The Hong Kong Society for the Deaf
The Hong Kong Society for the Deaf

SPARKLING STARS Social Work Service for Pre-primary Institutions Scheme

The Hong Kong Society for the Deaf
The Hong Kong Society for the Deaf
The Hong Kong Society for the Deaf

Hand in hand for healthy campus, Hand in hand for personal growth

Objective

  • To promote a holistic integration of physical, emotional, social and spiritual well-being in pre-school children;
  • To assist teachers in early identification of vulnerable families and in helping such families by promoting home-school cooperation.

Service Users

Students, their family members, principals, teachers and school personnel of the Pre-primary Institutions (PPIS) which have joined our Sparkling Stars project.

Format

  • To provide on-site social worker service for parents and carers of school children.

Withdrawal from Service

Withdrawal can be made directly to the responsible social worker.

Service Areas

  • Casework Service
  • To provide casework counselling service for children in need and their families. Through face-to-face consultation, home visits, referral and provision of community resources, we aim to identify and intervene early in family potentially at-risk;

  • Therapeutic Groups
  • To provide therapeutic groups for school children in need, for example game therapy groups, art therapy groups, emotion-focused therapy groups, in order to support their psychological and emotional needs during growth;

  • Groups and Activities
  • To organize various group activities regularly in order to care for the wellbeing of children and their families and to facilitate parent-child relationship.

    • Children growth groups (Emotional management, Self-care training, Concentration improvement, Peer conflict management etc);
    • Parent Talks (Positive parenting, Emotional management of children, Improving children’s concentration, Enhance learning motivation etc); ;
    • Parent-child groups (P1 Adaptation class, Parent-child conflict resolution etc);
    • Parent-child activities (Parent-child day camp, Resilient family fun day, Volunteering visits etc);
  • Professional Consultation and Training
  • Through case consultation, educational and professional training, we improve the professional judgment of our frontline workers including their ability to discern potential risks and their skills for crisis management.

  • Consultation Service
  • We provide practical and professional suggestions to parents/carers (e.g. children’s developmental characteristics and needs, effective parenting skills and referral methods for students with special educational needs) and teachers (e.g. child protection and intervention strategies for potentially at-risk families).

  • Coordination of Community Resources
  • We proactively collaborate with different schools, organizations and communities in order to introduce new community resources (e.g. referral for financial/material assistance, parent-child volunteering visits) which provide practical support to the livelihood of families in need.

3-layer Intervention Format

The Hong Kong Socirty for the Deaf

Service Location

On-site Pre-school Social Worker Service
Address: Room F, 1/F, Sunshine Plaza, 17 Sung On Street, Hung Hom, Kowloon

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Getting Here
Bus: 5、5D、6C、11X、14、41、74X、85X、101、111、115、116、796X
Green minibus: 2A、26
MTR: Exit A2, Ho Man Tin Station; Exit A, Whampoa Statio

Service Hours

Time/DayMonTueWedThursFriSatSun
9am – 5:48pm    

*Except Public Holidays

Enquiries

SPARKLING STARS - Social Work Service for Pre-primary Institutions Scheme
Tel: 2711 5300
Fax: 2711 5308
Email:ppis@deaf.org.hk

 

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