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ANNAMALAI UNIVERSITY DISTANCE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL WORK TRICHY.

CONSOLIDATED REPORT ON CONCURENT FIELD WORK AT GRAMIUM CAUVERY NAGAR KULITHALAI KARUR IST YEAR

Submitted by

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C. CHELLAM ( Enrolment No:

CERTIFICATE

This is to certify that the field work report is the bonafide work done by Mr. C. CHELLAM I MSW student in partial fulfillment to the requirements for the award of Degree of Master of Social work of the Annamalai University, Chidambaram during the year 2009-2010 and the work done by the candidate are original.

Signature Co-ordinator Gramium Kulithalai

External Examiner

Agency Supervisor

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
I thank God Almighty for his blessings to the successful completion of the field work. I also sincere thank my parents and faculty Co-ordinator for the Gramium Voluntary Organization, Karur guidance, inspiration and motivation to carry out this field work successfully. and encouragement. I would like to thank Dr. P. Narayanan, Agency Director for permitting us to under go our field work training our sincere thanks to Agency supervisor Mr. N. Dhanapal Raja valuable presence and contribution during the fieldwork. I sincerely thank all other STAFF and CLASS MATES for the in cooperation throughout our fieldwork. At last but not least I would like to thank my parents and all those who directly or indirectly helped me in fieldwork training. I owe my thanks to my Vice Chancellor support

CONTENTS
INTRODUCTION OBJECTIVES AGENCY PROFILE CASE WORK GROUP WORK

LEARNINGS

SKILLS ACQUIRED BY THE TRAINEE CONCLUSION

INTRODUCTION

Fieldwork in social work education refers to training and education. The training is respective skill oriented and education is imparted with broad perspectives. In consists of accumulating knowledge in different situations. It is a dynamic process of observing, amassing and implementing creative and innovative ideas. Moreover, it fosters the development of intellectual and emotional processes and attitudes. This training started as field instruction with apprenticeship in social agencies. The tasks given to trainees were similar to those craftsmen and there was dichotomy between administrative and non-administrative skills. fieldwork is considered to be learning through doing. Therefore,

The idea if Dewey, i.e., learning through doing has had a primary influence in the concept of fieldwork. It is an integrating factor acting as a balancing force between the two companions of fieldwork, which has crucial significance in the training of social work. It blends theory with practice combines philosophy with action, integrates the understanding about peoples with methods of helping them. The techniques drew heavily on scientific knowledge about people and social phenomena. It is functional and technical in nature and foster learning in students. Moreover, it is an integrated approach, which goes concurrently with the classroom teaching process.

Field work programme provides an opportunity to students to apply their theoretical knowledge taught in the class room appropriately in different practical situations. Similarly, it serves as a social laboratory, wherein a student tests his theoretical knowledge in practical situations and develops the skills for social living.

It is a way to transform knowledge through certain skills and techniques into action. The significance of field work training in social work is consequential because of its nature of dealing with problems practically. Mere class room lectures are not enough to comprehend practical situations, in professional education. It was this fact which promoted Annette Garrett to write, An extensive well planned field work programme is inevitable. It becomes very important in dealing with the dynamics of the human personality in the context of an individuals needs. It is evident that field work varies in quality and quantity. It is imparted under supervision and guidance of trained and experienced person(s) in social work. Therefore, it is seen as a two-way process. The student is helped through social work supervision, so that he can work in a complex, intricate and composite social environment. In simple words it a can be said that theory without practice is empty and practice without theory is meaningless.

The trainee Ms. C. Chellam of I MSW was placed in Gramium Voluntary Organization Kulithalai, Karur (Dt).The trainee was assigned the task of procuring practical training in the community development settings. The agency is a governmental organization serving the rural community. The trainee was privileged to be placed in such an agency where there is a good scope for learning and sharpening the skills in various projects.

OBJECTIVES OF FIELD WORK Social Work is Professional help rendered to a person, group or community through professional techniques which involves study & understanding of human behavior needs & potentialities.

The Process by which the efforts of the people themselves are combined with those of the Government authorities to improve their socio economic and cultural condition of the community to integrate these communities into the life of nation in order to enable them to contribute fully to National Progress.

Social work is a professional education aimed at helping students to acquire a deep knowledge of theory and techniques, of achieving social work objectives and goals.

The major objectives of field work are as under: To develop professional skills through practical learning, apply acquired knowledge in the fields. To develop the skill for solving the problems in micro level (individual, families, groups and communities) To provide concurrent opportunity for the integration of class room learning, in field practice and vice versa. To develop the skills required for professional practice at a particular level of training. To objective develop professional attitudes involving impartiality and nonjudgmental attitudes. To develop professional values and commitments. To develop an awareness of self and ones professional ideas.

AGENCY PROFILE The Gramium Non- Voluntary organization was started in 1991 at Kanakapillaiyur village, Krishanrayapuram Tk. Karur.Dt., registered in under the Indian Trust Act. I have pleasure to present GRAMIUM Non Voluntary Organization got 2nd place in Tamilnadu Best Anti Tobacco Organization Award for 2006. Let begin with a very happy note. The Bharathi Panchayat Level Federation of Thondamanginam and Syambu SHG of Poyyamani promoted by Gramium Won Manimegalai and District best SHG award respectively. Here is a brief account of the activities. OBJECTIVES OF GRAMIUM 1. To promote the medical and educational interests and all round development of socially, economically and educationally downtrodden people. 2. To help villagers to form their own organizations to work for their development. 3. To give leadership and skills training to the villagers. 4. To assist small, marginal farmers and landless workers to increase their standard of living. 5. To establish health centers, training centers and demonstration farms for the benefit of the rural community. 6. To provide education on prohibition, atrocities against worm, health and family welfare, national integration and the eradication of the caste system 7. To strive for the overall development of women and children

LEGAL STATUS OF GRAMIUM: Registration No FCRA No : 260/91.30.4.1991. ; 076040148.

IT Exemption under ; 12A, 80-G.

