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Conferences/ Seminars/ Workshops Organized

 

Family-based caregiving under transforming regimes: Challenges and opportunities in Asian societies in the 3rd Transforming Care Conference, thematic panel session organized and convened by Wong, P.K.S. – held at the Polytechnic of Milan, Italy (26-28 June 2017)
Report on Better Protection of Legal Rights for Vulnerable Victims / Witnesses, co-organized by the Department of Social Work, CUHK and the Civil Society Law Reform Committee – held at CUHK (1 April 2017)
Symposium on How to improve the legal protection and support services for victims of sexual assault who have intellectual disability (ID) – held at CUHK (9 December 2016)

 

Conference Presentations/ Participations

 

Wong, P.K.S., Yeung, R.C.F, & Fung, M.H.Y. (2017, June). Impact of Caring on Hong Kong Family Caregivers of People with Disabilities. Paper presented at the 3rd Transforming Care Conference: Innovation and Sustainability, Milan, Italy.
Wong, P.K.S. & Chow, A.Y.M. (2016, June). The Role of Relational Self-Determination in the Personal Well-being of Adults with Mild Intellectual Disabilities in Hong Kong – A Preliminary Study. Paper presented at the 8th International Conference on Social Work in Health and Mental Health, Singapore.
黃於唱 (2017,11月) 香港退休保障制度及最新發展。以論文及口頭形式發表於國民年金之展望與挑戰研討會,台北市,台灣。
黃於唱、白雪、樓瑋群、黃品妹 (2017,10月) 。2017年兩岸四地養老保險研究 (香港報告) 老齡化背景下退休準備與養老應對研究。以論文及口頭形式發表於第九屆兩岸四地養老保險與退休基金制度管理研討會,台北市,台灣。
Wong, Y.C. (2017, July). Technology application on elder care: Future direction of Hong Kong. Paper presented in the ICSW North East Asia Conference, Technology Application and Social Innovation in Aging Society, Taipei, Taiwan.
Wong, Y.C. (2016, August). Universal pension vs. means-tested pension – the debate in Hong Kong and response from civil society. Paper presented at the 5th Regional Conference of Asian Roundtable on Social Protection Network: "From Neoliberal to Transformative Social Protection in Asia: Forging Workers' Unity to Reclaim People's Dignity", Jakarta, Indonesia.
Wong, Y. C. (2015). 新的人口數據﹕香港全民退休保障計劃是否仍可行? 兩岸八地圓桌會議2015: 養老政策。HK Poly University, Oct 17, 2015.
Wong, Y. C. (2015). The Reform of the retirement system in Hong Kong: The case for introducing a demogrant system. Paper presented at 22nd FISS International Conference, Social Security East and West: Common Challenges, Distinctive Solutions? The Chinese University of Hong Kong, June 7-9, 2015.
Law, C. K., Wong, Y. C. (2013 October). Cross-Strait retirement portability policy study, Hong Kong Report (in Chinese). Paper presented in the 5th Cross-Strait Retirement Protection and Retirement Fund Management Forum, Pension Fund Association, R.O.C.
Wong, Y. C. (2013 October). Retirement protection in Hong Kong: Which direction to go. Paper presented at 2013 The International Conference on "Social Welfare Policies in Chinese Societies", Social Policy Research Center, College of Social Science, National Taiwan University
Wong, Y. C. (2013 July). Retirement protection in Hong Kong: Which direction to go in the wake of fast growing retiring population. Paper presented at 21st Annual Colloquium of Superannuation Researchers, School of Risk and Actuarial Studies & CEPAR, UNSW, Sydney.
