Faculty Staff
Prof Hung Suet Lin
Professor Hung Suet-lin, Shirley
PhD HKU, RSW

Head & Professor

Director, Social Work Practice and Mental Health Centre
AAB1016
3411 7144
slhung@hkbu.edu.hk

Research Focus

Women and Families, Gender and Violence, Social Work Practice: Group Work and Community Development, Narrative Therapy/Collectiv

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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)
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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
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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.
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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.