SOURCES OF FUNDING: Tamilnadu Women Development Corporation DRDA CPR Foundation Peace trust Water Net APAC VHS-USAID PWDS ALLIANCE,UK Pro Victimies Foundation, Switzerland. AEM France TANSACS Ministry of Textiles. AREAS OF WORK Karur District 1. Thogamali Block 2. Kulithalai Block 3. Krishnarayapuram Block 4. Karur Block 5. Thanthoni Block 6.Kadavoour Block

I. Promotion & Development of self help group Gramium has been promoting women SHGs and imparting training to the members. Trainings were conducted separately for the members and the Animators and Representatives of each group. In addition, Entrepreneurship Development Training (EDT) was organized for them. This enabled them to learn important aspects of entrepreneurship like characteristics of entrepreneurship, importance of enterprises, market study, quality control, account keeping etc., before starting the new ventures. For those who had decided on the enterprises, Vocational Training Programmes (VTPs) related to the respective enterprise were organized

The table below shows the block wise position of SHGs. District Karur Karur Karur Karur Karur Total Blocks Kulithalai Thogamalai K.R.Puram Kadavoour Karur Total SHGs 550 100 450 150 250 1500 Total members 9550 1450 4750 1900 2750 20400 Total Savings 75,lakhs 5,lakhs 25, lakhs 7,lakhs 12,lakhs 1core and 24 lakhs

The Soap, Phenyl and Washing powder preparation training included a 2 day practical training. The other trainees were taken on an exposure visit to the GRAMIUMs model farm at Kanakapilliyur to learn more about the turkey, rabbit etc., IV. SKILL TRAINING During the year, training in soft toy production and jute and Rexine bag making were given for 60 rural poor girls. Out of them 15 started manufacturing these articles commercially earning decent incomes. V.MODEL FARM A model farm has been established with the twin purposes of agriculture and allied activities promotion ad demonstration as part of training. Quail, turkey, pigeon, duck, guinea pig and rabbit rearing units have been set up here. In additional skill training visit the farm and see for themselves all these and get educated and motivated. It is proposed to expand this to a well equipped training centre.

VI. AWARENESS GENERATION PROGRAMMES

GRAMIUM has organized awareness generation camps on various subjects periodically in order to equip the target people.

A.ORGANIC FARMING To cut the cost of cultivation to bring back the abandoned lands for cultivation, to get rid of various diseases and to harvest harmless, health giving produce and to arrest pollution organic farming is being encouraged by Gramium. Hence a one day awareness training on Organic farming was conducted both at Thalaiyaripatty Training Cnetre by Mr. Rajasundaram, a graduate in Agriculture well versed in organic farming. 2000 participants were benefited through the programme. B. AIDS There were reports of AIDS afflicted and HIV positive persons from the villages in the districts of Karur and Dindugal. There were the stigma and wrong notion about the cause of the pandemic among the communities. Therefore to make them aware of the true picture of the disease and the need to treat the infected persons with sympathy and help in their rehabilitation were discussed in an awareness camp conducted. The participants were the representatives of the PLFs (Panchayat Level Federations). It is expected that they disseminate what all they learnt to the others so that every one could take preventive measures. HIV AIDS RELATED PROGRAMME; A. VCTC (Voluntary Counselling testing Centre) B. Health Centers C. Targeted Intervention among core Groups (FSW, MSM, IDU). D. Community Based care and support progrmme for PLHA and CAA, CIA in Karur and Dindugal Districts E. Industrial Intervention Project. D. Other Awareness Programmes v Awareness on toilet construction and waste management.

v Psychiatric awareness camp v Awareness camp for visually handicapped v Awareness camp on the importance of iodized salt v Awareness on consumerism VII CHILD DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMMES A. Foster Children Programme Living without parents or with one parent and that too in poor families in many ways affects the growth of children. They are not able to get their basic needs fulfilled and majority of them are denied their right to education. VENUS continues to take care of the 26 adopted children. In this noble task some individuals are extending help for their education and health. B. Non-Formal Education (NFE) GRAMIUM conducted NFE in 5 villages for the dropouts and child workers who are illiterates. NFE gave them hope. Since last year, through the NFE classes they learn the 3 Rs of reading, writing and arithmetic. For the illiterates, it is a new experience and for the drop outs it is reliving the experience. 100 such children happily learn their lessons. Some of them will be joining regular school soon. D. Evening Coaching Classes Coaching classes are conducted in the evening after the school hours. The youth of the 5 villages where the classes are conducted take keen interest in the programme. They assist the teachers and even conduct classes. The children now score more marks. Their progress is discussed with the school teachers. The latter appreciate very much the effort taken in the coaching classes to improve their performance. The SHGs also are very much impressed. The SHGs are prepared to support the coaching classes themselves with the youth who extend all help. This is in keeping with the concept of sustainability after withdrawal of external support. Probably this programme will be run by the SHGs from the next year.

VIII. HEALTH AND SANITATION A. Total Sanitation Campaign Venus continued to help the rural families to construct low cost sanitary toilets under the Total Sanitation Campaign in 19 Panchayats at Kulithalai and 20 in Thogamalai block. Totally 548 toilets were constructed up to the ground level with the subsidy of Rs. 500/- each. 78 awareness generation camps (2 camps in each Panchayat) were conducted during this year in Thogamalai Block to motivate the beneficiaries to construct toilets and to provide clarity on health and sanitation. The following topic were dealt with in the programme. o Hygienic handling of drinking water o Personal hygiene o Safe disposal of human excreta o Food hygiene o Animal and solid waste disposal o Liquid waste disposal o Environmental hygiene Similarly 49 cultural programmes were conducted in Thogamalai block in the respective Panchayats covering the same topics. For further motivation the harvest festival of pongal was celebrated as Health Pongal in 4 blocks focusing on sanitation. 3 SHGs in Kulithalai block maintain public toilets. In Innungur Panchayat, the Grama Sabha (Village General Body Meet) passed a resolution banning open air defecation in the entire Panchayat. Thus the rural population is gradually becoming health conscious. Since there is a section of people who are yet to use the toilets, the staff participated in an user group training on toilet usage which helped them to educate and motivate the village communities.

