Friday, November 9, 2018

Kripa Conducts a Training & Development Program for it's All India Staff - Sponsored by Sir Dorabji Tata Trust

The Kripa Training and Development Program was conducted at Kripa Vasai, Mumbai , under the auspicious of Kripa Institute of Training from 22nd October to 3rd November 2018. It was supported by Sir Dorabji Tata Trust.
28 participants from 14 Kripa Centres were involved in the Training.

The aim of the Training was to enable them to imbibe the Kripa Program and all its components so that they can implement it in their Centers under the guidance of their Center Managers and also to give them the knowledge and skills so they can start a Kripa Center de novo.

Sessions were taken by the following Resource Persons:

Father Joe on yoga and the psycho- spiritual, psycho-somatic and psycho- social aspects of the Kripa Program.

Fr. Cajetan Menezes Managing Trustee took a session on "I" Factor- Empowerment of Self. Also conducted a one to one session with each staff member.

Dr Snehal Mehta took sessions on the various facets of Kripa Foundation and the Documentation process.

Bosco D’Souza, National Program Director ,took sessions on various aspects of Kripa Counselor functioning and monitored and hand held  the participants during their stay, enabling their involvement in all aspects of Kripa Care.

Dr Hemant and Dr. (Mrs) Shubhangi Patil took a session on First Aid and Emergency Medical Care.

Dr Aninha Lobo introduced them to Research activities.

 Miss Patricia D’Souza conducted a workshop on Effective Communications.

Mr Amit Patel involved them in HIV care and support

Mr. Ketan Gavande conducted a session on Motivation and being positive in life.

After a very tight schedule of training the participants  were given and opportunity to have a visit to Kripa Dahanu Center, Bandra Center and sight seeing tour of  Vasai and Mumbai.

A word of appreciation to Lester, Noel, kitchen staff for the sumptuous different cuisines served to the participants. The staff of Vasai under Vijay, Shamit and Sameer for their logistic support and Accounts department Bruno and  Mousin  
Valedictory session was taken by Father Cajetan on 3rd November where the participants were guided regarding follow up of the Program. Certificates of Participation and Certificate for being Resource Person, and logistic support were distributed.

Report by
Dr Snehal Mehta M.D.