Collaborative Skills for Effective Youth Programmes

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Course Category:

Children, Youth and Family

Duration (hours):


Fees (Please note that the fees listed are for your reference only. The final course fee may vary.)
Name Fee (Excludes GST) Fee (Includes GST)
Course Fee (Before Funding) $ 650.00 $ 695.50


This training workshop aims to impart knowledge on how to develop and manage programmes for at-risk youths in schools and the community by focusing on understanding their needs and acquiring collaborative skills necessary to work with stakeholders.

Target Participants:

Social workers, social work associates, youths workers and any other professionals who design and run programmes for youths in the community setting.

Learners are assumed to possess an English Language (speaking, reading, writing and listening) proficiency level equivalent to:
- GCE ‘O’ level OR
- Employability Skills System Workplace Literacy (WPL) Level 5

Learning Outcome:

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

1. Relate current trends, challenges and issues to how needs of youths are affected.
2. Prepare programmes to address needs of Youths-at-risk in schools and community.
3. Apply the principles of collaboration to work with stakeholders.


This course includes assessment components. Assessment may be conducted during and/or after the course.
As there is an assessment component for this course, grading and processing of results can only take place after course completion. Learners who pass the assessment(s) will be awarded with a Certificate of Achievement from SSI.
Your Certificate will only be ready for collection from SSI approximately 4 weeks from the end of the course.

Fee Remarks:

WDA funding is available for Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents only. Terms and conditions apply.

VCF funding is available for foreigners who are staff of member VWOs of NCSS via Direct Training Application. Terms and conditions apply.

Trainer Profile:

Mr Mohamad Farid Bin Jaaffar started working with youths and their families in 2006 at a Family Service Centre. During his nine years of experience in the sector, Farid has developed various initiatives to engage youths in the community.

Farid has worked with many youths and their families, providing support through casework & counselling and managing cases that require various forms of intervention. He is experienced in individual work with youths and engaging social eco-systems in their lives. Farid believes that work with youths cannot be done in isolation and advocates for the involvement of parents, teachers and other supportive adults.

He focuses on effective engagement strategies with youths and keeps up to date with current local youth trends. To this end, Farid employs techniques from other disciplines to create innovative programmes in youth work. He has worked with youths by engaging them on various platforms such as photography, videography, spoken word poetry, public speaking, magic, wargaming, boardgaming and street soccer.

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