B. Nutrition and Child care During the year five 2 day training on nutrition, balanced diet and child care such camps were organised, 2 at Kulithalai block and Krishnarapuram block. In these camps

the preparation of different kinds of nutritious food with the locally available grains, grams and vegetables were demonstrated. Also demonstration was organised to prepare nutritious powder with locally available grains for children. A total of 325 mothers participated in the camps. C. Community Health Venus continued its interventions in the area of health by organizing health awareness camps and nutrition demonstration camps. The staff helped the government authorities in organizing the Pulse Polio campaign. Under the RCH (Reproductive Child Health) programme, camps were conducted to generate awareness on anemia. This was important as many children were malnourished. During this year, sanitation awareness programmes were conducted to impress upon the participants the need to promote sanitation in the villages and to observe personal, food, water and environmental hygiene. They were exhorted to construct and use sanitary toilets. D. FAMILY COUNSELLING There are numerous confusions disputes, misunderstandings and mistrusts which all lead to tension, hatred, unhappiness and disgust and further to murder, suicide, torture or separation in the families. The best service is to prevent these by counseling. Hence a programme of family counseling was carried out during the reporting period. A Family Counselling Centre with a Counsellor was established for this purpose in Karur with the financial assistance of State Social Welfare Board.

E. WORLD WOMENS DAY World Womens Day was celebrated in Kulithalai and K.R.Puram blocks by the SHGs in association with Mahalir Thittam. Various competitions and sports and games were conducted to bring out the talents of women. In the public speaking competition the women vied with one another in articulating the position, problems and potentials of women. Then speakers from various fields shared their experience and expertise in women empowerment. Awards were presented to the Best SHG (Syambu Poyyamani village), Best

PLF (Panchayat Level Federation) and Best bank (which lent maximum credits to the SHGs). Prizes were distributed to the winners of various competitions, games and sports. The SHGs made all the arrangements for the function at the two places.

F. WORLD WATER DAY Water shortage on one side and pollution on the other side threaten people everywhere. The situation is worse in the villages due to open defecation and unhygienic living conditions. But the village communities are not aware of any of these. Therefore, to generate awareness on the gravity of the situation and to motivate them to rectify it, World Water Day was celebrated on 30.3.2004. Competent speakers provided necessary inputs. There was a debate on the role of individuals and the community in promoting health and hygiene. XIV. CAPACITY BUILDING With the growth of GRAMIUM there was an obvious need to see that the staff were equipped through training to improve their capacity. In order to encourage, create self confidence and to bring out their hidden talents and capabilities, GRAMIUM used to conduct regular meetings and trainings to the staff. Because of all these, they are discharging their responsibilities better, conducting trainings for the SHG members and leaders, imparting training to the target population of other NGOs and staging cultural programmes in the target villages and also for outsiders like police department.

SPECIAL PROGRAMMES IN GRAMIUM OVERVIEW I. II. Training in Type Writing Computer Training

III. IV. V. VI.

Tailoring Training Toys making Total Sanitation Programme Water shed Programme

CONCLUSION For GRAMIUM, the year 2008-2009 was very fruitful.

OBSERVATION REPORT- I

Name of the social work Trainee Name of the Agency Name of the Faculty Date of Visit Address of the Agency

:
: :

C.Chellam

: KLA DE-ADDCIION CENTRE

Name of the Agency Supervisor : : KHAJAMALAI LADIES ASSOCIATION KHAJAMALAI MANNARPURAM TRICHY-21. TAMILNADU. INDIA. PROFILE

HISTORY OF THE AGENCY The institutions humble beginnings to the year 1977 when it was first started in a small hut in the called Khajamalai, Trichy-23 under the careful and caring nurture hand of its founder the late Mrs. Sheerin Hasrat whose tireless efforts and total dedication made it the Numero Uno service Organization in the district. It became affiliated to the All India Womens Conference in the year 1978. Later in 1989 it was registered as a public trust according to resolution passed in a meeting of the organization and emerged the KLA Trust. After having served the community for more then 25 years now in varied areas like health, education and socio economic development of the organization has taken vast inroads into almost all areas of human existence and has contributed its share to the cause of multifaceted and total community development scheme in this part of country. We now have around 25 composition of the Trust.

OBJECTIVES:

To work for the up life meant of the weaker and marginalized groups and help them become strong self-dependent and empowered.
Work in the areas of health, education, family welfare and economic

development of the rural and urban marginalized groups especially women.


To create a drug free and alcohol free community.

THE VISION To recognize the inherent capacities existing among the marginalized and supporting and building on them to herald the beginning of a new life here people can make their own choices. THE MISSION To overcome economic, legal, social and gender based inequalities and facilitate the process of People gaining control over their lives. DE-ADDICTION CUM REHABILITATION CENTRE: The centre, aided by ministry of welfare was instituted in the year 1990 and since then it has been rendering yeoman service in the treatment of alcohol and drug dependants. Activities include identifying and motivation alcohol and drug dependants and providing medical and psycho-social intervention model of treatment in a center based approach. A holistic intervention programme is offered which includes medical management, psychotherapeutic intervention, group theraphy, family therapy, follow up treatment and affiliation with AA-Alcoholics anonymous a self help group for recovered addicts.

IDENTIFICATION AND SCREENING OF ADDICTS The centre conducts awareness programmes in different community settings through which our counselors and social workers identify and screen the screen the addicts and motivate them for treatment. Besides these our social workers undertake door to door campaigns both in rural and urban areas to identify and screen the addicts. TREATMENT PROCESS MEDICAL MANAGEMENT If the patient who has all along been an addict, suddenly stops taking alcohol or Drugs. He will experience many unpleasant symptoms like tremors fits .etc. These are called withdrawal symptoms. Medical treatment is given so that he will not suffer form a severe withdrawal this part of the treatment is called detoxication,. During detoxication specially trained physicians and nursing staff will be available to minis the discomfort and suffering of the patient. PSYCHOLOGICAL TREARTMENT This treatment immediately follows detoxification. Psychological treatment is given not only for the benefit of he patient but also for his family members. As for the patient help and support is provided to lea a comfortable life without alcohol/drugs. Guidance is also given to make improvements in his life style. The treatment includes individual counseling, group therapy, family therapy, recreational therapy, educative lectures etc.

