What’s In It for Social Workers? (Part 2)- akan datang!

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?

The People’s Summit

“The summit, scheduled for 29 June to 2 July 2022, will bring together individuals and communities, people of lived experiences, along with global organizations to create a set of globally shared values for an eco-social world that leaves no one behind. The vision of this global summit emerges from the pandemic, the climatic crisis, andContinue reading “The People’s Summit”

Unresolved Questions of a Young Social Worker

Every now and then, I would be like doubting Thomas and question the value of the profession I had chosen and hold dear. The social worker identity runs deep in me and so these doubting moments are often uncomfortable. This is compounded by the reality that even as I seek to perceive (noeo) these issues,Continue reading “Unresolved Questions of a Young Social Worker”

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”