Cross Cultural Pinwheel Education Series for Chinese Speaking Families: Understanding Child and Youth Mental Health

Cross Cultural Pinwheel Education Series for Chinese Speaking Families: Understanding Child and Youth Mental Health


Wednesday January 23, 2013


12pm - 5:30pm

Chan Auditorium, CFRI Building, BC Children's Hospital Site
950 West 28th St (entrance is at the back of the building)
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TOPICS: Dealing with Stress and Anxiety; Psychosis; Understanding ADHD & Behavioural Issues; Anger issues and Depression; Video Gaming/Internet Addiction; Dieting and Eating Disorders; Accessing Child & Youth Mental Health Services. 

AUDIENCE: Chinese parents, social service providers and anyone who are interested. (Forum will be conducted in Cantonese and Mandarin). 

CONTENT: Panel Speakers, Questions and Answers Period, and Information booths from organizations serving cross cultural families.  Light refreshments will be served.

HOW TO JOIN: In Person or computer webcast (details will follow after registration)

FREE REGISTRATION/ QUESTIONS: Phone 604-875-2084 or Toll Free 1800-665-1822, or Email:

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Map and driving directions

This series is presented in partnership with the Chinese Social Services Network


Event Materials

Cantonese Panel

Support Children in Dealing with Anxiety & Stress 扶助孩子正確處理焦慮和壓力
Dr. Sarina Kot, Psychologist, BC Children’s Hospital

ADHD and Behavioural Issues 多動症以及行為問題
Cecilia Yeung, Child & Youth Mental Health Clinician,  Vancouver Coastal Health

Looking Beyond the Anger in Youth 了解青年憤怒情緒的起因
Gabriel Fung, Associate Therapist

Accessing Child & Youth Mental Health Services

 Joshua Chin, Child & Youth Mental Health Clinician (Cantonese / Mandarin), Vancouver Coastal Health


Mandarin Panel

Mandarin Panel Introduction 普通话论坛
Moderator: Bessie Wang, Chairperson, Chinese Social Services Network

Screen technology: Enhancement or impediment? 

Benjamin Wong, Clinical Counsellor, Richmond Addiction Services

Dieting & Eating Disorders in Adolescents

Dr. Tina Wang, Psychologist, BC Children’s Hospital
Daphne Tsao, Mental Health Intake Clinician, Richmond Mental Health and Addictions Programs; Eating Disorders Counsellor, Eating Disorders Program

Dealing with Anxiety Disorder and Depression 处理焦虑症和抑郁症
Dr. Helen Huang, Mental Health Clinician, Richmond Child & Adolescent Program

Early Psychosis Intervention Program 早期精神病计划   为青少年及其家庭提供支持
Wen-Chuan Kao, Family & Group Therapist , EPI North, Fraser Health


BC Children's Hospital

This is an agency of Provincial Health Services Authority, providing provincial tertiary mental health services to the citizens of British Columbia. Programs include: Adult Tertiary Psychiatry, Geriatric Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatric Services, Child & Adolescent Mental Health, Women’s Reproductive Mental Health, as well as the Provincial Specialized Eating Disorders Program for children and youth located at the BC Children’s Hospital.

Provincial Health Services Authority

Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) is one of six health authorities – the other five health authorities serve geographic regions of BC.

Ministry of Health

British Columbia Ministry of Health

RBC Children's Mental Health Project

RBC Children’s Mental Health Project is RBC's cornerstone “health and wellness” pillar; RBC Children’s Mental Heath Project is a multi-year philanthropic commitment to support community-based and hospital programs that reduce stigma, provide early intervention and increase public awareness about children’s mental health issues.

BC Children's Hospital Foundation

Through a wide range of fundraising events and opportunities, The BC Children's Hospital Foundation is united with its donors by a single, simple passion - to improve the health and the lives of the young people who enter BC Children's Hospital every day.