Mr Jai Prakash
Social Service Office @ Bukit Merah & Kreta Ayer
Jai holds a Master of Social Work from the Washington University in St. Louis and a Bachelor of Social Sciences degree with Honours in Social Work from NUS. He is currently the General Manager for the Social Service Office @ Kreta Ayer and Bukit Merah. He also teaches social policy at UNISIM. Jai’s professional experiences are in policies and services related to disability matters, youth at risk, children and families in need and homeless persons. Jai has also worked as a crisis worker in the US; trained in crisis intervention & suicide prevention accredited by American Association of Suicidology.
Download summary of Tuning in to the Leaders [Session 7].
Advice to Social Workers
Mr Prakash shares his thoughts on working with systems and social policies and the reality of accepting criticisms in one’s journey as a Social Worker.
What I Learnt in my Social Work Journey
“Professionalism, understanding clients and relativity." Hear what Mr Prakash has to say about these 3 important lessons that he learnt during his journey as a Social Worker.
What is Social Work?
“What is Social Work? What is the spirit of Social Work? What are the different levels of impact Social Workers make?” Hear what Mr Prakash has to say on these issues.