Get better prepared to handle any situation as a Social Worker or Helping Professional.
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.
Singapore Citizens and PRs are eligible to receive 70% SSG subsidy for all listed courses. SkillsFuture Credits can also be used to offset fees.
Our seasoned trainers are sector experts with extensive experience in their field and in conducting engaging classes.
All course fees shown are after subsidy.
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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.
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
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
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.
$167.20 - 255.50 SGD
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.
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.
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.
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.
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