Career Guidance and Counselling Cell

The trust felt a strong need for correct and timely career guidance and support to deal with emotional and behavioral issues of our MCGM school students, hence the Career Guidance and Counselling Cell was established in the year 2011. It mainly caters to the needs of socially disadvantaged municipal school students in Mumbai and Dist. Thane, Mumbra.

Objectives

  • The trust provides various comprehensive psychological services to the municipal school students which includes providing an individual counselling for dealing with emotional, behavioral, academic and social issues like substance abuse, lack of motivation, academic issues, family problems and life skills, study skills sessions with students and parents.
  • Group Conselling
    1. The trust also provides a comprehensive career guidance program to the secondary municipal school students.
    2. These programs enable the students to set appropriate career goals and motivate them to pursue higher education instead of dropping out after SSC.
    3. The program includes Aptitude interest, Personality and Intelligence Testing as well as Career motivation and Awareness sessions and Individual career counselling of students based on career assessment.

 

Year

2016-17

2015-16

Total No. Of referrals

166

250

Total No of follow up Sessions

866

983

Total No. of Career Counselling sessions

1040

974

We have a team of trained psychologists who work in schools as school counselors and carry on different counselling activities and provide comprehensive psychological services to the municipal school students which includes providing life skills, study skills sessions and individual counselling for dealing with issues like substance abuse, lack of motivation, academic issues, family problems etc. with students and parents.