Updates on Mental Health Intervention in Mainland China

By June 7, 2016Events, Seminar

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Date : June 14, 2016 (Tuesday)
Time : 10:30 – 12:00
Venue : Studio 2, 2/F, HKJC Building for Interdisciplinary Research, 5 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong.

Topic 1 – Depression Care Management with ICT in China

Speaker : Prof. Shulin CHEN, MD, PhD. Professor at Department of Psychology, Zhejiang University

Abstract

Epidemiological studies indicate that late-life depression is a major public health problem in China and around the world. Under-recognition and under-treatment of mental disorders in older adults, including depression, are extremely common in China. Dr. Chen and his team are utilizing Information and Communication Technologies to improve a depression care management (DCM) in Hangzhou. Dr. Chen will share with the audience how the team developed a mobile mental health solution to empower primary care practitioners to manage depression cases and scale up DCM model around China.

About the speaker

Prof. Shulin CHEN, MD, PhD. Professor at Department of Psychology, Zhejiang University, expertise in geriatric mental health and community-based mental health interventions in China.

Topic 2 – Students Psychological Crisis Intervention in China

Speaker : Dr. Ri-fang CAO, the chief psychiatrist at the Mental Health Center, School of Medicine of Zhejiang University

Abstract

Dr. Cao will report the pilot projects in Hangzhou for student psychological crisis intervention, including: (1) building suicide prevention network for secondary school students, (2) developing routine mental health survey on secondary school students, (3) screening university students’ mental problem, and (4) gatekeeper training programmes.

About the speaker

Dr. Ri-fang CAO is the chief psychiatrist at the Mental Health Center, School of Medicine of Zhejiang University. With his rich clinical experiences in psychiatry and mental health intervention, he is also the secretary-general of Committee of Crisis Intervention, Chinese Association for Mental Health.

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Enquiries: Please contact Mr. Rickey YAU at csrp@hku.hk or 28315232