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Peer Supporter Program
16-hour Live Webinar / In-Person Training

Peer Supporter Program Overview

Peer Supporter Program is accredited by ACC Institute of Human Services, conducted in collaboration with Singapore Counselling Centre.

The objectives of the Peer Support Program are to equip youths and adults with knowledge on common mental health issues faced in Singapore and how they can support their peers or colleagues who may be struggling with such issues.

There are two specialized program offered by SERA, Peer Support Program for the Youth and Peer Support Program for Adult.  These courses taught by SERA are customizable according to the school’s or organization’s requirements.

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Mode: Blended learning (Online Learning + 8-hour Live Webinar via Zoom) OR Classroom learning (16-hour face-to-face session)
Course Fee:  Depends on number of participants
Course Code: NA
Training Venue: NA (Conducted online)
Certification: Certificate of Attendance in Peer Supporter Programme, accredited by ACC Institute of Human Services. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive an e-certificate via email.

How To Register

Request for Group/Corporate Training

SERA can conduct a private course run for your team if you have at least 8 participants. If the total class size exceeds 16, SERA can conduct multiple concurrent classes for your organisation. This can be conducted at your premises or ours.

If you have less than 8 participants, we can open a class on your preferred date (subject to availability), conducted at SERA’s premises, but will keep the class open for public registrations.

Upon filling in the form below, our team will be in touch with you to provide you the quotation.

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      More Information

      Psychological First Aid aims to provide you with basic knowledge and skills to help adults who are affected by the crisis in life. Crisis include man-made, natural and personal crisis can be overwhelming for an individual to cope. By applying Psychological First Aid skills, you will be able to support the individual through the crisis and refer them to professional help such as counsellors and psychologists.

      First Aid in Mental Health aims to equip individuals with knowledge and skills to recognise individuals who may be going through Mental Health issues and provide immediate help. With early recognition and treatment, most will recover well and return to productive lives.

      Peer Support Program focuses on equipping individuals with the knowledge and skills to support their peers during a crisis or who are suffering from mental health issues.

      There is currently no funding available for this course.

      There is currently no funding available for this course.

      1. HR personnel, managers and team leaders who handle crisis in the workplace
      2. Working adults who are keen to provide psychological support in the workplace
      3. Student Leaders in Secondary School / Junior College / Polytechnic / University
      4. Individuals who are keen to equip themselves to skills helping others in distress
      • Able to speak, read and understand English effectively

      Who Should Attend this Program

      • Peer Supporters in School (Secondary School/Junior College/University)
      • Youth Workers

      The course is a classroom-based training with lectures, hands-on and role play activities.

      Course Content

      • Introduction to Mental Health in Singapore – Depression, Anxiety, Major Mood Disorder and Psychosis
      • Ethical Guidelines in Peer Support
      • Introduction to therapeutic communication, ways to build rapport with the Youth and referring them for further help
      • Understanding Youth with depression and ways to support them
      • Understanding Youth with anxiety disorders and ways to support them
      • Understanding crisis and the impact of the crisis on Youth
      • Understanding stress and helping Youth to cope with stress
      • Understanding grief, death, and bereavement and helping Youth cope with them
      • Understanding suicide risk assessment and management
      • Self-care Techniques for Peer Supporters

      Who Should Attend this Program

      • Appointed Peer Supporters in the Workplace
      • HR personnel

      The course is a classroom-based training with lectures, hands-on and role play activities.

      Course Content

      • Introduction to Mental Health in Singapore – Depression, Anxiety, Major Mood Disorder and Psychosis
      • Ethical Guidelines in Peer Support
      • Introduction to therapeutic communication, ways to build rapport with our peers and referring them for further help
      • Understanding stress and helping our peers to cope with stress
      • Understanding Adults with depression/anxiety disorders and ways to support them
      • Understanding Adults with addiction problems and ways to help them
      • Understanding crisis and the impact of the crisis
      • Understanding grief, death, and bereavement and helping Adults cope with them
      • Understanding suicide and managing the risk of suicide
      • Self-care techniques for Peer Supporters
      • Group activities, case scenarios and role play
      • Trainers for this course have counselling or psychology experience and training
        • Main trainers hold a minimum education qualification of a Master of Counselling / Master of Psychology

      Hear What Others Say About Our Course

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      Nicole Chia
      Nicole Chia
      28/12/2021
      recommends
      Jane and team are very knowledgeable and approachable in imparting important skills for first aid.
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      Bertrand Lee Chai Pin
      Bertrand Lee Chai Pin
      28/12/2021
      recommends
      Adris, Edward and Jane were very informative and helpful trainers who helped make the course more interesting with stories and hands-on activities. Very much recommended, five stars.
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      Katherine Yet
      Katherine Yet
      20/11/2021
      recommends
      Chief instructor : Raymond Chan Assessor : Dzahri Both are very professional in their teaching . Lesson is very fun and knowledgeable. Customer officer Wei ping is also very helpful .
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      Shannon Ling
      Shannon Ling
      19/11/2021
      recommends
      Raymond is an entertaining and informative trainer! The learning was fruitful and I'm sure I left the session richer in the knowledge of first aid. Thank you Raymond!
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      Breya Lynne
      Breya Lynne
      15/11/2021
      recommends
      Attended Standard First Aid and AED ( blended ) training which was really fun and much knowledges absorbed. Main Trainer Yeoh Soon Teck and floor trainer Miko are really wonderful who know what they are doing and make sure all attendants learned what have been taught.
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      Toh Chi Hou
      Toh Chi Hou
      29/10/2021
      recommends
      this course is good for everyone and can help anyone.. the trainers is good and friendly..
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      Daryl Chia
      Daryl Chia
      29/10/2021
      recommends
      Daniel, Adrian, and Mikho, we’re really helpful and engaging whilst conducting the course for the whole group. They were concise with their explanation and gave really informative insights on how we can be better equipped to perform first aid
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      Isaac Goh
      Isaac Goh
      29/10/2021
      recommends
      I had a good experience here with my instructors Daniel Tan, Adris and Mikho and learnt essential knowledge that may help save a life one day.
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      Bert Tai
      Bert Tai
      28/10/2021
      recommends
      Essential knowledge from SERA, provide by experience facilitator Adris, we gain new skill that may save a life one day....good experience!
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