Brief Introduction

Agency-based Enhancement of Clinical Psychological Support Services for Children under Foster Care (ABCPS) aims to provide timely assessment and expedient intervention services for foster children and youth with special needs who are waiting for long-term clinical psychological services


Target Groups

The target groups are children and youth with special needs, who are receiving our foster care services and have been waitlisting for long-term clinical psychological service. ABCPS is also extended to their parents and foster parents in handling children with special needs. Examples of special needs include suspected learning difficulties, attention deficit, hyperactivity disorder, autism and speech impairment, developmental delay, etc.


Service Objectives

  • To provide one-off/short-term case assessment/clinical consultation/clinical treatment to facilitate the cognitive, emotional and behavioral development of children and youth under foster care.
  • To provide professional consultation and training to foster care workers and foster parents regarding the management of the children and youth in care


Nature of Services

  • Case assessments,
  • Clinical consultation/treatment; and
  • Training for foster care workers and foster parents