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Name of Activity:

9th Young Samaritans Peer Support Programme (YSPSP)

Objectives

Suicide is one of the leading causes of death in Hong Kong amongst the youth and young people tend to reveal their problems to their peers rather than adults or professionals. Peer support is the foundation of youth work. Our youth programme aims to train up secondary school students provide peer support to peers in distress. The programme consists of an outdoor activity and a series of workshop about listening skills, depressions, deliberate self harm and suicide issues. Student will spread the words in their own schools by organising school-based awareness programmes.

Who Should Join

If you are a form three to five student, you’re responsible, willing to take the time and effort to undergo the training and willing to offer your help to your peers, apply now!

Details

Up to 30 students will be recruited in a round of training. The training is Cantonese and consists of the following:

Session

Date

Time

Activities

0

Sat, 17 Dec 2016

2:00pm-5:00pm

Selection Day

1

Sat, 8 Feb 2017

2:00pm-5:00pm

Introduction + Workshop (1) Active Listening I

2

Sat & Sun, 25-26 Feb 2017

Training Camp

3

Sat, 4 March 2017

2:00pm-5:00pm

Workshop (2) Active Listening II

4

Sat, 11 March 2017

2:00pm-5:00pm

Workshop (3) Depression

5

Sat, 18 March 2017

2:00pm-5:00pm

Workshop (4) Self Harm

6

Sat, 25 March 2017

2:00pm-5:00pm

Workshop (5) Suicide Prevention

7

Sat, 1 April 2017

2:00pm-5:00pm

Workshop (6) Presentation

8

April – July 2017

School based activities and promotion

9

 August 2017

Graduation

Remark: The study hours can be recorded in the Student Learning Profile (SLP) as an Other Learning Experiences (OLE)-Moral and Civic Education.

Event district

Kowloon

Course fee

HK$500.00 deposit (participants will be required to make a deposit on the selection day when passing the selection, those who has over a 80% attendance rate will be refunded at the end of the programme)

How to apply

Fill in the application form and return by email or fax

Application deadline

9 December 2016

Contact us

Tel: 2515-0423
Fax: 2975-0393
E-mail: youth [at] samaritans [dot] org [dot] hk

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