Course ID SE0020190019
Course Title "Professional Development Programme for Mental Health: Elementary Course on Mental Health Promotion at Schools and Supporting Students with Mental Health Needs" for the 2018/19 School Year (SECONDARY)
Organising Division Special Education Division
First Issue Date and Time 2018/07/27 17:55
Latest Issue Date and Time 2019/01/07 17:10
Events(s)
 Event (ID)   Date   No. of Event Days   Venue   Speaker(s) / Facilitator(s)   Max. no. of participants 
 AA    2018/10/08 (Mon) - 2018/10/10 (Wed)     3.0    Teung Kwan O Study Centre of The Education Univesity of Hong Kong   Academic staff of The Education University of Hong Kong   40 
 AB 
(Full)
  2018/11/21 (Wed) - 2018/11/23 (Fri)     3.0    Teung Kwan O Study Centre of The Education Univesity of Hong Kong   Academic staff of The Education University of Hong Kong   40 
 AC 
(Full)
  2019/01/21 (Mon) - 2019/01/23 (Wed)     3.0    Teung Kwan O Study Centre of The Education Univesity of Hong Kong   Academic staff of The Education University of Hong Kong   40 
 AD 
(Full)
  2019/03/06 (Wed) - 2019/03/08 (Fri)     3.0    Teung Kwan O Study Centre of The Education Univesity of Hong Kong   Academic staff of The Education University of Hong Kong   40 
 AE 
(Full)
  2019/04/01 (Mon) - 2019/04/03 (Wed)     3.0    Teung Kwan O Study Centre of The Education Univesity of Hong Kong   Academic staff of The Education University of Hong Kong   40 
 AF 
(Full)
  2019/06/19 (Wed) - 2019/06/21 (Fri)     3.0    Teung Kwan O Study Centre of The Education Univesity of Hong Kong   Academic staff of The Education University of Hong Kong   40 
 Event (ID)   Closing date for   Remark 
 Applicant   Recommending / Approving Officer 
 AA   2018/09/14   2018/09/17    
 AB 
(Full)
 2018/09/21   2018/09/23     
 AC 
(Full)
 2018/11/21   2018/11/23    
 AD 
(Full)
 2019/01/06   2019/01/08    
 AE 
(Full)
 2019/02/01   2019/02/03    
 AF 
(Full)
 2019/04/19   2019/04/21    
Participant Group In-service teachers of secondary and special schools (secondary section). 
Background The Education Bureau (EDB) has always attached great importance to enhancing students' competency to cope with adversity, and is committed to nurturing students' positive attitude towards life, as well as supporting students with mental health needs. EDB conducts professional development programmes for teachers to raise their awareness on mental health and help them early detect and support students with mental health needs. The courses will be conducted in a full-time block-release mode. Regular teachers of government, aided and caput secondary as well as special schools will be granted paid study leave for attending the course and supply teacher grant will be provided for the schools accordingly. 
Objective(s) The Elementary Course aims at providing serving teachers with fundamental knowledge and skills in nurturing the mental well-being of students through establishing an accepting atmosphere at school for healthy development of students and de-stigmatization of mental illness, enhancing knowledge and skills to identify students with mental health needs as well as sensitivity to identify students at risk of suicide. On completion of the Course, participants will be able to assist their schools to promote mental health of students. 
Programme Description 1.This Course will include fundamental knowledge and skills in promoting mental health at schools, and supporting students with mental health need. 2.The Course will last for 18 contact hours in total, the Course Time is 0915-1215 & 1330 -1630.  
Language Medium Cantonese Supplemented with English  
CPD Elements for Teacher
CPD Mode: Structured Learning
CPD Hours: 18.0   Hour(s)
CPD Domain: I. Teaching & Learning
II. Student Development
III. School Development
Content Area Other theme (Special Education)
Attendance required for successful completion 80 %  Training & development data will be revealed in Teacher's Personal Profile in e-Services Portal upon successful completion.
Enrolment
Enrolment Method: Web enrolment
Number of Nominees from Each School/Unit: 2
Requiring School Priority: Yes
Maximum No. of Event(s) selectable: 1
First-Come, First-Served: Yes
Evaluation Paper evaluation  
Enquiry
Contact Person(s): Miss Cherry YAU (EdUHK) / Ms Irene CHIU (EDB)
Enquiry Telephone No: 2948 7935 (EdUHK) / 3698 3769 (EDB)
Email Address: iwell@eduhk.hk
Remarks 1. Information submitted by the applicants will be transferred to relevant institution(s) for processing application for the course.
2. Regular teachers of government, aided and caput secondary and special schools (secondary section) will be granted paid study leave for attending this course, and supply teacher grant will be provided to schools accordingly. In this regard, the schools concerned, irrespective of having an Incorporated Management Committee (IMC) or not, may apply for reimbursement of the salaries of the supply teachers. The EDB Form No.123 for aided schools with an IMC is attached herewith or can be downloaded from the website (www.edb.gov.hk> Education System and Policy > Special Education > Teacher Training)
3. For guidance teachers, they are advised to apply In-depth Course.
4. Priority will be given to in-service teachers.
5. Successful applicants will be notified via the e-Services Portal Account.
6. In view of the number of applications, the Education Bureau reserves the right for class cancellation.
7. Special Arrangements for Bad Weather
a. Course/Activity in the morning session will be cancelled when Black Rainstorm Warning Signal or Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal No. 8 or above is issued or stays in effect at or after 6:00 am.
b. Course/ Activity in the afternoon session will be resumed when Black Rainstorm Warning Signal or Typhoon Signal No.8 or above is cancelled at or before 11:00 am. Otherwise, the Course / Activity is declared to be cancelled.
c. Participants will be notified of further arrangement in due course.
8. Car Park Arrangement : No car parks will be provided at venue.
 
Certificate to be Awarded
Name of Certificate: Certificate of "Professional Development Programme for Mental Health: Elementary Course on Mental Health Promotion at Schools and Supporting Students with Mental Health Needs for the 2018/19 School Year"
Awarding Institution : The Education University of Hong Kong
Remarks : To be awarded a certificate, participants must successfully fulfill the 80% attendance requirement as stipulated by the course.
Attachment(s) EDBCM17126C.pdf 
EDBCM17126E.pdf 
201819 精神健康課程單張.pdf 
EDB_Form_No123-e (9-2018).pdf 
EDB_Form_No123-tc (9-2018).pdf 
 
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