Youth and Childhood Research Programme

 

About the program

 

 

This Research Program aims at generating research-based knowledge to facilitate understanding of young people and developing theory and practice of youth research and youth service. It thereby incorporates both quantitative and qualitative research methods to elucidate and explain issues pertaining to young people. The Research Program works closely with other children and youth research centers in promoting, exchanging and conducting childhood and youth research. It also serves as a resource in Chinese society for assembling academic colleagues from various disciplines and practitioners in different fields to work on policies, services, developments and problems of young people.

 

The specific objectives of the Research Program are as follows:

 

A. To conduct research on social policies, services, and issues pertaining to young people

B. To develop indigenous knowledge and practices in working with young people

C. To promote cross-disciplinary collaboration and partnership with other children and youth

     research organizations

D. To publish academic research reports, papers, monographs, and books.

 

Research Areas

 

 

The research areas of this research program include:

 

  1. Children and youth policies
  2. Children and youth services
  3. Mutual aid and youth empowerment
  4. Social exclusion and youth citizenship
  5. Service learning and youth development
  6. Juvenile delinquency
  7. School violence
  8. Youth unemployment
  9. Youth and family
  10. Adolescent mental health
  11. Adolescent sex education

 

People

 

 

Program Director
Prof. NGAI Sek-yun, Steven
倪錫欽教授
Tel: 3943 7512
E-mail: syngai@cuhk.edu.hk
Academic and Professional Qualifications
BSocSc (HKU); MSW, PhD (CUHK); RSW

Research Award
Research Excellence Award (2010-11), CUHK
Specialty and Research Interests
Social exclusion and youth citizenship, youth services and new managerialism, politics of youth work practice, mutual aid and youth empowerment, service-learning and leadership development, and qualitative research methodology.

Member List as at September 2013


Prof. LAM Ching-man
林靜雯教授
Tel: 3943 7511
E-mail: chingmanlam@cuhk.edu.hk
Academic and Professional Qualifications
BSSc (CUHK); MSW (McG.); PhD (W. Laurier); RSW
Specialty and Research Interests
Clinical practice, marital and family therapy, field education, process and outcome evaluation in family therapy, exploration of worker-client relationship, adolescence and family studies.

Dr. LAU Yuk-king
劉玉瓊博士
Tel: 3943 7552
E-mail: yklau@cuhk.edu.hk
Academic and Professional Qualifications
BSSc, MSW, PhD (CUHK); RSW
Specialty and Research Interests
Family social work, school social work, family therapy, practice research, women and family study.

Prof. CHEN Ji-kang
陳季康教授
Tel: 3943 7505
E-mail: jkchen@swk.cuhk.edu.hk
Academic and Professional Qualifications
BA(Social Work)(National Taiwan U); MSW(Washington U); PhD(Southern California)
Specialty and Research Interests
Cross-cultural research, school violence, family violence, community violence, sexual abuse, youth delinquency and adolescent metal health.

 

Prof. To Siu-ming
陶兆銘教授
Tel: 3943 7375
Email: smto@swk.cuhk.edu.hk
Academic and Professional Qualifications
BSSc (CUHK), PhD (CUHK), RSW
Specialty and Research Interests
Youth services and youth work practice, family education, school social work, qualitative research methodology, program evaluation

 

Prof. Wu Qiao-bing
巫俏冰教授
Tel: 3943 7506
Email: qbwu@swk.cuhk.edu.hk
Academic and Professional Qualifications
Ph.D., MPH (University of Southern California); M.Phil. (Chinese University of Hong Kong); B.Law (Peking University)
Specialty and Research Interests
Specialties: Health, Mental Health, and Health Related Behaviors of Children and Adolescents; Health Disparities; Migration; Social Capital; Intervention/Prevention Research; Dissemination and Implementation of Evidence-Based Practice; Advanced Statistical Methods/Mixed Methods

 

Program Secretary
Ms. Ng Lai-yin
吳麗賢小姐
Tel: 3943 1709
E-mail: lyng@swk.cuhk.edu.hk

 

Research Projects

 

 

Year Name of faculty staff Projects Sponsor
2010 - 2012

Ngai Sek-yum, Steven (PI)
Ngai Nan-pun (Co-I)

