In FJWU one day training workshop is Organized on "Evidence-based Psychological Interventions for Survivors of Trauma and Abuse"

Partnering workshop- A joint venture of Department of Behavioral Sciences, Fatima Jinnah Women University and Office of Research, Innovation and Commercialization (ORIC) in collaboration with Department of Psychology, University of Sargodha.

Rawalpindi - A one day training workshop on “Evidence-based Psychological Interventions for Survivors of Trauma and Abuse” was held at Fatima Jinnah women university.The workshop is part of Pre-Conference workshop series of the upcoming Conference of the partner department entitled “1st National Conference of Psychology for Sustainable Community: Challenges and Trends (March 19-20, 2019). The rationale for collaborative workshop is to extend knowledge sharing and pooling the resources for maximum benefit of the stakeholders.

The workshop was specifically designed for behavioural analysts, clinical psychologist, counselors, mental health and well-being practitioners and budding researchers. The workshop was delivered by a foreign resource Prof. Dr. Ghazala Rehman, who is British based Chartered Psychologist and licensed clinical psychologist and practitioner.

On closing ceremony of the workshop, the workshop organizer, Dr. Aneela Maqsood (HOD Behavioral Sciences Dept.) highlighted that department is extending its efforts to organize training workshops and orientation seminars in applied areas of psychological services. She further elaborated that such workshops act as an assistance tool to keep abreast with latest interventions and developments in the field of mental health delivery. Dr. Najma Malik (partnering organizer, Chairperson, Psychology Dept., University of Sargodha) delivered the vote of thanks to University management and Director ORIC (Dr. Shoaib Akhtar) for facilitating the collaboration in executing the international workshop. We received a huge response with 53 participants including clinical psychologists and professionals from Armed Forces of Pakistan, research groups from partner Universities and representation from Universiti Sains Malaysia attended the workshop.