University Adjustment

University life is a time of growth and development, as well as a time of challenge! It is our pleasure to be your company to learn, to explore and to flourish together in your time at HKUST.  Our counseling team sincerely walks you through our programs so that you can be better-equipped for your university life.

 

Peer Support

Peer Counselor Training Program aims at equipping a group of dedicated and respectful students to reach out to their peers who are in need of support, encouragement, companionship and resource information on campus.

Psychological Assessment

Through evidence-based psychological assessments, student can gain better awareness of their psychological well-being, enhance self-understanding, promote personal growth, and get clearer direction in pursuing their life-long goals.

Students can take the following online self-assessments or make an appointment with our Student Counselors to have assessments conducted by Counselors and debriefing on the assessment results.

We must not allow other people’s limited perceptions to define us.

Virginia Satir

大学生心理健康量表 (在线施测)

请先阅览以下指示, 才进入心理测验主页的超链接. (你可以随时查看此页寻找帮助.)

预备清单:

  1. 你的在线施测专用登入数据: 登入名称, 登入密码 及 单位代码.
  2. 你的香港科技大学学生证上的学生号码

步骤:

  1. 进入心理测验主页: http://www.tests.com.tw/mhsyf.asp
  2. 输入预备清单 (1) 的数据
  3. 成功登入后你会看见以下画面.  请在 “班级”字段填上你的 “学系”, 在 “座号” 字段填上你的 “香港科技大学学生证上的学生号码”
  4. 完成整个测验

感谢你付出宝贵的时间!


步骤(3)示范图:

New Student Orientation

New Student Orientation sessions are organized for all students new to our campus, including local, mainland and international undergraduates (UG), research postgraduates (RPG), taught postgraduates (TPG) - introducing counseling services to students, giving them ideas how fruitful their university life could be, providing them solutions to the challenges they may face, as well as building a platform to make new friends.

 

Personalized Assistance

Additional assistance tailored for students with different backgrounds and needs are also available:

Be our Peer Counselors

Peer counseling can be a very rewarding and gratifying experience by exploring valuable helping skills and acquiring elementary mental health knowledge.  You may learn how to observe others while listening actively, communicating empathetically and responding non-judgmentally.  You may also appreciate emotions as a universal language and trusting relationships as a human need.

 

What can you get?

  • Enjoy a series of training and enrichment workshops for FREE

  • Help / accompany your peers to overcome difficult times

  • Share your personal story and gain valuable counseling / peer support experience

  • Participate proactively in Counseling and Wellness Center's events and activities

  • Develop effective listening, communication, and interpersonal skills

  • Make great friends


What do Peer Counselors do?

 

Application for Peer Counselors opens every year from late Aug to late Oct.  Please stay tuned and grasp the application window to join us!

Get to Know our Peer Counselors

Sharing from Peer Counselors

 

 

Peter Tang (SENG)

Erin Ng (ENVR)


Ann Zhang (IELM)

Kingsley Chong (MARK)

Get Connected with Peer Counselors

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Reference Books / Websites

University Student Life
Study
Social / Friendship
Mood / Emotions
Behavioral Concerns (e.g., Addiction, Harassment)
Personal Growth & Development
Psychological Disorders
Family
Love & Relationship

Mobile Apps / Movies / Dramas

 

新生精神康復會 newlife.330

MooDIY-HK

Oxford MBCT 

 

Plum Village: Zen Meditation

 

 

 

 

Inside Out

A Beautiful Mind

Intouchables

Atypical (drama available on Netflix)

 

 

 

 

Self-assessment

 

Stress & Emotion Wellness

- Mood and Stress Assessment (DASS)

    English | Chinese

- Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale (CES-D)

    English | Chinese

- 抑鬱及焦慮情緒自我測試 (PHQ-9 & GAD-7)

    Chinese

- Caritas Mental Health Assessments (Insomnia, Depressed Mood, Family Relationship, Anxiety)

    Bilingual

Personality & Self-esteem

- Character Strengths

    Bilingual

Preliminary assessment on Mental Health concerns

- Quick Self Screening Test for Early Psychosis (HA)

    English | Chinese

- Adult ADHD Screening Test

    English

- Eating Attitude Test (EAT-26) (HEDA)

    English | Chinese

- Problem Gambling (DSM-IV-MR-J)

    Chinese

Assessment Conducted by Counselors

MAKE AN APPOINTMENT

 

Counseling and Wellness Center offers the following wide range of psychological assessment.  Student can make counseling appointment with a Student Counselor.  Our Student Counselor will discuss with you and recommend appropriate psychological assessment for you.  You may also discuss the assessment results of the above online self-assessment with our Student Counselors.

