Currently, the department is manned by Ms Goretti W. Runnoh (M.A Counselling Psychology; B.A. Counselling Psychology; Higher Dip. in Counselling Psychology). The Guidance & Counselling department helps students and staff members work on their social, psychological, family, and academic challenges mainly by discussing and exploring the causes, effects, and solutions. In carrying out their mandate, the counsellor (s) ensures confidentiality and professionalism as is expected of them by the code of ethics, the university and their professional organizations. Through Guidance and Counselling, our students and staff are prepared to handle several emerging issues both in the University and life.
The Counselling and Guidance office also works as secretariat to Alcohol and Drug Abuse committee and AIDS Control Unit Committee (ACU).
For, Further Information, Consultation and Counselling Appointments, Visit Us In Our Guidance And Counselling Office, Ufundi Drive Opposite Meachanical Engineering Workshop
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MURANG’A UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY AIDS CONTROL UNIT (ACU) (NEWSLETTER 2020)
Murang’a University of Technology (MUT) AIDS Control Unit (ACU) was established by the University with the mandate of strengthening intervention measures for prevention, management, control and mitigation of the impact of HIV and AIDS. The operation of the unit is guided by MUT HIV/AIDS policy and National AIDS Control Council guidelines. HIV/AIDS has far-reaching social, economic and health effects to the population. The MUT community, like other communities, is vulnerable and at great risk of contracting HIV/AIDS. Click here to download the newsletter.
MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS AS WE DEAL WITH CORONA VIRUS PANDEMIC
We are all aware that mental health issues are now a big concern in Kenya. Depression cases
have been on the rise, suicidal ideations and attempts by the young and the old have also been
on the rise. In addition, alcohol and substance abuse is used as a coping mechanism among
many other issues and corona Virus pandemic is not making things any better. Our lives have
been greatly interrupted, its not business as usual. Our daily work and school routine is not
the same any more. Corona Virus has affected us in a great ways and this is obviously going
to affect our mental well being. How well do we protect ourselves from mental break down?
What do we need to know? This article will help you get more information on mental health
and what you need to know to prevent mental breakdown, know yourself better and make the
right decision as we deal with Covid 19 Pandemic. Click here for more information.
GUIDE ON MENTAL HEALTH AND PSYCHOSOCIAL SUPPORT DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC
The Mental Health and Psychosocial Support guide to Health workers during the COVID-19 have been developed in response to the new Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). COVID- 19 is a serious respiratory viral infection caused by a novel coronavirus recently named SARS-COV2. Towards December 2019 this virus was identified as a cause of upper and lower respiratory tract infections in Wuhan, a city in the Hubei province of China. It has since rapidly spread globally to more than 188 countries and resulted in over 460,000 and 20,000 infections and deaths respectively. Click here for more information.