Course ID PDT020120057
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
 Event (ID)   Date   No. of Event Days   Venue   Speaker(s) / Facilitator(s)   Max. no. of participants 
 AA    2011/10/31 (Mon) - 2011/12/03 (Sat)     25.0    The Hong Kong Institute of Education - Tai Po Campus   Programme Co-ordinator : Dr Leung Chi Hung    120 
 AB    2012/02/06 (Mon) - 2012/03/10 (Sat)     25.0    The Hong Kong Institute of Education - Tai Po Campus   Programme Co-ordinator : Dr Leung Chi Hung    120 
 Event (ID)   Closing date for   Remark 
 Applicant   Recommending / Approving Officer 
 AA   2011/08/01   2011/08/08   The Hong Kong Institute of Education Programme Code: BWP066 
 AB   2012/01/20   2012/01/27   The Hong Kong Institute of Education Programme Code: BWP066 
Participant Group Finance Type: ALL


Subject/Function: ALL

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 
Language Medium Cantonese  
Content Area Subject Knowledge & Pedagogy/Learning & Teaching (V)
Attendance required for successful completion 80 % 
Enrolment Method: Non-web enrolment
Requiring School Priority: No
Maximum No. of Event(s) selectable: 1
First-Come, First-Served: No
Other Enrolment Details: Please see remarks below
Evaluation Paper evaluation  
Contact Person(s): Admissions and Registrations Section, Registry, HKIEd, Miss Connie NG, EDB
Enquiry Telephone No: 2948 6886 (HKIEd), 3509 7579 (EDB)
Email Address:
Remarks 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 (

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.  
Certificate to be Awarded
Name of Certificate: Certificate of Completion (To be awarded a Certificate of Completion, participants must obtain a pass in all assessment tasks required and successfully fulfill the attendance requirements as stipulated by the course.)
Awarding Institution : The Hong Kong Institute of Education
Remarks :
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