Groupwork is a method of social work practice to help participants cope more effectively with their personal problems by involving in a group setting. Participants with similar concerns will develop solutions together and learn from each other.
Children and adolescents with healthy self-esteem are more likely to adapt better when in face of pubertal transition. Pit Stop is a groupwork to enhance preteens’ school performance and improve their functioning by inculcating healthy self-concept and self-esteem so that they can maximise their strengths, talents, and abilities.
Pit Stop is a 10-session preventive programme consisting of classroom and outdoor sessions. The programme adopts activity-based learning approaches and is conducted in a small group. It comprises of core components in strengths finding, decision making, building communication skills, increasing emotional awareness and improving relationships. Pit Stop has been conducted in 2 primary schools within our service boundary and the programme has been running since 2014.