“Project Muguet” – A Research and Service Development Project for Drug-abusing Mothers Beat Drugs Fund Association
2010 - 2012 Ngai Sek-yum, Steven (PI)
Ngai Nan-pun (Co-I)
Mobilizing Community Support for Young Drug Service Users’ Community Attachment Beat Drugs Fund Association
2010 - 2012

Ngai Sek-yum, Steven (PI)
Ngai Nan-pun (Co-I)

Effects of Service Participation and Social Capital on the School-to-Work Transition of Economically Disadvantaged Young People
Research Grant council
2009 Ngai Sek-yum, Steven (PI)
Ngai Nan-pun (Co-I)
Navigator to Community Service in Other Learning Experiences: From Experience to Learning
Education Bureau, Hong Kong SAR Government
2008-2010 Ngai Sek-yum, Steven (PI)
Cheung Chau-kiu (PI)
Ngai Ngan-pun (Co-I)
Kwok Nai-yung (Co-I)
Szeto Ming-wong(Co-I)
Chan kin-yi
Effective Ways to Dispel Misunderstandings about Psychotropic Substances in Youth at Risk for Drug Abuse Problems Beat Drugs Fund Association, Hong Kong SAR Government
2008-2010 Ngai Sek-yum, Steven (PI)
Cheung Chau-kiu (PI)
Ngai Ngan-pun (Co-I)
Chan Kwok-bong (Co-I)
Partnership Scheme of ther Learning Experiences on Community Service Education Bureau,Hong Kong SAR Government
2007-2009 Ngai Sek-yum, Steven (PI)
Cheung Chau-kiu (Co-I)
Ngai Ngan-pun (Co-I)
Mutual Aid among Youth with Emotional and Behavioral Problems Research Grant Council
2007-2008 Ngai Ngan-pun (PI)
Ngai Sek-yum, Steven(Co-I; Contributuon: 30%)
Cheung Chau-kiu (Co-I)
Sex Education Curriculum in Macau Education & Youth Affairs Bureau, Macau SAR Government
2012-present To Siu-ming (PI) A Shared Journey of Parent Growth and Development: School-Based Parent Education and Parent Support Network Quality Education Fund, Hong Kong
2012-present To Siu-ming (PI) Development and Validation of the Parental Meaning Questionnaire Hong Kong Institute of Educational Research, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
2012-present To Siu-ming (PI) Research on Young Workers’ Life Concerns, Work Values, and Job Decision-making: A Case Study of the Jetta Company Limited Jetta Company Limited
2012-present To Siu-ming (PI) A Study of the Impacts of Accessing Sexually Explicit Online Materials on Adolescents’ Attitudes, Knowledge and Behavior Relating to Sex Direct Grant for Research, Social Science Panel, CUHK
2012-present To Siu-ming (PI) Exposure to Sexually Explicit Online Materials among Adolescents in Hong Kong: An Exploratory Study of its Prevalence and Underlying Factors Madam Tan Jen Chiu Fund, Department of Social Work, CUHK
2010 - present Chen J.K. (consultant) Adolescent Life Event Survey in Taipei County Taipei County Government, Taiwan
Apr 2010 - Apr 2011 M. C. Yang (PI)
Lam Ching-man (Co-I)
Out-migrating or returning migrant: A study on young Chinese Canadian in Hong Kong Metropolis British Columbia
Aug 2010 - Mar 2011 Wei Hsi-Sheng (PI)
Chen J.K. (Co-I)
Adolescent Life Event Survey in Taiwan Children Bureau of Ministry of the Interior, Taiwan
Mar 2009 - Dec 2016 Daniel Shek (PI)
Lam Ching-man (Co-PI)
P.A.T.H.S. to adulthood: A Jockey Club youth enhancement scheme (P.A.T.H.S. II)
Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust
2009 - 2011 To Siu-ming (PI) An Action Research on the Family Education Supportive Project organized by the Federation of Parent-Teacher Association, Kowloon City Federation of Parent-teacher Association, Kowloon
2009-Present Chen J.K(PI) A Pilot Study of School Violence among Chinese Societies: An Examination of Prevalence and Associates of School Violence in Hong Kong, Mainland China and Taiwan. CUHK Direct Grant for Research
Apr 2009 - Mar 2010

Wei Hsi-Sheng (PI)
Chen J.K(Co-I)

