Training for program implementers of project P.A.T.H.S. in Hong Kong: Secondary 2 training program

Ching Man Lam, Tan Lei Shek

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Before program implementers implement the Secondary 2 (Grade 8) program of Project P.A.T.H.S. in Hong Kong, they are required to participate in a 3-day workshop. This paper describes the objectives, curriculum, design and learning outcomes of the training program of the 3-day workshop. Three characteristics - emphasis on the strengths of the participants, focus on reflective learning and utilization of experiential learning - are intrinsic to the training program. Through the emphases of the strengths perspectives, experiential learning and reflective learning, trainees will appreciate the philosophy and desired teaching methodology of P.A.T.H.S.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)385-399
Number of pages15
JournalInternational Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2010


  • Adolescents
  • Experiential learning
  • Positive youth development
  • Project P.A.T.H.S.
  • Reflective learning
  • Strengths perspective

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

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