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The Impact of Helping Relationships

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Have you ever faced difficult challenges in your life that you were not able to resolve on your own? Perhaps at one time or another, a friend or family member has provided support to you? This makes up a huge part of helping relationships and is used to facilitate growth and development for the indi...

The Foundation of Good Parenting

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Parenting is not an easy job – it can be hard to tread the fine line between poor and extreme parenting. Some parents want to craft the perfect childhood, in order to guarantee a successful adulthood in today’s competitive world. Yet, this pattern has been called an “epidemic”, mainly becaus...

Changing behaviors through Child Play Therapy

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Many parents often get worried when a young child exhibits some form of behavioral problems. A child may be sad, inattentive – or in some cases – rebellious. These behaviors may affect their development patterns, and may cause disruptions to those around them. Adults may find it embarras...

Shaping the Little Minds for Our Future

By: Gowri C

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  How do you know if your child is developing at the right rate for its age?   The essential areas of growth for a child are;   Gross motor and fine motor skills (psychomotor skills) Cognitive skills (learning, thinking, problem solving) Language and communications development Social ...

Children with special needs to be more inclusive in Singapore pre-schools

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On April 10, 2019, Minister for Social and Family Development Desmond Lee announced that pre-schools in Singapore will be made more inclusive. A workgroup involving both public and private sectors will be set up to better support children with mild to severe needs in mainstream preschools. Ultimatel...

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder in Singapore: the most common form of Abnormal Psychology

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On 11 December 2018, a nationwide study in Singapore found that Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is one of the most common mental health conditions. After major depressive disorder and alcohol abuse, OCD has ever affected one in every 28 Singaporeans. Recurring thoughts and impulses are a few cha...

The evolution of Singapore’s counseling scene

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On 11 January 2019, Law and Home Affairs Minister K. Shanmugam mentioned that the Singapore Prison Service (SPS) is looking into using counseling via video alongside a mobile application to facilitate in the reintegration of society of former convicts, which can lessen travelling expenses and time ...

Uncovering Juvenile Delinquency in Singapore

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Juvenile Delinquency is defined as conduct by a juvenile characterized by antisocial behavior that is beyond parental control and therefore subject to legal action. In Singapore, The Children and Young Persons’ Act states that a juvenile is a male or female person who is 7 years or above and b...

The Art of Work-Life Balance: Is It Even Possible?

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In this fast-paced world where we seem to be busy running the rat-race, work often takes over life, and we are left exhausted and drained, both physically and mentally! How often have you felt the unquenchable urge of breaking out of the shackles that your professional life has put upon you, and enj...

Child Play Therapy is More Than Play

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Child Play Therapy is More Than Play  Among the many different techniques that are being used to address psychological challenges in children, play therapy is the widely followed one. Even in Montessori and play schools, this therapy is used to promote a child towards better cognitive development, ...

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