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 enrol 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!
Mental Well-being Resources
Improving mental well-being support in the workplace for our workers
You can play an important role!
We hope to encourage you to view mental well-being of employees as priority. By understanding mental health issues better, we hope to reduce stigmas and create a safe and inclusive working environment. You can also consider setting up informal/formal peer support structures in the workplaces. You may also wish to adopt the best practices put forth in the Tripartite Advisory on Mental Well-Being Support in the Workplace.
Keen to enroll your Human Resource representatives, line managers, management and employees for the WSQ-Certified Training in Peer-to-Peer Mental Well-Being Support @ Work? Drop us an email!
Never forget to self-care. As peers, we are often the first to notice subtle changes in our colleague's/friend's/family member's behaviour.
Being equipped with basic peer support and psychological first aid skills will be beneficial in providing and linking our peers to relevant assistance when needed. We all have a part to play in improving the mental well-being support in the community and workplaces.
Keen to enroll in the WSQ-Certified Training in Peer-to-Peer Mental Well-Being Support @ Work? Register now!
On completion of the course, participants will be able to:
Anticipate disruptions or identify recurring issues that affect the health and well-being of teams and professionals.
COACH & COUNSEL
Coach working professionals in managing their stress and counsel working professionals in distress.
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.
TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTIONS
Take necessary steps and recommend suitable interventions to help working professionals avoid burnout and manage their stress.
Influence others in the organisation to practice effective self-care.
IMPLEMENT HOLISITC FRAMEWORKS
Implement holistic self-care frameworks, and set up informal/formal peer support network/structure.
signs & symptoms of mental health
Able to recognise the signs and symptoms of mental health that may affect one's behavioural emotions and personal effectiveness at work.
Able to self-examine own's mental health state and stressors affective self and apply preventive and proactive technique, using a holistic self-care framework.
Peer support for distressed colleagues
Able to support peers in distress using coaching and micro-counselling skills.
Able to facilitate peer's
well-being through use of resources to maintain personal health and
Note: 7% GST is calculated based on the full course fees of $450.00.
Eligible Singapore Citizens can use their SkillsFuture Credit to offset course fee payable after funding
Eligible Singapore Citizens can use their PSEA funds to offset course fee payable after funding
NTUC Union Members can use their UTAP Funding to offset course fee only after full deduction from their SkillsFuture Credit and PSEA funds (where applicable)
Absentee Payroll (AP) Funding:
$4.50 per hour, capped at $100,000 per enterprise per calendar year
Singapore Citizen aged >= 40 years and earning <= $2,300/month: 95% Absentee Payroll (no dollar cap)*
AP funding will be computed based on the actual number of training hours attended by the trainee
*Under Workfare Skills Support (WSS) Scheme. Claims under the WSS AP funding will not count towards the $100,000 cap per company.
Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP)
NTUC members enjoy UTAP* benefit of up to $250 each year when you sign up for courses with NTUC LearningHub
* UTAP supports 50% of the course fees paid cap at $250 per year. You must be a union member throughout the course duration and at the time of claim. You must achieve a minimum of 75% attendance for each application and have sat for all prescribed examinations.
Terms and conditions apply. NTUC LearningHub reserve the right to make changes or improvements to any of the products described in this document without prior notice.
Prices are subject to other LHUB miscellaneous fees.
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
For the full list of mental well-being resources: