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Experiential Groupwork for Social Service Practitioners

Experiential Groupwork for Social Service Practitioners
TGS-2020504131

Group work intervention harnesses the benefits of cooperative learning to enhance opportunities for individual growth. It is an essential skill in every social service practitioner’s handbook.

THIS COURSE IS ELIGIBLE FOR WSQ FUNDING SFC ELIGIBLE

We are a social enterprise registered with raiSE Singapore and courses listed WSQ accredited

We offer courses under the Social Service Skills Framework and the Skills Framework for Retail. Our courses are SFC-eligible.

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Course Description

Can you leverage on your clients’ experiences to help other clients? How can you maximise your staff resources to maximise intervention efforts?

Group work intervention harnesses the benefits of cooperative learning to enhance opportunities for individual growth and is an essential skill in every social service practitioner’s handbook

Acquire group facilitation skills to achieve intervention outcomes and become a competent group work practitioner. Explore real-life challenge arising from group facilitation and uncover deeper issues through experiential learning. At the end of the training, learners will have gained an appreciation of using the self in therapy, and greater insight into personal challenges when managing groups.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Form groups appropriate for group sessions
  • Motivate clients and address barriers to participation
  • Identify risks and manage intergroup conflicts
  • Utilise group dynamics to synthesise groups
  • Facilitate group to achieve intervention goals and monitor outcomes
  • Uncover therapists and clients issue at every stage of group development

Duration

40 hours including face-to-face learning, online learning, and assessment

Upcoming Schedule

Course Fees and Subsidies

Nett Fee after training grant subsidy: $360.00

Nett Fee after training grant subsidy: $680.00

Nett Fee after training grant subsidy: $360.00

Nett Fee after training grant subsidy: $680.00

Nett Fee after training grant subsidy: $360.00

Full fee: $1,360.00

Course support period: 08 July 2020 – 07 July 2022

 
 
 
 
 

Trainer

Kesava is an experienced clinical supervisor, group work practitioner and therapist. Kesava is a certified clinical supervisor and has a wealth of experiences in psychotherapeutic interventions. He is an experienced counsellor who openly provides consultations and support to aspiring practitioners. He is trained in multiple techniques, approaches, and disciplines, such as Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy, Family Therapy, Crisis Intervention and Reality Therapy. He is passionate about training and developing fellow practitioners to build a new generation of aspiring workers.

 

Other Course Information

Target Audience

Social service practitioners with an interest to conduct group interventions or;

Individuals whose work require skills related to group faciltiation

Certification

Learners who have successfully completed and passed the assessment will receive a Statement of Attainment (SOA) in Groupwork Intervention issued by SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG). 

Language of Instruction

This course is conducted in English 

Course Outline

1

Developing appreciation

Knowledge-based training coupled with small group skills practice. Learners will explore the groupwork processes and facilitation techniques. Learners will understand the factors impacting group work practices.

2

Building relationships

Knowledge that supports the development of a group work practitioner. Learners will be exposed to theories of groupwork to build their competency as group work practitioners.

3

Supplementing the knowledge

Deeper appreciation of groupwork practice. Learners will undergo experiential group work practice to understand groupwork processes and issues in real-world application.

4

Becoming the change agent

Learners will uncover their beliefs and values systems and understand how these factors impact group dynamics and practices. Learners will solidify their understanding through a reflective process.

This course is organised by Environiche LLP, an approved training organisation under Singapore Workforce Skills Qualification (WSQ).

TGS-2020504131 

 

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    Para-counselling (Advanced)

    Para-counselling (Advanced)
    TGS-2020504424

    Paracounselling is an invaluable skill to help others grow through adversity, regain a sense of control, and bring hope to their lives. Take the first step to be an effective helper with this course. 

    THIS COURSE IS SFC-ELIGIBLE 

     

    We are a social enterprise registered with raiSE Singapore and courses listed are WSQ accredited

    We offer courses under the Social Service Skills Framework and the Skills Framework for Retail. Courses listed are SFC-eligible.

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    Course Description

    You may have some basic engagement skills, but wish to enhance and use them more purposefully.

    This Advanced Para-counselling course integrates essential counselling engagement skills into a structured helping process. Learners will understand various counselling theories and apply effective techniques to help clients achieve life-enhancing outcomes more intentionally.

    The course aims to equip individuals with the fundamental knowledge and skills in counselling engagement, when working alongside with certified counselling professionals in their daily work.

    Learning Outcomes

    At the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:

    • Apply the Egan’s model for purposeful and outcome-focused client-engagement 
    • Apply probing techniques to uncover client’s story and determine underlying issues sustaining problems
    • Utilise counselling theories and techniques to guide interactions with client
    • Understand the basics of counselling theories, therapies, and techniques, including Psychodynamic Therapy, Person-Centred Therapy, Cognitive-behavioural Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-focused Brief Therapy and Person-in-Environment Approach

    Duration

    26.75 hours blended-learning including face-to-face learning, online learning and assessment

     

    Upcoming Schedule

    Course Fees and Subsidies

    Nett Fee after training grant subsidy: $72.00

    Nett Fee after training grant subsidy: $265.25

    Nett Fee after training grant subsidy: $72.00

    Nett Fee after training grant subsidy: $265.25

    Nett Fee after training grant subsidy: $72.00

    Full fee: $720.00

    Course support period: 12 Aug 2020 – 11 Aug 2022

     
     
     
     
     

    Trainer

    Vincent-soo-blended-concept-expert

    Vincent Soo (Positive Psychology Coach, Positive Psychotherapist, Mental Health Coach, H.O.P.E Alliance LLP)

    Vincent holds a MSocSC Counselling and BA Psychology. As a Positive Psychotherapist and Mental Health Coach, Vincent works with adults and youths with depression, anxiety issues, ADD/ADHD, and other mental health issues.  He is also facilitating two peer support groups and two meetup groups (Get Well & Flourish Meetup and Adult ADD/ADHD Advantage) to provide help, support, and education to improve the lives of people with depression and anxiety disorders.  He also helps the single and couple peers to navigate their relationship challenges and establish great relationships with the significant people in their lives. 

    Other Course Information

    Target Audience

    Individuals who have completed the Para-Counselling (Basic) and would like to deepen their competencies as a para-counsellor or;

    Individuals who have experience working with social service beneficiaries and would like to hone their helping skills

    Certification

    Learners who have successfully completed and passed the assessment will receive a Statement of Attainment (SOA) in Para-counselling (Advanced) issued by SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG). 

    Language of Instruction

    This course is conducted in English 

    Course Outline

    1

    Building the foundation

    Egan’s Model of a skilled helper. Learners will be introduced to the stages of the helping process using Egan's Model of a skilled helper.

    2

    Enhancing engagement

    Learners will acquire skills to uncover clients' stories. Learners will integrate counselling micro-skills with the counselling techniques to identify underlying issues sustaining problems.

    3

    Purposeful engagement towards change

    Acquire the skills to engage clients in a meaningful manner and to shift clients from problem-focused to a solution-enabling orientation. 

    4

    Development of the self as a practitioner

    Learners will uncover their beliefs and values systems and understand how these factors impact their effectiveness as a helper. Learners will learn the ethics, principles, and boundaries of the helping relationships.

    This course is organised by Environiche LLP, an approved training organisation under Singapore Workforce Skills Qualification (WSQ).

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