SayPro offers referrals for psychosocial support services

WhatsApp: + 27 84 313 7407 Email: info@southernafricayouth.org

Email: info@southernafricayouth.org
Call: + 27 11 071 1903
WhatsApp: + 27 84 313 7407

SayProis a non-profit organization that provides various training services to the community. They provide training in drugs and substance abuse. This training is provided because, during adolescence, a young person goes through biological and psychological changes. In addition to the physical changes that mark growing up, the teen’s brain is also developing ways to work more effectively. We empower more than 10 000 youth by providing Life and Work Readiness skills through ICT-based programs.

SayPro work in collaboration with other CBOs offering referrals to support people with psychosocial issues

Psychosocial issues

Psychosocial problems refer to the difficulties faced by adolescents in different areas of personal and social functioning. Adolescents are vulnerable to psychosocial problems because of physical and physiological changes that occur in their body during this developmental stage.

Psychosocial workers assist all refugees regardless of their problems. Their activities include 

  • home visits
  • problem identification and assessment
  • Counseling
  • problem solving
  • case management;
  • information sharing
  • housing support
  • mental health care
  • community integration and referral to more specialized services

 These services may be provided by

  • psychiatrists
  • psychologists,
  • social workers
  • psychiatric clinical nurse specialists or nurse practitioners
  • licensed counselors
  • pastoral counselors

SayPro is providing a holistic approach towards addressing issues faced with people who inject drugs (PWID) through ICT based Advice and Referral, Health and wellness programs, Work readiness programs, Skills development programs and placement into jobs and other employment opportunities.

Our empowerment process model

Stage 1: SayPro evaluates and assesses whether someone is suitable or eligible to enrol for programs in line with requirements. Applicants are required to submit a set of documents for our team to create profiles for them. The documents include

Stage 2: SayPro enrolls the youth for technical competencies where we empower the youth with a set of job-related skills, knowledge, and abilities that are necessary for successfully doing the job and delivering results. We also focus on behavioral competencies (“soft skills”) that are based on values, personal traits (attributes), attitudes, habits, and experiences that are necessary for success in the job and the workplace, by training them in this competency we enhance their chances of accessing jobs.

Stage 3: The third stage of our work-readiness program focuses on assessments where we evaluate, measure, and document the academic readiness, learning progress, skill acquisition of our beneficiaries, we can determine whether learners are competent through completed Formative and Summative Assessments.

Stage 4: Upon completion of the Work Readiness Program, we develop feedback reports to provide feedback to beneficiaries to inform them about their overall performance. Beneficiaries are then issued with recognized certificates and further assisted in applying for jobs and other employment opportunities.

Our Work Readiness Model, enables us to provide a basket of services to enhance our youths’ chances of accessing employment opportunities.

SayPro’s services are readily available to people from all corners of the world, where they can be accessed from our online training academy at www.academy.southernafricayouth.org.

More than 10 000 young people are benefiting from our online courses where they have access to short courses, certificates and diplomas.

Email: info@southernafricayouth.org Tel/WhatsApp: + 27 84 313 7407

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