Kwak, M., Ha, J., & Han, J. (2015, October 19th). The Couples Life Story Approach in Korea. Presented at the International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics Conference, taking place in Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Cheung, M.C., Yip, J., Fok, LH. Kwok, G. (2017, May). Health-related quality of life in adolescents with mild scoliosis. Paper presented at the 31st International Academic Conference, London, United Kingdom.
Cheung, M.C., & Chan, A.S. (2016, June). Impact of Perceived Social Support on the Cognitive Function of Chinese Elderly. Paper presented at the International Hokkaido Forum – Organizational Behavior, Psychology and Education, Sapporo, Japan.
Kwok G., Yip J., Cheung M.C., Yick K. L., Tse C.Y., Ng S.P. (2016, June) Posture Training Tank-Top For Adolescent Patients with Mild Idiopathic Scoliosis Synchronized with Electromyographic Signal. Paper presented at the Textile Summit and Postgraduate Student Conference, Hong Kong, China.
Kwok, G., Yip, J., Cheung, M.C., Yick, K.L., Tse, C.Y., & Ng S.P. (2016, January) Behavioral Training of Paraspinal Muscles in Sitting Position with Biofeedback for Adolescent Patients with Mild Idiopathic Scoliosis. Paper presented at the CPCE Health Conference: Aging, Health and Long Term Care – Integrity, Innovation and Sustainability, Hong Kong, China.
Chan, W.C.H. (2017, July). Self-competence in death work: How may helping professionals live and work well? Paper presented at the 11th International Conference on Grief and Bereavement in Contemporary Society, Lisbon, Portugal.
Chan, W.C.H. (2017, July). Meaning in life of helping professionals in Hong Kong: Associations with their perceived self-competence in death work. Paper presented at the International Meaning Conference: Joining forces in practice and research, London, United Kingdom.
Chan, W.C.H. (2017, May). Decision on donating bodies after death: Views of general public in Hong Kong. Paper presented at the 4th International Conference on Practice Research, Hong Kong, China.
Chan, W.C.H., Lee, W., & Ling, H.S. (2016, June). Use of Clinical Data in Medical Social Work Practice: Relationship of Family Members’ Information Collected before Patients’ Death and Their Bereavement Conditions. Paper presented at the Joint World Conference on Social Work, Education and Social Development 2016, Seoul, Korea.
Chan, W.C.H. (2016, June). From Practice Wisdom to Practice-Based Research: Reflections on a Project Focusing on Self-Competence of Helping Professionals in Death Work. Paper presented at the Joint World Conference on Social Work, Education and Social Development 2016, Seoul, Korea.
Chan, W.C.H., Wong, B., Kwok, T., & Ho, F. (2016, June). Grief of family caregivers of persons with dementia in Hong Kong: Exploring differences between groups. Paper presented at the 8th International Conference on Social Work in Health and Mental Health, Singapore.
Chan, W. C. H., & Wong, K. L. Y. (12th June 2014). Changes of attitudes in life and death among college students attending a death education course in Hong Kong. Paper presented at the The 10th International conference on grief and Bereavement in Contemporary Society
Chan, W. C. H., & Wong, K. L. Y. (13th June,2014). Self-competence in death work: A qualitative study on palliative care professionals in Hong Kong. Paper presented at the The 10th International conference on Grief and Bereavement in Contemporary Society.
Chan, W. C. H., and Wong, K. L. Y. (22nd June, 2013). Confronted by death, dying and bereavement: Existential challenges and coping among palliative care professionals in Hong Kong. Paper presented at the Nineteenth World Congress on Viktor Frankl's Logotherapy, Dallas, US.
