“Mommy wants to protect you, but how do I tell the truth?”
When Wing Wing was very small, her mother had separated with her husband. Grandma didn’t want Wing-wing to grow up pampered as she had already lost her father. Hence she was harsh in training Wing-wing to take care of herself.
Why is a Child Safeguarding Policy important?
Just like governments would enact laws to protect citizens’ safety and properties, any organisations that are involved in taking care of children should have a Child Safeguarding Policy for their employees to follow.
Subduing “Handsy-saur” and “Daydream-mon” – What our parents say about the ADHD support group
In collaboration with the the Department of Psychology of HKU, the "Jumping Beans" ADHD support group has received a lot of positive feedbacks and recognition.
Stationing Social Work Service case sharing: Play therapy for parent and child with Autism spectrum disorder
The mother said her husband had just passed away from illness, leaving her to take care of the son by herself. Her son was recently diagnosed with Autism spectrum disorder and speech delay. He kept crying and looking for his father, she did not know what to do but scold him.
Stationing Social Work Service for Young Children – Supporting Families Through Times of Hardship and Crisis
Sharing happiness with other people is easy, but sharing hardship is difficult. We treasure it when parents put their trust in us, despite we have not experienced their pain and may not truly understand their feeling.
Play Therapy – Stepping into the inner world of the children
When Shan Shan (nickname) entered the playroom, she started to use the toys to poke my leg and then placed them onto my arm. She stared at me and smiled without saying a word. Most adults might see these behaviors as challenging their bottom line or drawing attention.
40 years of serving children at risk of homelessness and troubled families – story of a Child Care Worker at Children’s Residential Home
Due to different reasons, some new-born babies in our society may not experience the love and care from their families. Thankfully, there is still a group of selfless child care workers who work very hard to take care of and protect these children who are not so fortunate.
“Parent @ Super Start Project” brings professional educare to home
In recent years, dual working parents have become very common and it is difficult for them to take care of their newborn babies all around the clock. Therefore, the grandparents are stepping up to look after the children in many families.
Early identification and support to provide treatment to children with developmental challenges
“I did not realise that Yu Yan had any developmental problem, until she entered the nursery school at the age of 2. The teacher told me that Yu Yan was easily distracted in the class, and her reading and writing ability was below other children at the same age."
The Community Kitchen – a “cook out” option for grass-roots families
HKSPC launched the "Community Kitchen" programme to provide a comfortable and well-equipped cooking environment for low-income families, with an aim to promote community and family harmony through cookery.