Faculty Staff
Dr Chan Tak-mau, Simon
Dr Chan Tak-mau, Simon
PhD HKU, RSW

Associate Professor & Master of Social Sciences in Social Work Programme Director (Part-ti
AAB1022
3411 7142
simon@hkbu.edu.hk

Research Focus

Men-in-Trauma, Families of Children with Special Education Need, Ethnic Minority, Practice Research

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2021

  • Treatment Efficacy of Multiple Family Narrative Therapy for Chinese Families of Children with Dyslexia: a Randomized Controlled Trial (2021-23). Funded by RGC GRF funding, University Grants Committee, Hong Kong (Project Number 12607921). HK$632,163. (PI) 

 

2020

  • An exploratory study on the financial literacy and financial decision making of ethnic minority young adults in Hong Kong (2020-21). Funded by Investor and Financial Education Council. HK$$299,970 (co-I)

 

  • Emotion-focused Therapy with Chinese Families - A Teaching Disk and Instructional Booklet, Funded by Teaching Development Grant, HKBU, (2020), $200,000.

 

2018

  • A Study on Education and Career Pathways of Ethnic Minority Youth in Hong Kong, (2018-19). Funded by the Equal Opportunity Commission, HK$ 750,000 (PI)

 

  • Research study on the Attachment Building between Parents and Children in Step-Families, (2018-19). Funded by the Hong Kong Catholic Marriage Advisory Council, HK$ 195,000 (PI)

 

  • Men Studies in Greater China, funded by Digital Scholarship Grant, HKBU (2018), $100,000 (PI)
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2021

  • Treatment Efficacy of Multiple Family Narrative Therapy for Chinese Families of Children with Dyslexia: a Randomized Controlled Trial (2021-23). Funded by RGC GRF funding, University Grants Committee, Hong Kong (Project Number 12607921). HK$632,163. (PI) 

 

2020

  • An exploratory study on the financial literacy and financial decision making of ethnic minority young adults in Hong Kong (2020-21). Funded by Investor and Financial Education Council. HK$$299,970 (co-I)

 

  • Emotion-focused Therapy with Chinese Families - A Teaching Disk and Instructional Booklet, Funded by Teaching Development Grant, HKBU, (2020), $200,000.

 

2018

  • A Study on Education and Career Pathways of Ethnic Minority Youth in Hong Kong, (2018-19). Funded by the Equal Opportunity Commission, HK$ 750,000 (PI)

 

  • Research study on the Attachment Building between Parents and Children in Step-Families, (2018-19). Funded by the Hong Kong Catholic Marriage Advisory Council, HK$ 195,000 (PI)

 

  • Men Studies in Greater China, funded by Digital Scholarship Grant, HKBU (2018), $100,000 (PI)

 

2017

  • Masculinity and Nondisclosure Behavior of Chinese Male Survivors of Intimate Partner Abuse: Social Worker Accounts, funded by Faculty Research Grant, HKBU (2017), $99,990 (PI)

 

2016

  • Blended approach for social work learning: A reflection-based and user-oriented pedagogical model, (2016-19). Funded by UGC Teaching & Learning Grant, HK$5,260,000, (co-I)

 

  • Comparative Study of Help Seeking Behavior of Chinese Male Victims of Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) in Hong Kong and Taiwan, funded by Hong Kong Polytechnic University Community College (2016-17), $30,000 (co-I)

 

  • Study on the effectiveness of holistic approach to the homeless, Funded by Christian Concern for the Homeless Association, (2016-17) $322,253 (PI)

 

  • Construction of Intervention Model for Assisting Street-sleepers and Evaluation of the Effectiveness of the Model, Funded by Society for Community Organization, (2014-16) $425,000. (PI)

 

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Forthcoming:  

  • Mo, Y.H.K. & Chan, M.S. (in press) An Exploration of the Current Challenges in Social Work Education in Mainland China. Asian Social Work and Policy Review (SSCI; IF:0.339)
  • Mo, Y.H.K. & Chan, T.M.S. (in press) Critical realist discourse analysis of Chinese parents of children with dyslexia. International Social Work (SSCI;, 5 Year IF: 1.042)
  • Chan, T.M.S. & Cho, Y. N. Esther. (in press) Discourse analysis of Chinese male sexual abuse survivors on the Chinese concept of Masculinity. International Social Work (SSCI; 5-year IF: 1.07)
  • Mo, Y.H.K. & Chan, T.M.S. (in press) Involvement of Parents of Children with ADHD in Schools: Implications for social work practice. Journal of Social Work (SSCI, 5 Year IF: 1.412) Chan, T.M.S, Chan, B.K., Cho, Esther

 

