Education

Manovikas Joyful Living Home

Project Slogan:- Think independent, live independent

What is MJLH?

Joyful living home offer affordable, accessible living arrangements along with the supports needed to meet each girls/women with intellectual and developmental disability.

In group homes, our focus extends far beyond ensuring a girls/women with intellectual and developmental disability basic needs are met. We promote girls/women decision making, meaningful community involvement and assist individuals to develop and maintain independence in their everyday lives.

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Bliss of Life (BOL)

Project slogan:- Anandmay jeevan

 

What is BOL?

BOL, a quality of life programme is a new & innovative project has been undertaken by Manovikas Charitable society. It aims to provide a safe, stimulating & creative day centre for young people & adults in the community with severe & multiple disability that are unlikely to benefit from further educational intervention or training programmes .

Why is BOL?

BOL is aims to provide a safe, stimulating and creative day centre for young people and adults in the community with sever and multiple disabilities that are unlikely to benefit from further educational intervention or training programmes.

Objectives

Provide exemplary care and welfare for people with intellectual disabilities by establishing an appropriately equipped and staffed day centres which become examples of the way India should be supporting its people with intellectual disabilities.

  1. To make student independent in grooming and ADL
  2. To train students in craft activity
  3. To train students in any skill and send them into hospitality training
  4. To give yoga training to the student so that their hyper activity can be reduce

Action plan:

Activity-1:- Five day centres established for the care and support of people with severe intellectual disabilities.

  1. Research and assess current information on care and support for people with severe learning disabilities.
  2. Plan and identify the needs and resources (including funding, building features, staffing, equipment and transport) required to establish two day centres.
  3. Identify funding and suitable premises for two day centres. (One centre could be part of the relocated hostel building).
  4. Provide resources and equipment to aid staff to undertake their roles and responsibilities..
  5. Open the day centres.
  6. Market the day centres to enable more people with severe intellectual disabilities to receive care, support and companionship and to attract funding.

Activity-2:-  Excellent care facilities available at the day centres

  1. Plan and identifying the skills and experience required to provide quality facilities in establish five day centres.
  2. Employ a full time qualified care and welfare manager with support from experienced and trained staff to manage and supervise the around the clock and staff the day centres six days a week.
  3. Provide adequate equipment, resources and technical support to enable the staff to implement effective care management systems for people with severe intellectual disabilities.
  4. Support (internal and external) training courses to update staff knowledge and skills about current care practices (including hygiene, first aid, fire and disaster drill) and to ensure all staff are working to the same high standards.
  5. Organise forums on specific intellectual disability care issues for staff, the board and members of Manovikas, civil society organisations, carers in the community and families.
  6. Encourage college students studying intellectual disabilities to gain practical experience volunteering in the hostel and care centres. These activities will provide extra stimulus for students and care home users and extra support for staff.

Who can join BOL?

BOL can be join by:-

  • Children with severe and profound Intellectual disabilities.
  • Multiple Disabilities

At BOL who serve you:

  • Assessment of an individual
  • Providing recreational activities
  • Supported staff
  • Child care providers
  • Individual preferences
  • Children’s mental health agencies
  • Child specialist
  • Availability of different types of activities such as: Yoga, Meditation, Exercise, Fine and gross motor activities.

 

Whom to Contact for Admission:

Mrs. Indira Alok

Manovikas Charitable Society

60A, Radhey Puri Extn-I, Delhi-110051

Mobile No. 9911107772  Email: indiraThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Sahyogi

Project Slogan:- Nurturing care

What is Sahyogi?

Sahyogi is project of Caregivers Training and Deployment. It also seeks to provide parents an opportunity to get trained in caregiving if they so desire. Sahyogi will provide a choice of training through two levels of courses to allow it to create care associates suited to work both with families of persons with Disabilities (PwDs) and other institutions catering to the needs of the PwDs (NGOs, work centres etc.). 

Sahyogi cover orientation to area such as Autism, Cerebral palsy, Mental Retardation, Multiple disabilities, family need, health, nutrition, basic management in  activities of daily living, assistive devices and barrier free environment, orientation and mobility sensory motor stimulation. It will also include training in administering first aid care.

Why is Sahyogi?

Sahyogi provide training and create a skilled workforce to support high need persons with Autism, Cerebral palsy, Mental Retardation, and multiple Disabilities, their families and institution(hospitals, schools, NGOs etc.).

