Developed in conjunction with

Mr. Chan Kar choi

Mr. Chan Kar-choi


B.Sc. (CUHK); MSW (HKU); Res.Dip.SW (University of Toronto); RSW - Inactif (OCSWSSW; Ontario College Social Workers and Social Services Workers); RSW (HKSWRB)


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Research Interests

  • Mental Health
  • Geriatric Mental Health
  • Psychotherapy
  • Group Therapy
  • Access and Equity
  • Wellness & Holistic Health
  • Culturally Competent Practice


Curriculum Vitae

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Selected Publications

Book Chapter:

  • Dong W, Fung K, Chan, KC. Public Health Crisis and the Strength of Community Organizations. Public Health Sciences. China Renmin University Press, Beijing. 2009. p. 288-302 (Book Chapter – in Chinese)


Journal Publications:

  • Chan K, Sadavoy J. Concerns of using the Mini-Cog to screen Chinese Elders of possible dementia. Geriatric Mental Health Care 2016. Vol. 3: 3-4. P.36-40
  • Chan K, Sadavoy J. Wellness Centre – An Evidence-guided Approach To Delivering Culturally Relevant Community Psychogeriatric Services For Chinese Elders, ISRN Psychiatry. Vol. 2012. Art. ID 815707.
  • Chan K, Leszcz, M, Choi P, Li S, Siu Y, Chiu A. A Pilot Study to explore the value and applicability of Integrated Group Psychotherapy to depressive Chinese elders. Journal of International Psychogeriatrics. Sept 2011. Vol. 23 (S1) Supp. p.375-376 (Abstract).
  • Dong W, Fung K, Chan, KC. Community mobilization and empowerment for combating a pandemic. Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health, Feb 2010 Vol. 64 p.182-83.



  • Member of International Psychogeriatric Association (IPA) (2008-2013; 2015)
  • Chair of the Chinese Mental Health Network (CMHN, Toronto) (2001-2013)
  • Board Member of the East Metro Youth Services (Toronto) (2005-2010)