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Title:Building Expertise in Addiction Support for Youth Workers

2 & 3 September 2024, Monday and Tuesday 
(Registration closing date: 2 August 2024)

10 & 11 March 2025, Monday and Tuesday 
(Registration closing date:​ 7 February 2025​​)​

Time:​9am to 5pm

NAMS Clinic, Meeting Room 1-3
(We are located at the Institute of Mental Health, 10 Buangkok View, Basement 1, Singapore 539747)

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Course Fee:
(Including 9% GST)

Healthcare Institution and NAMS Partner: $397.85 per participant
Others/ Private Institution​​:  $479.60 per participant

Two tea breaks per day will be provided.
Lunch will 
not be provided and participants can make their way to the canteen or nearby food courts/coffee shops

Trainer:Ms Goh Yi Lin Evelyn​, Senior Counsellor & 
Ms Jamie Susie Thomas​, Counsellor

This training covers a spectrum of topics, from understanding addiction to implementing effective counselling strategies. 

Upon completion of this workshop, participants are able to address addiction issues among students effectively. The ultimate aim is to create a network of skilled and informed youth workers capable of providing comprehensive support to youth dealing with addiction challenges.

Key Training Components:

  • ​Overview of addiction and the different types of addictions 
  • Screening techniques for youth workers
  • Engaging At-risk Youth
  • Addressing the interconnectedness of academic performance, mental health, and addictions
  • Developing Intervention Plans
  • Crisis Management and Referral Protocols
  • Promoting a positive self-image and building resilience through strength-based approach

​Suitable For:
Youth workers, school counsellors and teachers (with basic counselling background) since we are not focusing on basic counselling skills

Applicants to register your interest to

NAMS Training Registration Form - For Company.xlsx

NAMS Training Registration Form - For Individual.xlsx

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