Sustainable Psychological Health


Episode 1: Returning to School

Episode 1: Returning to School

復課在即 (家長篇)

After nearly four months of school suspension, there are good prospects that schools can resume classes by phases starting from late May. Children may experience different levels of anxiety in face of this. This sharing will try to address some parents’ concerns regarding preparing their children for school resumption.


Date / 日期: 2020-05-29
Time / 時間: 12:00noon (中午12點)
Language / 語言: Cantonese (廣東話)


Dr Kathy Shum is a registered Educational Psychologist and currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at the HKU. Dr Shum graduated from the University of Toronto with an Honours Bachelor Degree in Human Biology, and Master Degree in Physiology with special research interest in diabetes. She chose to pursue a career in education after obtaining her Postgraduate Certificate in Education from the University of Hong Kong. After seven years of teaching at a secondary school in Hong Kong, Dr Shum started anew in the field of psychology under the Postgraduate Certificate of Psychology, and continued to complete her doctoral degree in Educational Psychology at the University of Hong Kong. Dr Shum is currently the Director of the Master of Social Sciences Programme in Educational Psychology. She was awarded Fellowship from the Higher Education Academy (HEA) in 2019. Her research interests include parenting, autism spectrum disorder (ASD), and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

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