Strengthen the understanding of talent development
Examine their perceptions of parenting / family issues
Rewire the mindset towards parenting
Address to child’s uniqueness instead of narrowing the issues as problems/troubles
Acquire skills to enhance awareness and generate mindful energy to tackle issues with child and in family
Parents are guided to examine and articulate how their perceptions affect the parent-child relationship and make parenting ineffective.
With the practice of mindfulness in daily life (e.g., communication, eating, playing, working etc), parents can gradually develop clarity and generate mindful energy to understand their child(ren), embrace feelings and vulnerabilities with enhanced awareness within self and their loved ones. Practices acquired can be applied in various daily situations that support the continuous and whole-person development of every member in the family.
Session 1: What is talent development? What and how to nourish?
Session 2: Uniqueness VS disruptive behavior: How to tackle?
Session 3: Do I support / spoil my kid? How to praise?
Session 4: Self-efficacy VS comparison
Session 5: Peer relationship & empathy: Strike the balance?
Session 6: Ready for new beginning
Target Participants / Prerequisite
Parents who have K3-P2 children are welcome.
Ms. Jo NG
Ms. Jo Ng a developmental consultant, a teacher and a registered social worker. She received a master's degree in Special Education with Gifted Education Concentration from the University of British Columbia. She has been working in local and international schools. She also worked at the Hong Kong Academy for Gifted Education as a professional development officer in the Teacher Professional Development Division for 3 years.
Currently Jo provides consultation service related to special educational needs in local primary schools. She has also been an instructor in the Centre for Advancement in Inclusive and Special Education (CAISE) at the University of Hong Kong since 2015, and served as the Academic Advisor of Hong Kong Gifted Education Teachers’ Association.
Jo is keen to support the growth and well-being of children, adolescents, parents and educators through providing case consultation, developmental groups and professional development training. She has been practicing mindfulness under the tradition of Plum Village since 2013 and completed the one-year Mindfulness Teachers Training Program by The Mindfulness Academy in 2015. She has initiated a quarterly Day of Mindfulness for Children with Plum Village monastics and HKU CAISE since March 2016.
Her aspiration is to cultivate joy and happiness in children, family, schools and the society.
Medium of Instruction
吳女士以個案諮商、成長小組、專業發展培訓及公開講座，推廣及支援孩子、青年、父母及教育工作者的成長與身心幸福。她自2013年起參與梅村的正念修習，2015年修畢為期一年的「正念導師培訓課程」(由Plum Village Mindfulness Academy舉辦)。吳女士於2016年3月起協助開辦季度兒童正念日，與梅村僧侶及香港大學教育學院融合與特殊教育研究發展中心共同推行。
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