Objective:-

  1. To get admissions in course of caregivers.
  • To survey and awareness for the admission.
  • To provide an orientation about caregivers.
  • To enroll the names of the person who want to join the course.
  1. To Explain & Demonstrate to caregiver training
  • To prepare a curriculum for better learning
  • To provide material for trainee
  • To give training to the trainee through the use of publication and media.
  1. To provide employment to the caregivers
  • Enlist the caregiver for the job
  • The job analysis and list of jobs for the learners is essential.
  • Job matching must be done by the job coach.
  • Prepare, document and place on the jobsite internship to enhancing, retention and transfer of skills also ensure a sustainable of these skills and knowledge.
  • Evaluation of the internship/on jobsite training, by learners and supervisors using feedback form.
  • Preparing the resume/bio data/profile along with required documents.
  • Training of job interview skills to attempt the interview, internship.
  • Apply for the job along with the certificate of compilation of the programme.

Important information:-

  1. Sahyogi caregiver training detail
  • Primary training:
  • Duration: -3 months training

Weightage in term of hour’s theory and practical will be in the ratio of 30:70.

  • Who can apply for the course: -
  • Candidate who are at least 8th pass out.
  • Candidate age should be between 18– 45 years at the time of applying for the training.
  • Parents or guardians of divyangjan also apply for this course.
  • Internship is optional for parents or guardians who complete the theory.
  • Minimum attendance required: - 80%
  • Advanced training:
  • Duration: - 6 months training

Weightage in term of hours for theory and practical will be in the ratio of 40:70.

  • Who can apply for the course: -
  • Candidate who are at least 10th pass out.
  • 8th pass (with primary care giver training completed successfully.)
  • Caregiver who have successfully completed the training under the previous sahyogi scheme

Or

Basic RCI primary training.

  • Candidate age should be between 18 – 45 years at the time of applying for the training
  • Parents or guardians of person with disabilities (divyangjan) may also apply for the course but internship is optional for them.
  • Minimum attendance required: - 80%

Sahyogi master trainer training:

  • Primary: - The trainer should hold a B.Ed. (SE) degree or should have completed the certificate course in caregiving or related course from RCI or recognized institution.
  • Advanced: - the trainer should hold a B.Ed., special education degree or should have completed the certificate course in caregiving or related course from RCI, trainers holding an M.Ed. (SE) should be preferred.

 

Whom to Contact to Enrol in Sahyogi

Mrs. Indira Alok

Manovikas Charitable Society

60A, Radhey Puri Extn-I, Delhi-110051,

Mobile No. 9911107772, Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Manvik-LBIIHM

Project Slogan:- Think College

Project Coverage:

Manovikas Institute for Higher Education (MANVIK) is one of the first institutions in India exploring opportunities for higher and vocational skills and knowledge for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Presently MANVIK catering students from PAN India having its two branches in East Delhi and Manvik at West Delhi.

What is MANVIK?

MANVIK runs Certificate and Diploma courses under the National Skill Qualification Framework (NSQF) of Govt. of India under National Skill action plan. MANVIK is the training partner/service provider, study center and accredited institution of AICTE (All India Council for Technical Education), SCPwD (Skill Council for Person with Disabilities), IGNOU (Indira Gandhi National Open University), NIOS (National Institute of Open Schooling), RCI (Rehabilitation Counsil of India) , CBSE (Central Board for Secondary Education), NSDC (National Skill Development Council) for imparting skill and knowledge and enhancing employment opportunities for persons with disabilities.

MANVIK’s programme is more significant for persons with disabilities and after completion of course they gain the employments which lead them towards independent living and improving the quality of life. 

Why is MANVIK?

MANVIK was started with the conviction that all students should have access to post-secondary education irrespective of their physical and intellectual ability.

The MANVIK is has been brining a paradigm shift to think college option for the persons with intellectual disabilities and developmentally delayed irrespective of their limitation/s in transition from school to adulthood and work.

Encouraging independence through education: supporting employable skills.

Overall objective of MANVIK

Support the attainment of knowledge and skills among all students, particularly students with intellectual disabilities and provide opportunities for students with intellectual disabilities to be fully employed and able to enjoy more fulfilled and independent lives.

Objectives of MANVIK: 

  1. Provide effective education for all students particularly students with intellectual disabilities requiring independent and employable skills.
  2. Promote employment opportunities for college students with intellectual disabilities through greater collaboration with employers and prospective employers.

 Activity-1: Improving capacity

  1. Plan, identify resources and recognise the skills and experience required for an outstanding Manovikas education service.
  2. Employ appropriately qualified and experienced staff to provide teaching for all students, including students with disabilities studying soft skills, basic computer, retail, hospitality, basic business and office skills.
  3. Provide resources, including books and educational equipment, to support students’ knowledge and understanding and enable teachers to undertake their roles and responsibilities.
  4. Support regular (internal and external) training courses to provide curriculum development for teaching staff and ensure effective monitoring and reporting of student progress.
  5. Arrange forums on specific intellectual disability issues for staff, Board and members of Manovikas, civil society organisations, teachers from mainstream schools and interested parents and employers.
  6. Support a student committee to work with the staff for the good of the Institute of Further Education.
  7. Organise an annual conference for people with intellectual disabilities.

Activity-2: Increased numbers of students with effective employable skills

  1. Produce and implement a detailed curriculum to support the college’s new syllabus.
  2. Actively market the college’s education facilities for students with intellectual disabilities.

Activity-3: Increased numbers of students with intellectual disabilities in full time salaried employment.

  1. Establish a small working group to network with past and prospective employers and identify employment opportunities and employer needs.
  2. Actively market the potential of students with intellectual disabilities to possible employees.
  3. Support employers to provide internships for students, monitor student progress and encourage employers to take on the students as employees.
  4. Keep up to date records of potential, past and current employers.

Task 1: To organize and develop the curriculum based on NSQF/Assessing Body.

  • Learners’ choice to participate and to acquire skill, knowledge also changing attitude is important.
  • Preparing practical and theoretical curriculums for learners by stimulating and recalling their prior learning through lab based activity and multimedia use.
  • The evaluation of pre, pro and post teaching and learning performance should be designed.

Task 2: To construct the learning process based on curriculum.

  • Initiating internal process of expectancy of skill requirements and motivate the learner to acquire the skill through various stimulatory and activity based performances.
  • Content of curricula must be chunked and organized meaningfully to explain and present various method and required learning aids.
  • Activity must consider the learners’ ability to perform based on prior knowledge and gaining the new information
  • Learning process must be interactive, use of multimedia, in activity based environment with proper sitting arrangements to practice the new skills or behaviors.
  • Provide specific and immediate feedback of their performance with reinforcement.
  • The flowchart and material related to activity/ies for teaching and learning including gaining the feedback of learners and its content should be explained in the language in which learners can understand.

Task 3:  To prepare learners for the job

  • The job analysis and list of jobs for the learners is essential.
  • Job matching must be done by the job coach.
  • Learners must practice core job skills, understand the job process, job related work behavior under the supervision of job coach, expert and teacher.
  • Training in Communication skills required in job environment to elicit the correct understanding of job and employment.
  • Social skills training and its practices for employment setting
  • Prepare, document and place on the jobsite internship to enhancing, retention and transfer of skills also ensure a sustainable of these skills and knowledge.
  • Evaluation of the internship/on jobsite training, by learners and supervisors using feedback form.
  • Preparing the resume/bio data/profile along with required documents.
  • Training of job interview skills to attempt the interview, internship.
  • Apply for the job along with the certificate of compilation of the programme.
  • Continue the parents support and counseling
  • Regular Follow-ups with employers, parents and learners- (Weekly@3months, Fortnightly@3months and monthly@6months)
  • Report production

Outcomes:

The overall outcome expected to provide an excellent education service for all its students.

The Indicators

  1. A qualified and experienced staff enabling upgraded education services.
  2. Increased numbers of students with effective employable skills in retail, hospitality, business and office assistance.
  • More students with intellectual disabilities in full time salaried employment.
  1. Increased numbers of students studying intellectual disabilities.
  2. Increased numbers of students studying intellectual disabilities using Manovikas to gain practical knowledge and skills.
  3. Increased numbers of CBR beneficiaries in employment.
  • Manovikas becomes recognised as the Centre for Intellectual Disability catering for students with intellectual disabilities and students studying intellectual disabilities.

Important Information:

Courses offered with minimum and maximum duration:-

  1. Hospitality Training
  • Food and Beverages
  • House Keeping
  • Room Attendant
  1. Retail Training
  • Sales Associate.
  1. IT  training
  • Data Entry Operator
  • Customer Relationship Management(CRM)- Non-voice
  • IT Help Desk

Duration of the Programme:

  • Certificate programme having minimum duration of six months and maximum of two years. Diploma programme is offered for minimum one year and maximum of three years duration.

Who can join MANVIK:

MANVIK are available to the students who are:-

  • Adult of Pan India
  • have a disability such as:
  • Intellectual disability (Mental Retardation)
  • Autism
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Multiple Disabilities

Eligibility:

Programmes are designed for people with developmental and intellectual disabilities including persons with autism, cerebral palsy, mental retardation, multiple disabilities, specific learning disability/slow learners. May require a complete assessment of the applicant’s cognitive process, behavioural profile, multiple intelligence and aptitude.

