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Course Overview

Discover how you can strengthen your mental resilience and well-being, which are important factors of successful ageing. Join us to learn about mental well-being and the common issues affecting it. In our daily lives, we may face stressors, which affect our ability to experience life in a positive manner, and could increase our vulnerability to mental health difficulties. Through experiential learning, this course will help you pick up practical tips to enhance and maintain your mental well-being.

 

At the end of the course, participants shall:

 

  • Be aware of some most common mental well-being issues faced by seniors and why they occur
  • Be able to recognise the signs and symptoms of these mental well-being issues, and know of approaches, techniques and resources to prevent and manage them
  • Acquire a positive outlook towards ageing

Who Should Attend

Participants who are interested in learning on the topic of Mental Wellbeing

What You'll Learn

  1. Participants will be able to identify and discuss:
    • Changes associated with ageing that challenge seniors’ mental well-being
    • Stress and its physiological reactions
    • Common mental well-being issues of stress, anxiety and depression, and their signs and symptoms
    • Complications of mental ill-being
    • Factors that promote mental well-being and resilience
       
  2. Participants will be able to apply practical tips on:
    • How to maintain mental well-being as we age
    • Medical and professional care: What, Where, When and How to seek help
       
  3. Participants will be able to identify positive attitudes and mindsets to cultivate for enhancing and sustaining mental well-being, namely:
    • Accepting mental health issues as being a common human experience, overcoming the prejudices and stigma against them
    • Confident that anyone can overcome mental health issues with a positive mindset and some external help
    • Have empathy and motivation to reach out to and connect with families and friends as a means to strengthen mental well-being in oneself and others

 

 

Assessment

 

There will be a quiz at the end of the course

 

 

Certification

 

Participants will be issued with a Certificate of Performance upon meeting 75% of the required course attendance.

Course Schedule/Apply

Intake Info Application Closing Date Course Duration

10 May 2022

Language – Mandarin

Mode of Learning – Face to Face

10 April 2022

(9 AM – 5 PM) 

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20 July  2022

Language – English

Mode of Learning – Online

20 May 2022

(9 AM – 5 PM) 

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Course Fees

Fee Type Item Total Fees (w GST)
Full Course Fee S$107.00
NSA Funding  S$27.00

SkillsFuture Credit Approved. For more details, please click here

 

National Silver Academy (NSA) Funding is applicable to self-paying and company-sponsored Singapore Citizens aged 50 & above only.

Lecturer/Trainer Profile

Course Contact

  • 67881212 (Mondays – Fridays, 9.00am – 5.00pm)
  • 8.30am – 6.00pm (Mon – Thu)

    8.30am – 5.30pm (Fri)

    Closed on Sat, Sun & Public Holidays

    Due to Safe Management Measures, our office is currently closed.

    Please call or email us your enquiry.

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  • Website: https://www.tp.edu.sg/tsa
  • Temasek SkillsFuture Academy

    Temasek Polytechnic

    East Wing Block 1A,

    Level 3, Unit 81

    21 Tampines Avenue 1,

    Singapore 529757

  • Temasek Polytechnic reserves the right to alter the course, modify the scale of fee, amend any other information or cancel a course with low enrolment.

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