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Important Information regarding counseling

POST RESULT CBSE ANNUAL COUNSELLING IIND PHASE FROM 23RD MAY TO 6TH JUNE 2011

The Second phase (post result) of CBSE counseling will begin from the 23rd May and will continue upto 6th June 2011. This is the 14th consecutive year that CBSE will be providing counseling services to students and parents to overcome post result stress and anxiety. Centralized Toll Free Access in India Students can dial a toll free number 1800 11 7002 from any part of the country which will give centralized access to CBSE helpline. While the general queries will be answered by the operators, students will be connected to the principals or counselors in case of exam related anxiety or stress. Counselling for Specially Abled Children For the third year CBSE has arranged to provide counseling to specially abled children to take care of the needs and anxiety of special children. 2. IVRS: First to be introduced by any Board of Education in the country, CBSE has made a unique effort to provide tele-counseling through Interactive Voice Response System (IVRS) mode. The service is available for the sixth consecutive year on BSNL on 1250102. For Reliance users the service will be available on 55500102. 3. CBSE WEBSITE:

Techniques to cope with result related anxiety is also provided at the CBSE website www.cbse.nic.in by accessing icon Helpline.

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Examination results can cause a great deal of anxiety to the students and parents alike. 2 .  Be aware of the market demands and do not concentrate on traditional courses alone.  Just good schooling and tuition are not substitutes for emotional cushioning. panic attacks  Addictive symptoms. Help to find a solution. Encourage the child’s performance with positive statements like. This will narrow down the options considerably and cause stress. “you can do better”. selfconfidence and a sense of achievement. rather than saying “that was not enough”.  Accept that expectation for every one to do well is unrealistic. a consistent family support system can be of help.  Involve the child in decision making. Parents should look out for the following signs:  Physical symptoms. However.  Praise the child when he does well. Be light and humorous with the child. “well done”. Be supportive and encouraging.  Try to gain your child’s confidence and discuss problems. Do  achievement expectations are too high it may lead to greater If anxiety. Do not displace your anxiety on the child.  Help the child in maintaining his confidence especially when he seems discouraged by his dropping marks or grades. self-direction.  Humor relieves tension.  The achievement goals should be realistically set according to the child’s capability.  Exams are not the end of the world.Dealing with results – A few useful tips Broadly speaking examination results should be treated as a spring board to future achievements and better prospects. such as sleeping or eating more or less than usual  Mental symptoms. such as loss of concentration and interest  Emotional symptoms such as tears. tantrums. Do  Help the child to develop self-discipline.  not harp on previous failures or results. such as excessive drinking or smoking or using pills  Self depreciating comments “I knew I’ll never pass or never do well or…Mohit’s much brighter than me………” Must Dos for parents:  not nag the child.

 Behaviour relating to consumption and abuse of psychotropic drugs or commonly used medicines like cough syrups.  Take help of a professional counselor in case of a conflict or depression over the result. Starving deliberately etc.  Listen to your child. The students should:  Assess priorities. Must Dos for students:  Learn to be positive.  Avoid criticizing or comparing the child with others.  Learn to relax. Wrist slashing.  Behaviour related to smoking and consumption of alcohol. Selfharming behaviour like Suicide.  Make the child feel important and loved.  is more important to choose the next options. rise and awareness level and exposure to options.  Talk to family and friends. without prescription.  Imagining extreme consequences and worst situations is of no use and needs to be discouraged. self harm. painkillers.  Do your best and stop worrying. assets and difficulties  Follow a normalized routine atmosphere at home. Dos & Don’ts 3 . It  Find out and update with wide and varied career choices. skill based/vocational courses.  It is helpful to know what she/ he can accomplish. sleeping pills. Many students do better after school because of maturity and greater focus. Result is not the ultimate decisive factor.  Do not magnify failure and try to talk them out of it.  Harm to others in the form of abusive and aggressive Behaviour like rash driving or violence to others in any form. are best choice High risk Behaviour: Drug abuse.  For an average performer or below average. Should not demean themselves. aggression Basic Features  It is behaviour that is potentially harmful to self or others. Invariably the decision should not be based or influenced by the friends.  Contact the teachers or counselors if they feel low or anxious or disinterested. hitting self.  Develop alternative coping strategies and de -focus from the pain. course of interest.

Help him to think of it as Do a problem needing help. school.  Talk about the need for sharing this information with parents/teachers.Dos:  Discourage the Behaviour. Do  not punish or reprimand harshly. A lot many suicides are impulsive while others are well planned. pills etc. A history of continuing academic problems and learning difficulties.  Conflict between survival and unbearable stress. A history of impulsive.  Keep communication channels open  Talk about the negative and long-term effects. Suicide note Changes in eating and sleeping patterns A history of serious psychological problems. Handling Suicide The student who is calling is seriously considering you as the last resort and hence it is important to be careful and helpful. Don’ts:  no prescribe medication.  Make the child understand that monitoring by parents or counselors is essential for early recovery.  Assertively say ‘No’ to student’s demands for taking drugs like cough syrup. Common feelings in suicide  A crisis that causes intense suffering and feeling of hopelessness and helplessness.  A wish to escape (it is an escape rather than a going-towards). peers etc. Impulsive students are likely to decide on the spur of the moment.  Teach (quick) relaxation/breathing  Teach anger management  Teach to evaluate consequences. Even short-term. temporary relief with the help of these drugs should be highly discouraged. Do  not moralize or made person feel guilty. Adjustment difficulties with family.  To punish self and/or to punish others with guilt. Indicators for increased chance for suicide         Withdrawal Behaviour for few days Mention of suicide repeatedly. to relieve anxiety or improve concentration. poorly controlled and destructive Behaviour. Hence it is important to buy time. 4 .  Narrowing of patient’s perceived options.

Helping suicidal adolescent     Establish rapport Allow the student to narrate his/her own story Use age appropriate language Tactful questions. Avoid leading questions e. If not efforts should be made to encourage him to meet his teachers or school counselors or talk to his parents. “you don’t want to kill yourself”  Obtain detailed description of any suicidal plan ask about availability and lethality  Smooth movement from one topic to another Interventions 1. These make the already depressed student guiltier and his intent stronger. keeping in touch over the phone will reduce the intent of ending their lives. The student should be advised to contact a professional counselor as soon as possible. 7. Or a week. Long lectures with a moralistic tone are not advised. Periodically.g. A student who is severely depressed and expresses absolute helplessness about future is more at risk than a student who talks about casual things. “I will wait 24 hours before I do anything”. No medicines should be prescribed over the phone. 4. Communicate that people do get through this – there are other children who feel as badly as he/she feels now. The more he talks about his problems to various people.g. he is likely to feel much better. 2. doesn’t mean that you have to actually do it right this minute. Advise the child to give himself/herself some time e. 5 . 5. Suggest that feelings and actions are two different things – just because you feel like harming / killing yourself. 6. Counseling needs to be practical and useful. 3..

Important Information VERIFICATION OF MARKS The facility of verification of marks is available to all candidates. 6 . The candidates can apply for verification of marks to the respective regional offices from the date of declaration of result. (ii) Offline Application as per past practice. (a) The forms for verification of marks will also be available on the Board’s website www. 300/. (c) Modes of receipt of applications and fee will be as under : (i) Online Applications with payment through Demand Draft. 200/.per subject for the applications received either online or offline within 21 days from the date of declaration of result.in.cbse.nic.per subject for the applications made online within 5 days from the date of declaration of result. (d) All applications received on-line or offline will be dealt on first come first disposal basis. (b) (1) For urgent verification Rs. (2) Rs.

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