Dr Hung Suet-lin, Shirley


Research Focus

Social welfare in Chinese societies, Gender studies, Disadvantaged groups, Narrative practice

Selected Research Project

2016

PI, Meanings of divorce: A feminist analysis of the narrative accounts of Chinese divorced women in Hong Kong and Guangzhou, China (GRF, $651,300)
PI, A pilot study on non-suicidal self-injury of college students in Hong Kong. (FRGII, $150,000)

2015

PI, A collaborative research study on supporting families under oppression (commissioned by The Boys\' and Girls\' Clubs Association of Hong Kong, $130,000)
PI, A pilot study on collective narrative practice with male sexual abusers (in collaboration with Caritas Community Support Project on Development of Sexual Health)

2014

(2014)PI, Social capital for poverty alleviation: Community development in Tin Shui Wai North. (GRF, $646,355)
(2014)PI, Study on child care service for low income families in Hong Kong (in collaboration with the Hong Kong Council of Social Services, funded by ZeShan Foundation, $578,418)
(2014)PI, A model of supportive Group: Promoting its application to the Chinese social work communities (Knowledge Transfer Partnership Project, HKBU, $100,000)
(2014)Member, Community of Practice on Teaching Portfolio, Hong Kong Baptist University ($500,000)

2013

(2013)PI, A collaborative research study on supporting families under oppression (commissioned by The Boys??and Girls??Clubs Association of Hong Kong, $130,000)
(2013)PI, Programme evaluation on current intervention model adopted by Caritas Community Development Service on consciousness raising and community participation of low-income women. (commissioned by Caritas ??Hong Kong, $302,452.5)

2010

(2010) A quantitative survey on support for teenage mothers: Pre-natal and post-natal (in collaboration and funded by Caritas - Youth and Community Services)
(2010) An exploratory study on grandfamilies in Hong Kong: Experiences of the grandchildren (FRG Cat I)
(2010) with K.K. Fung, Gendering welfare: Meaning of care and work of lone mothers. (FRG Cat II)

2009

(2009) with K.K. Fung, Women and self help
(2009) with K.K. Fung, New development in Hong Kong community development service
(2009) An exploratory study on grandfamilies in Hong Kong: Grandparents as parents (in collaboration with and funded by Boys and Girls Clubs Association)
(2009) Research on the help seeking experiences of sexual violence victims: Community responses and second victimization (FRG Cat I and partly funded by RainLily, Association Concerning Sexual Violence Against Women)
(2009) An exploratory study on the situation of teenage mothers in Hong Kong (FRG Cat I and in collaboration with Caritas Youth and Community Service)
(2009) An evaluation study of the project on social work supervision in Shenzhen, commissioned by the Hong Kong Christian Service.

2008

(2008) Teenage Abortion, commissioned and funded by Caritas Youth and Community Service

2007

(2007) Post-separation violence - Beyond domestic (FRG Cat I)

2006

(2006) Internal Evaluation of the Second Phase - Programme Implementation and Teams Collaboration, commissioned by the Anti-domestic Violence Network, Beijing
(2006) Research on Working Poor, commissioned by Caritas Youth and Community Services

2005

(2005) Research on Social Capital in Tsuen Wan Old Urban Areas, commissioned by Caritas Community Centre - Tsuen Wan

2004

(2004) (with Fung, K.K.) Social Capital in Tsuen Wan Old Urban Areas

2000

(2000) Public Perception on Single Parent Families

1999

(1999) Situations of Married New Arrival Women from Mainland China

1998

(1998) Difficulties for Women on Welfare to Return to Work

Selected Publication

2017

Hung, S. L. (2017). Claiming agency in sexuality: A feminist approach to empower teenage women with experience of abortion in Hong Kong, Journal of Applied Youth Studies, 1(4), 5-19.

2015

Hung, S. L., & Fung, K. K. (2015). Understanding social capital in migrant women from mainland China to Hong Kong. Journal of Social Service Research, 42(1), 1-14 (IF:0.683).

2014

Fung, K. K., & Hung, S. L. (2014). Strengthening a community of poverty in an affluent society: Strategies to build social capital in Tin Shui Wai North in Hong Kong. Community Development Journal, 49(3), pp.441-457.

2013

Hung, S. L. (2013). Research brief: Research on the help seeking experiences of sexual violence victims: Community responses and secondary victimization. Hong Kong Journal of Social Work, 47(1/2) (Summer/Winter), pp.53-60.
Hung, S. L. (2013). Unearthing new concepts of justice: Women sexual violence survivors seeking healing and justice. International Journal of Narrative Therapy and Community Work, 2013(3), pp.1-10.

2012

Hung, S. L. (2012). An empowerment model on reconstituting the meanings of divorce. AFFILIA: Journal of Women and Social Work, 27(3), 289-299.
Hung, S. L. (2012). Empowerment groups ??Working with migrant women from mainland China. Social Work with Groups. 35(1), 4-17.

2011

Hung, S. L. (2011). Collective narrative practice with rape victims in the Chinese society of Hong Kong. International Journal of Narrative Therapy and Community Work, 2011, 1, 14-21.

2010

Hung, S. L. (2010). Access to safe and legal abortion for teenage women from deprived backgrounds in Hong Kong. Reproductive Health Matters, 18(36), 102-110.
Hung, S.L., Ng, S. L., & Fung, K. K. (2010). Functions of social work supervision in Shenzhen: Insights from the cross-the-border supervision model. International Social Work, 53 (3), 366-378.