Management of Family Violence: Understanding Mental Health and Vulnerable Adult Issues in Protection Work (Module 2)

Course Code:

SCYF236

Course Category:

Children, Youth and Family

Duration (hours):

21.50


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) $ 750.00 $ 802.50
Course Fee (After 80% funding from VCF) $ 150.00 $ 160.50

Overview:

Only learners who have completed "Management of Family Violence: Understanding Mental Health and Vulnerable Adult Issues in Protection Work (Module 1)" will be invited to apply for this course.

The ‘Management of Family Violence: Understanding Mental Health and Vulnerable Adult Issues in Protection Work (Module Two)’ builds on the theoretical foundation acquired from the module ‘Management of Family Violence: Understanding Mental Health and Vulnerable Adult Issues in Protection Work (Module One)’.
In this module, further theories and strategies will be introduced to guide professionals on how best to approach cases of family violence involving vulnerable adults. Participants will learn the different approaches in managing different clientele groups, whether they are victims or perpetrators of family violence. In addition, this module will also cover the aspect of self-neglect as part of vulnerable adult issues in protection work.
Lectures, videos, group reflections and discussions, and case studies will be used to maximise participants’ learning.

Target Participants:

Target audience includes social workers and social work practitioners currently practising in social work settings, whether in an institution or at the community level, working with cases of family violence. Recommended for professionals working with mandatory counselling clients that are referred by the Family Court for family violence.

Pre-requisite: Learners have attended "Management of Family Violence: Understanding Mental Health and Vulnerable Adult Issues in Protection Work (Module 1)"

Learning Outcome:

By the end of the course, learners will be able to: 1. Relate theoretical models to examine cases of self-neglect. 2. Apply the Integrated Ecological Framework to assess cases of family violence cases involving vulnerable adults. 3. Propose an intervention plan for family violence cases involving vulnerable adults by using the Integrated Ecological Framework.

Remarks:

Online course materials: Learners will be required to access the online resources prior to the facilitated classroom training session.

Fee Remarks:

VCF funding is applicable to learners from eligible NCSS Member / MSF funded Social Service Organisations.


Trainer Profile:

Ms Chan Lay Lin is a professional social worker with the Institute of Mental Health. She holds masters degrees in Social Work and Systemic Psychotherapy from the National University of Singapore, and Middlesex University, respectively.

Lay Lin has 30 years of social work experience where she has also served with the National University Hospital, National Cancer Centre and TRANS Centre (Bedok and Bukit Timah Branches). Lay Lin has substantial experience in family therapy and complex family casework in domestic violence (child, adult and elderly), and is a certified counsellor in mandatory (court-ordered) counselling.

Lay Lin has rich training experience and has been involved in the conduct of family violence training for police officers and social workers. She recently completed the development of a training programme for social workers in family violence intervention with vulnerable adults. Lay Lin is also a member of the Adult Protection Review Board, Ministry of Family and Social Development.


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