To be a Psychologist - Taster Programme for Psychology Study

To be a Psychologist - Taster Programme for Psychology Study


This programme will give you a glimpse of what it’s like to be a psychologist. You will have a chance to talk to psychologists and find out about related careers.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the programme, you will understand:

  • different aspects of psychology
  • the role of psychologist among clinical, educational, occupational, sports and forensic areas.
  • careers opportunities in psychology


Day 1: Clinical Psychology

  • Introduction to clinical psychology
  • Difference between psychologist and psychiatrist
  • Treatments for common mental disorders
  • Clinical techniques for preventing mental disorder
  • Conducting research for therapies towards certain mental disorders
  • Career prospect: clinical psychologist (providing treatment), researcher, university or college lecturer
  • Pathway to become a clinical psychologist

Day 2: Educational Psychology

  • Introduction to educational psychology
  • Exploring the most suitable teaching methods for students
  • Cognitive, behavioral, emotional, and social influences on the learning process.
  • Career prospect: educational psychologist (focusing on children’s learning and development, providing psychological and educational assessment)
  • Pathway of becoming an educational psychologist

Day 3: Occupational Psychology

  • Discovering one’s personality
  • Introducing the relationship between personalities and the different types of career
  • Ways to seek your ideal career
  • Career prospect: occupational psychologist( identifying people’s ability and potential in career counseling)
  • Pathway of becoming an occupational psychologist

Day 4: Sports Psychology

  • Introduction to sport psychology
  • Mental skills training for performance enhancement and participation satisfaction.
  • Counseling intervention for athletic motivation
  • Career prospect (coach/sport psychologist): working with athletes and improving their mental and physical health especially during competition
  • Pathway of becoming a sport psychologist/ sport mental coach

Day 5: Criminal Psychology

  • Relationship between social status and crime
  • Mindset of different types of criminals
  • Effective Psychotherapy for criminals
  • career prospect (criminal psychologist): providing treatment for criminals, studying criminals’ behavior and thoughts, prevention of crimes
  • Pathway of becoming a criminal psychologist

* The tentative schedule is subject to change.

Date & Time

10 – 14 July 2023, 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm


W Haking Management Development Centre, 14/F Fairmont House, 8 Cotton Tree Drive, Central, Hong Kong



Target Participants

Current Form 3 – Form 6 Students

Information at a Glance



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Course Details

Dr Carbo Pan
Phone: 3958 4801

General Enquiry / Course Enrolment / Membership Information

Phone: 2774 8500 or 2774 8501
Fax: 2365 1000

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