Adolescent Life Event Survey in Yi-Lan County Yi-Lan County Goverment, Taiwan
Dec 2008 - Jun 2009 YE Shengquan, Sam(PI) Measuring Affect: Does Wording Effect Play a Role? CUHK Direct Grant for Research
2007-present Dr. Wei, Hsi-Sheng(PI)
Chen J.K (Co-I)
Investigating the Relationship between Middle School Students’ Self-orientation and Their Involvement in Bullying (國中學童同儕欺凌行為與自我取向之相關性研究) University of Shih Chien, Taipei, Taiwan
2007-2008 Chen J.K(PI) School Social Dynamics as Mediators of Students’ Personal Traits and Family Factors on the Perpetration of School Violence in Taiwan Chiang Ching-Kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange (USA) (蔣經國國際學術交流基金會中華民國博士論文獎學金)
Mar 2006 - Dec 2012

Daniel Shek (PI)
Lam Ching-man (Co-PI)

P.A.T.H.S. to adulthood: A Jockey Club youth enhancement scheme. Component 4 Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust

 

Publications (Major publications over the past five years)

 

 

  • Cheung, C.K., & Ngai, S.S.Y. (2013). Reducing youth’s drug abuse through training social workers for cognitive-behavioral integrated treatment. Children and Youth Services Review, 35, 302-311.
  • To, S.M., Iu Kan, S.M., & Ngai, S.S.Y. (2013). Interaction effects between exposure to sexually explicit online materials and individual, family, and extrafamilial factors on Hong Kong high school students' beliefs about gender role equality and body-centered sexuality. Youth and Society. DOI: 10.1177/0044118X13490764
  • Ngai, S.Y., & Fang, W. (2013). Rural-urban migration and social exclusion: The case of young migrant workers in Hangzhou, China. Paper presented at the 12th Nordic Youth Research Symposium on “Changing Societies and Cultures: Youth in the Digital Age,” Tallinn, Estonia, June 12-14, 2013.
  • Ngai, S.S.Y., Cheung, C.K., & Chan, K.B. (2013). Service-learning and community partnerships: A study of Hong Kong secondary school teachers. Paper presented at the 4th Asia-Pacific Regional Conference on Service-Learning, Hong Kong, June 4-7, 2013.
  • Ngai, S.S.Y. (2013). Service use, family social capital, school social capital and psychosocial development: A study of secondary school students living in low-income families. Paper presented at the CUHK 50th Anniversary Social Work Postgraduate Research Symposium, Hong Kong, May 30-31, 2013.
  • Ngai, S.S.Y., Cheung, C.K., Kwok, N.Y., & Szeto, M.W. (2012). Effective ways to dispel of at-risk youth’s misunderstandings about psychotropic substances. Paper presented at the International Conference on “Evidence-Based Practice and the Search for Intervention Effectiveness: Why Context Matters?”, Hong Kong, October 12, 2012.
  • Ngai, S.S.Y., Cheung, C.K., & Liu, Y.. (2012). Parent-child relationship, friendship networks and developmental outcomes: A study of young people from low-income families in Hong Kong. Paper presented at the International Conference on “Social Welfare Policies in Chinese Societies,” Hong Kong, September 4-5, 2012.
  • Ngai, S.S.Y., Cheung, C.K., & Ngai, N.P. (2012). Youth policies and services in Chinese societies. International Journal of Adolescence and Youth, 17, 63-64.
  • To, S.M., Ngai, S.S.Y., & Iu Kan, S.M. (2012). Direct and mediating effects of accessing sexually explicit online materials on Hong Kong adolescents’ attitude, knowledge, and behavior relating to sex. Children and Youth Services Review, 34, 2156-2163.
  • Ngai, N.P., Ngai, S.S.Y., Cheung, C.K., & To, S.M. (2012). Youth leadership training in Hong Kong: Current developments and the way ahead. International Journal of Adolescence and Youth, 17, 165-179.
  • Ngai, S.S.Y., Cheung, C.K., & Ngai, N.P. (2012). Effects of service use, family social capital, and school social capital on psychosocial development among economically disadvantaged secondary school students in Hong Kong. International Journal of Adolescence and Youth,17, 2-3, 131-148.
  • Ngai, S.S.Y., Cheung, C.K., & Ngai, N.P. (2011). Social work inputs, change-inducing group mechanisms, and mutual aid among young people with emotional and behavioral problems. International Journal of Adolescence & Youth, 16(3), 265-288. 
  • Wang, M., & Ngai, S.S.Y. (2011). The effects of single parenthood on educational aspiration: A comparative study of children in the United Kingdom and Hong Kong. Child and Youth Services, 32(2), 135-154.  
  • Ngai, S.S.Y., Cheung, C.K., & Ngai, N.P. (2011). Factors essential to successful transition from school to work: A study of the economically disadvantaged youth in Hong Kong. Proceedings of the Childhoods Conference: Mapping the Landscape of Childhood, Lethbridge, Canada, May 5-7, 2011.
