Participants smile for the camera after enjoying a joyous and effective workshop
By: Dinesh George Lourdes.
Kuala Lumpur – 6 Aug 2015 – HELP University held a 2-Day Self-Enrichment Workshop for Secondary School Counselors in Kuantan. This workshop was carried out on Monday, 3 Aug 2015, 8a.m. to 4:30p.m. and Tuesday, 4 Aug 2015, 8a.m. to 1p.m. at SMK Tanah Putih, Pahang. The organizers of this event were HELP University, Pejabat Pendidikan Daerah Kuantan (PPD Kuantan) and Majlis Guru Kaunseling Daerah Kuantan (MGKK).
The Enrichment Workshop was attended by 109 counselors from 43 secondary schools and was conducted by a team of psychologists from HELP’s Department of Psychology led by Head of Department, Mr Alex Lui and the Director of CareerSense, Mr Eric Bryan.
Mr Alex Lui is a member of the Malaysian Society of Clinical Psychology. He has been involved in child welfare services for more than 12 years. His interests are in youth development, child protection against abuse and the juvenile justice system. Mr Eric Bryan on the other hand has been actively involved in the development and delivery of youth and adult learning and leadership development programs. He has served as a consultant and a trainer to many organizations including Bank Negara and Maxis.
Among the topics that were discussed were, “Pengaruh Perkembangan Otak terhadap Perlakuan Remaja”, Psychological First Aid for School Counselors, Music Therapy and Stress Management, Career Guidance, Interest Assessment and Counselors’ Self-care. Participants were enriched with the talks that managed to motivate and help them become successful achievers.
Ever since its founding in 1986, HELP University has developed into the leading institution of higher learning in Malaysia. HELP will continue carrying out workshops and seminars like this as a part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). For more information on programs and workshops at HELP, please refer to http://www.help.edu.my/ or call +603-2716 2000.
Head of Department, Mr Alex Lui delivering a talk on the human brain
Participants cheerfully taking part in group activities