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RNR Approach to Offender Rehabilitation in Singapore

Learn about the principles of Risk, Need and Responsivity in offender rehabilitation.

About this course

The Risk-Need-Responsivity (RNR) Approach to Offender Rehabilitation in Singapore course provides an overview of the principles of Risk, Need and Responsivity in offender rehabilitation.

Through this course, you will gain an understanding of the RNR model which is one of the rehabilitation approaches used by Singapore Prison Service and appreciate the importance of targeting the principles in supporting an offender’s rehabilitation.

Participant who has completed the two graded quizzes and obtained a passing score of 50% will be eligible for Certificate of Participation. The download link to the Certificate will be available under the Progress Tab in the course site.

Course Access Period

Please note that this is an online self-paced asynchronous course where learners will be granted two month of access from the enrolment date. Do also note that the course tile may take up to 48 hours to show up on your dashboard after purchase, and your access will start after it has been made accessible.

What you will learn

On completion of this module, you will be able to:

  • Explain the three core principles of the RNR framework
  • Explain how the rehabilitation and reintegration framework of Singapore Prison Service is influenced by the RNR model

Course Staff

Ms Goh Guat Tiang
Programme Head, Training & Research (Senior Social Worker), Singapore After-Care Association (SACA)

Goh Guat Tiang has a Bachelor of Social Sciences (Hons) in Psychology and Master of Social Work. Guat Tiang is a registered social worker with over 14 years of experience in the social service sector. She started her career in the correctional setting both incare and aftercare. Subsequently, she worked with individuals and families in the community setting and provided casework and counselling services. Currently, she is the Programme Head of the Training & Research department at SACA.

  • Start: Available Now
  • Length: 3 hours
  • Price: S$21.80 (including GST)
  • Course Provider: Singapore After-Care Association
  • Subject: Social Work
  • Language: English




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