“COME – LET’s STARVE THE PROBLEMS” Workshop By Dr. A. Puvanenthiran

A counselling work shop was held at VAROD Thaimady, on the 21st of January 2020. Rev Fr. Vincent De Paul Croos CMF the Executive Director, the Assistant Director Rev Fr. S. Jeganathan CMF, Mr Kenedy the probation officer at Divisional Secretariat, staff from OFERR, INTHU ANPAHAM, ARUPPE CHILDREN’S HOME, AKILANDESWARY ARULAHAM, THEVA ANPU SIRUVAR ILLAM and the staff of VAROD took part in this work shop.

The guest speaker of this Counselling programme was Dr. Puvanenthiran the Consultant, Pediatric and the neuro surgeon from United Kingdom.  Topics such as the 7 habits of highly effective people by Steven Cove, Autism and ADHT (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) as well as other motivated talks were discussed at this work shop which filled the whole day with fervent. The participants were guided with the acting through the evoked realistic emotions into their performance by drawing on personal experiences.

On the other hand, a brief discussion on the updated physiotherapy treatment for the children at VAROD centers continued with a programme of specific exercises and the general advice on increasing the children’s activity level and avoiding exercise-related injuries.

This workshop came to an end by 05.45pm, with a profound impact on the lives of the participants.