Solved IGNOU MPCE 024 Practical File (ONLINE Conduction) (MA Counselling Psychology)
Following are the the activities/ tests included in this MPCE 024 practical file pdf;
1. Big Five Personality Test (openpsychometrics.org)
The above link is related to the Personality test based on Five-Factor Model. It is for personal use only. The test will be administered first on self and then on one of the family members/ acquaintance/friends/neighbor/colleagues. Self-administration is for your practice and to get acquainted with the test. While administering on self, you need to read the instructions carefully as mentioned in the test. When you administer the test on someone else, remember first to establish rapport and communicate that the responses will be kept confidential. Instructions will be given to the participant) as mentioned in the test. The scores will be interpreted as per the norms indicated against the test.
Once the test is completed, you need to prepare a report based on the test administration. The report needs to be typed in word document. The test administered needs to be enclosed in the document. Follow the format for report preparation as has been mentioned in the Handbook. You may adapt to the present context wherever it is required, but overall refer to the format in the handbook (sequence to be followed).
Visit the above links and your next activity will be based on the video links. Prepared by NIMHANS, Bangalore on Mobile/Internet Addiction, the first video clip is approximately of
4-minutes while the second video clip is approximately of 44 minutes, The video gives information about the signs of mobile/internet addiction, at-risk children, preventive measures that can be adopted by the caregiver, research and status of mobile/internet addiction.
In the light of the above videos, answer the following:
o Is Internet disorder identified as a separate disorder?
o What are the different names given to internet addiction?
o Identify the probable causes of such behavioural addictions.
o If you are placed as a School Counsellor, devise a plan for the parents of school children, especially from Class I to V, to handle the issue of mobile/internet
3. You are aware that mental disorders are diagnosed with the help of DSM and ICD criteria. DSM-IV- TR is also mentioned in your self-learning material. DSM-5 was published by American Psychiatric Association 2013. Now with the help of online or offline resources, discuss and figure out the key changes that have been made in DSM-5. The content should
be coherently organized and not to be copied from any source.
4. Case History: This activity will be conducted in the format mentioned in the Handbook of Practical. Refer to Page. No. 10 of the Handbook for the Case History format. You may take Case History information from any of your acquaintance/ family member, who have faced any psychological problems during the present COVID crisis. Record the information of the Case History in your File.
5. Consider the following hypothetical case of Tanveer, a 17-year old boy. He was brought to you (you as a counsellor) by his mother for counselling and guidance.
Tanveer, is a 17-old year boy who completed his Class XII with average marks. He is an intelligent and hard-working student, however, for the last two years he has become disinterested in his studies. He is thoroughly dependent upon luck and fortune. Presently, he has been following someone on social media and started to meditate for long hours each day. The duration of meditation is somewhere between five-six hours everyday. Though, completely disinterested in studies, he has applied in various colleges and University of his city for an undergraduate programme. He wants to pursue Journalism, but his father wants him to pursue Law (father is a lawyer).
The mother has come to you for counselling and guidance for Tanveer.
o How will you counsel and guide Tanveer?
o What measures would you suggest for the family members?
All the above five tests/activities need to be reported in one file (typed in word document) with proper Title page and Table of Contents mentioning the page numbers.
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