A three-year pilot programme with the collaboration of the Faculty of Social Sciences, The University of Hong Kong and six non-government organisations (NGOs) that aims to provide a mature, evidence-based service model for the promotion of elderly mental wellness in the community.  
  Date: Thursday, March 23, 2017  



Rayson Huang Theatre, The University of Hong Kong


9:30 - 9:35

Project Video

9:35 - 9:40

Welcoming Speech

Professor Paul Tam, Acting President and Vice-Chancellor, The University of Hong Kong

9:40 - 9:45

Opening Speech

Mr Leong Cheung, Executive Director, Charities and Community, The Hong Kong Jockey Club

9:45 - 9:50

Officiating Speech

Mr Stephen Sui, Secretary for Labour and Welfare, HKSAR Government

9:50 - 10:05

Inaugural Ceremony & Group Photo

10:05 - 10:10

Certificate Presentation for Social Workers from NGOs

10:10 - 10:40

Tea Break

10:40 - 10:55

Introduction of Project and Keynote Speaker

Professor Terry Yat-sang Lum, Principal Investigator & Head of Social Work and Social Administration, The University of Hong Kong

10:55 - 11:40

Keynote Speech: Role of Social Services in Geriatric Mental Health

Professor Zvi Gellis, University of Pennsylvania, USA

11:40 - 11:55

Closing Remarks

Professor Terry Yat-sang Lum

  Date: Thursday, March 23, 2017  

14:00 - 17:00


Social Sciences Chamber,11/F, The Jockey Club Tower, HKU


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Professor Zvi Gellis (Biography)

  Enquiries: Mr Ricky Sham