FOLLOW UP: Regular follow up is maintained for a period of 2years during which time the patient is put on a course of ant abuse. Local patients are asked to report every 15days and others are asked to report once in every month. Regular follow up helps in keeping the treated patients under constant watch and enables effective post-treatment management. ALCOHOLIC ANONYMOUS These are self help groups formed by recovering and recovered alcoholics. These are fellowships of people who share their experience and solve their common problems. Our Alcoholic anonymous Group was forms in the year 1992 and since then regular meetings have been held till date where members come together share experience attended lectures and re educative sessions and resolve to help others in the process of recovery. AWARENESS AND OUT REACH ACTIVITY: Our Awareness generation campaigns are held on a regular basis in various community settings from Industries, Educational Institutions, rural areas and slums etc. STATISTICS So far, 3970 patients have undergone treatment in our centre. The out of the patients is 340.he centre is gaining wide popularity and is being recognized as one of the frontline institutions in the treatment of alcohol and substance abuse. AIDS PREVENTION AND INERVENTION: AIDS PREVENTION AND CONTROL PROJECT is administered by APAC and VOLUNTARY HEALTH SERVICES (VHS), Chennai with financial assistance from UNITED STATES AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL

DEVELOPMENT (USAID) under bilateral agreement with the government of India. The association embarked on project at Karur, a town about 78 Kms North West of Trichirapalli, In October 1996. The Project involves counseling patients with sexually transmitted diseases STD ensuring complete treatment and condom promotion along with peer education. The project is situated at Karur and operates on the Salem Madurai National Highway 7 and on the national Highway 67 that connects Coimbatore to Trichirapalli and targets truckers consisting of drivers and cleaners, commercial sex workers and allied group trucking industry. APAC works towards controlling and preventing the sexual transmission of HIV/AIDS in Tamilnadu, INDIA. And it supports NGOs to implement targeted intervention programmes among various high-risk population groups. KLA with the assistance of APAC, implements the Prevention along the Highway Project and targeted intervention among the Karur district. KLA works towards the reduction of sexual transmission of HIV / AIDS among the slum population through this intervention. It has been working with the population of 75,000 living in sixty slums. The project mainly targets the men and women in the reproductive age group, male and female youths (17+unmarried and male and female adolescents KLA slum intervention project is supported by AIDS prevention and control project (APAC) voluntary health services (VHS) Chennai, with financial assistance from the United States agency for international development (USAID) GOAL To prevent and control the sexual transmission of STD / HIV / AIDS in the high-risk groups in particular and all others in general, Prevention along the Highway through multipronged approach with full participation of community. OBJECTIVES To increase the knowledge of slum population on STD / HIV / AIDS

To promote condom usage among Prevention along the Highway population

To identify refer and counsel STD cases To sensitize the community on the need for caring the people living with HIv / AIDS To capacitate the community to help the PLWAs in living without any stigma and discrimination. To create an enabling environment at the community level which would facilitate the effective implementation of the HIV / AIDS prevention and care programmes Prevention along the Highway intervention project is supported by AIDS prevention and control project (APAC) Voluntary Health services (VHS) Chennai, with financial assistance from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) STRATEGIES BEHAVIOUR CHANGE COMMUNICATION STD REFERRAL SERVICES CONDOM PROMOTION ADVOCACY ACTIVITES AN OVERVIEW The staff team regularly visits the target community to educate them on STD / HIV / AIDS and demonstrate correct condom usage. During the evenings, regular groups meetings have been organized by the staff. The volunteers play a key role in mobilizing the target group to attend the meetings. They also attend all the group meetings organized in the respective area. Behaviour change communication is the key strategy adopted for Prevention along the Highway the intervention project. And the core of the BCC is constituted by peer education. Peer educators from various sub-population groups are the major links for projects to reach the target population. The capacitated peer educators in bringing behaviour change among their peer groups play key role and they serve as

a major serve as a major link between the community and the project. They do one to one interaction and group meetings for their peer groups. They do STD identification, referral services, and IEC display and condom distributions. Victims of STDs are identified in the group meetings and in one to one interaction by the staff team and the peer educators through the symptoms expressed and they are referred for the treatment. The group meetings facilitate the participants to express free their problems and also refer their neighbors. And the project staff has a good rapport with government hospital and the corporation health posts, which help the community to take treatment immediately. The capacitated and trained counselors are available at the project counseling centers and at corporation health posts wherein they offer counseling to the clients from the community. Trainings are being organized with the assistance of APAC for the health care provides to ensure the quality STD care to the target community. KLA intervention has facilitated the community to get desensitized on various aspects like use of condoms not to avoid pregnancy alone but to prevent HIV / AIDS. Availability of priced condoms in the non-traditional outlets like grocery shops, petty shops, and saloons and in public toilets increases the condom usage among the target audience and it ensures the accessibility of the community The volunteers identified educate the community through interpersonal communications on HIV / AIDS and they distribute IEC materials like flip charts, condom flyers, folders, and other materials provided by APAC. The volunteers also take active part in BCC events like street plays. Community co-operation is well received as in the absence of any common lace to conduct the meeting their living space is offered. The staff has established good rapport with the community and the intervention centers are mostly identified with the help of community members.

FAMILY CONSELLING CENTRE: Womens Micro Credit Self Help Groups. The family counseling center was started in October 1986 with financial assistance from the Central Social welfare Board New Delhi. Two full time counselors serve the people who are need of counseling and guidance. The center caters to all sorts of problems and probable causes for family disharmony and caters to the specific needs of each category of people and offers specialized counseling, stress couselling, suicide prevention etc. WOMENS MICRO CREDIT SELF HELP GROUPS. Micro credit schemes seem to have a marked impact on the socio economics development of the rural population. This is a concept which has recently caught on what with several such experiments especially proving to be successful especially with women folk. OTHER PROGRAMMES: P.G. Diploma Course in Counseling and Guidance Nursing Assistant Course for Women X-Ray Technician And Lab Technician Certificate Course Special School for child Labores Under Project-cheers
Residential Old age Home.

