Human Development and Family Studies
 

Dr. (Mrs.) Krishna Duhan

Head of the Department

Mailing Address

Human Development And Family Studies 
College Of Home Science,
CCS Haryana Agricultural University
Hisar - 125 004 Haryana (India)
 

Phone No : 01662- 255342
Email Id : hdfs@hau.ernet.in

Last Updated :- 28-01-2017 12:01:07

   The Department of Human Development and Family Studies offers UG and PG program. At undergraduate level, the department offers professional elective inOrganization and Management of Early Childhood Programmes Till date 128 M.Sc. and 45 Ph.D students have completed their degree program. The courses in the discipline have been designed to equip the students with knowledge of all round development of human being,

Postgraduate program leading to M.Sc and Ph.D in Human Development and Family Studies
Course Seat
M.Sc. 5
Ph.D 3
1st Semester
Course No. Title Credit hours
HDFS 101 Human Physiology 2+0
HDFS 201 Early and Late Childhood 2+1
HDFS 301 Marriage and Family Dynamics 2+1
HDFS 302 Children with Special Needs 2+1
HDFS 401 Developmental Assessment of Young Children 0+3
HDFS 402 Women and Child Welfare 2+1
HDFS 403 Teaching Material for Young Children – II 1+3
HDFS 404 Implementation of Early Childhood and Inclusive Education 1+3
HDFS 405 Management of Child Care Centres 1+3
PG Courses    
HDFS 501 Theories of Human Development and Behaviour 3+0
HDFS 504 Early Childhood Education and Organisation 2+1
HDFS 505 Innovative Programmes in Early Childhood Care and Education 2+1
HDFS 506 Methods and Techniques of Assessment in Human Development 2+1
HDFS 510 Parent and Community Education 1+2
HDFS 512 Development of Learning Material and Childeren's Literature 1+2
HDFS 591 Master's Seminar 1
HDFS 601 Adulhood Dynamics 2+1
HDFS 603 Ecology of Human Development 3+0
HDFS 604 Principles and Strategies in Developmental Intervention 2+1
HDFS 609 Cross-Cultural Perspectives in Family Studies 2+0
HDFS 691 Doctral Seminar I 1
HDFS 692 Doctoral Seminar II 1

2nd Semester

Course No. Title Credit hours
HDFS 102 Fundamentals of Human Development 1+1
HDFS 103 Prenatal Care and Infant Development 2+1
HDFS 202 Adolescence and Adulthood 2+1
HDFS 303 Personality Development 1+1
HDFS 391 Child and Family Counseling 2+1
HDFS 392 Early Childhood Education 2+1
HDFS 393 Teaching Material for Young Children – I 1+3
IAHS 491 Internship/Industrial Attachment 3+0
  RHWE/In plant Training(O) 0+3
PG Courses    
HDFS 502 Advance in Life Span Development 2+1
HDFS 503 Gender Issues in Human Development and Family Relations 2+1
HDFS 507 Guidance and counseling 1+2
HDFS 508 Adolescent Development and Challenges 2+1
HDFS 509 Gerontology 2+1
HDFS 511 Appraisal of Child and Family Welfare Institutions 1+1
HDFS 513 Family Therapy 2+1
HDFS 514 Children with Developmental Challenges 2+1
HDFS 591 Master's Seminar 1
HDFS 602 DAdvances in Family Studies 2+1
HDFS 605 Women Studies 1+1
HDFS 606 Trends and Issues in Human Development 3+0
HDFS 607 Qualitative Research Methods 2+1
HDFS 608 Programme Development for Vulnerable Families 2+1
HDFS 691 Doctoral Seminar I 1
HDFS 692 Doctoral Seminar II 1
 

Twenty six manuals have been compiled for various UG and PG courses.