Age:

16 to 35 years

Pre-requisite skills:

 Functional literacy, on the scale of multiple intelligence applicants should score 50% in any two areas

  1. Logical Mathematics, 2. Interpersonal, 3. Linguistic, 4. Bodily kinesthetic.

Internship and Job placement:

During the programme students will get the opportunities of internship and job placement at various industries, hotels, restaurants, shopping malls, offices, etc.

Certification of MANVIK:

Trainings are offered in corresponding to the National Occupational Standards under Skill Councils and certifications shall be provided after the third party evaluation.

Worried about fees? Students who are under the Economically Weaker Section (EWS) will receive 100% free ship, other students will also receive the opportunity of concession in programme fees on merit basis.


Whom to Contact to Enrol in Manvik

 

Mrs. Indira Alok

Manvik-LBIIHM

B-98, Pushpanjali Enclave, Pitampura, Delhi – 110034,

Mobile No. 9911107772, Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Master of Social Work (Counselling)

About Programme               

School of Social Work (SOSW) Masters in Social Work (Counselling) would provide both academic learning and professional education and training in Counselling, extending beyond theoretical knowledge. This programme is tailored to suit counselors working in a wide range of organizational and community contexts as well as individuals in a family. With the fast changing social scenario, the problems being faced by people across the board are numerous. Unlike in the western world, Counselling services are very inadequate in India.

There is a growing demand for counselors in schools, corporate sector, health care setting, social and welfare sectors, correctional settings etc. However, schools/universities where Counselling course/ programme are taught in India are very few. There is a good potential for employment in government as well as NGO sectors. There is an urgent need for specially trained counselors to handle the stress of employees working with call centers, corporate sectors, families, family courts, correctional settings, school, universities and educational institutions, rehabilitation centers, refugee camps, institutions for the differently abled, aged, child care and adoption centers, family planning, voluntary Counselling and testing centers, rural sectors especially where farmers are driven to commit suicide, de-addiction centers etc. MSW(C) Programme would be offered initially through one or two study centers under each Regional Centre. The programme can be taken only through activated study centers or special study centers through each Regional Centre. This Programme is being offered only in English. For Field Work in the MSW (Counselling) programme much focus is given on specialization in Counselling and 40 percent weightage is given for the practicum.

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Master of Social Work

About Programme               

School of Social Work (SOSW) The MSW programme offers opportunity to learners for higher studies in professional social work. Besides offering the core courses pertaining to social work curriculum across the globe and India, it includes themes in some of the emerging areas in social work such as globalization; migration, history of social work in India, theory paper on social work practicum and a course on HIV/ AIDS which are expected to be highly useful in the present day context. The practical components have been meticulously prepared to provide the learners, hands on training, which will enable the candidates to find suitable placements within and outside the country

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Bachelor of Social Work

About Programme               

School of Social Work (SOSW) The Bachelor Degree Programme in Social Work (BSW) is meant for people who are interested in providing professional assistance to people in need. Persons with professional training/degree in Social Work generally work in socially relevant areas such as health care, community development, education, industry, counselling, family, correction, social defense, women, children, disability etc. With globalization, market economy and liberalization, new concerns and human problems are emerging which needs to be addressed. This programme will be particularly useful to people employed at middle and lower levels with NGOs. It will also be useful to fresh candidates who may like to work in social and social welfare sectors.

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Bachelor of Arts

About Programme               

The Bachelor Degree Programme in Arts (BA) is meant for people who are interested in providing professional assistance to people in need. Persons with professional training/degree in Arts generally work in socially relevant areas such as health care, community development, education, industry, counselling, family, correction, social defense, women, children, disability etc. With globalization, market economy and liberalization, new concerns and human problems are emerging which needs to be addressed. This programme will be particularly useful to people employed at middle and lower levels with NGOs. 

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Diploma in HIV and Family Education

About Programme                

School of Social Work (SOSW) The Diploma in HIV and Family Education aims at providing basic and accurate information about HIV/ AIDS, sex and sexuality, family life education, alcohol and drugs and communication and counselling. The contents are designed to impart an integrated understanding to the learners about the issues involved in HIV / AIDS and behavior modification. The main objective of this programme is to enhance the knowledge and skills of functionaries involved in HIV/AIDS and related issues. The main target groups include school teachers, NGO functionaries, para-medicals, parents of adolescents and those interested in acquiring knowledge on the subject.

