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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

31 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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    Experiential Approach to Social Service Programme Development Using the Logic Model (Synchronous e-learning)

    Experiential Approach to Social Service Programme Development Using the Logic Model
    (Synchronous e-learning)
    TGS-2020503218

    Are there alternatives to evidence-based programmes? 

    THIS COURSE IS ELIGIBLE FOR WSQ FUNDING

    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

    Developing effective solutions to complex social problems is no easy feat. On the one hand, we want evidence-based programmes that are client-centred, ethical and inclusive. Yet on the other hand, we have time and resource constraints that we need to manage. How do we find that sweet spot?

    Join us in learning how to integrate professional expertise, research evidence, and community inputs to develop effective social service programme. Analyse social problems from multiple viewpoints. You will be guided through the programme development process through experiential tasks, case studies and interactive discussions.

    Learning Outcomes

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

    • Assess clients’ social, emotional, psychological, and cultural needs through client-centred service principles and practices
    • Incorporate inclusive practices as well as cultural and social considerations of client-groups into programme development
    • Conduct environmental scanning on the existing client landscape, community needs and programmes available to inform programme development
    • Apply the Logic Model to guide programme development and communication
    • Determine manpower, resources and training required for delivering programmes
    • Identify and tap on available community resources and funding schemes through the community assets analysis

    Duration

    21 hours including synchronous learning and assessment

    Upcoming Schedule

    Course Fees and Subsidies

    Nett Fee after training grant subsidy: $125.00

    Nett Fee after training grant subsidy: $293.00

    Nett Fee after training grant subsidy: $125.00

    Nett Fee after training grant subsidy: $293.00

    Nett Fee after training grant subsidy: $125.00

    Full fee: $650.00

    Course support period: 01 June 2020 – 31 May 2022

     
     
     
     

    Trainer

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    Social programming and community engagement experiences within the social service sector. Innovated and piloted social programme and resources such as the Work-Advancement Project and Roles&Responsibilities therapy aide. Provided organisational support and consultation in organisational development and business continuity strategies to VWOs. 

    I am a registered social worker with a keen interest in organisational development and social innovation. I have established professional competency frameworks to support the professional development and training of over 200 counsellors, social workers, and psychologists. I have provided pro-bono consultancy to social service agencies in competency and appraisal frameworks, business continuity plans and knowledge management.

    Other Course Information

    Target Audience

    Social service practitioners who would like to enhance their programme development skills. 

     

    Certification

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

    Language of Instruction

    This course is conducted in English 

    Course Outline

    1

    Building the foundation

    Working with problems. Learners will acquire skills and techniques to expand and explore problems to attain clarity and develop concise problem statements.

    2

    Assessing the environment

    Identifying the needs of clients, stakeholders and the community. Learners will apply needs and resource assessments to deepen understanding of the problem and determine the criteria and boundaries of the programme.

    3

    Applying the logic model

    Application of logic model to guide programme design. Learners will identify the programme theory using the logical model, to guide the activities and resources required to attain the programme outcomes.

    4

    Implementing the programme

    Communicating programme to seek resources and recruit participants. Learners will develop communication and publicity strategies, and to explore the funding sources available in the community to execute the programme.

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

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