Live Case Demonstration by Dr. Wong Oi Ling

Live Case Demonstration by Dr. Wong Oi Ling

Trainer:   Dr. WONG Oi Ling  (王愛玲博士)
Target:    Social workers, counselors, clinical psychologists and other helping professionals

                    who are working with couples

Course Description

This course is designed for helping professionals who are interested in acquiring hands-on clinical practice in working with families. The live case demonstration provides an invaluable opportunity for participants to observe the assessment and treatment process in clinical interviews. The case formulation and post-discussion preceding and following the demonstration will enable participants to apply the systemic perspective to practice. Live family cases will be used as a platform for participants to acquire the relevant theories, understand the therapeutic process, and identify the interventions necessary to produce change in the family. The participants are welcome to bring their cases for live consultation.

Learning Objectives

  1. To acquire a systems perspective in case formulation;

  2. To equip with skills to conduct family assessment/interviews;

  3. To integrate observations with theory, resulting in appropriate interventions and decisions about treatment goals.


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).