DISCIPLESHIP | Rebuilding Lives

Residential Rehabilitation Programme


The Residential Rehabilitation Programme of The New Charis Mission (hereafter known as “TNCM” provides recuperation, restoration, reconciliation and reintegration avenues for newly released ex-offenders as well as those who are admitted through walk-in. Here, they learn how to rebuild their lives and families, and then contribute back to society.

During the course of the Residential Programme, befriending, discipleship, individual counselling and psychoeducation is ongoing. Psychoeducation includes talks on Social Etiquette, Budgeting, Parenting, etc.

Phases of TNCM Residential Rehabilitation Programme

a) Recovery

Two main components at this Recovery phase are Enrichment Residential Programme (ERP) and Individual Counselling.

ERP’s objective is to enrich the individual’s self-awareness & skill-awareness focusing on their core values and beliefs. The topics covered in ERP are Identity, Values, Personality, Communication, Conflict resolution, Relationships, Anger management, Critical thinking, Choices, Commitment, Inner healing, Breaking bondages, Work ethics, Work exposure.

The 2 objectives of Individual Counselling are to explore, define & process with each resident their struggles and trigger points and to empower them with coping skills to stay on their journey for a better life.


b) Restoration

Ongoing individual counselling & Family engagement.

Residents with potential family support, the clinical team engages the family to assess expectations and encourage their involvement in the resident’s rehabilitation and integration.

Work therapy is introduced in this phase to serve as a platform for residents to relearn work ethics, submission to authority and team cooperation.


c) Reintegration

At this phase, 2 components involved : Discharge planning, Training & Upgrading. Discharge planning allows us to identify short-term and long-term goals of the resident upon his Programme completion. It seeks to elicit interests, strengths and concrete action steps to achieving their goals.

After the completion of the programme, residents also go through various training and upgrading.

Enrichment Residential Programme (ERP)

Brother Keeper (One-on-One Session)

Intentional Preventive Programme (IPP)