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Perpetual Help Launches 1st Junior Life Coaching Congress
At least 400 students all over CALABARZON (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, and Quezon) attended the 1st Junior Life Coaching Congress with the theme “Nurturing Positive Self-Esteem” on March 2, 2013 at the University of Perpetual Help System DALTA – Calamba Campus. Life Coaching falls in the category of para-counseling and is one of the fastest growing professions in the field of social sciences. it has been proven that through life coaching, people attain wellness and productivity in their fields of endeavor and circle of influence.
Organized by Dr. Joel Aguirre, head university counselor and a professional life coach, together with his team of Junior Life Coaches in partnership with the Philippine Society of Life Coaches, the students gathered in Perpetual Help campus for empowerment, motivation and training on life coaching. Perpetual Help trail blazes on life coaching as it is the first university that has incorporated life coaching concepts in its student wellness program.
The early half of the congress focused on life skills workshops which discoursed about decision-making, assertion, coping skills, communication, conflict management, career planning and psychological first aid. The second half of the congress is the Plenary which centered on the role of life coaching for the betterment of humanity. Topics discussed were“Human Trafficking and its Impact on Family and Teenagers”; “Spirituality in Life Coaching”; “Life Coaching to Empower Oneself and Others”, and the “Art of Professional Friendship.” Speakers Atty. Vikki Victoria, Ms. Agnes Agbayani, and Mr. Paul Parrenas delivered rousing lectures while Dr. Randy Misael Dellosa, the Philippine-renowned Psychiatrist and Psychologist-Life Coach, encouraged students on wellness and personal transformation.
Through this congress, students will be motivated to make a positive difference one student at a time and in the process, help students uncover their true potential, enable them to achieve their goals and ambitions, and finally transform their existence to fulfilled and meaningful lives.