Free, Unique Counselling Course in Hyderabad Attracts Strong Student Interest

May 1, 2024: Global Welfare Foundation, in collaboration with Mudita Tribe Foundation and Rama Naidu Film School, has announced the launch of a no-cost Foundational Course in Counselling.

The course has garnered strong response with 56 students registering for this week-long foundation course starting from today till 6th May 2024, which will be conducted at the Rama Naidu Film School.

This transformative program, facilitated by the Person-to-Person Institute of Christian Counselling, is designed to empower individuals to become Peer Counsellors and staunch advocates for mental well-being within their communities.

The course launched in Hyderabad today has been created in response to the heightened global challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, and to meet the demand to access counselling services that has become more critical than ever, today. The Foundational Course in counselling addresses this pressing need by offering comprehensive training to equip participants with the requisite skills and knowledge to support individuals in navigating life’s challenges, fostering resilience, and promoting positive mental health.

“With India’s population reaching approximately 1.4 billion, the demand for trained and qualified counsellors across various sectors is significantly high,” says Srinivasan Lingeswaran of the Global Welfare Foundation. “This initiative not only addresses this demand but also reaffirms our commitment to holistic welfare by prioritizing mental health advocacy.”

The Mudita Tribe Foundation, led by Miheeka Daggubati, is widely acclaimed for disproving misconceptions about mental health, and reducing stigma surrounding mental well-being, while advocating for its critical importance.

Hyderabad’s Free Foundation course, in counselling to empower individuals to champion mental well-being advocacy

The team behind the foundation course in counselling, the program was launched today at Rama Naidu Film School, Hyderabad

“Our partnership with Global Welfare Foundation and Rama Naidu Film School signifies a shared dedication to holistic welfare,” said, Miheeka Daggubati, Founder, Mudita. “By offering this opportunity, at no-cost, we aim to empower individuals to champion mental well-being within their communities.” She added.

The counselling program which commenced today is supported by Rama Naidu Film School, trusted for its enduring dedication to community welfare and endorsement of innovative educational initiatives. “The Foundational Course in peer counselling is a significant step forward to make a far-reaching impact not only in the city but also across the nation, fostering a culture of empathy, support, and toughness in the face of adversity.” D. Suresh Babu, Chairman of Rama Naidu Film School, commented.

Adding immense value to the course, Dr. Varudhini Kankipati and practicing psychologist Shalini Gianchandani, founders of Inner Connect, will serve as guest speakers. Both renowned psychologists bring deep expertise in counselling and mental health, enriching the learning experience for all attendees.

Participants in the Foundational Course in Counselling in Hyderabad will acquire invaluable insights and practical techniques in a structured manner to tackle mental health challenges, nurturing a culture of empathy, understanding, and support within their communities.

The curriculum of the Foundational Course covers a wide range of crucial topics essential for effective counselling, including:

  • Introduction to counselling
  • Attitudes of a counsellor
  • Counselling skills and temperamental analysis
  • Rejection and acceptance
  • Psychological approaches to counselling
  • Counselling and healing
  • Mood disorders
  • Transactional analysis
  • Theory of personality
  • Personal needs & personal problems
  • Crisis counselling
  • Ethics in counselling
  • Appropriate sources of support
  • Growth groups
  • Grief counselling

Join us in making a positive change by championing mental health advocacy and empowerment. Together, let’s make a meaningful impact and pave the way for a healthier, happier society. Take the first step towards a brighter future today.

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