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SSI Diploma in Social Service
SSI Higher Diploma in Social Service
Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the programme,
participants will be able to:

  • Identify the various services available in the social service sector

  • Explain the counselling process and identify basic practice skills

  • Practise groupwork facilitation skills

  • List the major legal provisions in the social service sector

  • Practise skills in planning, organising and evaluating programmes

  • Implement intervention strategies to work with different clientele groups (volunteers, children, youth, families, seniors and people with disabilities)
Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the programme,
participants will be able to:
  • Discuss the basic research concepts and methodologies in social research

  • Demonstrate effective written and verbal communication skills in work settings

  • Illustrate how major themes in family life cycle development are used in social work assessment and intervention

  • Relate how the various systems of human behaviour impact individuals and groups

  • Examine the sociological and psychological theories and principals that underpin interaction with individuals, families and communities

  • Practise basic IT skills and its application in the social service sector

  • Outline the importance of intercultural sensitivity skills in interacting with individuals, families and communities

  • Recognise the appropriate legislation in protecting the vulnerable groups in Singapore

  • Correlates the learning to the social service practice through social service learning
Time:
DSS101:
9:30am - 5:30pm (Saturday)

All other modules:
7:00pm - 9:00pm (Weekdays)

Duration:
13 months
(three times a week per trimester)
Time:
7:00pm - 10:00pm (Weekdays)

Duration:
18 months
(three times a week per semester)
Social Service Institute reserves the right to alter or modify the above details if necessary.
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