  • Ngai, S.S.Y., & Fang Wei. (2011). Social exclusion of young rural-urban migrant workers in Hangzhou, China. Proceedings of the Conference on Global Society, Cosmopolitism and Human Rights, Rome, Italy, June 7-8, 2011.
  • Ngai, S.S.Y., & Lu, D.P. (2010). Extracurricular involvement in community youth centers: A study of school-aged adolescents, parents and center staff in Mainland China. International Journal of Adolescence & Youth, 16, 47-68.
  • Ngai, S.S.Y., Cheung, C.K., & Ngai, N.P. (2010). Effects of social capital and financial capital on the developmental outcomes of economically disadvantaged young people. Proceedings of the Symposium on Comparative Research on Social Welfare Policies in Chinese Societies, Hong Kong, December 10-11, 2010. 
  • Cheung, C.K., Ngai, S.S.Y., & Ngai, N.P. (2010). Work attitudes of unemployed youth in Hong Kong, Shanghai, and Tianjin. Proceedings of the Symposium on Comparative Research on Social Welfare Policies in Chinese Societies, Hong Kong, December 10-11, 2010.   
  • Ngai, S.S.Y., & Ngai, N.P. (2010). Training schemes for young people not in education, employment or training in Hong Kong. Proceedings of the Conference on New Directions for Social Policy under Changing Modes of Economic Development, Tianjin, China, May 13-14, 2010.
  • Ngai, S.S.Y., Cheung, C.K., Ngai, N.P., & Chan, K.B. (2010). Strategies for effective community partnerships in service-learning. Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Community Psychology, Puebla, Mexico, June 3-5, 2010.  
  • Ngai, S.S.Y., Cheung, C.K., & Ngai, N.P. (2010). Factors conducive to mutual aid among young people with emotional and behavioral problems. Proceedings of the 17th ISA World Congress of Sociology, Gothenburg, Sweden, July 11-18, 2010.
  • Ngai, S.S.Y., Cheung, C.K., Ngai, N.P., & To, S.M. (2009). Public assistance reception, social service use, and developmental outcomes among economically disadvantaged young people. International Journal of Adolescence & Youth, 15, 103-120. 
  • Ngai, S.S.Y., Cheung, C.K., Ngai, N.P., & Chan, K.B. (2009). Building reciprocal partnerships for service-learning: The experiences of Hong Kong secondary school teachers. Child & Youth Services, 31, 170-187.
  • Ngai, S.S.Y., Cheung, C.K., & Ngai, N.P. (2009). Building mutual aid among young people with emotional and behavioral problems: The experiences of Hong Kong social workers. Adolescence, 44, 447-463. 
  • Ngai, S.S.Y., & Cheung, C.K. (2009). Idealism, altruism, career orientation and emotional exhaustion among social work undergraduates. Journal of Social Work Education, 45(1), 105-121.
  • Fang, W., & Ngai, S.S.Y. (2009). On the indigenization of social exclusion among young rural-urban migrant workers: The case of Hangzhou, a coastal city in China. International Journal of Adolescence & Youth, 15, 193-216.
  • Ngai, S.S.Y. (2009). The effects of program characteristics and psychological engagement on service-learning outcomes: A study of university students in Hong Kong. Adolescence, 44, 375-389.
  • Ngai, S.S.Y., & Cheung, C.K. (2009). The effects of parental care and parental control on the internal assets of adolescent children in Hong Kong. International Journal of Adolescence & Youth, 15, 235-255.
  • Cheung, C.K., & Ngai, S.S.Y. (2009). Surviving hegemony through resistance and identity articulation among outreaching social workers. Child & Adolescent Social Work Journal, 26(1), 15-37.
  • Ngai, S.S.Y., Ngai, N.P., & Cheung, C.K. (2009). Mutual aid among young people with emotional and behavioral problems: A proposed theoretical framework. International Journal of Adolescence & Youth, 14(4), 353-365.
  • Wong-Kim, E., Sormanti, M., Tang, K.L., & Ngai, S.S.Y. (2009). Talking cancer, saving lives: Breast cancer awareness training for health professionals in Hong Kong. International Quarterly of Community Health Education, 28(4), 305-318.
  • Ngai, S.S.Y. (2009). Service-learning, personal development and social commitment: The experience of a local service-learning program at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Proceedings of the 5th International Interuniversity Scientific Conference, Moscow, Russia, April 16-18, 2009.
  • Ngai, S.S.Y., Cheung, C.K., & Ngai, N.P. (2009). Building mutual aid among young people with emotional and behavioral problems: A study of social workers in Hong Kong. Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, Athens, Greece, July 8-11, 2009.

