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Social Sciences are broad disciplines that examine factors in affecting individuals and theories in explaining issues of the society. It helps us explore many hot social issues in Hong Kong, such as antisocial behaviours, high-stress educational system, domestic violence, marital strife, political turmoil and elderly welfare. The School continuously seeks innovative programmes to address these concerns, including short courses in negotiation training, conflict management, adventure-based leadership, and similar targeted programmes are also extended to top-up Social Sciences degree in part-time mode.

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Applied psychology is the use of theory and findings in psychology to solve practical problems in important areas of the human environment, including education, health, the workplace, and so on. This programme is designed to help participants apply cutting-edge theory to real-world situations. It is made up of different registered psychologists and other related specialists to deliver a powerful curriculum that explores a range of human behaviors, including how to motivate individuals and organizations, how to assess and improve performance and how to pursue healthy lives.
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Start To be advised
Duration 6 months
Fee HK$7800
This programme is specially designed for those who are interested in acquiring knowledge in the key areas of counselling. The modules will provide students with a general understanding of the discipline and training in basic counselling skills.
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Start 11 OCT 2022 (TUE)
Duration 1 year
Fee HK$16,000
The Advanced Certificate in Psychology is a part-time study programme primarily designed for those who are interested to acquire foundation knowledge in some key areas of psychology, including social psychology, developmental psychology, abnormal psychology, organizational behavior and personality psychology. The modules will provide students with a general understanding of the discipline and better prepare them for advanced studies in psychology and other related disciplines.
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Start 11 OCT 2022 (TUE)
Duration 1 year to 3 years
This part-time programme provides students with a broad-based social science training and an understanding of counselling. It prepares students for advanced studies in counselling and other related disciplines.
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Start 11 OCT 2022 (TUE)
Duration 2 years to 5 years
Fee HK$51,500
This Advanced Diploma in Applied Social Sciences (Psychology) is designed for those who are interested in personal, academic, and/or career development in the field of psychology. The key areas to be introduced include: abnormal psychology, developmental psychology, organizational behavior, personality psychology and social psychology.
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Start 11 OCT 2022 (TUE)
Duration 2 years to 5 years
Fee HK$51,500
The Certificate in Positive Psychology programme provides an introduction to the core concepts and fundamental principles of positive psychology, including its philosophical approach and its practical applications. Throughout the programme, students explore the research and practice that make up the foundation of positive psychology. The implementation of positive psychology based exercises may contribute to positive mental wellness, increasing psychological assets and resourcefulness.
 
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Start 07 DEC 2022 (WED)
Duration 8 months
Fee Course Fee: HK$12,500
今日的社會充滿著不同的壓力及轉變,我們生活其中,情緒很容易受到影響,怪不得抑鬱症越來越普遍, 甚至會成為第二大殺手。因此,有效處理情緒是十分重要的。身心語言程式學(Neuro-Linguistic Programming,簡稱NLP)是一門很實用及日漸普及的學問,它融合了腦神經學,心理學及語言學等理論,被公認為一種極之有效而快捷的個人改進技巧。
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開課日期 2022年5月17日 (星期二)
修業期 6個星期
課程費用 HK$1250

動機式訪談法 (Motivational Interviewing ; 簡稱MI) 是目前具實證的輔導方法之一。透過系統性的晤談方法,引導案主解決有關改變的矛盾心態,消除抗拒改變的因素,並促進自我探索及提升內在改變動機,幫助案主做出積極的、正向的改變。 

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開課日期 2022年5月19日 (星期四)
修業期 6個星期
課程費用 HK$1850
Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) 是提升人類思維、行為和策略的工具,而Neuro-Semantics NLP 便是深入探討人類思維和行為背後的狀態、意義和動機,讓我們更有效實現理想和目標。 本課程運用Neuro-Semantics NLP 的概念和技術,於肢體語言解碼和加強表達能力。
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開課日期 2022年5月25日 (星期三)
修業期 4個星期
課程費用 HK$1050
父母與子女的關係是世上獨有的,甚至是不能被代替的。遊戲治療大師 Garry L. Landreth 説過「遊戲是孩子自然的語言」,如家長願意全心投入和子女遊戲,這份珍貴的陪伴定 能建立起彼此信任和親密的親子關係。家長認識 "兒童為本遊戲治療" 的理念,原則和技 巧,能促進親子互動,從中可以建立孩子健康情緒和健全人格。
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開課日期 2022年6月10日 (星期五)
修業期 6個星期
課程費用 HK$2800