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Conferences / Seminars / Workshops Organized

Supporting Drug-Abusing Parents: Symposium on Holistic Parent Counselling and Education, co-organized with the Youth and Childhood Research Programme, Social Welfare Practice Research Centre, Department of Social Work, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Lutheran Social Service, and the Comprehensive Child Development Service of the United Christian Hospital – held at CUHK (15 June 2017)
BGCA 80th Anniversary Scientific Conference on Invest in Our Young for a Brighter Tomorrow, co-organized with the Boys' & Girls' Clubs Association of Hong Kong – held at CUHK (7-8 October 2016)
Conference on Young People and Sexual Offences: Policy, Issues, and Practice, co-organized with the Caritas Youth and Community Service, Caritas Hong Kong and the Youth and Childhood Research Programme, Social Welfare Practice Research Centre, Department of Social Work, The Chinese University of Hong Kong – held at CUHK (27-28 May 2016)
Symposium and Exposition on Drug Rehabilitation Services, co-organized with the Hong Kong Council of Social Service – held at CUHK (11-12 March 2016)
Symposium of the Cyber Youth Outreach Project for Youth at Risk of Social Exclusion, co-organized with the Boys' & Girls' Clubs Association of Hong Kong, Caritas-Hong Kong, and Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups – held at CUHK (5 March 2016)
Symposium on Youth Work and Youth Support in a Changing Society: Challenges, Opportunities and Innovations [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]
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]
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)

 