ORGANOGRAM OF KHAJAMALAI LADIES ASSOCIATION Project Director

Field Officer

Health Worker

Social Worker

Animator

OBSERVATION REPORT -II :


: : : : VIDEVELLI SPECIAL SCHOOL St. Annes Rehabilitation Center Karur Main Road, Chinthamani Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu India - 620 002 Phone; +91 431 2702281 PROFILE

Name of the social work Trainee Name of the Agency Name of the Faculty Name of the Agency Supervisor Date of Visit Adrees of the Agency

C.Chellam

: VIDEVELLI SPECIAL SCHOOL

HISTORY OF THE AGENCY


Our motto is to "to serve with Love". Our vision is lighting up lives and lightening disabilities. We strive to empower human persons with multiple disabilities to be champions their own transformation and be an efficient catalyst n the process of maximizing the abilities and minimizing disabilities. "Vidivelli" means 'transforming Morning Star' which symbolizes the undying hope and the integral transforming opportunities that we provide for the intellectually, differently abled children. We design our entire work service to each child's strength, disabilities, interests and abilities through multidisciplinary approaches and team work. OUR SERVICES

Diagnostic and Assessment Multiple Therapies Community Based Rehabilitation (CBR) Periodical Medical check ups Parents' training and Family counseling Parent's support group Job placement and supervision Early Intervention and special education Reconstructive education Home Based Rehabilitation (HBR) Parents' and beneficiaries counseling Teachers' update Progammes Pre-vocational and vocational training EARLY INTERVENTION The aim of early intervention is to identify the children ranging from 0-6years with delayed milestone through screening test. The training process concentrates on daily living skills, receptive and expressive language, communication, Leisure time activities , cognitive, Social interaction, fine and gross motor skills. OUR METHODOLOGY ASSESSMENT Psychological Assessment Intellectual Assessment Developmental Assessment Functional Behavioral Assessment All these are administered by psychologists for the mentally retarded. Autistic and hyperactive children

OUR THERAPEUTIC METHODS SPEECH THERAPHY: We help them to improve language skills, to communicate effectively using lips, mouth, tongue, cheek and throat by utilizing mirror methodology. PHYSIOTHERAPY The children with cerebral palsy and those in need are administered with this therapy, to achieve normal muscle tone, Postural reaction and thus improve mobilization. DEVELOPMENTAL THERAPY The physiotherapists enhance the stature of the child by stepwise protocols like neck holding, sitting, standing and walking. OCUPATIONAL THERAPY In order to be self reliant in life, training in occupational activities like gripping, holding, handling tools etc. are imported according to individuals abilities. ANTI SPASTIC THERAPY: In it the improper muscle problems and imbalances are corrected. MANUAL THERAPY Through respiratory physiotherapy and neuro therapeutic processes mobilization is enhanced ELECTRO THERAPY In this therapeutic process electrical, thermal, light, sonic and magnetic energy are produced to diagnose symptoms and promote functional abilities. Electrical muscle stimulator Electrical Nerve stimulator Wax bath mobilization MESSAGE THERAPY: Body and muscle growth are toned. GAIT THERAPY

Orthopedic and neuro muscular problems are set right. HYDRO THERAPY Enhancement of muscle tone, blood circulation and bodily growth are achieved. SAND THERAPY Fine motor skills are enhanced. Cerebral activities, movements of eye, hand co ordination are achieved. SENSORY INTEGRATION The connection abilities are promoted emphasis through the visual, tactile, audio and sensory training. EARLY CHILDHOOD SOECIAL EDUCATION It is designed in a particular manner keeping in mind the different disorder and improves their integral development. OUR PROMOTIONAL SKILLS SELF HELP SKILLS Like brushing, bathing, eating, dressing, toileting etc., FINE MOTOR SKILLS Through constant persistent practice we enable them to use their fingers and hands for all their personal needs, we teach them to express through arts and crafts ACADAMIC SKILLS We introduce functional and academic skills such as reading, writing,counting, colouring time and money concepts. We teach tem basic compute skills also. VOCATIONAL SKILLS The children above 14 years are given vocational training such as making chalks, phenyl,cleaning powder,basket making,tailoring, greeting cards and handicrafts etc., SOCIALISATION SKILLS Through cultural competitions like Singing, Dancing, and many more activities such as, Picnic excursions, pilgrimage etc., YOGA The Spiritual therapy of yoga is used on a daily basic to improve their personality.

REVITALIZING THROUGH REHABILITATION COMMUNITY BASED REHABILITATION The children who lack transport facility and economical strength are taken care of with the same quality of education by community based rehabilitation (C.B.R). These programmes in rural centres includes: Manaparai Maruthur Samayapuram Devasthanam Manachanallur Poovallur and Palankaveri HOME BASED REHABILITATION The parents and siblings of the profoundly severely retarded children are educated by the Itinerant teachers imparting skills to the parents. OTHER SERVICES PARENTS COUNSELLING The Parents who do not accept and understand their differently abled children are counseled by our counselors Medical camps Sports and recreational activities Music, drawing and domestic skills

Awareness programmes Extra-curricular activities JOB PLACEMENT We are happy to place on record that 25 of our students were able to compete in the job market and are successfully placed in various jobs. OUR DREAM More community based service centers throughout the neighboring districts of Trichy. We wish and desire that every differently abled and mentally challenged should be lovingly cared for and attended to by us. Providing state of the art facilities and technology for humanized personal care. Guaranting after the death of parents/guardians the assurance and the consistent compassionate,permanent shelter to come home any day at anytime A permanent home for girls after the stipulated years after the death of parents and guardian

OUR ACHIEVEMENTS OUR LAURELS AND HONORS We constantly train our students rigorously through various sports and cultural activates. Over the last two decades and more this has borne much fruits and has showed on VIDIVELI innumerable international, national, state and regional and unique meritorious awards. ACHIEVEMENTS

We are proud that our initiative in the field of sports and games has paid rich dividends through the students Achievements. Our student Nishanthini won one Gold medal and two bronzes in Rollers skating at the special Olympics held in Dublin-Ireland was congratulated by his Excellency the former President Dr A.P.J Abdual Kalam Selvi Sundarambal won one Gold and one Silver medal in cycling at the Special Olympics held in North Carolina, U.S.A was honored by the former chief minister Dr. Selvi. Jayalalitha.