1.  Pre School Lab.
2.  Human Development Testing Lab.
3.  PG Lab.
4.  AICRP Lab.
5.  Counseling Lab.
6.  Computer Room
7.  Seminar Room

Ongoing Research Projects/Schemes All India Coordinated Research Project

Title:Capacity Building of Agrarian Families

Sub-project-1: Promoting resilience among at risk rural youth for quality life. Objectives:
  • Developing competencies of rural youth through educational intervention.
  • To identify academically backward youth.
  • To assess the vocational aptitude of identified academically backward youth
  • To impart aptitude based vocational intervention. 
  • To assess the impact of vocational intervention
Sub-project-II: Sensitizing rural families for management of socio-emotional problems of youth(school dropouts) Objectives:
  • To find out socio-economic status of school dropouts.
  • To find out vocational interest and socio-emotional problems of school dropouts.
  • To study family environment and coping strategies of school dropout.
  • To empower youth and mothers with coping strategies for management of socio-emotional problems.
  • To provide need based counseling.
  • To impart interest based vocational trainings to school dropouts.
  • Established Family Counseling Centre for school droput youth in village
  • Conducted educational counseling sessions
  • Developed Module on Life Skill
  • Developed Manual on Academic Backwardness
  • Improved quality life of youth and young women through education on Life Skills
  • Training on life skills
  • Trainings on Stress management
  • Trainings on Mushroom cultivation 
  • Vocational trainining on basic course of hair and skin care"
  • Vocational trianing on basic course of "computer application"
  • Vocational training on "Cutting and tailoring".

Title:Empowerment of rural youth for quality life

F:AICRP 2013PhotoDropout youth discussion22.7.14paper 257.jpg                    F:AICRP 2013PhotoHealth campaign at Kalwas anganwadiMay 2014latest 237.jpg 
     Discussion with Dropout Youth                                  Training 0n Reproductive Health
F:AICRP 2013PhotoPhotographs of HisarDSC00044.jpg                  F:AICRP 2013PhotoPhotographs of HisarDSC00098.jpg 
Discussion with academically Backward Youth           Workshop on Adolescents in Dilemma  
Manghali-Stress 027                       F:AICRP 2013PhotoPhotographs of HisarDSC01536.jpg 
 Workshop on “Stress Management                            Life Skill education through Role Play                         
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Workshop on Reproductive Health                                           Workshop on Life Skills 
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Life skill education                                                              Workshop on stress management 
E:AICRP 2013DisplayDisplay AICRPAcademically backward childrenIMG_4657.JPG                     E:AICRP 2013DisplayDisplay AICRPAcademically backward childrenIMG_3910.JPG 
Conducted PTM                                                             Training on Hair & skin cure 
E:AICRP 2013DisplayDisplay AICRPDropout youthIMG_2289.jpg                     E:AICRP 2013DisplayDisplay AICRPDropout youthIMG_4668.JPG 
Established Counseling centre                                          Workshop on life skills 
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Training on Best out of waste                                           Training on cutting & tailoring 

Scheme I

Title. Learning competencies among preschool children

Objectives:

  • To assess developmental aspects of pre-school children in the age group of 2½- 5 years.
  • To develop and implement intervention programme for the low performer children.
  • To provide guidance and counseling to the parents of low performer children.
  • To assess the impact of intervention programme.

Experiment 1: Intervention for mental development of preschool children

Objectives:

  • To develop and implement intervention to improve mental abilities of children.
  • To assess the impact of intervention programme on mental abilities.

Experiment 2: Intervention for cognitive abilities of preschool children 

Objectives:

  • To develop and implement intervention for improvement of cognitive abilities.
  • To provide guidance to the parents of the preschoolers.
  • Impact assessment of intervention to improve cognitive abilities of children.

Scheme - II

Title: Social Development of Children and Adolescents

Objectives:

  • To assess the emotional intelligence and adjustment of school children
  • To assess self concept of rural middle school children (6-8 years)
  • To assess the social competence of rural middle school children
  • To assess influence of self concept on social competence.
  • To plan, implement and assess the impact of intervention on socio-emotional development of children and adolescents

Experiment I : Assessment of guidance needs of adolescents

Title : Peer attachment and social intelligence of UG girls students

Objectives:

  • To explore peer attachment and social intelligence of UG girls students.
  • To find out relationship between peer attachment and social intelligence.

Experiment 2:

Title :School based intervention programme to promote social emotional intelligence and school behavior skill of 11-13 years old children.

Objectives:

  • To impart intervention programme to promote social emotional intelligence and school behavior skills.
  • To assess impact of intervention programme.

