Webinar on Mental Health and wellness of Educators During COVID-19
A National Webinar was conducted by the Department of Sociology and Social work, Gems Arts and Science College, Malappuram on the topic “Mental Health and wellness of Educators During COVID-19” for the faculties on 08th September 2020 at 2.30 PM. It was led by the resource person Ms. Arundhathi Chandran, Doctoral Fellow, Tata Institute of Social Sciences Mumbai (Former Assistant Professor of Social work at Central University of Karnataka). The programme started at 2. 30 pm and was moderated by Mr. Arun (Assistant Professor). The welcome speech was given by Ms. Anju Haridas (Assistant Professor). The Inaugural session was led by Academic and Research Director Dr. B. G Unni. Mr. Vasudevan, Vice chairman and Principal Dr. Naveen Mohan felicitated and convey their wishes for the programme. The addressing and invitation of the resource person was delivered by Mr. Aneesh (Assistant Professor).
The session was started almost at 2.45 pm by the resource person Ms. Arundhathi Chandran. The session begins by explaining about Mental health. The session includes all aspects like teacher’s stress, tasks etc. and also methods and techniques like empty chair technique and also include tips to manage time to reduce stress and proper management of work. There were almost 50 participants for the webinar and out of them few were from outside Kerala. The mode of language of session was in English. The session was so informative as the resource person presented it with much clarity and effectively. The session finishes at 3.30 pm. After the session the concluding remarks was done by Dr. B. G Unni. The feedback was given by Mr. Vasudevan. The vote of thanks was led by Ms. Ashitha (Assistant Professor).