L to R: Ms. Jonna Mondares, Dr. Nelly Limbadan, LTGEN Donato San Juan, Dr. Gail Ilagan,Dr. Margie Alvarez, Michael Jess Lapid, and CPT Marco Publico. Photo from COPERS.

The Center of Psychological Extension and Research Services (COPERS) headed by Dr. Gail Ilagan together with COPERS affiliates, delivered psychoeducation seminars for 900 cadets of the Philippine Military Academy (PMA) belonging to Classes 2018, 2019, and 2020 on the request of the CPT Marco Publico, chief of the Cadet Welfare Office.

Lieutenant General Donato San Juan, Superintendent of the Philippine Military Academy, received the COPERS Team headed by Dr. Ilagan.

Dr. Ilagan handled the session for Psychological First Aid on 28 March 2017. On the second day, Psychological Association of the Philippines President, Dr. Margie Udarbe-Alvarez gave inputs on Positive Discipline, while AdDU Department of Psychology Chair Dr. Nelly Limbadan conducted the seminar on Anger Management.

The facilitators were ably assisted by COPERS Affiliates Rodge Lelis and Michael Jess Lapid, the latter being on loan from the MSWDO-Polomolok.