 

 

Stress & Emotion Wellness

Psychological Assessment

Description

Language

Beck Depression Inventory (BDI)

Beck Depression Inventory is one of the most widely used questionnaires for detecting depression and assessing the severity of depression.

English

貝克憂鬱量表

貝克憂鬱量表是 Beck Depression Inventory 的中文翻譯版本,可以檢測憂鬱和量度憂鬱情緒的嚴重程度。

Chinese

Beck Anxiety Inventory (BAI)

Beck Anxiety Inventory is a popular short screening questionnaire to assess the somatic and psychological symptoms of anxiety.

English

貝克焦慮量表

貝克焦慮量表是 Beck Anxiety Inventory 的中文翻譯版本, 用以量度身體和心理方面的焦慮症狀。

Chinese

Beck Hopelessness Scale

Beck Hopelessness Scale is used to measure the degree in loss of motivation and hope about future.

English

Coping Response Inventory

Coping Response Inventory assesses how people cope with their recent problems or stressful events.  It identifies both positive and negative ways of coping and provides valuable information to understand people's usual pattern of coping response and shed light on ways of making changes.

English

Eating Disorder Inventory

Eating Disorder Inventory is designed to assess different types of eating disorders.  It also helps to understand the reasons behind the eating disorder for each individual.

English

Connor-Davidson Resilience Scale

The Connor-Davidson Resilience Scale is a well-researched questionnaire which measures individual's psychological resilience among clinical and nonclinical populations. 

English | Chinese

 

 

Study & College Adjustment

Psychological Assessment

Description

Language

大學生心理健康量表

大學生心理健康量表適合給予大學生填寫,可以幫助每位同學了解潛在的心理困擾,困擾的類型與強度。

Chinese

College Adjustment Scale

The College Adjustment Scale is designed to help college students who are experiencing psychological and/or adjustment problems to identify the source(s) of the problems.

English

Student Adaptation to College Questionnaire (SACQ)

The Student Adaptation to College Questionnaire assesses students' overall adjustment to college, as well as adjustment in four specific areas: Academic Adjustment, Personal-Emotional Adjustment, Social Adjustment and Attachment to the University.

English

Learning and Study Strategies Inventory (LASSI)

The Learning and Study Strategies Inventory is a widely-used assessment of students' study skills.  It measures students' awareness about and use of learning and study strategies, relating to study skills, motivation and strategic learning.  It provides valuable information on how to make changes to achieve successful learning.

English

 

 

Life Planning

Psychological Assessment

Description

Language

Self Directed Search

Self Directed Search is designed to help students to learn about their personality and career options.  It asks questions about your aspirations, activities, competencies, and level of interest in different occupations, and then identifies occupations that match with your interests, abilities, and personalities.

English

生涯發展阻隔因素量表

生涯發展阻隔因素量表是專為大學生設計的問卷,以幫助每位同學了解和覺察到阻礙自己人生正向發展的各種因素,從而可以做出相應的改進。

Chinese

 

 

Personality & Self-esteem

Psychological Assessment

Description

Language

NEO Personality Inventory-3                (NEO-PI-3)

The NEO-PI-3 is one of the most popular personality tests measuring Big Five personality traits -- Neuroticism, Extraversion, Openness, Agreeableness, and Conscientiousness, and provides a comprehensive and detailed assessment of normal adult personality.

English

Tennesse Self-Concept Scale

Tennesse Self-Concept Scale is a popular psychological test measuring people's self-concept in different domains.  It is useful for students to gain more understanding and insight about themselves.

English

 

 

Policies and Ethical Guidelines

All assessment are only made available and used ethically (adherence to copyright and licensing rights) by qualified users with appropriate training, competence and experience.  
All assessment tools are not to be taken outside the assessment venue. 

 

Confidentiality and Use of Assessment Results

Conversations and assessment results are treated with strict confidentiality and in compliance with the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance of Hong Kong.  Your data may also be used for research and analysis / statistical purposes.  Names and other personal identifiers must be removed for research use or other statistical purposes.