Case Conceptualisation (5Ps)

What's In It For Me

In this workshop, participants will learn to conceptualise cases using 5Ps: presenting issues, precipitating factors, predisposing factors, perpetuating factors and protective factors.

Course Overview

Participants will be introduced to how dysfunctional coping strategies could serve as perpetuating factors.

They will also learn to appreciate moment-by-moment forming hypotheses and how the experience shaped our conceptualisation as we engaged clients.

Who Should Attend


Course Duration

3 full days, 9.30am - 5.30pm

Total Training Duration (Hour)

21 hours

Course Outline


  • Guiding principles of case conceptualisation
  • Presenting issues
  • Precipitating factors
  • Predisposing factors
  • Perpetuating factors (coping strategies)
  • Protective factors

Medium of Instruction & Trainer

Chan Earng Han holds a Master of Social Science (Counselling) from Edith Cowan University (Australia) and a Master in Counselling from Sioux Falls Seminary (United States of America).

He is a well sought-after Trainer cum Counsellor. His passion in working with youth led him to attain his Graduate Diploma in Youth Work from Edith Cowan University (Australia).

He currently specialises in counselling young people and families who have committed petty crimes, struggled with sexuality and mental health issues including having suicidal thoughts & intent.

Earng Han is also trained in Solution Focused Brief Therapy, and he utilises Systemic lens in conceptualising problems faced by individuals and families.

Funding Information

NCSS member agencies staff and qualified volunteers are eligible to apply for VCF Funding.

PCG (formerly VCF) pre-approved funding at 45% per pax for Singaporean/PR staff of Social Service Organisations.

Course title: Case Conceptualisation (5Ps) 2023

Ref No: PAS00002950

End date of approval: 8 Mar 2024

Course Fee Payable
Original Fee Before GST With GST (8%)
Course Fee $900.00 $972.00
Corporate Pricing (Fee payable to Training Provider)
Non-SME Before GST With GST (8%)
NCSS PCG 45% funding - Inc GST (Singaporeans/PRs) $458.55 $530.55
SME Before GST With GST (8%)
NCSS PCG 45% funding - Inc GST (Singaporeans/PRs) $458.55 $530.55

Early Bird Fee: S$ 800 (before GST) (register & pay by 21 Mar 2023 which is 6 weeks before course start date)

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