TOUCH Cyber Wellness (TCW), through cutting-edge and relevant strategies, advocates respect, a balanced lifestyle and responsible use of digital technologies to help families grow together in the digital age.
Winner of the Singapore Youth Awards 2011
TCW was awarded the Singapore Youth Award, the nation’s highest youth accolade under the Community & Youth Services Team Category, in recognition of its commitment in encouraging holistic youth development through promoting cyber wellness, healthy gaming and online safety.
TCW is a service of TOUCH Youth, a division of TOUCH Community Services. Our programmes are supported by three pillars, namely Education, Centre and Counselling, built upon a solid foundation of Research and Development.
Education (Awareness Focus): Through our high quality school-based and community education programmes, we work closely with youths, educators and parents to cultivate respect, a balanced lifestyle and responsible use of digital technologies to effect a positive and healthy cyber culture at home, in school and community.
Centre (Prevention & Sustenance Focus): Through our Cyber Wellness Centres (CWCs), we deliver a range of pre and post intervention programmes that seek to foster a spirit of positive change and development through short to medium term mentoring processes.
Counselling (Intervention Focus): We are also the key agency providing counselling on cyber wellness issues. TCW is the first agency in the world to have developed an “Adolescent Pathological Video Gaming Treatment Model” which has been in use since 2006. We are highly esteemed for our counselling services especially in the field of pathological gaming and conduct training for counsellors in counselling pathological gamers.
TOUCH Integrated Family Group (TIFG) aims to equip families with resources to face multi-faceted issues at different life stages. TIFG focuses on providing Resources to equip families to cope with different stressors, enabling families to strengthen Roles in transitions, and empower families to build Resilience. This is done through an integrated suite of services to support the family as a unit, with emphasis on education, intervention and advocacy.