by Fr. Godfrey D'sa sdb
MATUNGA-MUMBAI, APRIL 24, 2014: The 6th batch of 'The Don Bosco Advanced Diploma in Counselling Psychology' conducted by Prafulta psychological services, was awarded certificates by the Provincial of the Salesian province of Mumbai, Fr Godfrey D'Souza, on April 19, 2014, at Our Lady of Dolours Church, Wadala. The Director of the course, Fr Godfrey D'sa , Coordinator – Ms Shalu Mehrotra, faculty members - Fr Ajoy Fernandes, Ms Srilatha Srkanth, Ms Linda Dakul were also present for the same.
The course began in 2008 and has trained 120 participants to become practicing counselors. The nine months course is held in the Youth Services AV Hall at Don Bosco, Matunga. The course emphasizes on experiential learning and endeavours to translate theory into action.
The alumni of the course, of the last 5 years, were also invited for this ceremony and it was heartening to know from them, the varied kinds of set ups they are working in, as counselors- be it clinics, social work organizations which work for women related issues, schools, colleges, hospitals, parishes etc.