HMV organized National workshop on “Navigating the Rapids of Parenting : A special Responsibility Perspective”

Rapids of ParentingJalandhar September 16 (Jaswinder Azad)- The department of Psychology of Hans Raj Mahila Maha Vidyalaya, Jalandhar organised ICSSR sponsored one day National workshop on Navigating the Rapids of Parenting : A social Responsibility Perspective.” The Keynote speakers of the workshop were Dr. Vandana Sharma, Akal University, Bathinda and Dr. Anjali, Head Deptt. of Psychology, Allahabad Degree College, Allahabad University. On this occasion member local committee Dr. Sushma Chawla, Dean Academics Dr. Kanwaldeep Kaur were also present. The workshop started with lighting of lamp and DAV Gaan. Workshop Coordinator Dr. Ashmeen Kaur gave a brief introduction of the workshop and said that the responsibility of raising happy, healthy & well adjusted children in today’s fast pace world has become a complex process. This workshop would bring together eminent academicians, social scientists, experts & researchers to discuss, to disseminate on this relevant issue for better understanding. Principal Prof. Dr. (Mrs.) Ajay Sareen welcomed the guests and said that the qualities of parenting are within every girl since childhood. She suggested to give an open environment to the child. Keynote Speaker Dr Vandana gave her presentation on Parenting styles & said that our life is flooded with Digital Techniques like Mobile, Internet, Whatsapp etc. Their bad effects can be seen in the society. She told that between 2009 & 2017 around 60% children of 12-13 years were affected with depression. Nuclear families are coming up at a fast pace. She said that we should not force our child to do anything as per our whims or desires. The parents should increase this trust in their children that his/her parents are always with him/her. Member LC Dr. Sushma Chawla said that pre-marital counselling should be made compulsory for all girls. Principal Prof. Dr (Mrs.) Ajay Sareen honoured all the guests with Phulkari & Painting.
In the evening session, Panel Discussion was organised. Dr. Davinder Singh, Head, Deptt. of Psychology, GNDU Amritsar, Dr. (Prof.) Seema Vinayak, Head, Deptt of Psychology, Punjab University, Chandigarh, Dr. (Prof.) Harpreet Kaur, Deptt. of Psychology, Punjabi University Patiala, Dr. Jasbir Rishi, DAV University Jalandhar were the panelists. They answered the queries of the participants. In the valedictory session, organizing Secretary Ms. Shallu Batra gave vote of thanks. Stage was conducted by Dr. Anjana Bhatia.

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