About Peer Support Program

SERA’s Peer Support Program is accredited by ACC Institute of Human Services in conjunction with Singapore Counselling Centre.

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

There are two specialized program offered by SERA, Peer Support Program for the Youth and Peer Support Program for Adult.ย  The program taught by SERA are fully customizable according to the school or organization’s requirement.

Peer Support Program for the YouthPeer Support Program for Adult
Who should attend this Program:

- Peer Supporters in School (Secondary School/Junior College/University)
- Youth Workers
Who should attend this Program:

- Appointed Peer Supporters in Workplace
- HR personnel
Focuses on depression and anxietyIncludes an additional module on addiction problems

📍 Training Location: 51 Cuppage Road, #03-03, behind Centrepoint, Somerset or Client’s Premises
🕐 Course Duration: 16 hours

Peer Support Program

SERA’s Peer Support Program

✍️ Signature Program

Indicate your school/organization interest in the Workshop by filling up the contact form below

Course Information

Peer Support Program for the Youth Outline

Who should attend this Program:

  • Peer Supporters in School (Secondary School/Junior College/University)
  • Youth Workers
Day 1Day 2
Introduction to Mental Health in Singapore - Depression, Anxiety, Major Mood Disorder and Psychosis Understanding crisis and the impact of the crisis on Youth
Ethical Guidelines in Peer SupportUnderstanding stress and helping Youth to cope with stress
Introduction to therapeutic communication, ways to build rapport with the Youth and referring them for further helpUnderstanding Grief, Death, and Bereavement and helping Youth cope with them

Understanding Youth with depressions and ways to support themUnderstanding suicide risk assessment and management
Understanding Youth with anxiety disorders and ways to support them
Self Care Techniques for Peer Supporters

✍️ Indicate your interest in the Workshop by filling up the contact form below

Peer Support Program for Youth

Peer Support Program for Youth

Peer Support Program for the Adult Outline

Who should attend this Program:

  • Appointed Peer Supporters in Workplace
  • HR personnel
Day 1Day 2
Introduction to Mental Health in Singapore - Depression, Anxiety, Major Mood Disorder and Psychosis Understanding adult with addiction problems and ways to help them
Ethical Guidelines in Peer SupportUnderstanding crisis and the impact of the crisis
Introduction to therapeutic communication, ways to build rapport with our peers and referring them for further helpUnderstanding Grief, Death, and Bereavement and helping Adult cope with them
Understanding stress and helping our peers to cope with stress Understanding suicide and managing the risk of suicide
Understanding Adult with depression/anxiety disorders and ways to support them
Self Care Techniques for Peer Supporters

✍️ Indicate your interest in the Workshop by filling up the contact form below

Peer Support Program for Adult

Peer Support Program for Adult

Frequently Asked Questions

Course Summary and Differences

Psychological First Aid (PFA) Course focuses on equiping individuals with the skills and knowledge to provide the imediate help when an individual faces a crisis. In Psychological First Aid, the action principles are Look, Listen and Link.

First Aid in Mental Healthย focuses on equiping individuals with knowledge on the common Mental Health issues and the presenting symptoms. In addition, the course aims to provide individuals with the practical skills to assist someone who maybe going through a panic attack or mental issue.

Peer Support Programย focuses on equiping individuals with the knowledge and skills to support their peers during a crisis or who are suffering from a mental issue.

At the moment the course is not eligible for any government funding. However, SERA is working with various stakeholders and government agencies for government funding for this course. SERA is also providing the course at afforable rates for schools and companies. Kindly provide us with your details so that we can reach out to you.

The facilitators of the Program hold a minimum Master of Counselling and are practicing counsellors. Kindly click on this link to view their profile: https://scc.sg/e/practitioners/

SERA is providing this program for schools and organisation only. You may wish to propose this program to your school coordinator or HR in your company.

The minimum class size for the Peer Support Program is 8 participants and the maximum is 24 participants.

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Corporate Enquires

  • Contact Tracing
  • Adult & Infant CPR+AED Awareness Workshop
  • Adult & Infant Relief Of Foreign Body Airway Obstruction (FBAO) Workshop
  • Mental Health First Aid Awareness
  • CPR+AED Awareness Workshop
  • Stress Management Workshop
  • Anger Management Workshop
  • Standard First Aid with AED Course
  • Basic Counselling Awareness Workshop
  • Basic Counselling Workshop
  • Dating Tips Workshop
  • Standard First Aid with AED Refresher Course
  • Occupational First Aid
  • Occupational First Aid Refresher
  • CPR+AED Instructor Course
  • Basic First Aid with CPR+AED
  • Basic First Aid

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Singapore Counselling Centre - www.scc.sg
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