UNIQUE ACHIEVEMENTS In the history of 23 years of service for the first time we have been uniquely chosen and honored by the Tamilnadu government as the Best School in the state. This recognition is being received by Sr.Bridgit Amutha the correspondent and the principal from the present chief minister Dr. Karunaithi. COVETED AWARDS COMPETING WITH NORMAL CHILDREN The planetarium of Trichy district conducted a district level drawing competition for normal children. In it our student N.Murugesan won the Illam Thiru Virudhu indeed a unique achievement. Selvi shanthi in the state level dance conducted by Jaya TV won the 2nd round among the thousand participants which was telecasted in the entire country. OFFICE ADMINISTRATIVE STRUCTURE Sisters of St. Anne's of Trichy. Qualified Educators and informal assistants Speech, occupational and Physiotherapists

Psychologists, consultant psychiatrist and Paediatrician Behavioral experts Vocational instructors Socio cultural therapists Adaptive physical sports trainers Social workers and field workers Voluntary Personnel and placement students Administrative staff. CONCLUSION You can make a difference in the Lives of thousands of mentally challenged children. We care the uncared We love the unsolved We want the unwanted You can share in our mission and vision.

CASE WORK - I FACE SHEET Client no: 1


Name Age Sex Education Religion Fathers Occupation Family Type Income Mother Tongue Address : : : : : : : : : : N. Muthamil Selvi 14 Yrs Female 8th Std Hindu cooley Nuclear 1000 Tamil Alamarathupatty Othakadai (P.O), Kulithalai (T.K), Karur. DT.

Referred by Reason for Referral

: :

The Agency General Weakness.

FAMILY CONSTELLATION TABLE: S. No 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Name Nalla thambi Parvathi Logeshwari Menaka Ganesan Se x M F F F M Age 40 30 8 4 4 Relationship Educational Occupation with client Qualification Father 3 std Painting Mother Cooley Studying 2 Sister Studying std Studying PreSister Studying School Brother Income 1000 500 -

CASE HISTORY: The Client Ms. Muthamil Selvi she is 14 years old. Now she is studying in Middle school .

SOCIO ECONOMIC STATUS: The socio economic condition of the client is very poor family the clients father working as a cooley. DIAGNOSIS: The case worker made a home visit to confirm her problem whether she is having inferiority complex at home also and case worker also made home indirect visit on her performance in school. According to that case worker understood the problem. GOALS OF INTERVENTION: To make the client to come out of her inferiority complex. To enhance the clients self confidence level. To motivate the client and strengthen her ego.

EGO STRENGTHENING: Suitable motivation and positive reinforcement to strengthen her ego was given case worker. PSYCHOLOGICAL SUPPORT: In school, most of the times the clients looks very sad. So the psychological support was given by the case worker to over come her psychological feeling. PRINCIPLE OF UNIVERSALIZTION: The case worker made the client to activating principle of on. It is not remitting new in the world; Each and every person is having some problems in their life. If those problems considered nothing then any problems is not a problem. COUNSELLING: The case worker makes the client to understand her problems and extend of the problems awareness of the problems in counseling. OUTCOME OF THE TREATMENT: After the interventions session is able to have a normal life. Now she is moody valuable, and making her effect to overcome his problems. She started to manage with others and she expressed her powerful mind.

CASE WORK - II
SESSION I

Client - 2
Name Age Sex Education Religion Family Type Income Mother Tongue Address : : : : : : : : : K. Gopal 12 Male 3rd Std Hindu Nuclear 1000/- Per Month Tamil S/o. Karuppan Kuppachipatty Kuppachipatty (P.O) K.R. Puram (T.K)

Referred by Reasonable for personal

: :

Karur (D.T) Family Members Psychiatric Illness

FAMILY CONSTELLATION TABLE: S. No 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Name Karupan Periyakkal Seeralam Alamelu Ganesan Se x M F M F M Age 42 35 10 9 4 Relationship Educational Occupation with client Qualification Working in st Father I Std Mat Industry Mother Nil Cooley Brother 2 Studying Sister 1 Brother Income 750 250 -

INTRODUCTION OF THE CLIENT: The Client Name is Gopal Still the 3rd standard. He has studied in regular school. After the 3rd std he was not able to continue his study by the completion of his parents. He wants to work on that moment itself he got depression for inability to continue his studies. So psychologically the client was dispersion. FAMILY HISTORY OF THE CLIENT: The Clients Mother and father are working as centiliters and both them are uneducated. The client having two younger brother and one younger and his is the elder son of his parents. Then the clients siblings are studying in regular school. ECONOMIC STATUS: The Client doesnt have any property as well as his parents are also working as a coolie labour. The hails from a lower class family and the size of family is also larger. The Clients family unable to moves up with needing amount. EDUCATIONAL STATUS OF THE CLIENTS:

Before two years he has studied 3rd standard in private school at shathapalam. Now the client is studying in Govt. middle school. But basically he is having interest in education. DIAGNOSIS: Based on the caseworker name visit, and clients unhealthy environmental cenelitians, class performance, involvement in family activities as well as school activities is the caseworker concluded that he is having the problem of depression. Even the client does not have good rapport with other classmates neighboring children. MAIN CAUSE FOR THE CLIENT PROBLEM: The Clients moments have not been showing Interest in their suns life. As well as their economic status also one of the reason for the client problem and in budget years itself he had gone for a job. Their might have also male a greater contribution for the clients problem. TREATMENT: Treatment goals: To make the client interact with his classmates as well as his family members. To make the client to even come his depression To motivate the client and enhanced his participation in behaviour and other activity.

