WHAT WE DO
Fear and uncertainty can leave you feeling stressed, anxious and powerless over the direction of your life, draining you emotionally and trapping you in a downward spiral if it's not managed well. Or is someone around you feeling this way?
Pick up useful skills that can help you navigate the negative emotions and equip yourself with basic mental well-being peer support skills and psychological first aid skills. Young NTUC envisions to create a community of certified peer supporters who can be friends, colleagues, peers that individuals can look to if they feel that they are mentally distressed and need a listening ear, or support in the workplace.
WSQ-Certified Training in Peer-to-Peer Mental Well-being Support @ Work
In support of the Tripartite Advisory on Mental Well-Being at Workplaces, Young NTUC and NTUC LearningHub have joined hands in curating a first-in-market WSQ-Certified Training in Peer-to-Peer Mental Well-being Support @ Work.
The course aims to equip individuals with peer supporting and psychological first aid skills, Young NTUC envisions to create a community of certified peer supporters who can be friends, colleagues, peers that individuals can look to if they feel that they are mentally distressed and need a listening ear, or support in the workplace.
Keen to step up and play a part an active role in the mental well-being space? We are excited to invite you to enroll in this course. You can look forward to a curriculum that has been crafted by trained professionals from the Singapore Anglican Community Services, in consultation with the Agency of Integrated Care (AIC) and Institute of Mental Health (IMH). This initiative is also supported by the Workplace Safety and Health Council (WSHC). Young NTUC is also part of the Youth Mental Well-Being Network (YMWB), supported by the Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF), Ministry of Education (MOE) and Ministry of Health (MOH).
Be part of the community of mental well-being peer supporters in workplaces today!
About the WSQ Course
Course Duration: 16 hours (2-days)
Mode of Assessment: Written Assessment, Role Play and Case Study
Medium of Instruction: English
Class Size: 15 – 20 pax
Upon Completion of the course, participants will be able to:
• Anticipate Disruption
Anticipate disruptions or identify recurring issues that affect the health and well-being of teams and professionals.
• Facilitate Self-Care Activities
Facilitate self-care activities to help working professionals and teams build resilience and overcome barriers to effective management of health and well-being.
• Influence Others
Influence others in the organisation to practice effective self-care.
• Coach & Counsel
Coach working professionals in managing their stress and counsel working professionals in distress.
• Take Appropriate Actions
Take necessary steps and recommend suitable interventions to help working professionals avoid burnout and manage their stress.
• Implement Holistic Frameworks
Implement holistic self-care frameworks, and set up informal/formal peer support network/structure.
Find out more about the course outlines, pricing and schedule here.
Mental Well-being Resources
With the prolonged and evolving Covid-19 situation, we recognise it can be hard to cope with the current changes and uncertainties. Remember you’re not alone on this journey. Remember, it is okay to not be okay. Take 5 when you need!
Should you need any assistance, the National Council of Social Service maintains a Mental Health Resource Directory (updated as at February 2021) which the public can refer to: https://go.gov.sg/kclcyn