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Showing posts with label Department of Psychology. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Department of Psychology. Show all posts

Tuesday, September 12, 2023

Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan's Department of Psychology Organized a Seminar on "Suicide Prevention: A Mental Health Issue"

In commemoration of World Suicide Prevention Day, the Department of Psychology at Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan organized a one-day seminar titled "Suicide Prevention: A Mental Health Issue." The event aimed to shed light on the critical issue of suicide prevention and raise awareness of its implications.

Dr. Tahir Farid, Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology, led the seminar, imparting valuable insights into suicide prevention strategies, risk factors, and its perception within the Islamic context. The seminar provided an in-depth understanding of the importance of mental health and the steps that can be taken to prevent suicide.

Dr. Farid emphasized the need for open discussions and awareness campaigns to combat the growing concerns surrounding mental health and suicide. He stated, "Addressing mental health issues and promoting suicide prevention is a collective responsibility. We must create a supportive environment where individuals can seek help without fear of stigma."

The event concluded on a powerful note with a walk organized under the supervision of Professor Dr. Zahir Shah, Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences. Faculty members, students, and participants carried placards advocating for suicide awareness, displaying messages of hope and encouragement.

Professor Dr. Shah praised the initiative, saying, "It is crucial to tackle the stigma associated with mental health problems. Events like these play a significant role in fostering a community that is supportive, empathetic, and ready to help those in need."

The seminar and awareness walk held by the Department of Psychology at Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan showcased a strong commitment to addressing mental health challenges and suicide prevention. By raising awareness and encouraging open conversations, the university is taking proactive steps to make a positive impact on the well-being of its community and beyond.

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Visiting Faculty Required For Department of Psychology

Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan desires to fill-up the following position(s) of Lecturers on visiting basis for a period of current spring semester 2019. Walk in Interview will be held in the office of Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences (Main Campus) as per following schedule:

Date & Time
Minimum Qualification
(Main Campus)
10:00 am
First Division Master s degree / BS (16 years of education) in the relevant field from an HEC recognized University/ Institution with no 3rd division in the academic career.

1. Interested candidates are required to appear for interview in the office of Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences on the specific date with their CVs and full documents, copy of CNIC, a recent passport size photograph, attested copies of educational testimonials and experience certificates (if any) should reach to the Dean Office, Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan (Main Campus) on Friday, 08/02/2019.

2. CGPA less than 3.00 out of 4.00 shall be considered as second division.

3. All applicants must fulfil the minimum eligibility criteria as mentioned above. 

4. In case of foreign degree, the applicant must produce HEC Equivalence Certificate.

5. In-service candidates shall apply through proper channel. They must submit No Objection Certificate from their employer/Institution.

 Errors, omissions, if any, are liable to rectification by the University.