METHOS OF TREATMENT: Counseling EGO- Strengthening Psychological Support Ventilation Motivation COUNSELLING: The caseworker gave a counseling to come out of her depressed attitude and encouraged the client to interact with classmates. Even the case worker gave a counseling to his parents

about how to near up the children and Explained the importance of education as well as ill affects of child labours. EGO-STRENGTHENING: The client was given treatment to strengthen his ego, to understand the reality of life. PSYCHOLOGICAL SUPPORT: To help him to come to the normal stane, the psychological support was given by the worker to the client by avoiding acts such as further life talking by himself it etc and helping him to accept the reality. VENTILAZATION: The client worker after established the rapport with the client the case worker made the client to ventilate all the inner feelings of his heart. MOTIVATION: With the example of grant personalities the caseworker motivated the client to remove his depressed feelings. TERMINATION: The client had adjusted the environment, established better relationship with others. The trainee encouraged the client to interact well with other in society.

CASE WORK III SESSION I Client - 3


Name Age Sex Education : : : : R. PERUMAL 10 Yrs Male 4th std

Religion Family Income Family Type Reliability Referred by Address

: : : : : :

Reason for referred

Hindu 900/- Per Month Nuclear Good Teacher Pudupatty Alamarathupatty (PO). Kulithalai (T.K) Karur (D.T) To make them to understand the important of education. To enhance their participation real

FAMILY CONSTELLATION TABLE: S. No 1. 2. 3. 4. Name Rengasamy Lakahmi Selvaraj Manjula Se x M F M F Age 45 32 16 13 Relationship Educational Occupation with client Qualification Father Labourer nd Mother 2 Std Labourer Brother 5th Std Labourer Sister Income 500 400 300 -

STUDY PHASE OF THE CLIENT: INTRODUCTION ABOUT THE CLIENT: His mother has past away and his step mother NVL showing interest on him and he is having one brother, sister. (Whether it is elder one)

REASON FOR REFERRAL: The client Perumal is deficiency as well as anemic. Due to these reasons, the client was not to consented nutrition problem and cant even walk the excellent activities. Properly he is very thin and weak. CASE HISTORY: When Perumal was a small child, he was affected by fever 14 days. Due to this he became very weak and his hearing wad affected. He was not able to hear properly after that his father married again and the step mother did not pay much attention to the health of the boy. GOAL INTERVENTION: To make the client to understand the importance of education. To help the client to eat nutritious food and avoid eating unhygienic food products. COUNSULLING: The caseworker provided counseling to the clients family members. The case worker explained importance of education and food and nutrition. The family members were emotionally distributed by their sons problems. DIANGOSTIC: The case worker, according to the teacher advise as well as the clients annual status conditions and on the bans of performance of the client the case worker diagostined the client is very economic and psychological upset and as he was not able to receive love and step mother. UNIVERSALISATION: To assure the parents that the problem faced by the client perumal is curable in a short period and that this problem is a very common among children and there is nothing to worry about it.

OUT COME OF TREATMENT: The clients parents were able to come out of unnecessary worries. The client is now better and his parents were able to understand their own situation and his sons professional feelings. The clients parents understood the importance of education.

GROUP WORK -I FACE SHEET


Name of the group worker Name if the agency Name of the Group Participants Nature of the Group Size of group Type of group Date Topic : : : : : : : : : C. Chellam Gramium Voluntary Organization , Educational Students Of Govt. Primary School, Kuppachipatty. (PO).K.R.Puram (PO).Karur (DT). Heterogeneous 10 Members Closed group 4.2.2010 Awareness of Environment

GROUP CONSELLATION TABLE: S. No 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Name Ramesh Sangeetha Sekar Manikandan Uma Muthamil Selvi Sasikala Perumal Suresh Mohan Raj Age 13 12 13 14 14 10 11 12 10 10 Sex Male Female Male Male Female Female Female Male Male Male Educational Qualification 5th Std th 5 Std 4th Std 6th Std 5th Std 3rd Std 3rd Std 5th Std rd 2 Std 3rd Std

GOALS: To make the group members aware about the environment pollution. To develop will and confidence in the group members through participating in the interaction session. CRITERIA: All the group members were the students of Govt. Primary school. All the group members were belongs to different use group. NORMS: Each and every member should patristic rate in all sessions of group activity. The members should maintain the punctuating. The programme should be completed within the fixed time. All the members should stay back till the end of the each session. PRE-GROUP SESSION: The group worker gave a formal introduction to the childrens make them to establish a support with one another. The can worker explained the about basic purpose and behind group activity and the in few the group workers to useful an environmental pollution. BEGINNING SESSION: During this session the group worker explained to them the various issue of environmental of pollution and ill effects of environmental that and How to product our environment and what are possible things are there in our society. MIDDLE SESSION: In the middle session the group worker make interaction session with the group member to know about their learning in beginning stage, The group worker make the group members to clarity their doubt about the sessions.

TERMINATION: All the group members participated in a wonderful manner and thing raise lot of question and got clarified. The actual goal of the group work was achieved by their active presents. GROUP PROCESS: The group worker organized each and every session of the group work, Process keeping the goals in his mind. All the members of the group actively participated in the programme without any hesitation they bol day asked doubts regarding the importance environmental in daily life.

SESSION II
In this session the group worker deliver a lecturer about the in for think of environmental in daily life. The group worker made the group aware about the need of environment the home, school etc., In this session interaction between the group worker and it childrens in Govt. Primary School Kuppachipatty actively participated in the session. The group worker classified this doubts and encourage them to ask none questions and having a healthy relationship with the students. ANALYSIS: The group work process went on perfectly. Every individual participated enthuse optically through out the session and learnt the importance of environment in daily life. EVALUATION: The programme was a reach success because each of the group members fully participated through out the programme. The sessions come out with a good result as planned earlier. The group norms specified earlier was perfectly maintained through out the group work process.

