Academy of Human Development

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UEN No/CPE Reg No: 199900986N
(Reg. Period: 19 May 2020 to 20 May 2024)

Assessment and Intervention Tools in Working with Financial Cases


  • Trainer gives trainees opportunities to apply knowledge through discussions and sharings and makes lessons more enjoyable

    Anonymous, 29 & 30 Apr 2015
  • Very engaging, great use of activities to spruce up the sessions.

    Anonymous, 29 & 30 Apr 2015

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This two-day workshop will equip frontline workers with knowledge and skills in assessing clients requiring financial assistance. Participants will also gain knowledge on resources available for clients in their intervention plans.


This course will help participants:

  • Learn about the basic premises and the 3-level objectives
  • Understand the helping process
  • Learn to use multi-level assessment
  • Improve on their report writing skills
  • Learn to come up with intervention plans
  • Be accustomed to community resources


Day 1

  • Introduction
  • Understanding Poverty
  • Basic Premises
    • 5 important assumptions
    • 3 level objectives
  • Helping Process
  • Assessment Tool
    • ERP model 
  • Report Writing

Day 2

  • Intervention Plans
    • Art of budgeting
    • Work with "stuck" cases
  • Community Resources
  • Case Conference


New social workers who work directly with clients requiring financial


Classroom lecture and group discussion


Participants who meet 80% class attendance will be awarded a Certificate of Accomplishment by the Academy of Human Development.


Minimum O - level


Fees S$

Course Fee (Nett)



Subsidies/ Funding S$
Company-Sponsored Applicant:

VCF pre-approved funding at 30% per pax for Singaporeans/PR Social Service Organisation Staff (Ref No. PAS00002188, End date of approval: 20 Jan 2021)



Ms Priscilla Tor holds a Bachelor degree in Science, Graduate Diploma in Social Work from National University of Singapore; and a specialist Diploma in Satir Transformational Systemic Therapy.Her social work experiences include leading psycho-social teams in carrying out care for people with dementia and providing counselling support to their care-givers. She also worked with prospective families to review their readiness financially and emotionally to adopt a child as a lifelong commitment. Working with families to come out of poverty cycle was part of her work in family service centres. She provides clinical supervision to help younger workers gain competence and confidence in dealing with complex cases. Currently, she coaches social work associates, therapy aides and volunteers to run group work that helps people with challenges due to dementia, mental health issues and caregiving of young adults of special needs.


Dave Goh

6593 5284

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Course Schedule

Dates To be advised
Timing 9.30am - 5.30pm
Trainer(s) To be advised
Venue(s) To be advised