Conference Presentations/Participations

Ngai, S.S.Y. (2017, May). Effects of program characteristics and psychological engagement on service-learning outcomes. Paper presented in the 6th Asia-Pacific Regional Conference on Service-Learning, Surabaya, Indonesia
Ngai, S.S.Y. (2017, April). Relationships between parenting behavior and character strengths among Chinese adolescents in Hong Kong. Paper presented in the 2017 ISA RC06 Conference on Family Research, Pretoria, South Africa.
Ngai, S.S.Y. (2016, October). Youth citizenship engagement: The experience of a local service-learning program at Chung Chi College of the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Paper presented in the BGCA 80th Anniversary Scientific Conference on Invest in Our Young for a Brighter Tomorrow, Hong Kong, China.
Ngai, S.S.Y. (2016, July). Classroom in community: Experience in a service-learning programme of Chung Chi College at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Paper presented in the Forum on “Living Conditions and Values of Young People under a New Mode of Economic Growth” in the 2016 Academic Annual Conference of the Chinese Sociological Association, Lanzhou, China.
Ngai, S.S.Y. (2016, April). Service-learning programs at CUHK: Opportunities and challenges. Paper presented in the Chung Chi College Symposium on Service-Learning 2016, Hong Kong, China.
Ngai, S.S.Y. (2016, March). Youth at risk of social exclusion: A proposed conceptual framework. Paper presented in the Symposium of the Cyber Youth Outreach Project for Youth at Risk of Social Exclusion, Hong Kong, China.
Ngai, S.S.Y. (2016, January). Factors conducive to effective service-learning outcomes among university students in Hong Kong. Paper presented in the 1st International Conference on Advanced Business and Social Sciences, Bali, Indonesia.
Chui C.M. & Lam C.M. (2017, June). Global Health and Mental Health issues. Invited expert panel presentation at the International conference on Global challenges facing social welfare policy, education, research and practice, Hong Kong, China.
Lam, C.M. (2016, December). Generational shift of parental belief and practice: A gender perspective (從性別角度看香港父母的育兒觀念及教養方式). Invited presentation at the Family Change and Gender Equality International Forum, Beijing, China.
Lam, C.M. (2016, June). Changing context for child-rearing: A narrative inquiry on generational shifts in parenting. Paper presented in the Joint World conference on Social Work, Education and Social Development 2016, Seoul, South Korea.
Chen, J.K. (2016, October). [Keynote Speaker] Effectiveness of early identification, psycho-education interventions and peer support group for adolescent psychiatric patients and family caregivers. Paper presented in the Conference on Effectiveness of Adolescent Psychiatric Services, Hong Kong, China.
Chen, J.K. (2017, July). The association between academic performance and school violence in Taiwan. Paper presented in the 2017 Crime and Justice in Asia and the Global South Conference, Cairns, Australia.
Chen, J.K. (2016, June). Outcomes of cyber bullying on student mental health in Taiwan. Paper presented in the 8th International Conference on Social Work in Health and Mental Health, Singapore.
Hung, F.N. & Chen, J.K. (2016, June). Minority Stress, Family Relationship and Mental Health of Homosexual Youths in Hong Kong: Level of Coming Out as Mediator. Paper presented in the 8th International Conference on Social Work in Health and Mental Health, Singapore.
Kim, M. (2017, September). Parental Nonstandard Work Schedules and School-Aged Children’s Well-being. Oral paper presented in the International Society for Quality-of-Life Studies (ISQOLS) Conference, Innsbruck, Austria.
Kim, M. (2017, January). Nonstandard work schedules, parental involvement, and children's academic achievement. Poster presented in the 21th Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR), New Orleans, LA, USA.
Kim, M. (2016, August). Parental nonstandard work schedules and young children’s well-being. Oral paper presented in the International Society for Quality-of-Life Studies (ISQOLS) Conference, Seoul, Korea
Kim, M., & Garcia, A.R (2016, January). Measuring Mental Health Service Disparities in Child Welfare. Oral paper presented in the 20th Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR), Washington, DC, USA.
Greeson, J.K. Garcia, A.R., Kim, M., Thompson, A., & Courtney, M. (2016, January). Development & Maintenance of Social Support among Aged Out Foster Youth who Received Independent Living Services: Results from the Multi-site Evaluation of Foster Youth Programs. Oral paper presented in the 20th Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR), Washington, DC, USA.
Leung, G.S.M. (2016, June). Facilitate emotional expression: Gestalt play therapy group for anxious children in schools. Paper presented in the Joint World Conference on Social Work, Education, and Social Development, Seoul, Korea.
Leung, G.S.M., Yu, E.H.K., Zhang, A.Y., & Ma, J.M.M. (2016, June). Magic as being spect-actor: Application of forum theatre to empower parents to handle parent-adolescent conflicts. Paper presented in the Joint World Conference on Social Work, Education, and Social Development, Seoul, Korea.
Chow, A.Y.M., Wong, Y.C., Chien, E., Yeung, K.C., Leung, G.S.M., Ng, S.M., Chan, C.H.Y., and Lum, T.Y.S. (2016, June). Development of a credential cutting-edge curriculum through user engagement in focus groups and Delphi study. Paper presented in the Joint World Conference on Social Work, Education, and Social Development, Seoul, Korea.
To, S.M. (2017, July). Meaning in life and existential anxiety among Chinese adolescents living in Hong Kong: Implications for meaning-oriented youth counselling and youth development programmes. International Meaning Conference: Joining Forces in Practice and Research. London, United Kingdom.
To, S.M. (2017, June). [Keynote Speaker] Parental Needs and Experiences of Drug-Abusing Parents: Implications for Practice. Supporting Drug-Abusing Parents: Symposium on Holistic Parent Counselling and Education, Hong Kong, China.
To, S.M., & Wan, K.Y. (2017, June). [Invited Speaker] An Existential Approach to Parent Counselling: Case Intervention for Drug-Abusing Parents. Supporting Drug-Abusing Parents: Symposium on Holistic Parent Counselling and Education, Hong Kong, China.
To, S.M. (2016, October). [Invited Speaker] An existential-narrative approach to parent education. International Conference on Parenting in the 21st Century, Hong Kong, China.
To, S.M., & So, Y.Y. (2016, June). [Invited Speaker] Parental experience in non-engaged youth’s career and life development: Implications for practice. CLAP for Youth @ JC 2016 Conference – Towards Meaningful Engagement: Connecting Youth to Stakeholders & Careers, Hong Kong, China.
To, S.M. (2016, May). [Invited Speaker] Drug-abusing Mothers’ Experience in and Reflections on Parenthood: Implications for Practice. Symposium on Parent Education 2016: Changing Families and Parent Education, Hong Kong, China.
Wong, M.M.C. (2017, June). The Power Issue in the negotiation process of discharge of out-of-home care children in Hong Kong. Paper presented in the International Conference on “Global Challenges Facing Social Welfare Policy, Education, Research and Practice, Hong Kong, China.
Wong, M.M.C. (2016, November). Child and young people voices – The power issue on the negotiation process of discharge – perceptions of children in care, caregivers and social workers. Paper presented in the EUSARF XIV International Conference, Oviedo, Spain.
Wong, M.M.C. (2016, August). The “going home” process of children placed in out-of-home care in Hong Kong: an exploratory study. Paper presented in the 33rd FICE Congress & 2nd CYC World Conference, Vienna, Austria.

