Guidance and Counselling Cell


(Energizing Minds for a better tomorrow)



Mental health is the most important aspect of any child’s social and cognitive development therefore, the Guidance and Counseling Cell desires and strives to ensure health and vitality. It provides the students with supportive environment to succeed academically, socially and emotionally.


AIMS


  1. Working towards developing clarity of purpose in student’s mind about their academic goals and professional choices.
  2. Helping them with their social, emotional and personal needs.
  3. Preparing with students to face challenges of the future.
  4. Facilitating and motivating the students to shortlist good fit colleges, universities and institutions for higher studies in India and Abroad.
  5. Counselling & guiding students to link backwards in choosing their subjects in grade X
  6. Organizing student development workshops, fairs, university visits and talk by eminent persons so as to expand the horizon of the student mind.
  7. Providing Guidance and assistance to patients and teachers to handle students with behavioral deficits and special needs.
  8. Diagnosis of learning and behavioral issues, and providing assistance accordingly.

OBJECTIVES


Guidance and Counseling Cell is an initiative by DPS Eldeco, that works with an objective to provide assistance to students, parents and teachers in order to promote positive mental health in school environment.


ABOUT US

Guidance & Counseling Cell took its first step under the able guidance of Principal Ms.Manisha Anthwal .

This initiative started to spread happiness and provide solutions to students, teachers and parents so that they are able to lead their lives effectively.

This cell strives to meet the academic, career, personal and social needs of every student- in doing so, students are prepared to meet the challenges of the future.

Individual as well as group counseling sessions are conducted from primary- middle school to senior school level.

During sessions play therapy techniques along with solution counseling, need assessment, CBT, psychometric testing, are a few techniques which are incorporated to solve various problems ranging from ADHD, exam anxiety, social media addiction, suicidal tendencies, bullying, substance abuse, identity crisis to minor issues like slow/poor handwriting and other conduct/behavioral issues.

Guidance & Counseling Cell has conducted numerous workshops in the year 2019-20 which has provided assistance for students, to lead a mentally healthy and happy life.

WORKSHOP TO BE MENTIONED -

WEBINARS/ ACTIVITIES LIKE –

i) “Supporting your emotional wellbeing during COVID’ 19 outbreak “was conducted for classes IX and X where, Dr. Shweta Kensal, a practicing clinical psychological (RCI Licensed) was invited as the resource person. She addressed the student along with the school counselor, where students were given an insight into various kinds of emotions and how to deal with erratic emotional outbursts caused due to the pandemic.

During the webinar topics like illness, time management, examination anxiety and coping with the new online education were also covered.

ii) Webinar on Mental Health Awareness was conducted for classes X-XII where, Dr. Neha Anand (Psychotherapist / Social Acturit) and school counselor addressed the student. The webinar aimed at providing knowledge about various mental health illness. Apart from that, students were given knowledge about life skills.

iii) Guidance and counselling cell also organized mental health awareness week from 04-10-2020 to 10-10-2020, where various activities were conducted, like poster making and slogan writing (IX-XII), article writing (VI-VIII), story – telling by teachers (IV-VIII) and power- point presentation (X-XII) in order to promote an understanding about Mental-wellbeing amongst students and teachers and to empower them.

A webinar on account of ‘Mission Shakti’ an initiative by state government was also organized, where Ms Archana Singh (Head/In charge 181 Central Women Helpline) Dr. Anand (Social acturit), school counsellor along with addressed the teachers and students of grade VIII-XII regarding the initiative. Apart from that topics like Cyber Crime, adolescent issues and social media issues were also disclosed in detail.


Bullying and Abusive Language
Collezione
Positive Parenting
Time Management