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  • I am a Senior Medical Social Worker at Community Rehabilitation Programme, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore. I am part of the multi disciplinary team (physiotherapists, occupational therapists, nurses) providing home based therapy services for adul...More

EXPERIENCE

  • Tan Tock Seng Hospital
    • Community Rehabilitation Programme, Rehab Services
    • Senior Medical Social Worker
    • September 2007 to Present

    Case work (Homecare) • Counselling & caregiver support • Care arrangement • Financial assessment / assistance • Fund raise & expand resources • Facilitate family conferences Crisis intervention & prevention • Elderly abuse prevention & intervention • Suicide prevention & intervention Patients’ Support Groups & Psycho-social Groups • Facilitate therapeutic group discussion and activities • Design of group programs and activities Collaboration with other professionals & agencies • Daily passing of reports • Case conferences • Regular care plan reviews • Networking meetings • Advocacy for services & resources • Consultation on service design and implementation guidelines • Training and supervision

  • National University Hospital
    • Medical Social Work
    • Mediical Social Worker
    • July 2001 to August 2007

    Case work (Orthopeadics, Respiratory Medicine, General Medicine) • Counselling & caregiver support • Care arrangement & liaison with community resources • Financial assessment / assistance • Fund raise & expand resources • Facilitate family conferences Crisis intervention & prevention • Sexual assault counselling • Family violence prevention & intervention • Child abuse prevention & intervention • Elderly abuse prevention & intervention • Suicide prevention & intervention • Providing practical support and counseling for victims in disasters Collaboration with other professionals & agencies • Weekly ward rounds • Case conferences • Networking meetings • Advocate for services & resources • Review & implement work processes Supervision • Supervision of Junior Medical Social Workers Volunteers Management • Management of over 400 volunteers in the hospital • Programme planning, implementation and evaluation • Recruitment of volunteers • Organizing and conducting orientation & training sessions for volunteers • Liaison with hospital professionals, co-workers and volunteers leaders from community organizations in the planning of programmes and management of volunteers Training & Talks • National Healthcare Group, Management of Diabetic Foot  ~ Talk on Amputation Counselling

EDUCATION

  • The University of Hong Kong
    • Masters of Social Sciences (Behavioral Health)
    • July 2012 to June 2013

  • National University of Singapore (NUS)
    • Bachelor of Arts and Social Sciences (with Merit)
    • July 1997 to June 2001

    Majoring in Social Work and Statistics Elective Subject: Psychology

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