Faculty Staff
Professor Wong Cheong-wing, Victor
Professor Wong Cheong-wing, Victor
PhD Sheffield, RSW

Professor & Bachelor of Social Work (Hons) Programme Director
AAB1028
3411 7178/ 3411 2448
vicwong@hkbu.edu.hk

Research Focus

Critical youth work and youth studies, Empowerment and narrative practice, Health care and social policy

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2015

  • (2015-2020) Community-based interventions of career and life adventure planning for youth funded by the Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust, May 2015 - April 2020 (HKBU/HKJCCT-33-14-211, $62.21 million)
  • Employment precarity confronting young people in Hong Kong: An exploratory study, funded by HKBU, 1 May 2016 - 30 Apr 2017 (FRG2/15-16/005, $99,708)
  • School-to-work transitions of young people in a risk society perspective: A study of four youth groups with different levels of educational qualifications in Hong Kong, funded by the Research Grants Council, Hong Kong, 1 Jan 2015 - 31 Dec 2016 (GRF/HKBU/12407814, $862,680)

2012

  • Stigma, shame and guilt: Family experience of adolescent drug use (with Dr Sharon Leung, FRG1/11-12/038)

2010

  • Social withdrawal of young adults in Hong Kong: A study of users seclusion and reengagement experience and social work practice strategy (FRG1/09-10/024)
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2015

  • (2015-2020) Community-based interventions of career and life adventure planning for youth funded by the Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust, May 2015 - April 2020 (HKBU/HKJCCT-33-14-211, $62.21 million)
  • Employment precarity confronting young people in Hong Kong: An exploratory study, funded by HKBU, 1 May 2016 - 30 Apr 2017 (FRG2/15-16/005, $99,708)
  • School-to-work transitions of young people in a risk society perspective: A study of four youth groups with different levels of educational qualifications in Hong Kong, funded by the Research Grants Council, Hong Kong, 1 Jan 2015 - 31 Dec 2016 (GRF/HKBU/12407814, $862,680)

2012

  • Stigma, shame and guilt: Family experience of adolescent drug use (with Dr Sharon Leung, FRG1/11-12/038)

2010

  • Social withdrawal of young adults in Hong Kong: A study of users seclusion and reengagement experience and social work practice strategy (FRG1/09-10/024)

2009

  • Youth gambling behavior in Macau (with Dr Angela Tsun, funded by Education and Youth Bureau, Macau SAR Government, 2009)
  • Youth deviant behavior in Macau (with Dr Angela Tsun, funded by Education and Youth Bureau, Macau SAR Government, 2009)

2008

  • Transformation of virtuality: Use of internet in reengaging youth in social withdrawal (FRG/07-08/II- 16)
  • Young people entrapped in social withdrawal: Disengagement versus reengagement in the light of social exclusion (with Winnie Ying, GRF/07-08/244707)

2006

  • Youth-at-risk and social withdrawal: An examination of users exclusion experience and practitioners inclusion strategy (with Winnie Ying, FRG/05-06/I-01)
  • Management of HIV/AIDS related stigma in major settings: The cases of older people and their informed significant others (with Dr Angela Tsun, FRG/05-06/II-12)
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Forthcoming

  • Wong, V. & Au-Yeung, T.C. (in press) Expediting youth’s entry into employment whilst overlooking precariousness: Flexi-employability and disciplinary activation in Hong Kong, Social Policy & Administration
  • Wong, V. & Yip, T. (in press) ‘Promoting change: The “expanded notion of work” as a proactive response to the social justice issues in career development practice’, Hooley, T., Sultana, R. & Thomsen, R. (eds.) Career guidance for emancipation: Reclaiming justice for the multitude. London: Routledge.
  • Wong, V. (in press) ‘Health policy in China’, in Ngok, K.L., Chan, C.K. (eds) China’s social policy: Development and challenges. London: Routledge.

2018

  • Wong, V. & Au-Yeung, T.C. (2018) ‘How do ideas and discourses construct youth policies? The case of Hong Kong’, International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, 38(3/4): 280-294.
  • Yuen, J. Yan, Y., Wong, V., Tam, W., So, K.W. & Chien, W.T. (2018). ‘A physical health profile of youths living with a “hikikomori” lifestyle’, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 15(2), 315 (pp. 1-13).
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Forthcoming

  • Wong, V. & Au-Yeung, T.C. (in press) Expediting youth’s entry into employment whilst overlooking precariousness: Flexi-employability and disciplinary activation in Hong Kong, Social Policy & Administration
  • Wong, V. & Yip, T. (in press) ‘Promoting change: The “expanded notion of work” as a proactive response to the social justice issues in career development practice’, Hooley, T., Sultana, R. & Thomsen, R. (eds.) Career guidance for emancipation: Reclaiming justice for the multitude. London: Routledge.
  • Wong, V. (in press) ‘Health policy in China’, in Ngok, K.L., Chan, C.K. (eds) China’s social policy: Development and challenges. London: Routledge.

