Department of Social Work in Mental Health

The Department of Social Work in Mental Health offers two courses -
- MA - Social Work in Mental Health
- Diploma in Community Mental Healthcare

BALM’s unique offerings:

  1. First hand field experience to understand how social work practice in mental health from development and human rights perspective.
  2. Discovering the enormity of mental health issues and itsdirect impact on poverty and homelessness and becoming responsive to the urgent need for comprehensive & ethical mental health services in India, especially for marginalized groups
  3. Developing skills in delivering comprehensive mental health services
  4. Developing skills in policy planning, programme management, advocacy, activism and research in mental health.
  5. Developing capabilities to work in inter-disciplinary teams and contexts.