Poornaprajna Institute of Management, Udupi

POORNASAHAY– The Counseling Cell

POORNASAHAY– The Counseling Cell

POORNASAHAY– The Counseling cell


 

Poornasahay is the counselling cell coming under the aegis of Poornaprajna Institute of Management. The cell aims to address social, emotional, psychological and other issues of the students and provide the right solution to bring them back to the normal track of life from the stress of day today life.
 
Objectives:

 

  • To help students blossom in a dynamic learning environment.
  • To promote developmental interpersonal skills.
  • To build positive relationships with peers, adults and society.
  • To help students recognize their individual strengths and challenges.

 
Methodology/mechanism:

  1. The counselling cell is located at the second floor of the building.

  2. The students have to take a prior appointment well in advance over the phone or via email viz., poornasahay@pim.ac.in.

  3. Once the appointment is confirmed a response mail is sent to the student and a schedule is fixed for the counselling.

  4. The entire process happens in isolation and proper remedial measures are suggested after careful listening to the student’s case.

  5. In case the challenge is beyond the reach of the counsellor, the student is further directed to a medical psychiatrist who will take further action and provide medication if necessary.

  6. In all the above cases a follow-up session is scheduled after a week of preliminary counselling to note the changes that have taken place or to note any further developments in the student’s behavior or attitude.

  7.  A counselling diary is maintained electronically as well as manually which is embedded in the code language.

  8. The Electronic diary is password protected and is only disclosed to the higher authorities/ Management in extreme cases.

  9. The counselling cell also understands the responsibility of updating the parents if any acute psychological disorder is observed during counselling for the mutual benefit of the Institution as well as that of student’s family.

  10. The POORNASAHAY cell also helps the students who are directed by other faculty and are recommended by the mentors coming under MAARGDARSHAK program.