School Counsellors Forum organized by Fortis, Vasant Kunj was attended by Gurmanjot Butalia and Swati Kumar Mohan on 23 April’15.
The topic of the Forum was Anorexia and Bulimia (Eating Disorders) : Silent Epidemics.
It was conducted by Ms. Kamna, Cliniocal Psychologist.
During the forum, the following was discussed:
1) Eating disorders is the third most common chronic illness among adolescents and that 20% of people die as a result of Anorexia.
2) Definition of Eating Disorders
3) Risk factors
4) Role of Media
5) Reasons for under identification of this epidemic.
6) Role of Prevention/ Awareness programs in the school.
A computer workshop was held in school by the Computer Activity School Team to create awareness on the Internet and the fast growing Web World. With development comes a very important issue of security. As the cyber world is becoming an essential part of our lives we need to understand how to keep our personal information and our computer safe. Companies can get bankrupt within a blink of an eye.
Internet is used in day to day life by all of us and a crystal clear knowledge of its usage and consequences is utmost important.
Presentations were given on cyber stalking, cyber bullying, digital footprints, spyware and many more related topics- students of the school showed ardent interest. With the computer teacher’s guidance and support this event was a great success.