In India, Psychiatric morbidity is increasing alarmingly but there are very few psychiatric hospitals & training centers offers practical training and courses. Some states are devoid of such hospitals and rehabilitation centers are finding difficult to recruit professionals with adequate theoretical and practical experience. The lack professionals and lack of theoretical and practical exposures in professionals may mislead the diagnosis, therapeutic aspects, and treatment that will create adverse effects in patients with mental agony.
Being a research institute felt the dire necessity to stem the social malaise and national problems rapidly mustered the support of Bharathidasan University.
The university has approved the faculty of the ARF who has wide experience in this field. ARF has started Full Time weekend & job oriented courses in Counseling Guidance and Psychology in collaboration with Bharathidasan University in the field of mental health & social sciences.