Professionals

  • We employ dedicated and passionate four-year bachelor degree-holding men and women professionals from Hong Kong and abroad.

  • TCI Staff are certified by the BACB, Inc. (USA) across ALL FOUR categories of certification. TCI was the first in Hong Kong to have BCBAs.

  • Registered Behavior Technicians (RBT)

  • Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analylsts (BCaBA)

  • Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBA)

  • Board Certified Behavior Analysts – Doctoral (BCBA-D)

  • Ongoing supervision ensures that instructional practices are state-of-the-art, and applied consistently and appropriately.

 

Training

At The Children’s Institute of Hong Kong, supervision and training of staff is a formal and on going process. TCI Staff is selected based on their level of background experience, and expertise. Once hired, they experience an intensive in-house training program consisting of formal coursework and hands-on supervision. These methods are consistent with best practices in the field and utilize the Personalized System of Instruction (PSI Modules) as developed by Fred S. Keller¹ as well as The TPRA in-situ observation technique².
ABA teachers have expertise in the application of behavior analysis, problem solving, and classroom management skills. We consider them teachers and strategic scientists of instruction³.

Our training course is offered twice per year and is available to teachers and professionals throughout Hong Kong. Please contact us for more information.

¹ Keller’s Personalized System of Instruction is from the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis (1968) “Goodbye teacher...”
² The Teacher Performance Rate Accuracy observation technique was developed by Ingham & Greer (1992)
³ For more on Effective Teachers, see R. Douglas Greer’s Designing Teaching Strategies (2002)

Jeremy H. Greenberg, Ph.D., BCBA-D
Director

Dr. Jeremy H. Greenberg has joined The Children’s Institute of Hong Kong as Director in 2009. He also works with The Harbour School as a consultant and on its Senior Management Team. In his previous position, he served as Educational Coordinator at the Manhattan Children’s Center in New York, New York, USA where he has retained his role on the faculty advisory committee. 

In 2010, Dr. Greenberg founded the Hong Kong Association for Behavior Analysis where he has served as President and other Board positions. In 2012 Dr. Greenberg established the first Verified Course Sequence from the Behavior Analysis Certification Board Inc. here in Hong Kong. He has supervised over 100 teachers who have gone on to become Board Certified Behavior Analysts.  He presents annually at the International Association for Behavior Analysis Convention where he has been a member since 1993.

 

Throughout his work in the field, Jeremy has worked as a special educator, supervisor, administrator, and behavior analyst where he has effectively and efficiently provided teacher training and consultation to both public and private schools in New York and New Jersey. Dr. Greenberg’s professional certifications include Board Certified Behavior Analyst, New York State Education Department Permanent Special Education, School District Administrator, and Supervisor and Administrator of Schools. Dr. Greenberg earned three Masters’ degrees in special education and his doctorate in Special Education Applied Behavior Analysis from Teachers College Columbia University after earning a Bachelors of Arts in Psychology.  Dr. Greenberg has multiple publications in professional and international journals in fields of applied behavior analysis and education. He has served on editorial boards of professional journals such as Global Educational Review, Behavioral Development Bulletin, and other Behavior Analysis Online Journals. Dr. Greenberg has been an invited as a lecturer in Hong Kong Polytechnic University and has presented research at local conferences around Hong Kong. His research areas of interest include verbal behavior, teacher training, cost benefit analysis, and systems management of behavior analysis applied to schools.

 

Phoebe Lau, MSc, PGDE, BCBA

Head Supervisor

 

Phoebe Lau has a Masters in Developmental Psychopathology from the University of Durham, United Kingdom.  She is also a graduate member of the Hong Kong Psychological Society.  In addition to her Psychology degree, Ms. Phoebe has also received a qualified teaching status (PGDE) approved by the Hong Kong Education Bureau in 2013. 

Ms. Phoebe worked in London providing support to adults with autism for a year and a half.  After returning to Hong Kong, she has been teaching children with autism, ADHD and global developmental delay by conducting Applied Behavioural Analysis in both one-to-one and group instructional settings.   She conducts assessments and implements Individualised Education Plans, behavioural intervention plans for students. In 2016, she received the Board Certified Behaviour Analyst (BCBA) certification, since then she is involved in training and supervising staff who are working towards BCBA / BCaBA certification.

 

 

Daryl Cheung, MSc, MA, BCBA

Supervisor

 

Daryl Cheung completed her masters degree in Stroke and Clinical Neuroscience from The Chinese University of Hong Kong and her B.Sc. in Neuroscience from The University of Toronto, Canada.  She has received her Advanced Behavioural Science diploma from George Brown College, Toronto, Canada. In addition, she completed the Masters of Arts in Professional Behaviour Analysis. In 2020, she obtained her Board Certified Behaviour Analyst (BCBA) credential.

Her professional experiences included working with children and teenagers with ASD, ADHD and developmental delay. She is knowledgeable in applying Applied Behavioural Analysis in one to one setting, as well as group and integrating students into the mainstream classes. She has successfully assisted students become independent in mainstream classes. She also has experience with local schools in Hong Kong. Within the local school setting, she has designed and implemented goup or one to one lessons to teenagers with special education needs. These lessons focused on social and emotional support.

 

Jamie So, MSSc, MA, BCBA

Supervisor

 

Jamie So completed her Masters degree in Applied Behavior Analysis from the St. Cloud State University, the United States, and a Masters degree in Behavioural Health from the University of Hong Kong. 