2018

  • Wong, V. & Au-Yeung, T.C. (2018) ‘How do ideas and discourses construct youth policies? The case of Hong Kong’, International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, 38(3/4): 280-294.
  • Yuen, J. Yan, Y., Wong, V., Tam, W., So, K.W. & Chien, W.T. (2018). ‘A physical health profile of youths living with a “hikikomori” lifestyle’, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 15(2), 315 (pp. 1-13).

2015

  • Wong, V. (2015) ‘Youth transition to work in an age of uncertainty and insecurity: Towards an expanded notion of work for insight and innovation’,Journal of Applied Youth Studies, 1(1): 21-41.

2014

  • Wong, V. & Su, S. (2014) ‘Youth poverty in the eyes of young people’, in Shiu, K.C. & Leung, S. (eds) Youth Matters: Discourse and dialogue in youth work, pp. 258-275 (in Chinese). Hong Kong: Red Publish.
  • Wong, V. (2014) ‘Social work with youth in social withdrawal: In-home and beyond home intervention modalities’, China Journal of Social Work, 7(2):161-174.
  • Wong, V. (2014) ‘Risk society and governmentality in social work practice’, Proceedings of Conference on Social Work Education in 2014: Risk Society and Sustainable Development. Taiwan: Department of Social Work, National Taipei University, pp. 1-17.

2012

  • Wong, V. (2012) ‘Social withdrawal as invisible youth disengagement: Government inaction and NGO responses in Hong Kong’, International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, 32(7/8): 415-430.
  • Chan, K.F., Wong, V. & Shiu, K.C. (eds) (2012) Storying social welfare in Hong Kong (in Chinese). Hong Kong: Red Publishing.
  • Wong, V. (2012) ‘Introducing poststructuralist ideas in a workshop setting: The use of games and exercises as a prelude to narrative therapy training’, International Journal of Narrative Therapy and Community Development, Issue 3, 2012 (in press).

2011

  • Chiu, M. Wong, V. & Chiu, S. (eds) (2011) (2nd edition) Empowerment: A new social work perspective. Taipei: Wunan Publications.

2010

  • Wong, V. & Ying, W. (2010) ‘Social withdrawal and social exclusion: The case of young people’, In N.P. Ngai et al (eds) New issues on the youth in information age: Theory, policy and practice (in Chinese). Beijing: Social Sciences Academic Press, pp. 54-73.

2009

  • Wong, V. (2009) ‘From personal to structural: Towards critical change in youth work practice’, in R. White (ed) Concepts and methods of youth work. Hobart: Australian Clearinghouse for Youth Studies, pp. 251-264.
  • Wong, V. (2009) ‘Youth locked in time and space? Defining features of social withdrawal and practice implications’, Journal of Social Work Practice, 23(3): 337-352.
  • Wong, V. (2009) ‘Working with youth in social withdrawal’. In F.W.L. Lee (ed) Initiatives with youth-at-risk in Hong Kong. Hong Kong: City University of Hong Kong Press, pp.127-146.

2008

  • Wong, V. (2008) ‘The place of social policy curriculum in social work education: The case of Hong Kong’. In L.C. Leung. & K.F. Chan (eds) Bridging theories and practices: reflections on social work education in Hong Kong (in Chinese). Hong Kong: The Chinese University Press, pp. 35-52.
  • Wong, V. (2008) ‘Healthcare reforms in China’, in S.M. Li, F. Chen & Y.M. Shiu (eds) Sustainability and change: Political-economic, social and spatial development in contemporary China (in Chinese). Hong Kong: Hong Kong Education Press, pp. 211-232.

2006

  • Wong, V. & Ying, W. (2006) ‘Social withdrawal of young people in Hong Kong: A social exclusion perspective’, Hong Kong Journal of Social Work, 40(1/2):61-92.
  • Wong, V. & Wong, L. (2006) ‘Management of stigma and disclosure of HIV/AIDS status in healthcare settings’, Journal of Health Organization and Management, vol. 20, no. 2, pp. 95-114.

2005

  • Wong, V. & Chiu, S. (2005) ‘Towards a Confucian notion of youth development in Hong Kong’, International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, 25(10/11):14-36.