Hoping and Responding for Care

इस ब्लॉग को हिंदी में पढ़ने के लिए, यहाँ क्लिक करें।हा ब्लॉग मराठी मध्ये वाचण्यासाठी, येथे क्लिक करा. As a follow up to our previous piece (Structuring care for the caregivers) we bring to you the second article of our three-part series. In this part, we explore the hopes, values and motivation of mental health professionals in…

Structuring Care for the Caregivers

इस ब्लॉग को हिंदी में पढ़ने के लिए, यहाँ क्लिक करें।हा ब्लॉग मराठी मध्ये वाचण्यासाठी, येथे क्लिक करा. According to the research published by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) in Lancet Psychiatry in December 2019 states that one in every seven persons in India is affected by a mental disorder. (Source: DECCAN CHRONICLE). Mental…

What If We Look Beyond The Skyscrapers?

2020 has brought upon immense obstacles, almost creating a rollercoaster for people, with twists and turns that are unexpected. Every section of society and every individual has their respective struggles.There is one specific section of our society that has been impacted in a significant way: people living in systemic poverty in India, and particularly adolescents…

How do you talk about sensitive issues with children?

Introduction ‘Unrest’- the word has become very commonly used in the last few months in not just India but across the globe. Whether it’s about communal distress, discrimination, casteism, poverty, and unemployment due to which daily wage workers faced unimaginable difficulties to reach their own hometowns or the protests and appeals for changes in racist…

How’s Our Youth Responding to the Current Pandemic?

इस ब्लॉग को हिंदी में पढ़ने के लिए, यहाँ क्लिक करें। In this piece, Shahbaan Shah from Apni Shala’s Social-Emotional Learning and R&D team, explores how youth in Mumbai has responded to, embraced and adapted to news ways of being. “Addressing the unmet needs of the young is a priority. We cannot let the huge advances…

Teachers’ Voices amidst Lockdown

इस ब्लॉग को हिंदी में पढ़ने के लिए, यहाँ क्लिक करें। The COVID 19 pandemic has clearly brought about many changes in our lives. I have been following the news and several articles about the pandemic and its impact on various professions. What I missed in them is a representation of the educators/teachers in our country….

Unlocking Emotions with Narrative Conversations

For many of us, lockdown is as busy and occupied as life ever was. Some of us are working from home, others are studying from home getting ready for the exams. We are taking care of ourselves and of our family members. In this lockdown, while people can’t visit each other, there are some things…

How To Help Build Social And Emotional Competencies For Children At Home?

इस ब्लॉग को हिंदी में पढ़ने के लिए यहाँ क्लिक करें। The coronavirus (COVID-19) is a major epidemic all across the globe. However, young children are highly affected by the quarantine and the anxiety of their parents and other adults they interact with. Adults may think that children will not notice all the changes and…

Cartoons to watch during COVID times, SEL-wise.

Imagine if you could fly like Perman, move with super-speed like Ninja Hatori, travel through time like Doraemon, help your friends like Chota Bheem, or even in your tough times you are as calm as Oswald?  I have a four-year old, curious nephew at home. I love watching the world from his lens. The meaning…

Mental Health and Work From Home

– Ayushi Srivastava and – Tanushka Fernandes The year 2020 for most of us, has brought upon a massive change, a large amount of uncertainty, and new challenges. With the emergence of COVID19 and extended lockdown periods, many of us are required to work from our homes. While it may sound undemanding and comforting, working…