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Train-the-trainer Workshop: The Poly Kids programme for parents with preschool aged children with developmental delay
August 15 - August 17
The Food and Health Bureau of HKSARG has granted a sponsorship in 2014 for a 39-month pilot project named “Poly Kids” undertaken by the Hong Kong Polytechnic University to develop and provide a training programme for parents with preschool aged children with developmental delay, as well as evaluate the efficacy of the programme. The Poly Kids is an evidence-based parent training programme which aims at improving parents’ knowledge and skills in parent-child communication, positive parenting, as well as facilitation in children’s language, gross and fine motor development, and preschool concepts.
The train-the-trainer workshop will enable professionals to implement Poly Kids programme in their educational or clinical settings. Participants must attend the full workshop to become qualified trainers. Upon full completion of the training, eligible participants will receive the complete program manual to further deliver the programme. You and your representatives are cordially invited to attend the train-the-trainer workshop with details as follows:-
Target Audience: Educational psychologists, clinical psychologists, speech therapists, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, doctors, nurses, social workers, qualified special childcare workers, preschool teachers with training in special education, who may potentially deliver the programme in the future. However these personnel must have back-up from educational psychologists, clinical psychologists, speech therapists, occupational therapists, and physiotherapists in the agency to run the programme.
Date: 15 & 17 August 2017 (Tuesday & Thursday)
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. (Registration starts at 8:45 a.m.)
Venue: Room Y303, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
- Theoretical background and research findings
- Programme design
- Teaching content
- Demonstration of group delivery
- Practical tips
Speakers: Poly Kids academic and professional team members
We would greatly appreciate if you could register via https://goo.gl/xTxLjO by 28 July 2017 (Friday).
For further enquiries, please contact us via firstname.lastname@example.org or 3400 8374. Thank you.