 

She is a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst (BCBA) with experience in teaching children with Autism, ADHD, and other learning disabilities by implementing interventions based on Applied Behavioural Analysis in both one-to-one and group instructional settings.  She also has experience in designing individualised educational and behavioural interventions plans, and supporting students in mainstream school settings.  

 

 

 

 

 

Jennie Chow

Office Manager

Jennie joined The Children’s Institute of Hong Kong as Administrative Assistant in 2013, overseeing the office operations including enrollment, finance, human resources and general administration of the organization.

 

Jennie has had over 20 years of administrative and supervisory experience in various multi-national companies in Hong Kong before joining the team, responsible for office management and supervising the administrative staff.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jackie Kwan, 

Group A Head Teacher

Jackie completed her M.SSc. in Counselling from the University of Hong Kong and her B.A. in Psychology from the University of California, Berkeley. She is currently in the process of obtaining her M.A. in Special Education and the Board Certified Behavior Analyst credential. 

 

Jackie has experience working with children and teenagers with Autism, ADHD, learning disabilities and emotional and behavioral problems. Her professional experience includes designing and implementing Applied Behavioral Interventions individually and in small groups, as well as shadowing students in mainstream classrooms to promote student independence.  

 

 

 

Nathania Wong, M.A.

Group B Head Teacher

Nathania completed her undergraduate studies in Vancouver Simon Fraser University with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Linguistics with Certificate in Linguistics of Speech Science and Certificate in Teacher English as a Second Language. She returned to Hong Kong for her Masters in Child and Family Education from Education University of Hong Kong. She is currently in the process of obtaining the Board Certified Behaviour Analyst credential. 

 

Ms Nathania has experience in working with children in both one-on-one and integrated classroom settings. Her experience also includes designing and implementing interventions based on Applied Behaviour for children from kindergarten to middle school with ASD, ADHD, and other learning disabilities. 

 

 

 

 

 

Stephanie Ng, MSSc, BCaBA

Group C Head Teacher

Stephanie has a Bachelor of Science with Honours in Psychology from Swansea University, United Kingdom. She has completed her Masters in Applied Psychology at Hong Kong Polytechnic University. She received her Board Certified Assistant Behaviour Analyst (BCaBA) credential since 2014. She has her first journal article published on the Psychological Record in 2013. She is currently in the process of obtaining the BCBA credential.  

 

Her professional experience includes designing and conducting interventions for children with special education needs in one-to-one instructional settings as well as group settings based on Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) and Verbal Behaviour (VB).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Angie Kwong

Group D Head Teacher

Ms Angie Kwong completed her BA in Psychology from Chapman university in California. After graduation, she joined a team of Applied Behavior Analysis professionals in working one to one with children with special needs at a home based setting. Upon returning to Hong Kong in 2011, Miss Kwong has been responsible for designing and implementing individualized education plans for students, shadowing a students in a mainstream classroom, creating and executing lesson plans at a kindergarten level with small groups of student. 

Angie is a Certified Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI®) MAPA Instructor.  

 

 

 

 

 

Karol Cheung, BCBA

Group E Head Teacher

Karol Cheung completed her Masters degree in Applied Behaviour Analysis and her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Bangor University, the United Kingdom. She is a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst (BCBA) with experience in teaching children with special education needs in one-to-one instructional settings as well as group settings. Her professional experience also include designing and implementing interventions based on Applied Behaviour for children with autism, ADHD and other developmental delays.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Candy Tsang, B.CogSc. (The University of Hong Kong), BCaBA

Head Teacher Small Group Class (M Place, Wong Chuk Hang)

Candy Tsang graduated from the University of Hong Kong with a Bachelor in Cognitive Science. She has obtained a Board Certified Assistant Behaviour Analyst (BCaBA) certification. She is currently working towards her Master in Education (Inclusive education) and BCBA credentials.

Her professional experience includes designing and implementing interventions based on Applied Behaviour Analysis in both one-to-one and group instructional settings. She has extensive experience working with students from kindergarten to high school with learning disabilities. 

Theodora Fok, M.A.

Head Teacher AM/PM Class (M Place, Wong Chuk Hang)

Theodora has completed her Masters degree in Psychology (specialized in Applied Behavior Analysis) from Capella University in 2017 and completed her Bachelor of Psychology from the University of California, Davis, United States, in 2012. She is in the process of obtaining the Board Certified Behavior Analyst Certification.

 

For the past five years in TCI, Theodora worked with students aged from 3 to 16 with ASD, global delay, dyslexia and other diagnoses in both one-on-one and classroom settings. She is also experienced in designing, implementing and systematically monitoring self-acquisition and behavior management programs regarding verbal behavior, social skills, academic skills, functional communication system and self-help skills such as toilet training. Theodora’s experiences include assisting students in integrated education settings from kindergarten to middle school

Ingrid Chung, M.Sc.

Educational Coordinator

Ingrid Chung completed her Master of Science degree in Educational Psychology from University College of London and her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Durham University in the United Kingdom. She is also a graduate member of the Hong Kong Psychological Society, and is currently pursuing her Board Certified Behaviour Analyst credentials.

 

Her professional experience includes working with children with special education needs in one-to-one instructional settings and integrated settings from kindergarten to middle school. She also has experience in designing and implementing interventions based on Applied Behaviour Analysis for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and developmental delays.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bernice Wong, B.S.

Administrative Assistant (HR)

Bernice completed her Bachelor degree in Sociology from the University of Sussex, United Kingdom. She received a Child Development certification from The Hong Kong Institute of Education. She also had experience in teaching children with special needs. She has expertise in Human Resource Management at TCI and previously form a large retail company in the HR team.