What is preventive mental health for children?
Children experience different psychological struggles as they pass through different developmental stages. The most common challenges are anxiety, attention issues, anger and depressive mood. Our series of three workshops aim to provide education and guidance to children, equipping them with effective strategies to manage those challenges.
|Enhancing Focus in Children: Strategies and Tips||8-12||30 Aug|
|Building Emotional Skills in Children: Managing Anxiety and Anger||8-12||20 and 27 Sept|
|Nurturing Inner Calm: Mindfulness Practices for children||8-12||4 and 11 Oct |
About the trainers:
Ms Nyein Nyein is a highly experienced professional with over 13 years of expertise in the field of child and adolescent mental health. She has worked extensively in both public hospitals and children’s homes in Singapore, specialising in providing comprehensive care to young individuals. She has also been volunteering with schools in Cambodia to support the Mental Health of children from disadvantaged background. In addition to her direct work with children, Ms. Nyein Nyein also plays a crucial role in training parents and teachers on how to understand and guide children based on their unique developmental needs. She has three children of her own to keep her grounded and help her empathise and connect on a deeper level with other parents facing similar challenges.
Ms Quinta Lee has been studying and working working in mental health organizations for the past 6 years. She is currently doing her master’s degree in clinical psychology in National University of Singapore. She is passionate about children’s mental health and believes that early intervention in the community brings about the best outcome in children’s mental health.