2021

  • Du, Y.Z. & Chan, T. M. S. (2021) The challenge of professional identity of social workers in Wuhan and Hong Kong in facing the COVID-19 outbreak and Implications. Qualitative Social Work https://doi.org/10.1177/1473325020973339 (SSCI; 5 Year IF: 1.534)

 

  • Chan, T.M.S., Mo, Y.H.K. (2021) The Socio-cultural Interpretation of Parental Stress of Chinese Parents of Children with Dyslexia: Implications for Social Work Practice. Child Adolesc Soc Work J . https://doi.org/10.1007/s10560-021-00753-0 (SSCI; IF: 1.156)

 

  • Chan, T.M.S., Mo, Y.H.K. (2021) Parent–Child Interactive Stress in Chinese Families with Children Who Have Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Child Adolesc Soc Work J. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10560-021-00744-1 (SSCI; IF: 1.156)

 

  • Tsang, W.H.W., Chan, T.M.S., & Cheung, M. (2021). Chinese male survivors of intimate partner violence: A three-pillar approach to analyze men’s delayed help-seeking decisions. Violence& Victims, 36(1), (SSCI; IF: .977)
  • Chan, T.M.S, Chan, B.K., Cho, Esther, Chan, Y. M. (2021). Education and Career Pathways of Ethnic Minority Youth in Hong Kong: A Practical Guidebook (2nd ed.). HK: The Equal Opportunity Commission (Bilingual in English and Chinese, 90 pages)
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Forthcoming:  

  • Mo, Y.H.K. & Chan, M.S. (in press) An Exploration of the Current Challenges in Social Work Education in Mainland China. Asian Social Work and Policy Review (SSCI; IF:0.339)
  • Mo, Y.H.K. & Chan, T.M.S. (in press) Critical realist discourse analysis of Chinese parents of children with dyslexia. International Social Work (SSCI;, 5 Year IF: 1.042)
  • Chan, T.M.S. & Cho, Y. N. Esther. (in press) Discourse analysis of Chinese male sexual abuse survivors on the Chinese concept of Masculinity. International Social Work (SSCI; 5-year IF: 1.07)
  • Mo, Y.H.K. & Chan, T.M.S. (in press) Involvement of Parents of Children with ADHD in Schools: Implications for social work practice. Journal of Social Work (SSCI, 5 Year IF: 1.412) Chan, T.M.S, Chan, B.K., Cho, Esther

 

2021

  • Du, Y.Z. & Chan, T. M. S. (2021) The challenge of professional identity of social workers in Wuhan and Hong Kong in facing the COVID-19 outbreak and Implications. Qualitative Social Work https://doi.org/10.1177/1473325020973339 (SSCI; 5 Year IF: 1.534)

 

  • Chan, T.M.S., Mo, Y.H.K. (2021) The Socio-cultural Interpretation of Parental Stress of Chinese Parents of Children with Dyslexia: Implications for Social Work Practice. Child Adolesc Soc Work J . https://doi.org/10.1007/s10560-021-00753-0 (SSCI; IF: 1.156)

 

  • Chan, T.M.S., Mo, Y.H.K. (2021) Parent–Child Interactive Stress in Chinese Families with Children Who Have Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Child Adolesc Soc Work J. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10560-021-00744-1 (SSCI; IF: 1.156)

 

  • Tsang, W.H.W., Chan, T.M.S., & Cheung, M. (2021). Chinese male survivors of intimate partner violence: A three-pillar approach to analyze men’s delayed help-seeking decisions. Violence& Victims, 36(1), (SSCI; IF: .977)
  • Chan, T.M.S, Chan, B.K., Cho, Esther, Chan, Y. M. (2021). Education and Career Pathways of Ethnic Minority Youth in Hong Kong: A Practical Guidebook (2nd ed.). HK: The Equal Opportunity Commission (Bilingual in English and Chinese, 90 pages)

 

2020

 

 

 

  • Chan, T.M.S., & Cheung, M. (2020). The “men in grief” phenomenon among suicide bereaved Chinese men in Hong Kong. Death Studies, 1-8. (SSCI; IF: 1.361)

 

  • Cheung, M., Leung, P., Leung, C.A., Chan, T. M. S., & Zhou, S. (2020). How to determine the order of authorship for social work research. Research on Social Work Practicehttps://doi.org/10.1177/1049731520963187(SSCI; IF: 1.188)

 

  • Chan, T. M. S. & Chan, C. H. (2020) Centre for Youth Research and Practice: Social Impact Assessment Results, Journal of Evidence-Based Social Work, 17(3), 267-278.

