration of World Mental Health Day Dates and Time: 11.09.2020 & 25.09.2020 from 12:00p.m. onwards Organized by: Department of Psychology and Counselling Cell
Department of Psychology along with the Counselling Cell organized an Interdisciplinary Poster Presentation Competition and Power-Point Presentation Competition as a part of the celebration of the World Mental Health Day on 11th September, 2019 and 25th September, 2019 from 12:00p.m. onwards. Students, both Honours and General from all the departments of the college participated in this program. The purpose for organising this program was to create an awareness regarding the importance of a sound Mental Health among the students as well as the faculty members of all the departments of the college. Participants reported that the presentations were very organized, comprehensive as well as beneficial for creating an awareness regarding the importance of Mental Health.
Students’ Seminar of Semester III Honours was conducted on 14.09.2020, 12:00p.m-2:00p.m. via Google Meet on the topic Psychology of Gender.
Students’ Seminar of Semester V Honours and General was conducted on 15.09.2020, 12:00p.m.-2:00p.m. via Google Meet on the topics Perspectives of Counselling and Physical Development in Childhood respectively.
Department of Psychology conducted Students’ Seminars on 14.09.2020 and 15.09.2020 via Google Meet with the Departmental students of Semester III Honours and Semester V Honours and General respectively. The faculty members and the students of the department actively participated in the program. The participants in the seminars on both the days were found to be approximately around 40. The aim of organizing these students’ seminars were to enrich the learning experiences of the students and to create a deeper understanding of the topics under study.
Interdisciplinary Students’ Seminar on Observation of World Suicide Prevention Day organised by the Department of Psychology and Counselling Cell on 21.09.2020, 11:00a.m.-1:00p.m. via Google Meet on the topic Early Detection and Prevention of Suicide and the Role of Society in this regard.
Department of Psychology and Counselling Cell conducted an Interdisciplinary Students’ Seminar on Observation of World Suicide Prevention Day on 21.09.2020, 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. via Google Meet on the topic Early Detection and Prevention of Suicide and the Role of Society in this regard. The faculty members and the students of all the departments participated in the program. The students from different departments of the college came up with their presentations on the topic under study. The participants in the seminar were approximately found to be around 50. The aim of organising this seminar was to create an awareness among the students regarding suicide and to emphasize the role of society in the prevention of suicide.
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