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Workshop on Behaviour Modification

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MSSW Auditorium
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Department of Counselling Psychology has organized a two day workshop on Behaviour Modification facilitated by Dr. Vedhagiri Ganesan, Organizational Psychologist on 3rd and 4th March 2017. 


Dr. Vedhagiri Ganesan has served as Professor and Head of the Department, Bharathiyar University, Coimbatore. He has four decades of experience in Training and Consultancy at National and International Levels.


Mrs. Shaiya Vikram, Counselling Psychologist was the chief guest of inauguration. The inaugural programme on 3rd March started with Tamizh Thai Vaazhthu and College song. The head of the Department Dr. Vyjayanthi Mala welcomed the gathering. Dr. Raja Samuel, Principal gave the presidential Address. Dr. R. Subhasini Dean Self Finance Courses, MSSW gave the special address in which she appreciated the department for taking up the workshop. The Chief Guest Mrs. Shaila Vikram emphasized the use of Behaviour Modification techniques in daily lives with her personal experiences. The resource person Dr. Vedhagiri Ganesan gave a glimpse of Behaviour Modification. Mr. Karthik Lakshmanan, Assistant Professor gave the Vote of thanks.


Professionals, Research Scholars and Students from various colleges such as Women’s Christian College, Kanyaka Parameswari College, University of Madras, Periyar University, Tamil Nadu Open University and Mother Terasa Univesity attended the workshop. The number of participants was 130.


The following behaviour modification techniques were covered by the resource person.

  • Behaviour Technology for better living
  • Desensitization
  • Hyper-Sensitization
  • reciprocal inhibition
  • Brief Behaviour Technology
  • Behavioural Rehearsal
  • Thought Stopping
  • Organizational Behavioural Modification
  • Stress Management Strategies

Valedictory Function was held on 04.03.2017 at 4.00pm. Dr. Subasree, Assistant Professor welcomed the gathering. Mrs. Malini Kasturirangan, a renowned Psychologist delivered the valedictory address. She emphasized the importance of counseling in today’s context. Dr. Swaminathan, President gave the presidential address. Both Mrs. Mailini Kasturirangan and Dr. Swaminathan distributed the certificates to the participants. Mr. Karthik Lakshmanan read the report on the proceedings of the workshop. During the feedback session the participants shared their experience and they felt that the session was very useful for their profession. The 2 day training came to an end with vote of thanks by Dr. Vyjayanthi Mala.

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