Get to Know Our team This Professionals’ Day
Team SPD comprises of professionals with different skills from different backgrounds. We bring out each other’s strengths and work as a team to enable our clients to realise their full [...]
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“I’ll return as your colleague” – The journey of a former client turned social worker
Stroke survivor Lee Yong Jie is a former client at SPD's Transition to Employment Programme. He is now a social worker at SPD. Read on to see how he tapped [...]
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Ask a Senior: What It Means To Be A Social Worker 
Social worker Ishak Johari seeks out his senior, Goh Kee Choon, for some advice on carrying out their role effectively in today’s society, and also highlighting the importance of supervision [...]
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Applying for Financial Assistance – Understanding Means Test and Activities of Daily Living
Financial assistance schemes and grants are available for families that are financially strapped. The percentage that a family is qualified for is usually pegged against results taken from Means Testing [...]
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To My 20-Year-Old Self (Youth Day Special)
To mark Youth Day which falls on 4 July this year, we invite our social worker Chia Xin Yi to pen a letter to her younger self.
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Meet Glenn, the Social Worker (Professionals’ Day Special)
A social worker who wears many hats, Glenn Seet did not start out knowing that he wanted to do social work. It was through a friend’s suggestion that brought Glenn [...]
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In Conversation with Youth Social Worker – Kanitha Jagatheson
In celebration of Youth Day on 7 July, Kanitha Jagatheson shares her joy of working with young people as a social worker, as well as her challenges and takeaways.
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