Chan K.C., Lai D.W., Yau S. (2017, September). Management of residual symptoms and psychotropic medication side-effects among older and soon-to-be old adults with chronic mental illness. Paper presented at the 13th International Congress of The European Union Geriatric Medicine Society (EUGMS 2017). Nice, France.
Chu, C.Y., Chan K.C. (2016, December). A Qualitative Study on Carer-Resident Relationship and Functional Status Change in Older Adults Receiving Residential Long-term Care. Paper presented at the 2016 International Psychogeriatric Association (IPA) Asian Regional Meeting. Taipei, Taiwan.
Chan K.C., Sadavoy J. (2016, October). A Cost-effective Approach of Identifying Community-dwelling Elders with Possible Dementia through Periodic Mini-Cog Screening. Paper presented at The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) 2016 New Zealand Conference. Christchurch, New Zealand.
Chan KC, Sadavoy J. Concerns of using Mini-Cog to screen Chinese elders for cognitive impairment. 2015 International Congress, International Psychogeriatric Association (IPA). Berlin, October13-16, 2015
Chan LF, Yau S, Lai, DWL, Chan KC. Comorbidity of medical illness among soon-to-be-old and aging adults with mental illness in Hong Kong: Implications for the Directions of Service Provision. International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics (IAGG) Asia/Oceanic 2015 Congress. Chiang Mai, Thailand. October 19-22, 2015
Chan KC. Wellness Centre: an evidence-guided approach in promoting early, equitable and culturally-relevant mental health access for Toronto Chinese elders. International Symposium - Social Work and Social Inclusion: Local Challenges in a Global Context, 6th International Summer University. Jinan, China. July 6, 2015
Chan KC. Invited lecture titled "A Novel Approach in Identifying Elders with Possible Cognitive Impairment through Periodic Screenings". 6th International Summer University. Jinan, China. 2016
Chan KC, Wong AT, Leung TK. Golden Dreams of Elders in Hong Kong. Conference on Aging – Putting Aging Research and Clinical Practice in Cultural Context. Dept. of Psychology, CUHK & Gerontological Society of America. Hong Kong. January 5-6, 2015. (Workshop)
Chan KC, Sadavoy J. Single-session educational intervention promoting positive post-screening help-seeking for elders with possible dementia and depression. 2014 International Meeting, International Psychogeriatic Association. Beijing, China. October 23-26, 2014
Chan KC. Feasibility and Restrictions of Applying Mini-Cog to Screen Chinese Elders for Cognitive Impairment. International Conference on Social Work, Social Welfare and Social Policy in Chinese Societies. Hong Kong. May 28-30, 2014
Chan KC, Sadavoy J. Wellness Centre: An Evidence-Guided Approach to Delivering Culturally Relevant Community Psychogeriatric Services for Chinese Elders. Knowledge Mobilization Symposium. Vancouver, BC. September 30-October 2, 2012
Chan KC, Sadavoy J, Wesson J, Chiu M. The Reitman Centre* CARERS Program - a problem-focused caregiver support and training program tested in the Toronto Chinese community. Knowledge Mobilization Symposium. Vancouver, BC. September 30-October 2, 2012
Chan KC, Li S, Siu Y, Chiu A. Integrated Group Psychotherapy to depressive Chinese Seniors - A Pilot Study. Diversity and Equity in Mental Health & Addiction Conference. Toronto, Ontario, May 27, 2011 (Workshop)

