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Wednesday, August 13, 2008

First time in India a short term course in Gerontology


CERTIFICATE COURSE IN GERONTOLOGY


An initiative by Silver Inning Foundation in association with Ramnarain Ruia College


With decline in fertility and mortality rates accompanied by an improvement in child survival and better health care and increased life expectancy, a significant feature of demographic change is the progressive increase in the number of elderly persons in India .


According to census 2001 population of people above age 60 years and above was 7.5% of Total population. According to UN by 2050, nearly 20% of India ’s population will comprise of people over the age of 60 years. So there is urgent need to address the issues of Elderly and to empower Elderly and the society on whole with various aspects of Ageing.


Department of Psychology at Ramnarain Ruia College , Mumbai in Association with Silver Inning Foundation announces CERTIFICATE COURSE IN GERONTOLOGY (A course to work with Elder people).


Objective:


· To prepare trained cadre of people to work with Elderly and to provide support system for their families

· To learn about basic skills, knowledge and attitudes for working with elderly

  • To strengthen intergenerational relations through knowledge and understanding
  • To Improve Quality of Life of Elderly

Methodology: Theory and Field visits

Duration: 4 months

Days: 2 days a week

Time: Evening Batch

Eligibility: Minimum H.S.C / X11

Total course Fees: Rs.4000/-

Tentative date of start: Monday 1st September 2008


Venue of Course:

Department of Psychology

3rd Floor

Ramnarain Ruia College

L. Nappo Road,

Matunga,

Mumbai 400 019,

India

Hurry and apply soon only 30 seats.

FOR FURTHER DETAILS AND APPLICATION CONATCT:

Prof. Sangeeta Rao (Clinical Psychologist) -HOD Department of Psychology R.Ruia College

Email:sangeetadnyanesh123@rediffmail.com

Mobile: 9323390259

Amruta Lovekar - Director Programme and Services, Silver Inning Foundation

Email : amruta76@yahoo.com

Mobile: 9833136536

Silver Innings: info@silverinnings.com

Help Desk: 9987104233

Forms Available:

Monday to Friday – 10am to 12 noon

Department of Psychology

Ramnarain Ruia College

About Ramnarain College

The Ramnarain Ruia College of Arts & Science was established in June 1937.This College is affiliated to University of Mumbai and conducts courses at Undergraduate and Graduate (Postgraduate) level. Today, Ruia College enjoys the reputation of being one of the finest institutions of higher learning in the country.

About Silver Innings Foundation

Silver Inning Foundation is NGO registered under Society Registration Act of 1860 vide registration number 1300/2008/GBBSD dated 14/07/2008.

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