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.
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.
A talk on civil liability for personal injury and professional misconduct was offered by Solicitor Mr Wilson Wong right before the Annual General Meeting. We thank Wilson for his precious sharing in enhancing members awareness on legal issues and professional conduct.
On 23 March 2018, the Annual General Meeting of HKCPA has been successfully held at Hong Kong Red Cross Headquarters.
Dr Ephraem Tsui has left his role as an executive committee member because of retirement. On behalf of HKCPA, Dr Eliza Cheung presented a certificate of appreciation to express our sincere gratitude towards his service over the years. Moreover, Mr Alan CHAN Yuk Lun joined us to become a new executive committee member.
HKCPA 2016 AGM will be held on Monday 11 April 2016 at FMSHK Council Chamber, 4/F Duke of Windsor Social Service Building, 15 Hennessy Road, Wan Chai, HK at 7pm.
HKCPA is now Alliance Member of the Hong Kong Senior Government Officers Association (香港高級公務員協會). Government-employed clinical psychologist may also join HKSGOA as individual member.
New HKCPA Membership Card has been issued to all paid-up members since 1 Feb 2016. Members can use the card for a wide range of services & shopping at the Hong Kong Chinese Civil Servants' Association as well as the Hong Kong Professional Teachers Association.