 

Knowledge Transfer Activities (Award/ Press/ Media/ Talk/ Workshop)

 

Award: Cheung, M.C. (2017, April) Gold Medal awarded by The 45rd International Exhibition of Inventions, Geneva, Switzerland.
Award: Cheung, M.C. (2017, April) Special Award awarded by Romanian Association for Nonconventional Technologies, Bucharest, Romania.
Patent: Cheung, M.C. (2016, July) 具有用于患脊柱側凸的患者的生物反饋系統的体感背心 。Filed by 中华人民共和国国家知识产权局 。
Media interview expert list by Chan, K.C. (2016 & 2017). Listed on the CUHK Expert list for media interview.
Press conference by Wong, P.K.S. (23 March 2017). Press conference regarding the “Report on Better Protection of Legal Rights for Vulnerable Victims / Witnesses”. News report
http://news.rthk.hk/rthk/ch/component/k2/1320929-20170323.htm
(six media outlets have joined the press conference)
Lectures by Chan, K.C. (20 December 2017). Provided 2 lectures on the module focusing on caregiving stress – assessment and intervention, a part of the “Certified Dementia Care Planner” course. (No. of participants: About 60 elderly services workers and professionals (including social workers, nurses, and OTs) are enrolled in that certification training program.)
Public talk by Chan, W.C.H. (27 March 2017). From a Dream to a Course: My Sharing on Teaching a University General Education course “Living with Grief” in General Education Lunch Seminar organized by Baldwin Cheng Research Centre for General Education. (No. of participants: 25)
Public talk by Chan, W.C.H. (30 October 2017). Psychosocial care for demoralization: Helping patients to develop sense of meaning in JCECC Public Seminar titled "Demoralization among Patients with Cancer: a New Diagnosis or Another Form of Depression? (安寧照顧講座:意志消沉,如何是好?) Organized by the Faculty of Social Sciences, HKU. (No. of participants: 50)
Public talk by Wong, P.K.S. (1 April 2017). People with Intellectual Disability and Sexual Assault: Improvement on Legal Procedure and Victim Support Services. Organized by the Department of Social Work, CUHK. (No. of participants: 200 Family members of people with intellectual disability, and disability professionals of NGOs and special schools).
Public talk by Chan, W.C.H. (6 October 2016). Love and pain: From bereavement to separation in life in General Education Salon organized by University General Education, Hong Kong. (No. of participants: 200)
Public lecture by Wong, H. (23 May 2016). Forum on retirement protection consultation paper. (No. of participants: 200)
Public talk by Wong, P.K.S. (9 December 2016). People with Intellectual Disability and Sexual Assault: Local and Overseas Situations. Organized by the Department of Social Work, CUHK. (No. of participants: 200 Family members of people with intellectual disability, and disability professionals of NGOs and special schools).
Public talk by Wong, P.K.S. (18 March 2016). Supporting Students with Special Learning Needs in the University, in Symposium on Development Disorders. Office of Student Affairs, CUHK. (No. of participants: 100 University teachers and the concerned colleagues from other universities).
Workshop by Chan, K.C. (9 December 2017). Offered a one-day workshop to social services professionals on Cognitive Assessment & Screening, organized by New Life Psychiatric Institute. (No. of participants: 15)
Workshop by Chan, K.C. (12/2016 – 1/2017, 11/2017) Delivered a series of training workshops on “Working with older adults with mental illness and emotional problems”, organized by the New Life Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association, commissioned by the Social Welfare Department. (No. of participants: Over 400 social work, nursing, OT practitioners were trained in those workshops)
Workshops by Wong, P.K.S. (11/2017 – 12/2017). Positive Behavioural Support for People with Intellectual Disabilities – Value and Application, organized by the Department for the Mental Health Association of Hong Kong (No. of participants: 4 identical workshops for totally 220 staff members of the Mental Health Association of Hong Kong).
Workshop: Chan, K.C. (18 November 2016). Invited to conduct a training workshop in for the nursing and health-care staff of a Long-term Care Home operated by the Society for the Aged (SAGE) to promote the awareness of and the skills of handling mood problems and suicidal ideations among elderly residents. (No. of participants: 50)
Roundtable Discussion Session: Wong, P.K.S. (14 March 2016). In Symposium on Family Caregiving in Chinese Societies–A Life Span Perspective. Organized by the Faculty of Social Sciences, HKU. (No. of participants: 100 Colleagues from NGOs, caregivers, university teachers,).
Report by Wong, P.K.S.) (1 April 2017). Better Protection of Legal Rights for Vulnerable Victims / Witnesses. Co-organized by Department of Social Work, CUHK and the Civil Society Law Reform Committee. (No. of participants: 100 Family members of people with disabilities and disability professionals of NGOs and special schools)
Co-organizer: Cheung, M.C. (4/5/2016 – 10/9/2016). Community service programme “Gift of Beauty”. Co-organized with Poly University of Hong Kong and Kwong Wah Hospital Family Medicine and General Out-Patient Department, Kwong Wah Hospital Allied Health Services, Hong Kong. (No. of participants: 500 elders)

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