Social Outreach Programs 2018-19
St. Philomena school Thiruvaniyur, 19/1/2019
Session by Dr. Shibu Karippai, Psychologist from, Terapia consultancy, UK on 12/1/19. The Topic handled was ‘Dealing with Trauma and Resilience’.
Family get-together of Diploma batch 2018-19 at Thripunithara hill palace on 6/1/19
Chill out Winter Camp
The Chill out Winter camp was held at Toc H Public school on 24th and 25th November 2018 .
The timings of the camp was from 10.00 am – 3.30 pm. The resource persons for the camp were :
- Dr Alex Mathew , President , Toc H Public School Society
- Asst Prof Reena Madhu – Dept of Applied Psychology and Counselling
- Fabil Varghese – Dept of Applied Psychology and Counselling
- Mrs Sughi Biju, Memory Trainer
- ‘Be the MIRACLE ’ – Training team from Bangalore
22 students in the age group of 11yrs – 15 yrs participated in the Camp. They were students from Toc H Public school , Vytilla , St. Josephs ,Manalimukku , SNMHSS , Calicut , Kendriya Vidyalaya , SSRVM , Cheppanam
Government UP school,Choorkad on 16/11/2018
Session at Balamandiram, Mazhavanoor on 10/11/2018
Session at Adarsh Special School, Kureekad, on 02/11/18.
Session at SRVHS school , Mazhuvanoor, Kolenherry on 5/10/18
Session at Technical school at Thuruthikara
Flood Relief activities of Department of Applied Psychology and Counselling
As part of the Flood relief activities , Department of Applied Psychology and Counselling has formed a group of 30 individuals (voluntarily from each batch of the PG Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy conducted by the Department ) under the leadership and guidance of Dr Alex Mathew, President , Toc H Public school society .
The aim of the group is to provide crisis counselling in the flood affected areas including schools free of cost.
The group was given training in Crisis counselling in the month of August 2018 The first session was handled by Dr Alex Mathew followed by Asst Prof Reena Madhu and Mr Fabil Varghese .
The groups activities started in the month of September 2018.
The first visit was to Standard Pottery School, Choornikara on 4/9/18. Sessions were handled and counselling given to students
The second visit was to SNDP school, Pallisery on 14/9/18 . Here too the group interacted with the teachers, students , sessions were handled and counselling given
Social Outreach Programmes 2017-18
The Social Outreach Programme is an ongoing activity undertaken by the Department. It consists of providing awareness classes and psychological counseling to students of Higher secondary schools. Sessions on Topics related to adolescent issues, drug/alcohol abuse, study skills , how to face examinations, stress, anxiety ,interpersonal relationships and Career guidance are handled. The sessions are handled by Ms. Reena Madhu and Mr. Fabil Varghese followed by personal and career counseling
- Al Ameen school , Chandiroor – 20/11/17
- Johns JHSS school, Kanniattunirapu – 23/11/17
- SN school, Mamala, 28/11/17 (session for Parents )
- Government Higher Secondary school , Vennala 1/12/17
- Government Higher secondary school , Elamkkara , 5/12/17 St Philomenas school , Elanji 6/12/17 St Philomenas school, Elanji 7/12/17 (session for parents)
The Department of Applied Psychology and Counselling, associated itself with the Department of Communicative English of St Teresa ‘s College , Ernakulam in conducting the National Level Public Relations Campaign “Stain the Stigma” , 2017-18 , an awareness campaign on Mensuration Hygiene.
Asst Prof Reena Madhu and Fabil Varghese receiving the memento from Mr. Prashant Nair, IAS, Former Deputy Collector of Kozhikode and private secretary to the Minister of State for Tourism ,KJ Alphons.