This overview provides a synopsis of the current knowledge base. Having considered all the information, we make sense of it by taking a stab at the following: 1 What are the priority issues that deserve attention, 2 What are opportunity areas that community or voluntary organisations can already take action on, and 3 What knowledge gaps deserve further investigation? Youth Mental Health. Substance Abuse. CYGO defines at risk as about per year or rather they have secured funding to serve
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The MSF Youth Homes cater to youth who are at risk, or have gotten into trouble with the law, but whose behaviour and circumstances render community-based options inappropriate or unsuitable. These homes offer rehabilitative programmes to help and develop the youth so that they can reintegrate into society as socially responsible persons. The count refers to the cases by gender annually. Key indicators on residents aged years. MSF's Child Protective Service CPS provides statutory intervention and supportive services to address the needs of children and young persons who have been seriously harmed or are at high risk of serious harm. The count refers to the number of child abuse investigations on an annual basis.
Commissioned by Caritas Singapore, this research project investigates the needs of youth at-risk from the perspectives of social service providers and the youths themselves. The research findings highlight the importance of the psychological need for autonomy and relatedness in bridging the gap between social service provision and youth expectations. It also makes recommendations for intervention researchers and practitioners. Research Details. Understanding Needs of Youth At-Risk in Singapore Unmet Social Needs Download the Report Commissioned by Caritas Singapore, this research project investigates the needs of youth at-risk from the perspectives of social service providers and the youths themselves.
The work with troubled youth began in , in response to an increasing awareness of the presence of youths-at-risk in our housing estates, as Youth Guidance, a ministry department with Singapore Youth for Christ SYFC. SSW is targeted at pupils at risk and out of school youths who have poor track record in schools and attendance. Mentoring Alliance pairs an older mentor with a youth to equip them with social and life skills, as well as teach them to learn from one another. YARE ABC is targeted at youths at risk, and it aims to combine the platform of adventure learning with the therapeutic effects of group work in contributing to positive youth development and resilience. Smoking Cessation brings youths through experiential learning and positive guidance to get positive autonomy to quit smoking. SWP is targeted at youths caught by the police for rioting, unlawful assembly, gang related police cases. GP is targeted at youths caught for petty crime such as theft, arson, killer litter, rash acts and voluntarily causing hurt.. TIP is targeted at probational youths who are in the system for theft related repeated offences.