What’s In It for Social Workers? (Part 2)

Barring passion and personal vision for the work, what’s in it for social workers? Part 1 contains almost exclusively cons for being a social worker (in Singapore), but it forms the necessary basis for thinking about Part 2. In Part 2, I consolidate thoughts on the question: How can social workers fulfill their personal visions for both social work and personal life?

What’s In It for Social Workers? (Part 1)

Barring passion and personal vision for the work, what’s in it for social workers? Part 1 contains almost exclusively cons for being a social worker (in Singapore), but it forms the necessary basis for thinking about Part 2. In Part 2, I consolidate thoughts on the question: How can social workers fulfill their personal visions for both social work and personal life?

A Favorite Combo: Arts x Community

Having spent some time in Lengkok Bahru as an intern at Beyond Social Services, it was such a heartmelt moment to be re-introduced to the neighborhood by Alfred Goh :”) Inspired to share this beautiful work co-created by 5 children and their mentors, also because it is one of my favorite combos! I really loveContinue reading “A Favorite Combo: Arts x Community”

I Support Potential

I first learnt about the policy for Integrated Service Providers (ISPs) when I was a final year undergraduate through a group presentation. I had largely agreed with the group’s take that the Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) was going in the right direction in consolidating youth at-risk services island-wide, although at that timeContinue reading “I Support Potential”