 

 

  • Chen, J.K. & Wei, H.S. (2013). School violence, social support and psychological health among Taiwanese junior high school students. Child Abuse & Neglect, 37(4), 252-262.
  • Wei, H.S. & Chen, J.K. (2013). The relationships between family financial stress, mental health problems, child rearing practice, and school involvement among Taiwanese parents with school-aged children. Journal of Child and Family Studies. DOI: 10.1007/s10826-013-9772-8.
  • Chen, J. K. & Astor, R.A. (2012). School variables as mediators of the effect of personal and family factors on school violence in Taiwanese junior high schools. Youth & Society, 44(2), 175-200
  • Wei, H.S. & Chen, J.K. (2012). Aggressive yet adaptive: The moderating effect of Machiavellianism on the relationships between physical bullying, peer acceptance, and academic achievement. School Psychology International, 33(3), 345-363
  • Wei, H.S. & Chen, J.K.. (2012). Exploring factors associated with peer sexual harassment victimization among Taiwanese adolescents. Sex Roles, 66, 66-78.
  • Chiang, C. P., Wei, H. S., Chen, J. K. & Hutchison, B. (March, 2012). School Bullying: a cross-sectional study of Taiwan and the U.S. Paper presented in The Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Annual Meeting, New York City, NY.
  • Chen, J.K. (November, 2011). School factors and school violence. Paper presented in 2011 Annual Conference of The Fourth Conference of Taiwan Youth Project. Taipei, Taiwan.
  • Wei, H.S. & Chen, J.K. (2011). The impacts of school violence on Taiwanese adolescent mental health. (校園暴力對青少年心理健康的影響) Newsletter of Taiwan Association Against Depression, 10(2), 3-6.
  • Chen, J. K. (2010). School violence perpetration in Taiwan: examining how western risk factors predict school violence in an Asian culture. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 25 (8), 1388-1410  (SSCI Journal List).
  • Chen, J.K. & Wei, H.S. (2011). Student victimization by teachers in Taiwan: prevalence and associations. Child Abuse & Neglect, 35(5), 382-390. (SSCI, IF=1.945, Social Work: Rank 3 of 39; Family Studies: 6 of 40; Social Psychology: 14 of 58).
  • Chen, J. K. & Astor, R.A. (2011). Students’ personal traits, violence exposure, family factors, school dynamics and the perpetration of violence in Taiwanese elementary schools. Health Education Research, 26(1), 150-166. (SSCI, IF=1.889, Education Research: Ranked 19 of 184; Public, Environmental and Occupational Health: Rank 28 of 116).
  • Chen, J.K. & Wei, H.S. (2011). The impact of school violence on self-esteem and depression among Taiwanese junior high school students. Social Indicator Research, 100 (3), 479-498. (SSCI, IF= 1.00, Social Science, Interdisciplinary: Ranked 25 of 84; Sociology: 44 of 132).
  • Chen, J. K. & Astor, R.A. (2011). School engagement, risky peer, and student-teacher relationships as mediators of school violence in Taiwanese vocational vs. academically oriented high schools. Journal of Community Psychology, 39(1), 10-30. (SSCI, IF=0.792, Social Work: Rank 18 of 39; Public, Environmental and Occupational Health: 89 of 116).
  • Wei, H.S. & Chen, J.K. (2011). The impacts of school violence on Taiwanese adolescent mental health. (校園暴力對青少年心理健康的影響) Newsletter of Taiwan Association Against Depression, 10(2), 3-6.
  • Wei, H.S., Sun, S.W., Liu, S.F., & Chen, J.K. (2011). Report of Children and Adolescent Life Event Survey in Taiwan:Chilldren (中華民國九十九年臺閩地區兒童及青少年生活狀況調查報告: 兒童報告書)。Children’s Bureau, Ministry of the Interior, Taipei, Taiwan (中華民國內政部兒童局補助)
  • Wei, H.S., Sun, S.W., Liu, S.F., & Chen, J.K. (2011). Report of Children and Adolescent Life Event Survey in Taiwan:Adolescence (中華民國九十九年臺閩地區兒童及青少年生活狀況調查報 告:青少年報告書)。Children’s Bureau, Ministry of the Interior, Taipei, Taiwan (中華民國內政部兒童局補助)
  • Chen, J. K. & Astor R.A. (2010). School violence perpetration in Taiwan: examining how western risk factors predict school violence in an Asian culture. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 25(8), 1388-1410. (SSCI, IF=1.354, Criminology & Penology: Ranked 13 of 46; Family Studies: 15 of 40; Applied Psychology: 32 of 69).
  • Wei, H.S. & Chen, J.K. (2010). School attachment among Taiwanese adolescents: the roles of individual characteristics, peer relationships, and teacher well-being. Social Indicator Research, 95(3), 421-436. (SSCI, IF= 1.00, Social Science, Interdisciplinary: Ranked 25 of 84; Sociology: Rank 44 of 132).
  • Wei, H.S., Williams, J.H., Chen, J.K. & Chang, H.Y. (2010). The effects of individual characteristics, teacher practice, and school organizational factors on students’ bullying: a multilevel analysis of public middle schools in Taiwan. Children and Youth Services Review, 32 (1),137-143. (SSCI, IF=1.130, Social Work: Rank 10 of 39; Family Studies: 21 of 40).
  • Chen, J. K. & Astor, R.A. (2009). Students’ reports of violence against teachers in Taiwanese schools. Journal of School Violence, 8 (1),2-17.
  • Chen, J. K. & Astor, R.A. (2009). The perpetration of school violence in Taiwan: An analysis of gender, grade level, school type. School Psychology International,30 (6),568-584. (SSCI Journal List).

