Understanding Children Seminar Series Find out how children think

15 Oct 2005


The SHKP Book Club was created to encourage reading and give people the knowledge to create a better tomorrow. The Club is staging a seminar series on child psychology, with experts discussing two of the Club's recommended books and explaining how parents can read with their children and help them face life's challenges.

Topic Helping children face problems
Co-organizers: Sun Hung Kai Properties, Breakthrough
Speakers: Ng Sze Yuen and Kwan Tze Hoi
Date: 8 October 2005
Time: 2:30 - 4:00 pm
Venue: 52/F, Sun Hung Kai Centre, 30 Harbour Road, Wan Chai


About the seminar:


Establishing proper values at an early age can be crucial to happiness in later life. Mr Ng will talk about the principles of child rearing and how to instill values in children and broaden their horizons for a happy, healthy life. Dr Kwan and his son will talk about how they manage a father-son relationship and face life's problems together.

About the speakers:

Mr Ng Sze Yuen
Mr Ng Sze Yuen was the chief editor of Breakthrough Magazine and head of publications at Breakthrough. He is now Associate Publisher with the Chinese Christian Literature Council. He founded the Soulmate institute in 1998 to provide family counseling and benefit for the soul. He often talks about family education and hosts the programme Family Starts from the Soul on RTHK. He is the author of books including 《教孩子創造未來》and 《教孩子面對人生的風暴》 .

Dr Kwan Tze Hoi
Dr Kwan graduated from the University of Hong Kong Faculty of Medicine. He is a practicing physician and writes in his spare time. He also enjoys bird watching and nature. He has written for the Hong Kong Bird-Watching Society, Hong Kong Association for Specific Learning Disabilities and church publications. His work includes 《子鳥深情》 and 《尋找人間天使》 for Breakthrough Publications. He is also the editor of 《心靈透析》 for the Hong Kong Society of Nephrology.

Topic: Child psychology V Understanding their world
Co-organizers: Sun Hung Kai Properties, Cosmos Books Limited
Speaker: Dr. Susanna Lai
Date: 15 October 2005
Time: 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Venue: 52/F, Sun Hung Kai Centre, 30 Harbour Road, Wan Chai


About the seminar:


Dr Lai w ill talk about why it is often difficult to understand what children think. A recent survey showed that parents and children have vastly different definitions of love, and that the average child gave their parents an 82.1% approval rating. Do you want to know how you can be a good parent?

About the speaker:

Dr Lai is a Senior Training Consultant at the University of Hong Kong Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention. She is also a part-time lecturer at the University's Faculty of Education and an Honorary Clinical Associate at the University's Centre on Behavioral Health. Dr. Lai is a director at the Centre for Marriage and Child Guidance, and also does educational and psychological consulting.
Understanding Children Seminar Series Find out how children think

15 Oct 2005





The SHKP Book Club was created to encourage reading and give people the knowledge to create a better tomorrow. The Club is staging a seminar series on child psychology, with experts discussing two of the Club's recommended books and explaining how parents can read with their children and help them face life's challenges.

Topic Helping children face problems
Co-organizers: Sun Hung Kai Properties, Breakthrough
Speakers: Ng Sze Yuen and Kwan Tze Hoi
Date: 8 October 2005
Time: 2:30 - 4:00 pm
Venue: 52/F, Sun Hung Kai Centre, 30 Harbour Road, Wan Chai


About the seminar:


Establishing proper values at an early age can be crucial to happiness in later life. Mr Ng will talk about the principles of child rearing and how to instill values in children and broaden their horizons for a happy, healthy life. Dr Kwan and his son will talk about how they manage a father-son relationship and face life's problems together.

About the speakers:

Mr Ng Sze Yuen
Mr Ng Sze Yuen was the chief editor of Breakthrough Magazine and head of publications at Breakthrough. He is now Associate Publisher with the Chinese Christian Literature Council. He founded the Soulmate institute in 1998 to provide family counseling and benefit for the soul. He often talks about family education and hosts the programme Family Starts from the Soul on RTHK. He is the author of books including 《教孩子創造未來》and 《教孩子面對人生的風暴》 .

Dr Kwan Tze Hoi
Dr Kwan graduated from the University of Hong Kong Faculty of Medicine. He is a practicing physician and writes in his spare time. He also enjoys bird watching and nature. He has written for the Hong Kong Bird-Watching Society, Hong Kong Association for Specific Learning Disabilities and church publications. His work includes 《子鳥深情》 and 《尋找人間天使》 for Breakthrough Publications. He is also the editor of 《心靈透析》 for the Hong Kong Society of Nephrology.

Topic: Child psychology V Understanding their world
Co-organizers: Sun Hung Kai Properties, Cosmos Books Limited
Speaker: Dr. Susanna Lai
Date: 15 October 2005
Time: 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Venue: 52/F, Sun Hung Kai Centre, 30 Harbour Road, Wan Chai


About the seminar:


Dr Lai w ill talk about why it is often difficult to understand what children think. A recent survey showed that parents and children have vastly different definitions of love, and that the average child gave their parents an 82.1% approval rating. Do you want to know how you can be a good parent?

About the speaker:

Dr Lai is a Senior Training Consultant at the University of Hong Kong Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention. She is also a part-time lecturer at the University's Faculty of Education and an Honorary Clinical Associate at the University's Centre on Behavioral Health. Dr. Lai is a director at the Centre for Marriage and Child Guidance, and also does educational and psychological consulting.