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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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    A Self-Reflexive Approach to Develop Personal and Professional Competency

    A Self-Reflexive Approach to Develop Personal and Professional Competency
    TGS-2020503901

    “We do not change as we grow up. The difference between the child and the adult is that the former doesn’t know who he is, and the latter does” – W.H. Auden

    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. Our courses are SFC-eligible.

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    Course Description

    How well do we know ourselves?

    Whether consciously or unconsciously, our experiences and interactions with others have influenced who we are today.

    But we can challenge our current selves and shape our surroundings for the better. We are agents of change.

    Join us for this course on Reflexive Practice to turn your experiences into insights, and insights into practice strategies for personal and professional growth.

    Reflective practice is a systematic process to guide our thinking and reflections. Acquire the skills and techniques to tap into your experience to enhance your effectiveness and to cultivate a habit of continuous learning.

    Learning Outcomes

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

    • Use various methods of reflective practice to sharpen day-to-day personal and professional effectiveness
    • Apply the principles of reflective practice for constructive self-reflexivity
    • Handle complex and sensitive client issues in professional practice through greater awareness of personal assumptions and biases
    • Demonstrate tactfulness through elevated sense of self-awareness when working with other professionals
    • Apply reflective methods to identify areas of personal and professional growth to support continuous learning

    Duration

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

    Upcoming Schedule

    Course Fees and Subsidies

    Nett Fee after training grant subsidy: $137.50

    Nett Fee after training grant subsidy: $317.50

    Nett Fee after training grant subsidy: $137.50

    Nett Fee after training grant subsidy: $317.50

    Nett Fee after training grant subsidy: $137.50

    Full fee: $700.00

    Course support period: 25 June 2020 – 24 June 2022

     
     
     
     
     

    Trainer

    Alastair Leo Tan

    Alastair holds a MSocSc and is a professional counsellor, trainer and certified life and executive coach working with individuals, families, and organizations to bring about change. Using counselling and therapy, he works with clients to resolve emotional and relational issues that are affecting their lives.

    As a coach and trainer, he enables clients to deal with internal & external resistance to make their desired goals and outcomes a reality. Whether through therapy, coaching or both, his objective is to help clients bring forth better versions of themselves so that lives can be transformed.

    Other Course Information

    Target Audience

    Social service practitioners with an interest to hone their personal and professional development through a reflexive approach or;

    General public with an interest to increase their personal and professional effectiveness through reflective practice

    Certification

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

    Language of Instruction

    This course is conducted in English 

    Course Outline

    1

    Building the foundation

    Knowledge and practices to uncover the self. Learners will use different reflexive methods and techniques to gain deeper understanding of the personal self, including biases, assumptions, values and beliefs systems.

    2

    Enhancing engagement

    Using of the self in professional practice. Learners will apply reflective methods to analyse complex workplace situations and gain insights to working with and managing clients.

    3

    Developing professional practice

    Learners will apply the reflexive methods to evaluate their professional practice with other professionals and uncover areas for personal and professional growth.

    4

    Development of the self as a practitioner

    Learners will identify areas of personal and professional self for improvement. Learners will pick up the skills for continuous self-assessment and monitoring to increase their personal effectiveness and build their professional competencies.

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

    UEN T12LL1245D

     
     
     
     

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      Para-counselling (Basic)

      Para-counselling (Basic)
      TGS-2020504423

      When your loved ones need support, are you ready to step up to the task? 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. Our courses are SFC-eligible.

      Follow us on our social media for news about our latest courses.

      Course Description

      At some point in our lives, we must have experienced that sense of helplessness at not knowing what to say when we see our loved ones struggling emotionally.

      Equip yourself with fundamental counselling skills to enhance meaningful interactions with others. Walk alongside your clients, co-workers or loved ones through their tough times. Para-counselling skills come in handy when people just need a little push to get back on their feet without the need to visit a professional counsellor. 

      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:

      • Provide engagement and support to clients throughout the counselling process according to the care plans
      • Apply listening and questioning techniques relating to para-counselling to attend to clients
      • Recognise barriers of communication in the communication process with clients
      • Maintain client confidentiality and privacy taking into considerations ethics related to providing engagement and support for clients

      Duration

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

      Upcoming Schedule

      Course Fees and Subsidies

      Nett Fee after training grant subsidy: $56.00

      Nett Fee after training grant subsidy: $203.00

      Nett Fee after training grant subsidy: $56.00

      Nett Fee after training grant subsidy: $203.00

      Nett Fee after training grant subsidy: $56.00

      Full fee: $560

      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

      General public who wants to learn more about para-counselling

      Certification

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

      Language of Instruction

      This course is conducted in English 

      Course Outline

      1

      Building the foundation

      Understanding the roles as a para-counsellor. Learners will be introduced to the roles of para-counsellors, and identify their responsibilities throughout the helping process.

      2

      Enhancing engagement

      Building engagement skills and addressing communication barriers. Learners will be equipped with listening and questioning techniques to attend to clients and overcome communication barriers.

      3

      Experiential practice

      Deeper appreciation of client engagement. Learners will put into practice the counselling techniques and skills in client-specific situations to support application in real-world situations.

      4

      Development of the self as a helper

      Learners will gain better awareness of their self and how it impacts the helping relationships. Learners will learn about the ethics, principles, and boundaries in the helping relationships.

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

      UEN T12LL1245D

       
       
       
       

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