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Advanced Certificate in Occupational Therapy (Applied Paediatrics)
12 months part-time   


Programme Description

This course aims at providing continuous professional development opportunities for occupational therapy practitioners working with children in hospitals, early intervention centers, or school-based settings, to enhance their specific practical skills in incorporating evidence-based and contemporary occupational therapy practices particularly for early intervention and prevention, developmental disabilities, special educational needs and at-risk child development. Major topics will include current intervention strategies for children with sensory processing disorders, executive functioning disorders, oculomotor anomalies and visual skills related disorders, anxiety and stress related issues, cancer and rare diseases etc. Emerging occupational therapy practices, for example, in support of relationship-based social-emotional functioning and family empowerment, transition care and Life Planning Education in school-based settings for adolescents and young adults with Autistic Spectrum Disorder and intellectual disability, etc. will also be included in the course.



Mode of study
Medium of Instruction
English


Programme Leader
Dr. Lawla Law

PhD (Rehabilitation Science), James Cook University, Australia
Postgraduate Certificate in Applied Gerontology, Flinders University, Australia
M.Sc. in Occupational and Environmental Health and Safety Management, University of Portsmouth, UK
Professional Diploma in Occupational Therapy, Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Registered Occupational Therapist (Hong Kong, Australia)

Email : lawlalaw@twc.edu.hk



Tuition Fee

Tuition Fee (HK$): $37,500

(Taught course: HK$13,500 + Practicum course: HK$ 24,000)



QF Information
QF level
5
QR registration no.
21/000187/L5
Registration validity period 01/9/2021 to 31/08/2025



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King’s Park Campus
Ma Kam Chan Memorial Building,
31 Wylie Road, Homantin, Hong Kong
Mongkok Campus
Cheung Kung Hai Memorial Building, 90A,
and Cheung Chin Lan Hong Building, 98,
Shantung Street, Mongkok, Hong Kong
Kwai Hing Campus
16/F, Tower 2,
Kowloon Commerce Centre,
51 Kwai Cheong Road,
Kwai Chung, Hong Kong
Telephone
(852) 3190 6678