What was considered as conventional wisdom in days past is lost to a large extent today. Individuals today find themselves alone and are bewildered when faced with the problems that befall them. In addition to personal problems, educators are responsible for guiding their students as well. PETP is designed to impart necessary knowledge and understanding in the area of psychoeducation, in an effort to equip educators to guide students and parents professionally.

Program is Relevant For

People who are responsible for guiding school children.

Administered By

Department of Continuing Education (DCE) – ICTRC

Series of 12 Psychoeducational Training Programs

Participants may choose specific programs they want to attend or they may attend all the programs.

Program Topic
Program Date
Program Content
  • What is Guidance
  • What is Counselling
  • The Role of Teachers as Counsellors
  • Fundamentals of Counselling
  • Counselling Skills and Attitudes
  • Qualities of an Effective Counsellor
  • Ethical Issues in Counselling
Program Content
  • Myths and Misconceptions about Psychological Testing
  • Types of Psychological Tests used in school setting (e.g. Intelligence, Aptitude, Interest, Personality etc)
  • Administration, Scoring and Interpretation of Psychological Tests
  • Ethical Issues in the use of Psychological Test
Program Content
  • What is Career Counselling
  • Career Guidance and Career Counselling
  • Career Counselling vs Career Information
  • Scientific Process of Career Planning
  • Collection, Classification and Dissemination of Career Information
Program Content
  • What are Learning Problems
  • Causes of Learning Problems
  • Intellectual Disability and Learning Disability
  • Early Identification of Learning Problems
  • Guidance and Counselling approach to Managing Learning Problems
Program Content
  • What Constitutes Problem Behavior
  • Causes of Behavior Problems – Genetic vs Early Childhood Experiences
  • Prevention and Management of Behavior Problems
  • Strategies for Managing Severely Disruptive Behavior
  • Case Studies on Behavior Problems
Program Content
  • Can Children be Depressed
  • Masked Depression and Children
  • Childhood Depression and High Risk Behaviors
  • Physical, Cognitive and Behavioral Signs of Depression
  • The No-Suicide Contract – Dealing with Suicidal Tendencies
  • Developing Effective MTSS – Using Guidance Approach
Program Content
  • What is Addiction; Habit v/s Addiction
  • Extent, Trends, and Patterns of Addiction in School Children
  • Substance Use Disorder (SUD) and Other New Age Addictions
  • Causal Factors in Addiction
  • Signs and Symptoms of Addiction
  • A Non-Punitive Approach to Managing Substance Related Incidents
  • Guidance and Counselling Approach to Addiction
Program Content
  • Normal vs Not-Normal Sexual Behavior in Children
  • Sexual Offenses against Children and by Children
  • Role of Schools in Developing Healthy Attitude towards Sexuality
  • Salient Features of a Sexuality Education Program in the School
  • Sexual Behavior and Mental Health Consequences
  • Strategies for Dealing with High-Risk Sexual Behaviors
  • Dealing with Sexual Offenses by Children
  • Guidelines for Teachers and Parents
Program Content
  • Resilience: What it means and Why it matters
  • Academic Resilience – Critical Factor for School Success
  • Resilience and Relationships
  • Characteristics of Resilient Individuals
  • Teaching Prosocial Competencies and Frustration Tolerance
  • Nurturing Optimism and Developing ‘Growth Mindset’
  • Integrating ‘Resilience Program’ into the ‘School Guidance Program’
Program Content
  • Psychology of Gender Differences
  • Discriminating between Aggression and Violence
  • Are Girls Less Aggressive
  • Early Sexual Maturation and romantic involvement with deviant males
  • Sexual Abuse and Aggression
  • Is Gender-Specific Treatment Warranted?
  • Guidance and Counselling based Preventive and Remedial approaches
Program Content
  • Who are Students At-Risk?
  • Social, Academic and Psychological Needs of Students At-Risk
  • Identifying and Profiling Students At-Risk
  • Developing Academic and Behaviour Support Program
  • Guidance and Counselling Approach for Developing Support System
Program Content
  • Needs and Problems of Post Millennial Students
  • The Concept of Guidance Based Education
  • Essential Services of School Guidance Program
  • Organisation and Administration of a School Guidance Program
  • Guidelines for Training Parents at Different Stages of Child Development
  • Application of Principles of Guidance and Counselling to Solve Educational Problems
  • Lead Expert: Dr. V S Ravindran (Renowned Psychologist)
  • Time: 10:00 am to 3:00 pm (IST)
  • Mode: Instructor-Led Online Session
  • Fee: INR 2250 / USD 35 (Per Participant / Per Program)
  • Seats for the training program are reserved on first-come first-served basis.

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