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    Dr Renu Kishore has been teaching at the Department of Psychology at Daulat Ram College at University of Delhi, presently holding the post of Senior Reader. Her specialisation areas are Counselling Psychology and Child Development. Over the years Dr. Kishore has been academically active, presenting research papers at various national and international conferences, holding workshops and seminars and publishing research articles. Her achievements include a chapter titled "Children in Adoption and Foster-care: Mental Health concerns" in Bhardwaj, A (ed) "Child Guidance and Mental Health" (2002) published by the Child Guidance Centre of Department of Social Work, University of Delhi. She has recently authored a module on "Uses of Appraisal data in Counselling" for an International diploma course being developed by NCERT in collaboration with Commonwealth of Learning, Canada. She is a member of several academic organisations, such as Association of Clinical Psychologists, Indian Academy of Applied Psychology and Indian Association for Family Therapy. She is invited regularly as a resource person for training programs organized by renowned institutions such as National Institute for Social Defence (NISD), National Institute of Criminology, as well as by NCERT. She is an executive member of CVARA, the Co-ordinating Voluntary Adoption Resource Agency at Delhi, and helps in dealing with the psychological issues related to the program of child adoption.

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1. Impact of day care centre on the child's development depends on 2 aspects-
a) quality of environment and care in the centre and
b)...

Answered on : 15 Nov 2004

Your child has picked up this habit perhaps to get a sense of security that you are around. Try to focus his attention away from this habit but do...

Answered on : 01 Nov 2004

Most children go through this phase of crying while going to school, but it is better that the child is dealt with firmly yet lovingly. You have...

Answered on : 07 Oct 2004

Your daughter seems to be extremely sensitive, and in order to modify her behaviour, it is important to analyse if there is any modification...

Answered on : 07 Oct 2004

There are large individual differences in language development. Your child seems to be quite normal considering the fact that he is a male child...

Answered on : 28 Sep 2004

Eating problems are common in young children and are best addressed by not fussing over them. Do not give in to his demand for milk whenever...

Answered on : 27 Sep 2004

Your daughter seems to be suffering from a medical problem for which appropriate treatment must be sought. It is also possible that she is sensing...

Answered on : 15 Sep 2004

It is perfectly normal for a 13 month old child who is probably crawling, standing and even walking to actively explore all objects that are of...

Answered on : 30 Aug 2004

Adolescents are very sensitive and too much interference in their personal habits is not desirable. It may even rebound and make the child...

Answered on : 01 Jul 2004

You seem to be very aware & well-read parents. The most important thing you can do to help your child is to be relaxed yourselves. Do not make...

Answered on : 10 Jun 2004
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