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Certificate in HIV and Family Education

About Programme                

School of Social work (SOSW) The Certificate in HIV and Family Education provides comprehensive knowledge about what, why and how of HIV/ AIDS, family life education, facts of life and substance abuse. The contents are designed to impart an integrated understanding to the learners about the issues involved in HIV/AIDS and behaviour modification. The target groups include School teachers, NGO functionaries, para-medicals, parents of adolescents and those interested in acquiring knowledge on the subject. The Certificate Programme has the following courses of 4 credits each. A learner has to choose 2 compulsory courses and any 2 optionals from the 4 electives. One has to acquire 16 credits for a certificate. A student who has successfully completed CAFE can also pursue for DAFE by completing the remaining courses of 16 credits and request the university for credit transfer from CAFE to DAFE.

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Bachelor’s Preparatory Programme

About Programme               

School of Social Sciences (SOSS) Bachelor’s Preparatory Programme (BPP) - Non-Formal Channel to B.A./B.Com/BSW/BTS Bachelor’s Preparatory Programme is offered by the University to those students who wish to do Bachelor’s Degree of IGNOU but do not have the essential qualifications of having passed 10+2 and attained the age of 18 years/as on 1st April and 1st October for January & July session respectively. In the absence of such a qualifying certificate these students are deprived of higher education. To enable such students to enter higher education stream, IGNOU has designed this preparatory programme. BPP is, however, not equivalent to 10+2 and has no credit weightage. It is valid for admission to IGNOU’s non-formal stream of BA/ B.Com. etc.

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Bachelor of Arts

About Programme               

The Bachelor Degree Programme in Arts (BA) is meant for people who are interested in providing professional assistance to people in need. Persons with professional training/degree in Arts generally work in socially relevant areas such as health care, community development, education, industry, counselling, family, correction, social defense, women, children, disability etc. With globalization, market economy and liberalization, new concerns and human problems are emerging which needs to be addressed. This programme will be particularly useful to people employed at middle and lower levels with NGOs. 

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Manovikas' three strategic priorities for 2016

The strategic priorities have been identified through the assessment of 2016.  They support the Society as it strives towards its mission and focus on meeting the needs of present day people with intellectual disabilities in India.  The priorities encourage the proactive education and care of people with intellectual disabilities and support society to understand disability and promote equity and diversity leading the way towards an India which is accountable to people with intellectual disabilities and which promotes their integration into the political, economic and social development of the country.

These priorities will be achieved by extending, continuing and improving the current core activities of the society.

Actions to carry out the strategic priorities will take place in Manovikas Charitable Society’s building.

Strategic priority one

Encouraging independence through education: supporting employable skills.

Education is one of the main activities at Manovikas Charitable Society.  The college enrols both students with intellectual disabilities as well as students studying Indira Gandhi National Open University IGNOU Certificate, Diploma, Degree and Masters programme. associate degrees and diplomas RCI+++. Many with Indira Gandhi National Open University students use the study centre.  The Sahyogi project provides people with the necessary knowledge and skills to be carers in the community and the Saath Saath project supports people with disabilities in the community to gain knowledge and skills for employment and an understanding of their rights.

Strategic priority one will be implemented by the Education Programme.

Strategic priority two

Supporting a way of life: providing a safe environment.

Many people with severe intellectual disabilities are unable to attend college and school. Manovikas has the opportunity to establish day centres for these people and some of the hostel residents so that they can enjoy companionship, fun and craft activities in a caring, safe environment.

The services of the new day centres and the hostel could contribute to the Manovikas centre of excellence by demonstrating the care and skills required to provide exemplary support for people with intellectual disabilities.

Strategic priority two will be implemented by the Samarth Programme of the National Trust

Strategic priority three:

Building capacity for change: promoting equity, diversity and disability.

Manovikas is in an optimum position to promote equity, diversity and disability and to advocate for the rights of people with intellectual disabilities among parents, employers, public and private organisations and the Government and also among the students attending professional courses at Manovikas Institute of Further Education.  Training on equity, diversity and disability is needed by all sectors of society and industry including the Government to increase understanding.  It is essential for the implementation of government legislation on disability. Training can generate income for Manovikas.

Strategic priority three will be implemented by the Promotion Programme

Annual Strategic Plan for 2016

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Legal Status

Manovikas Charitable Society’ is one of ISO 9001:2008 India’s civil society organisation working with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.  Its vision aims for a future where each and every individual or group of people with disabilities are able and free to participate in all spheres of society, based on internationally recognised human rights standards and values.

Manovikas Charitable Society is ISO 9001:2008 civil society with Indian nonprofits and non government organisation status which is registered under the various Acts:

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