INDEPENDENT LIVING & PEER COUNSELING WORKSHOP 2007

INDEPENDENT LIVING & PEER COUNSELING WORKSHOP 2007

Organised by: Beautiful Gate Foundation For The Disabled
Sponsored by: Toyota Foundation Grant

Date: October 22-25, 2007
Time: 09.30am-4.00pm
Venue: Beautiful Gate Foundation Klang Centre

Objectives:
1. To introduce concept of Independent Living & Peer Counseling to disabled staffs and trainees of Beautiful Gate Centres.
2. To equip leaders of Beautiful Gate Centres and trainees with skill of Peer Counseling.
3. To prepare all disabled staff to implement Independent Living program in Beautiful Gate Centres
4. To equip trainees for them to introduce concept of independent living to their community.

Programme:

Date & Time Topics Resource Person
Day 1
09:30-09:40 Welcoming Speech & Situation of Persons With Disabilities in Malaysia Siew Chin
09:40-09:50 Opening Remark Kenji Kuno
09:50-10:00 Opening Speech by VIP Dato Song Kee Chai
10:00-10:30 Refreshment & Press Conference
10:30-11:00 Ice Breaking / Good & New Ming Lai
11:00-12:30 History & Concepts of Independent Living Movement Hee
12:30-01:30 Lunch
01:30-02:30 What Is Peer-Counseling 1 (History, Purpose & Methods) Thomas & Seow
02:30-03:00 What I have learned today? Fiona
Day 2
09:30-10:00 Good & New Fiona
10:00-11:00 What Is Peer-Counseling 2 (Agreement: Role of Counselor & Client) Seow & Ming Lai
11:00-11:15 Break
11:15-12:15 What Is Peer-Counseling 3 (Human Nature) Ming Lai & Seow
12:15-01:30 Lunch
01:30-02:30 What Is Peer-Counseling 4 (Discharge Emotion & Role-Playing) Hee & Siew Chin
02:30-03:00 What I have learned today? Wan Zhi
Day 3
09:30-10:00 Good & New Wan Zhi
10:00-11:00 What Is Peer-Counseling 5 (What is Disabilities?) Hee
11:00-11:15 Break
11:15-12:15 What Is Peer-Counseling 6 (Pattern & Intervention) Siew Chin & Ming Lai
12:15-01:30 Lunch
01:30-02:30 What Is Peer-Counseling 7 (Support Group) Thomas & Seow
02:30-03:00 What I have learned today? Ming Lai
Day 4
09:30-10:00 Good & New Ming Lai
10:00-11:00 What is Independent Living Program? Siew Chin & Hee
11:00-11:15 Break
11:15-12:15 Role-Playing Seow
12:15-01:30 Lunch
01:30-02:30 Appreciation Thomas
02:30-03:00 Conclusion & What I have learned in this workshop? Siew Chin & Hee
03:30-04:00 Closing Ceremony

Working Committee:

Advisor : Kenji Kuno, Sia Siew Chin
Organising Chairman : Hee Yong Wah
Secretary : Thomas Yeoh Kee Soon
Treasurer : Low Mee Li
Committee Members : Seow Boon Chan, Chan Ming Lai, Lee Yew Hoe, Ow Wai Seng

Participants:

Resourse Person: 5
Hee Yong Wah, Seow Boon Chan, Sia Siew Chin, Thomas Yeoh Kee Soon, Chan Ming Lai

Refresher: 2
New Trainees: 13

Comments by Organising Chairman:
New trainees are very impress with the concept of Independent Living and Peer Counseling. They are very keen to know more about it. They asked for further training in order for them to start Independent Living Program and Peer Counseling services in other Beautiful Gate centres. For those trainees who are not BGF staffs, they show their interest in take part in Independent living Program help in Petaling Jaya Centre in November.

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