A counselling centre of SAHAY, a community outreach initiative of St. Joseph’s College for Women (A), Visakhapatnam, was inaugurated on the college campus by correspondent Rev. Sr. Alice Marie on Saturday.

Vice-Principal of Andhra Medical College N. N. Raju, a professor in the Department of Psychology, Andhra University, K. Madhu, college Principal Sr. Veronica, and correspondent of PEN School Anita Pereira attended.

As part of the inauguration, a one-day awareness workshop on ‘Cherishing children through counselling’ was conducted for the teachers of PEN School.

As many as 120 teachers attended the workshop. SAHAY coordinator Suguna Kannan explained the rationale behind the workshop and SAHAY.

Dr. Beatrice gave an illustrated lecture on academic problems and their management. This was followed by a lecture on ‘Management of behaviour and other problems in children’ by a lecturer in psychology Amulya.

The doubts of teachers on the problems they face in their day-to-day interactions with children were clarified in the interactive session that followed. Centre in-charge Sr. Dominic proposed the vote of thanks.

SAHAY can be contacted on mobile No. 95815 92690 or through e-mail: sahay_sjcwvizag@yahoo.com


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