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Crises are inevitable in our lives. Encountering COVID-19, our sedentary behavior and low levels of physical activity can have negative effects on individuals’ health, well-being and quality of life. Self-quarantine can also cause additional stress and challenges to the individuals’ mental health. The COVID-19 pandemic has posed new threats to families through social isolation due to physical distancing measures, school/child care closures, financial and employment insecurity, housing instability and changes to health and social care access. Apart from families, older people in Hong Kong also have a higher risk of social isolation, which makes them more likely to become sick, as their physical and mental health are affected. On a smaller scale, individual crises such as family separation, single parent families, and elderly depression have also become more common in our local society. Helping people to cope with their post-crisis emotional problems in a healthy manner and to return to their daily routines as rapidly as possible in the circumstances has become a major concern of many voluntary crisis counselling organisations. “Post Crisis Counselling” (PCC) skills can be used as a complement to traditional mental health treatment. The aim is to manage behaviors, process feelings, reduce stress and anxiety, and increase self-esteem. The course aims at enabling students to explore the essential knowledge and skills associated with PCC through interactive lectures, experiential service-based learning workshops and practicums through serving the elderly and families. Although students are not qualified as PCC specialists, it is hoped that they may be able to offer critical help to people in need whenever such situations arise upon completing this course.