 

Knowledge Transfer Activities (Workshop/ Seminar/ Press/ Talk/ Research Consultation)

Workshops by Ngai, S.S.Y. (5/2017 – 12/2017) Twenty Half-Day Clinical Supervision sessions for the project on “An Integrated Humanistic and Cognitive-Behavioural Training Program to Promote Effective and Sustained Anti-Drug Work among Practitioners and Students of Social Work and Healthcare Professions”. (May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Oct, Nov and Dec 2017; No. of participants: 32 practitioners and students of Social Work and Healthcare Professions)
Workshops by Ngai, S.S.Y. (9/2016 – 12/2017) Three rounds of 3-Day Advanced Course for the project on “An Integrated Humanistic and Cognitive-Behavioural Training Program to Promote Effective and Sustained Anti-Drug Work among Practitioners and Students of Social Work and Healthcare Professions”. (Sep 2016, Mar, Apr and Dec 2017; No. of participants: 121 practitioners and students of Social Work and Healthcare Professions)
Workshops by Ngai, S.S.Y. (1/2016 – 9/2017) Five rounds of 1-day Introductory Workshops for the project on “An Integrated Humanistic and Cognitive-Behavioural Training Program to Promote Effective and Sustained Anti-Drug Work among Practitioners and Students of Social Work and Healthcare Professions”. (Aug 2016, Jan, Feb, Jul and Sep 2017; No. of participants: 352 practitioners and students of Social Work and Healthcare Professions)
梁淑雯、鍾麗萍 (2017年5月19日) 。研究發佈:帶來轉機的婚姻輔導。香港:香港公教婚姻輔導會 - 「眾裡尋它」新世代的婚姻研討會。(No. of participants: 140)
梁淑雯 (2016年7月23日) 。協助有童年創傷的孩子。香港:和諧之家「和諧快線」運作手冊發佈會。(No. of participants: 40)
梁淑雯 (2016年3月12日) 。處理子女情緒。香港:香港基督教服務處 - 智愛家長會:「‎舒出親情懷 」關注特殊需要兒童情緒及照顧者壓力研討會。(No. of participants: 60)
School talk by To, S.M.(13 May 2017). How parents can be assistance rather than hindrance to the life and career development of their children? Talk organized by CLAP for Youth@JC funded by the Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust. (No. of participants: Around 100 parents and teachers)
School talk by To, S.M.(12 December 2016). Life and career development of young people in a risk society: Implications for parent education. Talk organized by CLAP for Youth@JC funded by the Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust. (No. of participants: Around 400 parents and teachers)
Talk by Wong, M.M.C.(19 October 2016). The Future Direction of the Residential Child Care Service in Hong Kong – Breaking the Cycle of Disadvantage of the Children. Talk invited by S.K.H. Christopher’s Home, Hong Kong. (No. of participants: 200)
Honorary Research Consultant: Chen, J.K. (10/2016 - 9/2018). Stewards Limited. Teens Online.
Honorary Research Consultant: Chen, J.K. (4/2014 - 6/2016). Stewards Limited. Effectiveness of early identification, psycho-education interventions and peer support group for adolescent psychiatric patients and family caregivers.