As a coach with parents and young people, I've often heard the reason for a breakdown in communications is the "lack of time" due to our busy schedules. I'm sure all of us are guilty of that in one way or the other. So in this short post, I'm going [...]
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In the last few days, I was running a training workshop for professionals who are interested to learn more about the Solution Focused Approach and apply it to youth behaviours and issues that are commonly faced. Sometimes some of these problems can be recurring over a long period of time [...]
Hi Everyone! In this post, I'm sharing with everyone some exciting options where you can increase your level of competency, knowledge and skill as you continue to interact with youth in various settings as a professional social worker, youth worker, mentor or parent! So do read on below to see [...]
I was being interviewed on the subject of building resilience in our children. Source: Original article found here. Recently I did an interview with the Straits Times on building resilience in our child and some of my thoughts were featured in that article. But I thought I [...]
Exploring Social, Emotional Intelligence and Development Navigating life on your own can be difficult and sometimes, it might help to have someone you can turn to for guidance. What is Youth Coaching Youth Coaching in its essence is someone that is trained to coach and guide teens and young adults [...]
Mother’s Day is just around the corner. It is the one day a year when mothers are given a portion of the appreciation they deserve. We express our gratitude for all that they do and all that they contribute. Mothers are the most selfless people on the planet, beginning to [...]
Picture from www.freepik.com What is supervision? Supervision is a common practice among professions that involve working with individuals and families. Herman (2012) defines supervision as a working practice and relationship whereby practitioners are supported by a supervisor to explore and address issues or concerns that may arise in their [...]
Youth Coaching And Parents Involvement Parenting is hard as it is, coupled with navigating issues that adolescents might face? It is a very tough job. Some parents blame themselves and the whole experience can be mentally and physically taxing. Before we go on, I’d like to remind parents that it [...]
Working with youth and their folks from institutional settings like adolescent homes and prison have shown me numerous important examples that I desire to impart to other professionals today. International Federation of Social Workers defines social work as a practice-based profession and an academic discipline that promotes social change and [...]
Dear Friends, 17.5 years at REACH Community Services Society! Finally, I've decided to pull the trigger and make a transition! Starting from 15th Jan 2022, I will be starting on my new adventures for this year! As I look back at all these years, I can only say that it's [...]