To enhance parental support to children, EDB organises parent seminars to enhance parents' early identification and support of students with mental health needs.
At different stages of growth, children face a lot of pressure and challenges, and sometimes they inevitably feel distressed. Parents are the most important gatekeepers of their children, giving them care and support when they need it. The EDB has produced a series of thematic psychoeducational short videos to help parents early identify and support their children's mental health needs, and adopt a positive attitude in helping their children face challenges in their growth.
"Adjustment and Coping" helps parents to understand the influence of various changes in children’s growth and the ways to cultivate their children's adaptability.
Positive Vibes @ Home Parent Gatekeeper Video Series - Episode (2): Stress Management and Problem Solving
"Stress Management and Problem Solving" uses the principles of neuroscience to explain what stress is and introduces five ways to reduce stress, so that parents can learn how to help their children deal with stress correctly.
Positive Vibes @ Home Parent Gatekeeper Video Series - Episode (3): Early Identification and Help Seeking
“Early Identification and Help Seeking” helps parents understand the importance of early treatment of mood disorders, precautions for taking prescribed psychiatric drugs and ways to promote children's mental health.
“Flexibility and Resilience” introduces parents some ways in cultivating their children a growth mindset to overcome adversity.
Parents may refer to the advice and help children to adapt bit by bit.
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This fact sheet aims to increase parents’ understanding of youth suicide through an introduction to risk factors, protective factors, suicidal warning signs and support measures.
Through this video, we hope that you can get to understand more about suicide factors, warning signs, and sharing some ways to support youth who are suffering from distress. At the same time, we would share some tips to parents on how to communicate with youth.
Parents can help children face the examination results positively.
Parents should support their children during examinations.
In the face of unforeseeable events such as the epidemic and class suspension, many students understandably feel stressed and disturbed and have experienced mood swings. The Education Bureau has produced a series of short psychoeducational videos to equip teachers and parents with the skills to deal with the negative emotions and mental stress of their students and children.
This episode discusses the different challenges and stress that parents are facing during the class suspension and provides them some tips to strengthen their resilience and promote their mental health.
Suspending classes without suspending love in the epidemic For parents - Episode (2): Care for children: basic counselling skills
This episode introduces the stress reactions of children in response to the epidemic and class suspension; and some basic counselling skills for parents in understanding and accepting children's emotional reactions and also discuss how to use the skills to help their children get through the adversity positively and return to the usual state.
Suspending classes without suspending love in the epidemic For parents - Episode (3): Practical skills in handling the emotions of young children
This episode discusses how parents can guide their students to deal with the negative thoughts, manage the emotional problems that have arisen due to the class suspension in the epidemic and help their young children adapt to the new daily routines and learning environment positively.
Suspending classes without suspending love in the epidemic For parents - Episode (4): Practical skills in handling the emotions of teenage children
This episode discusses how parents can guide their teenage children to deal with the negative thoughts, manage the emotional problems that have arisen due to the class suspension in the epidemic and help their children adapt to the new daily routines and learning environment positively.
Suspending classes without suspending love in the epidemic For parents - Episode (5): Facing class resumption positively
This episode discusses how parents can help their children to prepare for the class resumption, re-adjust to the learning routine and school life gradually, relieve their pressure and face the class resumption positively.
The infographics provide suggestions for students, parents and teachers to prepare for the new school year positively.
The information kit aims to provide handful tips to help school personnel and parents identify students with emotional difficulties as early as possible and seek timely support, and enhance students’ resilience against adversity.
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