September 28, 2014
Monash University, Malaysia organized an International Seminar on Community Mental Health in Hospital Permai Johor Bahru, Malaysia on 28th September 2014. Representatives from MSCTRF interacted in the international platform on their rich experience of community mental health. Dr. C. Ramasubramanian, Consultant Psychiatrist & State Nodal Officer for Mental Health Programme, Tamilnadu spoke on Community Mental Health in India. Dr. K.Sekar, Professor and Head, Department of Psychiatric Social Work, NIMHANS, Bangalore spoke on Medical Psychiatric Social Work: Role in a multidisciplinary psychiatric team management. Mr. Janardhan Babu – Director Programmes, M.S.Chellamuthu Trust and Research Foundation spoke on Community Based Rehabilitation- Tamil Nadu model and role of family members, community volunteers and job placement in India.