Are you ready to make an impact in society?

The Academy of Human Development is proud to be a key training provider appointed by the Social Service Institute's Training Network Model. Under this partnership, AHD is honoured to provide tailored social service courses.

The seven training courses are significantly subsidised (up to 70%) by SkillsFuture Singapore and are recommended for Social Service professionals or individuals who work with families, couples, or social programmes.


Up to 70% Subsidy, SkillsFuture Credit-Eligible

Singapore Citizens and PRs are eligible to receive 70% SSG subsidy for all listed courses. SkillsFuture Credits can also be used to offset fees.


Taught by Sector Experts

Our seasoned trainers are sector experts with extensive experience in their field and in conducting engaging classes.


Suitable for ALL

Perfect for social workers, counsellors, caseworkers, HR professionals, psychologists, psychiatists, researchers, consultants, volunteers, and interested individuals.

Our Courses and Programmes

All course fees shown are after subsidy. 

You can click on the title to read more details about the course.

Strengthen Family Relationships using the Satir Model

This course will teach learners how to use the basic knowledge and skills of the Satir approach to better communicate and connect with family members. Learners will thus be able to use the Satir Model to enhance interactions and improve family relationships in their professional and personal lives.

$324 SGD

Working with Conflictual Couples

This introduction course equips people-helpers with basic knowledge and skills in managing
conflictual couple during a session and
stabilising their marital relationships. They will also learn helpful skills to de-escalate marital
conflicts and promote the repair of marital bonds.

$453 SGD

Managing Challenging Behaviours of Seniors

This course will teach you how to identify and understand the root causes as well as key issues of the seniors’ challenging behaviours, learn useful and easy-to-remember techniques and strategies to manage different behaviours, minimise re-occurrences, and how to properly follow up with effective care for the seniors.

$167.20- 255.50 SGD

Practical Counselling (Basic)

This programme aims to equip those with no counselling background with a better understanding of counselling, help them develop greater self-awareness, and enhance their personal qualities as effective people-helpers in the workplace as well as in the community.

$262.20 - 400.20 SGD

Practical Counselling (Intermediate)

This course is a continuation to the Basic counselling courses for learners who want to expand their skill set in helping people. The practical counselling skills and strategies taught in this course aim to increase learners’ confidence in promoting growth to help people overcome life challenges.

$453 SGD



$167.20 - 255.50 SGD

Solution-Focused Brief Therapy Practice

This course provides participants with the fundamentals of solution-focused brief therapy (SFBT) practices, which is an approach in counselling, psychotherapy, social work, clinical supervision, coaching, education,
and management. SFBT approaches help clients to generate solutions and is client-centred, strength-based, goal-focused, contextual, and usually brief.

$518.40 SGD

Application of Mixed Methods Research in Social Service

Mixed methods research is used to explore social issues and allow social service practitioners to understand them more holistically. This course teaches how mixed methods research can be used in a variety of ways, including evidence
syntheses, needs assessments, pre-programme/service problem assessment and post-programme/service evaluation.

$210.60 SGD

Programme Theory of Change and Logic Model

The course will equip learners with the knowledge and skills to create a theory of change for social programmes and present a theory of change as a logic model. The theory of change will in turn enable learners to plan, implement, monitor, evaluate, and communicate the programme more effectively.

$356.40 SGD

Engaging Victims of Intimate Partner Violence

Learners need to have at least 1.5-2 years of social work/counselling experience

Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) refers to physical violence, sexual violence, stalking, psychological aggression, and control of reproductive or sexual health by a current or former intimate partner.

This course aims to equip counsellors/social workers with the knowledge about the dynamics of IPV and skills competency on how to engage and empower the victims to bring about changes.

$340.20 SGD

Look at what our grads say

"Equal attention was given to every participant. The trainers are knowledgeable and flexible, and training information was appropriate."

Lee Kang Yao

Social Worker

"Trainer was very engaging, humorous, and provided many helpful case examples, even on the spot. It has been very helpful for my learning!"

Charmaine Ch'ng


"The trainer is good and made the class very interesting. I enjoyed the session, and the class location is convenient."

Peter Koh

Ministry Supervisor

"Loved the course! Trainer was candid, easygoing and has a great sense of humour. Learnt a lot for sure!"

Maria Emelda Eddy 


Talk to a course advisor for a free consultation today!

Call, email, or leave your details in the form and an advisor will reach out to discuss our courses and answer any questions you may have about the registration process or anything else related to our programs.

Contact Us to Register

By filling out the form, you consent to the AHD privacy policy and opt in to receive marketing information.

Subcribe to our mailing list