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 [...]
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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 [...]
Supervision for practitioners who work directly with clients is definitely something that can be done more. In my years of supervising staff and interns, I have had the privilege of listening to the challenges and struggles of these practitioners. So here are some of my inputs for the many practitioners [...]
Today is World Mental Health Day. And we all know that mental health is never easy to talk about. So today, I'm proud to give a shout out to one of my associates Blythe Chong who is doing great stuff in this space through her social enterprise Our Journey. At [...]
This post is a description of my miracle picture of a community that I would like to live and grow old in. Feel free to chip in in any way possible to make it a reality! I've spent more than two decades (including those years of volunteering) working with young [...]
Just sharing a reflection that I had regarding how we work with teenagers and especially the angsty ones! Ever so often, I've heard how parents complain about how helpless they feel about the teenager that they have at home. No matter what they try, nothing seems to work and things [...]
This post goes out to those many parents and families or perhaps even young people who are struggling during these pandemic times. While Singapore is being seen and positioned as the top of many things today, what the world may not see and appreciate is the state of our young [...]