This is an 84 hours part-time programme to equip trainees to work with children, youth and their families. This programme will provide trainees with a greater understanding of the dynamics of children, youth and their families from a systemic framework. Its distinctive feature is the emphasis on facilitating trainees’ development of a repertoire of skills and techniques through guidance and supervision on their clinical practice with children, youth and their families.
|This course enables participants to:|
|1.||Provide an intermediate level of theoretical and clinical training in working with children, youth and their families, with a systemic approach.|
|2.||Enable trainees to apply clinical and case management skills appropriately in convening and engaging children, youth and
their families in a range of challenging issues and in working with them systemically in multi-disciplinary settings.
|3.||Increase self- reflexivity of trainees by generating an understanding of self as a practitioner in clinical practice and in
management of ethical dilemmas.
84 Hours, 5 Months.
The course will be on Fridays, 9am to 5pm.
1. Principles and precepts in working with Children, Youth and their Families
|Cheryl Lim, Ang Xinying, Tony Ong|
2. Understanding the emotional world of children and youth
|Ang Xinying, Foo Soo Jen, Cheryl Lim|
3. Supervision of Clinical Practice with Children, Youth and their Families
|Cheryl Lim, Tony Ong|
Minimum Class Size: 10
Average Teacher-Student Ratio: 1:10
Teaching and Learning Strategies
Group supervision will be conducted in small groups (not more than 10 persons) at our premise. Each group will be assigned with a supervisor for interactive and experiential learning such as group discussions, reflective exercises, audio/video-taped demonstration of clinical work and supervised practice of clinical work.