Department of B.Com Computer Application organized a Webinar titled ‘പ്രതിസന്ധികളിൽ ഉൾക്കരുത്തോടെ!’ on 26th July 2020 at 10.30 am on Zoom. The programme was inaugurated by Dr. Cini Kurien, Principal, Al-Ameen College, Edathala. Dr. Mary P U, HOD, introduced the topic to the audience. Dr. Shalini Ajith, faculty, Hindi department welcomed the gathering. Dr. Leena Varghese, IQAC coordinator, blessed the occasion with a few words. The 1.5-hour seminar ended with a vote of thanks by Dr. Mary P U.
The webinar was designed for the students, parents and teachers of Al-Ameen to help handle the pandemic with better resilience. Teachers and students from other colleges also participated in the webinar. Mr. Manjush introduced the concept of Mental First Aid which is the help a person can give to someone who is showing signs of mental instability, until the person receives appropriate medical care. He also discussed various other topics like the importance of digital detox in these difficult times and tips on improving emotional intelligence.
The webinar was found to be particularly useful to the stay-at-home parents and busy teachers who did not have easy access or time to any resources that help to improve their mental health.