Clinical Supervision by Dr. Wong Oi Ling

Clinical Supervision by Dr. Wong Oi Ling

Venue:    9/F, No.9, Shing Mun Road, Tsuen Wan
Trainer:   Dr. WONG Oi Ling  (王愛玲博士)
Target:    Social workers, counselors, clinical psychologists and other helping professionals

Course Description

The course aims at enhancing the participants’ clinical knowledge, skills and professional growth so that their clinical practice is conducted in the most effective, efficient and responsible manner possible. The course focuses on facilitating the participants’ development of therapeutic skills which will enhance their effectiveness in working with families and couples. Counseling core competencies that a social service practitioner must possess will be examined. The participants will be required to bring their own cases of families with difficulties, for video- or audiotape review and discussion with the instructor, who is an AAMFT Approved Supervisor. The clinical supervision group consists of approximately 8 to 10 supervisees, and all participants should have experience in working with families. Two to three supervisees will present cases in a 3-hour session, and each participant will present once during the period of training. All supervisees are expected to participate actively in class: giving constructive feedback to other participants and taking part in role-play etc.

Learning Objectives

  1. To apply family therapy techniques and interventions for a variety of presenting problems;  

  2. To evaluate the effectiveness of their practice efforts;

  3. To acquire enhanced sensitivity of cultural, gender and ethical issues in actual practice; and

  4. To reflect on interpersonal and/or intrapsychic issues which positively or negatively affect their conduct of clinical practice.


Dr. WONG Oi Ling (王愛玲博士)

BSocSc, MSocSc, PhD HK; RSW


Dr Wong Oi Ling is an AAMFT (American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy) Approved Supervisor. She is a part-time Professor of Practice (Family Therapy) at the Department of Applied Social Sciences of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Dr. Wong has been conducting training and delivering supervision courses in the field of marriage and family therapy for universities, hospitals, and social work agencies since 2000 in mainland China, Taiwan, Macau and Hong Kong. Dr. Wong also has many years of direct practice experience, especially in the mental health field. She now conducts marriage and family therapy in a private practice setting. Dr Wong has published three Chinese casebooks titled《夾缝中的孩子》(2012),《婚姻滋味──尋回相愛的甜蜜》(2015) and《代代相愛──解開糾結的關係》(2017).