GROUP WORK- II
SESSION.1 Name of the group worker Date of the group Formation Place Time Type of the group Nature of the group Name of the group :::::::-

C. Chellam 09-02-2010 SHG Members, Kupachipatty. K.R.Puram (PO). Karur (DT). 2.30 to 4.30 P.M Closed Homogeneous Recreational Group

GROUP CONSTELLATION TABLE S.No 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. Name Ramani Jothi Radhika Selvi Saranya Amutha Renganayaki Kavitha Kalpana Rajathi Rani Yamuna Age 35 25 27 39 23 33 24 27 35 39 42 37 Sex Female Female Female Female Female Female Female Female Female Female Female Female Education 8th std B. Sc 10th std 5th std 12th std 5th std 12th Std 8th std 12th std 8th std 5th std 12th std Occupation Housewife Housewife Former Coolly Former Coolly House wife Former Coolly Former Coolly Former

PER GROUP SESSION:During the pre-Group session the group worker has mode them to aware about the criteria of the suction, & worms of the group work session. CRITERIA ADOPTED THE GROUP MEMBERS: The members should be no age limit.

All the members should be educated. All the members should be Self Help Group Members. All of them should Interest in the group. GROUP WORK PROCESS:The group worker circulated group work process on the braise of different type of session like. INTRODUCTION SESSION:The group member Introduction general details about, family background, Educational status and occupation importance of self help group Recreational session : Group Members was Play some games in between the group Games and individual games . Evaluation : The sessions came out with a good consequence. The concept of encouragements, enthusiasm was well visible. The group norms were perfectly maintained & hence the goal achieved.

Objectives of the Group work : To extract their level of participation To improve their learning capacity To create a healthy environment among the Self Help Groups.

Role of the group worker :-

The group worker and the teacher formed the recreation group session. All the members presented that the group work session. The group worker explained about the recreation group rules and regulations. Then the President Mrs. Yamuna, she was explained about the recreation group activities information.

Analysis of group work :The group worker participated that the session very well each the members asked the some questions. Some members isolated and some members closed with each other.

Post Group work session :Evaluation: The group members involvement very well. Each members co-operation and the adjustment very well.

GROUP WORK-III SESSION.1


Name of the group worker Date of the group Formation Place Time Type of the group Nature of the group Name of the group :::::::-

C. Chellam
10-02-2010 SHG Building, Anna Nagar Kulithalai. 10.30 A.M to 11.45 A.M Closed Homogeneous Educational Group

GROUP CONSTELLATION TABLE

S.No 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13.

Name Manjula Gayathiri Geetha Selvi Saranya Ambika Maheshwari Sujatha Lakshmi Logeshwari Revathi Chitra Anjalai

Age 29 31 35 30 25 37 41 32 42 33 40 35 42

Sex
Female Female Female Female Female Female Female Female Female Female Female Female Female

Education 10th std B.sc B.A. 6th std 12th std 5th std 3th std 12th std 5th std 5th std 12th std 6th std 5th std

Occupation House maid Small Business Private Company House maid Coolly Coolly Coolly Small Business Coolly House wife House wife House maid coolly

PER GROUP SESSION:During the pre-Group session the group worker has mode them to aware about the criteria of the session, & worms of the group work session.

CRITERIA ADOPTED THE GROUP MEMBERS: The members should be forming no age limit.

All the members should be educated.


All the members should Self Help Group Members. ACTIVITIES CONDUCTED:Candle Making and HIV/AIDS Awareness Camp

GROUP WORK PROCESS:The group worker circulated group work process on the raise of different type of session like.

INTRODUCTION SESSION:The group member Introduce general details about, family background, Educational status and Occupation.

Educational session: Group members needed income generate business so decided candle making. These are row materials available and investment is also very low so they are decided candle making Programme. Group members are interested know how to about HIV/AIDS Disease on of High Risk District in HIV/AIDS Karur also .

Objectives of the Group work : To extract their level of participation To improve their learning capacity
To create a healthy environment among the Self Help Groups

members.

Role of the group worker :The group worker and the Self Help Group Member formed the Educational group session. All the members presented that the group work session. The group worker explained about the Education group rules and regulations. Then the SHG President Mrs. Manjula, she was explained about the recreation group activities information and HIV/AIDS awareness camp importance SHG Members.

BEGINNING SESSION: During this session the group worker explained to them the various issue of HIV/AIDS and candle making business. How to product manufacturing and selling difficulties what are possible things are there in our society. MIDDLE SESSION: In the middle session the group worker make interaction session with the group member to know about their learning in beginning stage and the group worker make the group members to clarity their doubt about the sessions.

ANALYSIS: The group work process went on perfectly. Every individual participated enthuse optically throughout the session and learnt the importance of environment in daily life.

Post Group work session:Evaluation:


The sessions came out with a good consequence. The concept of encouragements, enthusiasm was well visible. The group members were involvement very well. Each members are co-operation and the adjustment very well. The group norms were perfectly maintained & hence the goal achieved.

LEARNING THE SKILLS COMMUNTIY ORGANISOR The Community organizer had learnt and applied the following the skills in the community organization progarmme. 1. Planning 2. Organizing 3. Co ordinations 4. Leadership 5. Communication Skills 6. Establishing good rapport 7. Discussion making skills 8. Time management 9. Report writing 10. Evaluation

LEARNNINGS OF THE TRIANEE The trainee acquired skills in various areas like planning, Implementing, and evolution organization skills. The trainee was able to understand the various problems of the visullay challenged people. The trainee was able to know the various efforts taken by the Government towards the welfare of the visually challenged. Development of Professional Skills Development of Communication skills Development of Self-Awareness and Professional ideal Development of Intervention skills Development of organizing and resource mobilization skills Tolerance Skills CONCLUSION
To conclude that the concurrent field work has provided an opportunity to the trainee and developing or occurring ability to analysis social situation, individual needs and resources, skills and visit the projects and evaluation. Beside that, it has also developed an ability to conceptualize and integrate theory and apply appropriately in practice. The trainee general aptitude shown using methods of social work, capacity to use skills and techniques for enhancement of process, interaction, thinking and reflection and action in the client system are developed significantly by this concurrent field work training. As the whole it is found to be effective and useful in the way of social work professionalism.