 

 

  • Lam, C. M., & Kwong, W. M. (in press). Powerful parent educators and powerless parents: the “empowerment paradox” in parent education. Journal of Social Work
  • Yan, M. C. & Lam C. M. (2009, in press). Intersecting social capital and Chinese culture: Implications for services in assisting unemployed youth. International Social Work, 52 (2)
  • Lam, C. M., & Kwong, W. M. (2012). Expert knowledge and pedagogical expectation: The ‘paradox of empowerment’ in parent education. Family Relations, 61 (1), 65-74
  • Lam, C.M., Lau, P.S.Y., Law, M.F., & Poon Y.H. (2011). Using positive youth development constructs to design a drug education curriculum for Junior Secondary students in Hong Kong. TheScientificWorldJOURNAL 11, 2339-2347. DOI:10.1100/2011/280419. (SCI impact factor 1.524)
  • Lau, P.S.Y., Lam, C. M., Law, M.F., & Poon Y.H. (2011). Using Positive Youth Development construct to design a money management curriculum for Junior Secondary school students in Hong Kong. TheScientificWorldJOURNAL 11, 2219–2229. DOI:10.1100/2011/750721. (SCI impact factor 1.524)
  • Lam C. M. (2011). Experiential and reflective learning approaches for the train-the-trainers program of Project P.A.T.H.S. International Journal of Adolescence Medicine and Health, 23(4), 305-310
  • Lam, C. M. (2011). Psychological stress and parenting behavior among Chinese families: Findings from a study on parent education for economically disadvantaged families. Social Indicators Research 100, 451-462
  • Lam C. M., & Shek, D.T.L. (2010). Training for program implementers of the Project P.A.T.H.S. in Hong Kong: Secondary 2 Training Program. International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health, 22 (3), 385-399
  • Lam, C. M. (2010). A study of a school admitting student with low academic achievement. In D.T. L. Shek, H.K. Ma & J. Merrick (Eds.), Positive youth development: Implementation of youth program in a Chinese context. Chapter 5, (pp. 73-84). New York: Nova Science Publishers, Inc
  • Shek, T. D. L., & Lam, C. M. (2010). Evaluation using student weekly diaries. In D.T. L. Shek, H.K. Ma & J. Merrick (Eds.), Positive youth development: Evaluation and future directions in a Chinese context. Chapter 3,( pp. 43-54). New York: Nova Science Publishers, Inc.
  • Lam, C. M. (2010). Response of a family counseling educator. In D.T. L. Shek, H.K. Ma & J. Merrick (Eds.), Positive youth development: Evaluation and future directions in a Chinese context. Chapter 16, (pp. 167-170). New York: Nova Science Publishers, Inc.
  • Lam, C. M. (2010). What makes a good program? A study of a school admitting high academic achievers. In D.T. L. Shek, H.K. Ma & J. Merrick (Eds.), Positive youth development: Implementation of youth program in a Chinese context. Chapter 4, (pp. 61-72). New York: Nova Science Publishers, Inc.
  • Lam, C. M., & Chan, S. C. Y. (2010). Report on Validation of the Chinese version of the Differentiation of Self Inventory (C-DSI). International Social Service Hong Kong Branch
