Webinar and Online Workshops:
POSITIVE PSYCHOLOGY AND WELLNESS –
A Foundation for Talent Development

Student Programmes

Webinar 6 March 2021 (9:00-10:30am, HK-time)

Workshops 13, 20 and 27 March 2021 (9:00-10:30am/11:00am-12:30pm, HK-time)

Target: Parents, teachers, school leaders, curriculum coordinators, psychologists, counsellors, social workers having contacts with gifted or high-ability students and with interest and dedication in nurturing their development (Remark: Priority will be given to parents and guardians of HKAGE student members)

Objectives: Positive psychology and wellbeing are emerging concept and pertinent perspective for the affective education curriculum of gifted or high-ability students. In the pursuit of excellence and success through a wide range of talent development facilitations and strategies, what is fundamental and crucial to enable students to achieve? The webinar together with online workshops aim to enable parents and educators to identify the importance of wellbeing for talent development, explore interactive and instructional strategies that nurture student's resilience and help them to flourish at home and school.

Workshop information and registration (click for details)

Webinar for Both PARENTS AND TEACHERS with students/ children
6 March 2021 (9:00am-10:30am) Sat
Webinar:
Positive Psychology and Wellness: A Foundation for Talent Development (J0PPW001T)
aged 10-18

Online Workshops for PARENT with children

13 March 2021 (9:00am-10:30am) Sat
Parent Workshop A:
Strategies for Enhancing Well-being of Children with High Abilities (J0PPW001W) Full
aged 10-13

13 March 2021 (11:00am-12:30pm) Sat
Parent Workshop B:
Strategies for Enhancing Well-being of Children with High Abilities (J0PPW002W) Full
aged 14-18

Online Workshops for TEACHER with students
20 March 2021 (9:00am-10:30am) Sat
Teacher Workshop 1A:
Theories and Strategies on Balancing Well-being and Academic Performance (J0PPW003W)
aged 10-13

20 March 2021 (11:00am-12:30am) Sat
Teacher Workshop 1B:
Theories and Strategies on Balancing Well-being and Academic Performance (J0PPW004W)
aged 14-18

27 March 2021 (9:00am-10:30am) Sat
Teacher Workshop 2A:
How the Teacher-Counselor Dynamic Supports Wellness of Students with High Abilities in Classroom (J0PPW005W)
aged 10-13

27 March 2021 (11:00am-12:30am) Sat
Teacher Workshop 2B:
How the Teacher-Counselor Dynamic Supports Wellness of Students with High Abilities in Classroom (J0PPW006W)
aged 14-18

About the Speaker: Michelle Muratori, Ph.D., has worked directly with highly gifted students and their parents in CTY’s Study of Exceptional Talent (SET) for 18 years. She earned her doctorate in Counselor Education from the University of Iowa , where she worked as a graduate assistant/counselor for four years at the Belin-Blank Center (https://belinblank.education.uiowa.edu/). She is also a faculty associate in the Johns Hopkins School of Education, where she has taught in the Master of Science in Counseling programme for nearly 16 years. She regularly teaches courses in counseling theories and group counseling. She has authored/coauthored several books that are relevant to this topic, including:

Muratori, M., & Haynes, R. (2020). Coping skills for a stressful world: A workbook for counselors and clients. American Counseling Association.

Corey, G., Muratori, M., Austin, J. T., & Austin, J. A (2018). Counselor self-care. American Counseling Association.

Corey, G., Corey, M. S., & Muratori, M. (2018). I never knew I had a choice: Explorations in personal growth (11th Ed.). Cengage Learning.

Muratori, M. (2007). Early entrance to college: A guide to success. Prufrock Press.

About the Facilitators: Beth Hagen, LCSW, MSW, has worked as an academic counselor with the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth for four years, and spent the last two summers working with CTY students in grades 2-6 in Hong Kong. She obtained her master’s degree in social work from the University of Minnesota. She currently works as a clinical school social worker in the state of Minnesota providing counseling services to K-12 students.

Olivia Maldonado, Psy.D., has worked as an academic counselor with the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth for 12 years, and spent the last four summers working with CTY students in grades 7-10 at the University of Hong Kong. She earned her doctorate in clinical psychology from Long Island University-C.W. Post. She currently works with children and adolescents at New York Presbyterian Hospital in New York City where she is Assistant Clinical Professor of Medical Psychology (in Psychiatry) at Columbia University Medical Center.

Venue: Online via Zoom (login details to be sent via email 1 day before the event)

Fee: Free of charge (Limited seats. Register NOW by clicking the webinar and workshop titles listed above.)

About the Programme: The “Gifted in Bloom – Harmony in Heart & Mind” programme (the Programme) with vision and dedication in enabling gifted students with a harmonious development of cognitive excellence and affective wellbeing was funded by the Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust (the Trust) in 2017 and executed by the Hong Kong Academy for Gifted Education (the Academy).

In collaboration with Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth (CTY) the programme involves research, evaluation study, and professional development to stakeholders. In this programme, CTY shares their professional knowledge in the field of positive psychology for school leaders, teachers, education professionals and parents, to nurture the wellbeing of gifted students.


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