The Department of Psychology holds training on quality rights

By Stella Nyagwencha

The Psychology Department, School of Humanities and Social Sciences hosted an exciting virtual event on Friday, January 26 in partnership with the World Health Organization, the Ministry of Health and Basic Needs Basic Rights Kenya. The World Health Organization Quality Rights E-Training builds the capacity of mental health and associate professionals to deliver rights-based mental health services and care towards ensuring the wholesome recovery of mental health service users. The course is anchored on the United Nations Convention of the Rights of Persons with disabilities which qualifies persons with mental health conditions as psychosocial disabilities. It is globally accredited and is certified by WHO upon completion.

The event was graced by the Deputy Vice Chancellor - Student Life Dr. Victor Boiyo. He affirmed USIU-Africa's commitment in ensuring that the Psychology Department is empowered to provide world class services for their clients. He also reiterated his commitment to ensure that all students are provided with the most conducive environment on campus to thrive in their studies including through counselling and disability protection services. Students who did not attend the orientation can watch it on this link and join the WHO Quality Rights WhatsApp Group through this link

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