Panel Sharing & Discussion on ‘Children at Risk’ Series #4: Supporting Children’s Physical and Emotional Needs during COVID-19
COVID-19 has brought Hong Kong and the whole world unprecedented influence. However, children as vulnerable members of our society are easily neglected. Staying at home for a long time and facing huge change in their daily life and learning may cause negative emotions – anxiety, depression, nervousness, etc. YCCECE has invited experienced panel speakers to share advice on how to support children’s physical and emotional health development and how to respond to and ease their problems caused by the pandemic. ECE teachers, parents and those caring about children’s health and well-being are welcome to the event, in which they can have an in-depth discussion and exchange ideas with the professional panel online.
Topics & Speakers:
Paying Attention to the Care and Protection of Holistic Wellbeing of Children
Mrs Priscilla Lui, Council member, YCCECE; Chairperson of Hong Kong Committee on Children’s Rights
Impact of COVID-19 on the wellbeing of young children and families
Dr Patrick Ip, Clinical Associate Professor of Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, HKU
Support Children at Home through Play during the Pandemic
Ms Kathy Wong, CEO of Playright Children’s Play Association
Online Wellness for Children
Professor Allan Yuen, President, YCCECE
This event will be held via Zoom. A confirmation email including an event link will be sent to participants upon successful registration. Register now!
16 Oct 2020 (Fri)
18:30 - 20:00
Cantonese (English & Putonghua Simultaneous Interpretation Available)
1. Mrs Priscilla Lui, Council member, YCCECE; Chairperson of Hong Kong Committee on Children’s Rights
2. Dr Patrick Ip, Clinical Associate Professor of Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine
3. Ms Kathy Wong, CEO of Playright Children’s Play Association
4. Professor Allan Yuen, President, YCCECE
Educators, parents etc.