Prof. To Siu-ming

Prof. To Siu-ming


Associate Professor

BSSc (CUHK), PhD (CUHK), RSW 3943 7375
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Specialty and Research Interests

  • Life and career development of young people and disadvantaged youth
  • parenting and parent education
  • youth sexuality
  • youth empowerment
  • program evaluation


Curriculum Vitae

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Six Representative Publications

  • To, S.M. (2016). Loneliness, the search for meaning, and the psychological well-being of economically disadvantaged Chinese adolescents living in Hong Kong: Implications for life skills development programs. Children and Youth Services Review, 71, 52-60. (SSCI Journal; Five-Year Impact Factor: 1.521)
  • To, S.M., & Tam, H.L. (2016). Work values, perceived job rewards and life outcomes of the new generation of Chinese migrant labourers’ in Guangzhou, China: Implications for social work practice. British Journal of Social Work, 46, 27-45. (SSCI Journal; Five-Year Impact Factor: 1.603)
  • To, S.M. (2015). Development and validation of a quantitative measure for the Chinese Sources of Parental Meaning. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 24, 3580-3594. (SSCI Journal; Five-Year Impact Factor: 2.130)
  • To, S.M., Iu Kan, S.M., & Ngai, S.S.Y. (2015). Interaction effects between exposure to sexually explicit online materials and individual, family, and extra-familial factors on Hong Kong high school students’ beliefs about gender role equality and body-centered sexuality. Youth & Society, 47(6), 747-768. (SSCI Journal; Five-Year Impact Factor: 1.685)
  • To, S.M., Tam, H.L., Ngai, S.S.Y., & Sung, W.L. (2014). Sense of meaningfulness, sources of meaning, and self-evaluation of economically disadvantaged youth in Hong Kong: Implications for youth development programs. Children and Youth Services Review, 47, 352-361. (SSCI Journal; Five-Year Impact Factor: 1.521)
  • To, S.M., & Tam, H.L. (2014). Generational differences in work values, perceived job rewards, and job satisfaction of Chinese female migrant workers: Implications for social policy and social services. Social Indicators Research, 118, 1135-1312. (SSCI Journal; Five-Year Impact Factor: 1.789)


Representative Projects

  • Childrearing at a Distance: Development of an Evidence-Based Parent Support Group and Education Program for Migrant Mothers of Left-behind Children in China granted by the General Research Fund of the Research Grant Council (Principal Investigator)
  • A Holistic Parent Counselling, Education and Support Program for Drug-abusing Parents granted by the Beat Drugs Fund, HKSAR Government (Principal Investigator)
  • Career and Life Adventure Planning Project for Youth supported by The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust (Co-Principal Investigator of the Community-based Interventions)
  • A Shared Journey of Parent Growth and Development: School-based Parent Education and Parent Support Network granted by the Quality Education Fund, HKSAR Government 2011-2013 (Principal Investigator)