|Course Title||Professional Development Programme on Mental Health in School Settings [5 weeks]|
|Organising Division||Professional Development and Training Division|
|First Issue Date and Time||2011/06/21 11:52|
|Latest Issue Date and Time||2011/12/08 15:14|
Finance Type: ALL
Level: PRIMARY AND SECONDARY
Participant: COORDINATORS, DEPUTY HEADS, PANEL HEADS, SCHOOL HEAD AND TEACHERS
|Background||This Government-funded course is approved by the Education Bureau (EDB). Schools which release teachers undertaking this course may apply for supply teachers. For details, please refer to EDB Circular Memorandum No.130/2008 on 'Claim Forms for Daily-Rated Supply Teacher / Non-Teacher Staff, Substitute Teacher Grant, Teacher Relief Grant (Optional Cash Grant) and Substitute Nurse Grant' (Please click here) and reference on 'Teacher Relief Grant' on EDB Homepage (Please click here). For enquiries, please contact the respective Regional Education Office of the EDB.|
|Objective(s)||The proposed PDP programme aims to provide participants a solid foundation and to build a firm background for the understanding of mental health in school settings. Upon completion of the programme, participants will be able to: 1. understand the major concepts, theories, and research findings in stress and coping; 2. apply the knowledge in stress and coping to different schools settings; 3. understand the etiology, epidemiology, phenomenology, and diagnosis of child and adolescent mental illness; 4. understand the impact of psychopathology on the normal development of children and adolescents; and 5. utilize evaluative criteria for assessing normal and problem behavior.|
|Programme Description||Please find details at http://www.ied.edu.hk/acadprog/pdp/bwp066.htm|
|Content Area||Subject Knowledge & Pedagogy/Learning & Teaching (V)|
|Attendance required for successful completion||80 %|
1. To be eligible for admission, applicants should be:
i. in-service primary or secondary school teachers, especially those student guidance teachers in primary schools and guidance teachers in secondary schools; and
ii. recommended by school principals.
2. Applications should be submitted online at HKIEd admission website (www.ied.edu.hk/acadprog/).
3. Upon completion of the course, if participants want to record the number of CPD hours in their personal profile in the e-Services Portal, they can do it on their own.
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