Patrician Mentorship and Counselling Services
Mentorship program has become a unique part of many thriving institutions of
higher education. It has a blend of hands-on experience in addition to
thoughtful reflection and provides every student with clarity in their
perspective of the course they have chosen. Mentors have an opportunity to
expose their students to professional atmosphere beyond regular classes.
This knowledge moves students ahead of theoretical knowledge as they are
introduced with capabilities such as marketing of their skills, leadership,
networking, knowledge of economic realities of future profession etc.
Academic Mentorship is the first line of response for poor academic
adaptation of students. However, present campus settings require a
structured and extended support for mentorship which involves personal
mentorship and students’ counselling. Mentorship program is inevitable in
any higher educational institution and it involves helping students to reach
what they want to be.
The Patrician College Counseling Cell is a part of Mentorship program. The
counselling cell is aimed at delivering services like individual counseling,
group counselling and training activities for PCAS students and staff. The
counselling cell follows individual counselling added with
collaborative-dependent model of consultation i.e.
Consultant-Consultee-Client in campus settings. In this model, the
consultant (Counsellor) works together with the consultee (Faculty member
i.e. personal/academic mentors) for the betterment of the client (Student).
The consultant and consultee are believed to have a unique set of experience
and expertise that are able to contribute to solving a problem. The
consultee continues to depend upon the consultant’s Problem-solving
expertise, Knowledge of normal and abnormal development and Skills for
affecting client and systemic change.
Coordinator: Mr. Senthil Kumaran J : Mail Id-
Mentoring and Counselling Formats