The NSG Group's Niigata University of Health and Welfare plans to open a new department, the Department of Psychological Health, in April 2024 (provisional name, under planning).Niigata University of Health and Welfare has established new departments since its opening in 4, and this department is the 2001th.

 Niigata University of Health and Welfare is one of the few comprehensive medical universities in Japan, covering 6 faculties and 14 departments that study nursing, medical care, rehabilitation, nutrition, sports, welfare, and medical IT.Taking full advantage of this advantage, we provide practical learning of "team medicine" and "multi-professional collaboration" that are required in the medical field.

 Learning that fuses sports and other fields is also one of the features, and in 2021, Albirex Niigata, Albirex Niigata Ladies, and Niigata Rehabilitation Hospital signed a four-way collaboration agreement to strengthen the athlete support system.In recent years, the designated clubs have been producing professional athletes every year, and they have achieved high results in recent years, such as winning the second place in the 4 All Japan Football Championship.

 In addition, in the allocation of scientific research funds for fiscal 2022, the cumulative number of new adoptions in "sports science, physical education, health science, and related fields" has increased to 100, making it the fourth largest in Japan (second among private universities). ing.

 Including this background, the Department of Health and Psychology (provisional name, under planning) has an environment that supports learning in each of the fields of "basic psychology", "clinical psychology", and "exercise (sports) psychology". there isTaking advantage of this feature, we will work to develop specialists who provide the necessary care and support to solve mental health problems, which are becoming more complex and diversified year by year.

 The opening date is April 2024, and the enrollment capacity is 4.After applying for approval to set up the Department of Psychological Health within the existing Faculty of Social Welfare, we plan to change the name of the department to the Faculty of Psychology and Welfare (provisional name) after official approval.

reference:[Niigata University of Health and Welfare] Faculty of Psychology and Welfare * Department of Psychological Health (tentative name) 

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