 

  • Chan, T. M. Simon., & Sim, T. (2020). East meets West: Five Decades of Practice Research in Hong Kong. Research on Social Work Practice, 30(3), 259-266. (SSCI; 5-Year IF: 1.798)

 

  • Chan, T.M. Simon; Lau, Chi-Yuen Victor; Chin, Fung, Forward; Ho, Chi-Ming, Mathew (2020) A Review of Couple Therapy Research in Greater China: Critical Review and Moving Forward. Research on Social Work Practice, 30(3), 267-274.(SSCI; 5-Year IF: 1.798)

 

  • Chan, T.M.S, Chan, B.K., Cho, Esther, Chan, Y. M. (2020) A Study on Education and Career Pathways of Ethnic Minority Youth in Hong Kong. HK: The Equal Opportunity Commission (English, 210 pages /Chinese, 196 pages)

https://www.eoc.org.hk/EOC/GraphicsFolder/InforCenter/Research/content.aspx?ItemID=16730

 

2019

  • Sim, T., Austin, M., Abdullah, F., Chan, T. M. S., Chok, M., Cui, K., & Ow, R. (2019). The Hong Kong Statement on Practice Research 2017: Contexts and Challenges of the Far East. Research on Social Work Practice, 29(1), 3-6. (SSCI; 5-Year IF: 1.798)

 

  • Chan, T.M.S, Chan, B.K., Yang, S.Y. (2019) Research study on the Attachment Building between Parents and Children in Stepfamilies. HK: The Hong Kong Catholic Marriage Advisory Council. 94 pages (In Chinese)

 

  • Chan, T. M. S., & Lam, K. Y. (2019). Multiple Family Group Intervention for Families of Children with Dyslexia: The Landscape of Narrative Therapy (3rd). Hong Kong: Roundtable. (In Chinese)

 

2018

  • Chan, T.M.S., (2018) Multiple family narrative practice: In search of family agency for Chinese families of children with dyslexic by externalizing documentation. International Journal of Narrative Therapy and Community Work, 2018(3), 43-49.

 

  • Sim, T., Chan, T. M. S., Chok, M., Wang, S., Abdulla, F., & Wong, K. (2018). Contextualizing the development of practice research in Asia. China Journal of Social Work, 11(2), 116-131 (SSCI; IF: 0.351)

 

  • Chan, T. M. S. & Tsang, W. H. (2018). Disclosure of victimization experience of Chinese male survivors of intimate partner abuse. Qualitative Social Work 17(6), 744-761. (SSCI; 5-Year IF: 1.534)

 

  • Chan, T.M. S. (2018). A work-individual-family inquiry on mental health and family responsibilities of dealers employed in the Macau gaming industry. Journal of Family Therapy 40(3), 428-446(SSCI; 5-Year IF:1.237)

 

  • Chan, T.M.S. (2018) The Study on the Effectiveness of Holistic Model in Temporary Shelter Service for the Homeless in Hong Kong. HK: Christian Concern for the Homeless Association. 102 pages (In Chinese)

 

2017

  • Chao, W.T. & Chan, T.M. S. (2017) Interdisciplinary Systemic Collaboration in Student Counseling: Challenges, Contexts, and Possible Solutions. Research in Applied Psychology, 67, 119-179 (In Chinese)

 

  • Sim, T., Fang, X. Y., Chan, Simon., Loy, J., Sng, S., Lo, R., Chao, W. T., & Singh, R. (2017). Co-constructing family therapy in the Asian Chinese family diasporas of mainland China, Malaysia, Macau, Singapore and Taiwan. Journal of Family Therapy39(2),131-150. (SSCI; 5-Year IF:1.237) 

 

  • Chan, T. M. S., Teram, E., & Shaw, I. F. (2017). Balancing Methodological Rigor and the Needs of Research Participants: A Debate on Alternative Approaches to Sensitive Research. Qualitative Health Research. 27 (2), 260-270. (SSCI; 5-Year IF:2.065)

 

  • Chan, T. M. S. & Chung Y. L. A. (2017). Chinese Cultural Values and Solution Focused Therapy. In D. Hogan, D. Hogan, J. Tuomola & A. Yeo (Eds.) Solution Focused Practice in Asia (pp.20-25). New York: Routledge

 

2016

  • Chan, T. M. S. & Shaw, I. (2016) Gender-sensitive Research in a Chinese Community. Asian Social Work and Policy Review, 10(1), 90-102. (SSCI; IF:0.339)

 

  • Chan, T.M.S. (2016) Construction of Intervention Model for Assisting Street-sleepers and Evaluation of the Effectiveness of the Model. HK: Society for Community Organization. 84 pages (In Chinese)

 

Digital Scholarship Website:

Men's Studies in Greater China

https://digital.lib.hkbu.edu.hk/menstudies/index.php?lang=EN