  • Lam, C. M. (2010). Training for program implementers of the Project P.A.T.H.S. in Hong Kong: Secondary 2 Training Program. Paper presented at 2010 Hong Kong-Shanghai Conference on Positive Youth Development, Shanghai, China
  • Shek, T. D. L., & Lam, C. M. (2009). Evaluation of Project P.A.T.H.S. using students’ weekly diaries: replication based on Secondary 2 students. International Public Health Journal, 1 (3), 267-276. (Special Issue Article)
  • Lam, C. M. (2009). Key successful features of Tier 1 program of Project P.A.T.H.: a case study of a school admitting students with low academic achievement. International Journal of Child and Adolescence Health, 2 (4), 487-496. (Special Issue Article) (Also in TheScientificWorldJOURNAL: TSW Holistic Health & Medicine, 8, 1037-1046.)
  • Lam, C. M. (2009). What makes a good program? A case study of a school admitting high academic achievers. International Journal of Child and Adolescence Health, 2 (4), 477-486. (Special Issue Article) (Also in TheScientificWorldJOURNAL: TSW Holistic Health & Medicine, 8, 1027-1036.)
  • Leung, T. F. T., & Lam, C. M. (2009). The warrants of parenting: emotionality and reflexivity in economically disadvantaged families. Journal of Social Work Practice, Psychotherapeutic Approaches in Health, Welfare and the Community, 23 (3), 353-367
  • Yan, M. C., & Lam C. M. (2009). Intersecting social capital and Chinese culture: Implications for services in assisting unemployed youth. International Social Work, 52 (2), 195-207
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  • Wu, Q. (In press). Development and use of social capital in the psychosocial adjustment of Chinese migrant children: The role of children’s personal agency. In C.C. Yi (Ed.), The psychological well-being of East Asian youth: From early adolescence to young adulthood. New York, NY: Springer.
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Conferences and Events

 

 

Activity

Symposium on Youth Work and Youth Support in a Changing Society: Challenges, Opportunities and Innovations [Details]

Press release: Research by CUHK and CityU Reveals that Mutual Aid Groups can Alleviate Emotional and Behavioral Problems among Youth [Details]

Press release: CUHK Social Work Department Conducts a Public Survey on School-based Sex Education in Hong Kong [Details]

International Conference on “Comparative Research on Social Welfare Policies in Chinese Societies” on 10-11 December, 2010 and presented by scholars from Mainland China, Hong Kong and Macau in 2 Parallel sessions of themes "Youth policy " and "Child and family policy " . [Details]

Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau Youth Research Roundtable Conference with the main theme "New Youth Agenda in an Era of Cyber Information" on 12-13 May,2007 and presented by scholars from Mainland China, Macau and Hong Kong [Details] (In Chinese)

 

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