Experiment 3:

Title :Comparative study of Emotional Maturity of adolescents

Objectives :

  • To assess adolescents for their emotional maturity.
  • To compare the emotional maturity of adolescents attended lab nursery with other children not attended lab.

Scheme - III

Title :Childhood Aggression and its Management

Objectives:

  • To identify the causes and extent of aggression in 6-10 year old children.
  • To explore the parenting practices of families with aggressive children.
  • To impart training to parents on management of aggression in children.
  • To develop and implement intervention programme to children on anger management, alternative and consequential thinking and development of socially acceptable behaviour.
  • To assess the impact of training and intervention programme.

Experiment1:

Title : Impact of intervention programme on alternative and consequential thinking of children for anger management

Objectives :

  • To Study the impact of intervention programme on alternative and consequential thinking of children for anger management (2nd post testing).

Experiment 2 :

Title : Effect of TV viewing on aggressive behaviour of 6-10 years old children.

Objectives :

  • To study the television viewing pattern of 6-10 years old children..
  • To find out the relationship between television viewing and aggressive behavior.

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Title:Empowerment of rural youth for quality life

F:AICRP 2013PhotoDropout youth discussion22.7.14paper 257.jpg                    F:AICRP 2013PhotoHealth campaign at Kalwas anganwadiMay 2014latest 237.jpg 
     Discussion with Dropout Youth                                  Training 0n Reproductive Health
F:AICRP 2013PhotoPhotographs of HisarDSC00044.jpg                  F:AICRP 2013PhotoPhotographs of HisarDSC00098.jpg 
Discussion with academically Backward Youth           Workshop on Adolescents in Dilemma  
Manghali-Stress 027                       F:AICRP 2013PhotoPhotographs of HisarDSC01536.jpg 
 Workshop on “Stress Management                            Life Skill education through Role Play                         
F:AICRP 2013PhotoPhotographs of HisarDSC00192.jpg                     F:AICRP 2013PhotoPhotographs of HisarDSC00161.jpg 
Workshop on Reproductive Health                                           Workshop on Life Skills 
E:AICRP 2013DisplayDisplay AICRPAcademically backward childrenIMG_4179.JPG                     E:AICRP 2013DisplayDisplay AICRPAcademically backward childrenIMG_4753.JPG 
Life skill education                                                              Workshop on stress management 
E:AICRP 2013DisplayDisplay AICRPAcademically backward childrenIMG_4657.JPG                     E:AICRP 2013DisplayDisplay AICRPAcademically backward childrenIMG_3910.JPG 
Conducted PTM                                                             Training on Hair & skin cure 
E:AICRP 2013DisplayDisplay AICRPDropout youthIMG_2289.jpg                     E:AICRP 2013DisplayDisplay AICRPDropout youthIMG_4668.JPG 
Established Counseling centre                                          Workshop on life skills 
E:AICRP 2013DisplayDisplay AICRPDropout youth20150521_104955.jpg                     E:AICRP 2013DisplayDisplay AICRPDropout youth20150617_103833.jpg 
Training on Best out of waste                                           Training on cutting & tailoring 

Scheme I

Title. Learning competencies among preschool children

Objectives:

  • To assess developmental aspects of pre-school children in the age group of 2½- 5 years.
  • To develop and implement intervention programme for the low performer children.
  • To provide guidance and counseling to the parents of low performer children.
  • To assess the impact of intervention programme.

Experiment 1: Intervention for mental development of preschool children

Objectives:

  • To develop and implement intervention to improve mental abilities of children.
  • To assess the impact of intervention programme on mental abilities.

Experiment 2: Intervention for cognitive abilities of preschool children 

Objectives:

  • To develop and implement intervention for improvement of cognitive abilities.
  • To provide guidance to the parents of the preschoolers.
  • Impact assessment of intervention to improve cognitive abilities of children.

