A series of workshops and classes promoting good mental health and wellbeing.
Seva is a Sanskrit word that describes the act of selfless service.
Seva project is a Social project by South Thames College staff and students working in collaboration with expert practitioners to address various social issues.
What we will do
Identify the key issues including social barriers and raise awareness through workshops, working in collaboration with expert practitioner.
Create focus groups to work collaboratively within and across college, nationally and internationally on an issue.
Create mentor and support groups. Create projects to provide a platform for discussions and opportunities to remove environmental barriers especially in education and community.
Use research based model to have better understanding of the issues and therefore reduce or bridge the gap between research outcomes and recommendation provided.
Build an inclusive environment by challenging the physical, attitudinal and social environment through positive discussions and action plan.
Provide resilience in society by greater interaction and a collaborative solution based approach.
Seva Model in action
- Identify a cause or action
- Create a focus group to provide reliable statistical information preferably by government approved organization i.e. national statistics, medical journals, WHO
- Use data and information to create an action plan covering prevention, early intervention and remedial aspects.
- Work with community, colleges, schools, NGO’s and professionals to increase participation and awareness on given cause.
- Action plan to have a consistency and reliability to provide information on improvements made on a given cause.
4th July 2019
Workshops 10-10:45am and 12-12:45pm
Creative and Therapeutic Activities by Health and Social Care Department
Are you running on empty but feel that your brain is exploding? Come and join us for a creative and therapeutic activity session. You do not have to be good at art, games nor music, just willing to get your hands dirty and try something new. We will offer a range of activities including art, music and games.
Physical Health and Wellbeing by Sports Department
Mental Health is Wealth by Inside Out UK.
An overview of the importance of looking after your mental health by
Inside Out UK is not-for-profit social enterprise committed to helping people improve their mental health and wellbeing.
Drama & Interactive Session, Kirtan (singing meditation with Harmonium & instruments) Facilitator Kavi (20 Years travelling Monk from England, experienced in university preaching, youth groups and drama.)
Brioni (6 Years’ experience as a Astanga-Yoga & Bhakti-Yoga teacher)
Yoga stretches & Mantra-Meditation Jhulan Lila
(6 Years experience in Bhakti Yoga & 10 Years working as a Biomedical Scientist)
“Mind Yourself…” by Dev Kanagasundaram – STC College Senior Pastoral Tutor / Youth Mental Health First Aider & Trainee Instructor.
Worked supporting and enabling young people in SW London for 19years, and feels blessed to do so
Presentation and discussion about what mental health is, mental health illness, stigma and hope. Activity about stress, our stress containers and how you cope – where’s your head at?
Coping Strategies (+ve and –ve) by Emma Adjei Mental Health practitioner
Positive plans for summer and/or also plan for Sept 2019? I.e. Family/social, holidays, work, college, positive activities (working towards something, belonging, identity etc.), recharging time needs to be factored into life etc.
Seminar and Networking 11-11:45am
Wandsworth Council Services Facilitator Louisa Jaouadi Children & Young Peoples Independent Supporter
Wandsworth Information, Advice & Support Service (WIASS) Providing an impartial service to Children and Young People(0-25) with Special Educational Needs or Disability (SEND) and their Parents or Carers
Book Signing by Monty Panesar