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St Agnes College Visits Planet Mars Foundation, Udupi 

St Agnes College Visits Planet Mars Foundation Udupi 
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Mangaluru: The Post Graduate Department of Clinical Psychology, St Agnes College (Autonomous), as a part of the curriculum, visited Planet Mars Foundation, Udupi on 24 February 2024, a home for children.

The objective of the visit was to spread awareness about adolescents’ well-being and challenges faced during this phase and to understand their living conditions. Upon arrival, the students were warmly greeted by the staff and introduced to the residents of Planet Mars Foundation.

The Planet Mars Foundation appeared well-maintained, with a serene and comfortable environment. The students started with an ice breaking session with an activity and then provided a session related study habits and self-concept and various methods to challenge them.

They engaged in various activities including making a study routine for themselves for a day, talking about themselves from the questions asked based on the number coming on the dice and action game. The session gave an idea about different study techniques that can be used in their day-to-day study sessions and about self-concept and their components.

The activities made them physically active, and it helped the students to interact with the children. The sanitary napkins were distributed as there was a session on menstrual hygiene. This personalized interaction made children feel valued and cherished.

St Agnes College Visits Planet Mars Foundation Udupi The visit to Planet Mars Foundation was a rewarding experience for both the residents and the students as well. The joy and gratitude expressed by the residents highlighted the importance of companionship and the positive impact that such interactions can have on their well-being.

It reminded us of the value of acknowledging and respecting wisdom. The students intend to continue to visit and explore opportunities for regular engagement with the residents as these interactions contribute to fostering a sense of belonging and reducing feelings of isolation among the patients.

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