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C1843 Certificate in Managing Challenging Behaviours in People with Intellectual Disabilities

Date: 23 Aug 2018

Hong Kong

With the advance in clinical medicine, both the population size and the life expectancy in adults with intellectual disabilities are increasing. The prevalence of mental health problems and behavioural disorders among this group of clients are higher than that in the general population. Very often, their caregivers face great challenges in handling their challenging behaviour as a result of their complicated special needs.

The workshop will focus on practical issues in assessment and diagnosis of common mental health problems and behavioural disorders in adults with intellectual disabilities. Principle of management in handling the challenging behaviour will be covered through the lecture, case sharing and discussion.

Course Objective

To equip participants with updated knowledge and practical skills in assessment and management of the challenging behaviour in adults with intellectual disabilities as a result of their mental health problems and challenging behaviour.

Course Content

- Common mental health problems and behavioural disorders in adults with intellectual disabilities and their relationship with challenging behaviours.

- Practical guidelines in assessment of challenging behaviours and the related disorders.

- Behavioural and pharmacological management of challenging behaviours and common mental health problems in adults with intellectual disabilities.


Dr. Cheung Wai Him

Dr. CHEUNG has more than 20 years experience in assessment and treatment of mood disorders and anxiety disorders.He also has extensive experience in assessment and treatment of mental health issues in patients with addictions and intellectual disabilities.
Dr. CHEUNG is the Clinical Assistant Professor (Honorary) and part-time Lecturer in the Department of Psychiatry of The Chinese University of Hong Kong and the Honorary Clinical Assistant Professor of the LKS Faculty of Medicine of the University of Hong Kong.He also involved in training of social workers and teachers, and delivered talks to public.

Duration: 9:30am – 5:30pm

Venue: Christian Family Service Centre (CFSC), Rm 201, 2/F, 3 Tsui Ping Road, Kwun Tong, Kowloon

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Contact: Email Organizer

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Special Offer : HK$1,130- Enroll the course one month or more prior to the event

Group Discount : HK$50-discount /each for group of 3 or above

Language: English

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