The Hong Kong Clinical Psychologists Association (HKCPA) is registered in 1980 as a lawful organization that functions as a trade union to promote the interest of members. Members consist of qualified Clinical Psychologists working in Hong Kong. Over the years, the Association works to promote the mutual understanding between Clinical Psychologists and their employers, and expresses concerns on conditions of employment to employers in order to protect the interest of members. Besides, the Association also organizes professional activities for members such as visits and seminars.
Our Association does not have any intention to make a joint signature to the Urgent Appeal about the new coronavirus targeting to health care workers issued by "Joint Conference of Hong Kong Health Care Professional Organizations” (hereinafter referred to as the "Joint Conference"), which has been circulating on the Internet recently. To our understanding, the document circulated on the Internet is a draft prepared by the Joint Conference. Our Association regrets the leak of the draft and the misunderstanding it has caused.
FAIR CIRCLE @ Hong Kong Fair Trade Power is a social enterprise established in 2005. It is a member of the World Fair Trade Organization. Its mission is to mobilize fair trade movements in a holistic approach through advocacy and education, strengthening capacity of producers and sales of fair trade products.
From now to December 31st, 2020, FAIR CIRCLE is offering HKCPA members to enjoy 8% discount on regular priced items when purchase at their shops. HKCPA members can present their membership card or identity proof at the shops to enjoy the discount.
FAIR CIRCLE 2020 Chinese New Year Hampers are now available!
For more information, please refer to the HKCPA Membership Benefit document in the Member Only area.
Hong Kong Economic Times Limited continues to provide special subscription offer for HKCPA members up till 31 Dec 2020. For details and subscription, please refer to either HKCPA Membership Benefit in the Member Only area or https://mkt2.hket.com/promo/partnership2020/hkcpa/index_hkcpa.html
In July to August, HKCPA and the Federation of Medical Societies of Hong Kong (FMSHK) have jointly organized a Certificate Course on Understanding and Treating Sex Offenders for Medical & Helping Professionals. The course has been a great success and attracted 70 attendees from different professions. We are honored to have invited Mr Michael Fung, Dr Samuel Lo and Ms Becky Tong as speakers. We'd also like to thank Ms Iris Lau for being the student helper for the course.
A seminar regarding the TVC (強積金可扣稅自願性供款) and QDAP(合資格延期年金保單)for civil servants organized by Hong Kong Chinese Civil Servants' Association will be held on 10 June 2019. HKCPA members are welcome to join. If you are interested, please log on to the “Member Only” section to download the application form for enrollment.
Date: 10 June 2019
Time: 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Venue: 8 Wylie Road, King’s Park, Kowloon, Hong Kong.
In May to July, HKCPA and FMSHK have jointly organized a mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) course specifically for healthcare professionals, which attracted 29 participants. Dr Chloe Chin was our speaker who voluntarily taught the course to promote mental health. Our gratitude to Ms Kristal Wong, a volunteer student helper for her assistance throughout the course.
On 15 March 2019, the Annual General Meeting of HKCPA has been successfully held at Hong Kong Red Cross Headquarters. A quorum was formed with 14 members attended in person and 12 valid proxies. New exco-members have been elected.
Gerontech and Innovation Expo cum Summit (GIES) 2019 will be held from 20 to 24 November at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre this year. HKCPA will continue to be a Supporting Organisation of GIES 2019.
Through the support of different stakeholders, GIES, the only Gerontech fair in Hong Kong, has become an annual highlight for showcasing the latest innovative products and ideas of technology application in elder care. Emails will be sent to HKCPA members to promotes the event and explore their interest in participation.
We're calling for ideas or products from our members should you like to participate in this event on behalf of HKCPA. Feel free to contact us for more detail
On 20th December, HKCPA was invited by a student group, the Psychology Enthusiast Circle of St Paul Co-educational College, to have a lunch sharing session. Our exco member, Ms Yawen Chan, joined the sharing session on behalf of HKCPA. The study path and the career prospect of clinical psychologist were discussed during the sharing session. We're delighted to see a growing interest in joining the psychology community among students in Hong Kong.
On 22nd November 2018, exco member Dr Eliza Cheung joined the Opening Ceremony and Keynote Session of the Gerontech and Innovation Expo cum Summit (GIES). As one of the supporting organizations of the GIES, HKCPA tried to educate the health sector and public that clinical psychologists are also playing a strong role in enhancing elderly well-being in a aging society.
On July 20, HKCPA was invited by Food and Health Bureau to attend a Consultation with Healthcare Professionals on District Health Centre in Kwai Tsing District. Our exco member, Dr Eliza Cheung, attended the consultation on behalf of HKCPA. We're happy to learn that awareness on mental well-being is rising in the community.
On 17th July, Hong Kong Clinical Psychologists Association (HKCPA) and Division of Clinical Psychology (DCP), the Hong Kong Psychological Society (HKPS) have joined together to offer a talk for 31 Clinical Psychology trainees of CUHK and HKU.
Issues related to Accredited Registration, tips on job interviews and experience of working at NGO were shared by experienced clinical psychologists including Dr Candice Powell, Dr Eliza Cheung and Dr Charles Pau. It was an enjoyable night and the participants gained insights on becoming a clinical psychologist.