Four new group homes with smaller staff to child ratios are being set up in Singapore for children with greater needs and especially challenging behaviors. Staff will be trained using new 'Training Framework for Residential Care,' in which Malaysian government has invested $7 million over four years.
2017 Singapore Conference on Applied Psychology (SCAP 2017), organized by East Asia Research and supported by Hong Kong Shue Yan University and Singapore University of Technology and Design will be held in the cosmopolitan city of Singapore.
Singapore’s Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) will be launching a new pilot project by December which aims to enhance parenting skills and overall functioning in vulnerable families, according to the article.
According to the article, the Social and Family Development Ministry of Singapore is looking to better help children in foster care or homes. Minister Chan Chun Sing said the key thrust is to provide a more "homely" environment for the children.
The Committee considered the initial report of Singapore (CRC/C/OPAC/SGP/1) at its 1914th meeting (see CRC/C/SR.1914), held on 9 September 2014, and adopted its concluding observation at its 1929th meeting, held on 19 September 2014.
The Asia Pacific Childhoods Conference will take place in Singapore from 17-20 July 2006. The conference will bring together academics, policy makers and practitioners who are working on children’s issues.