Scheme - II

Title: Social Development of Children and Adolescents

Objectives:

  • To assess the emotional intelligence and adjustment of school children
  • To assess self concept of rural middle school children (6-8 years)
  • To assess the social competence of rural middle school children
  • To assess influence of self concept on social competence.
  • To plan, implement and assess the impact of intervention on socio-emotional development of children and adolescents

Experiment I : Assessment of guidance needs of adolescents

Title : Peer attachment and social intelligence of UG girls students

Objectives:

  • To explore peer attachment and social intelligence of UG girls students.
  • To find out relationship between peer attachment and social intelligence.

Experiment 2:

Title :School based intervention programme to promote social emotional intelligence and school behavior skill of 11-13 years old children.

Objectives:

  • To impart intervention programme to promote social emotional intelligence and school behavior skills.
  • To assess impact of intervention programme.

Experiment 3:

Title :Comparative study of Emotional Maturity of adolescents

Objectives :

  • To assess adolescents for their emotional maturity.
  • To compare the emotional maturity of adolescents attended lab nursery with other children not attended lab.

Scheme - III

Title :Childhood Aggression and its Management

Objectives:

  • To identify the causes and extent of aggression in 6-10 year old children.
  • To explore the parenting practices of families with aggressive children.
  • To impart training to parents on management of aggression in children.
  • To develop and implement intervention programme to children on anger management, alternative and consequential thinking and development of socially acceptable behaviour.
  • To assess the impact of training and intervention programme.

Experiment1:

Title : Impact of intervention programme on alternative and consequential thinking of children for anger management

Objectives :

  • To Study the impact of intervention programme on alternative and consequential thinking of children for anger management (2nd post testing).

Experiment 2 :

Title : Effect of TV viewing on aggressive behaviour of 6-10 years old children.

Objectives :

  • To study the television viewing pattern of 6-10 years old children..
  • To find out the relationship between television viewing and aggressive behavior.

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  • Life Span Development
  • Marriage and Family Relations
  • Early Childhood Education and Care
  • Children with Special Needs
  • Population and Community Education
  • Guidance and Counseling
  • Family and Child Welfare Program and Institutions
  • Mental Health
  • Strategies in Developmental Intervention.
  1. Developmental intervention for parents, field functionaries to enhance the development of children.
  2. Adolescent’s adjustment and psychological problems such as anger and management.
  3. Family cohesion, changes and its impact.
  4. Parental differential treatment in child rearing and discipline.
  5. Collaborative researches with education department on developmental aspects of school going children.
  6. Collaborative researches with health department to improve physical, reproductive and mental health of adolescents.
  7. Problems faced by parents of children with special needs.

F:AICRP 2013PhotoDropout youth discussion22.7.14paper 257.jpg                    F:AICRP 2013PhotoHealth campaign at Kalwas anganwadiMay 2014latest 237.jpg 
     Trainting on soft toys making                                Workshop on honour killing 
F:AICRP 2013PhotoPhotographs of HisarDSC00044.jpg                  F:AICRP 2013PhotoPhotographs of HisarDSC00098.jpg 
Celebration of Breast feeding week   Celebration of International Day for family in Pre-School lab
Manghali-Stress 027                       F:AICRP 2013PhotoPhotographs of HisarDSC01536.jpg 
Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Abhiyan                                 Working with disabled children  
F:AICRP 2013PhotoPhotographs of HisarDSC00192.jpg                     F:AICRP 2013PhotoPhotographs of HisarDSC00161.jpg 
Workshop on Adolescents challenges                Workshop on Teaching Material for Childrens
F:AICRP 2013PhotoPhotographs of HisarDSC00192.jpg                     F:AICRP 2013PhotoPhotographs of HisarDSC00161.jpg 
Dushara Celebration in Pre-School lab                 Imaprting Stimulation activities to mothers
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Training to school Teachers                          Imparting Stimulation activities to childrens


# Image Name Designation Specialization Details
1 Dr. Krishna Duhan Professor & Head Human Development Details
2 Dr. Bimla Dhanda Professor Human Development Details
3 Dr. Chandrakala Singh Professor Human Development Details
4 Dr. Santosh Sangwan Assistant Scientist Human Development Details
5 Dr. Sheela Sangwan Professor Human Development Details
6 Dr. Shakuntla Punia Professor Human Development Details
7 Dr. Shanti Balda Professor Human Development and Early Childhood Education Details