KMV organizes an international webinar on Drug Prevention and Role of a Psychologist

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  • January 19, 2023
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Jalandhar January 19 (Jaswinder Singh Azad)- Kanya Maha Vidyalaya (Autonomous) organized an International Webinar on the topic “Drug prevention and Role of a psychologist”.The webinar was organized by P.G. Department of Psychology.

The eminent resource person for the webinar was Dr. Katalin Felvinczi, Professor and Dean Commissioner, Faculty of Education and Psychology, Eotvos Lorand University, Budapest, Hungary. Dr. Felvinczi commenced the webinar by emphasizing on the need of Drug prevention. She further discussed about the various determinants of public health.

Adding to this, she highlighted the fact that Drug prevention is a public health intervention. She also elaborated on how different factors like socio-economic factors, physical environment, health behavior and health care contribute to public-health.

Dr. Katalin also brought to limelight the different forms of drug prevention and how awareness and early intervention can be beneficial in dealing with this problem. She further explained that drug prevention is apart of comprehensive service delivery and how a psychologist can be of a great help in dealing with this menace.

She further added that Early intervention, Treatment and Continuing care can be helpful in formulating the drug prevention plan. She discussed about the problem in reference to the current state of Punjab as well.She also discussed about the concept of ‘Homorationalis’ which is the main fallacy of prevention.

Principal Prof. (Dr.) Atima Sharma Dwivedi extended her gratitude towards Dr. Katalin and lauded the efforts of PG Department of Psychology for conducting this international webinar.

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