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-based Violence, Advanced Group and Community Work Practice, Narrative Therapy

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Internal and External Research Grants

  • 2021-23 PI, Gendering and intersectionality of social capital: Community development in Beijing and Hong Kong (GRF, $1,432,340)
  • 2021-23 PI, Consultancy Service and Evaluation Research of Body Movement Programme for At-risk Female Youths (Hong Kong Jockey Club, $727,200)
  • 2020-22 PI, Practice research on model development and intervention effectiveness of narrative practice with divorced and non-residing fathers (Hong Kong Family Welfare Society, $290,000)
  • 2020-22 Co-PI, An Evaluation Study on ‘My Grand Buddies Project: Peer Support for Social Capital (Lee Kam Kee Family Foundation, $463.920)

 

GRF

  • 2021-23 PI, Gendering and Intersectionality of Social Capital: Community Development in Beijing and Hong Kong (GRF12604520, $1,432,340)

 

FRG/FNRA

  • 2019-21 PI, Developing a community development network: A Transdisciplinary data hub bridging social, community and digital infrastructures for positive human development (FNRA-IG, SOSC, HKBU, $717,877)

 

External Research Grant (2019 and on-going)

  • Co-PI, Reaching out service for the unmotivated stressful mothers living in sub-divided flat units – Researching on an evidence-based innovative model (Fu Tak Iam Foundation, $5,693,233)
  • PI, Research on divorced fathers (Hong Kong Family Welfare Society, $420,000)
  • Co-PI, Body can voice out: A pilot program on strengthening medical social work professional development in South and Southwest China (United Board, $450,000)
  • PI, Research study on supportive services for female survivors of sexual violence (Rainlily, $109,000)
  • PI, An exploratory research study on the application of narrative practice with gay people with drug abuse (Hong Kong Christian Service, $351,900)PI, Consultancy services for evaluation and research of HE Project of Harmony House (commissioned by Harmony House, $240,000)

 

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Internal and External Research Grants

  • 2021-23 PI, Gendering and intersectionality of social capital: Community development in Beijing and Hong Kong (GRF, $1,432,340)
  • 2021-23 PI, Consultancy Service and Evaluation Research of Body Movement Programme for At-risk Female Youths (Hong Kong Jockey Club, $727,200)
  • 2020-22 PI, Practice research on model development and intervention effectiveness of narrative practice with divorced and non-residing fathers (Hong Kong Family Welfare Society, $290,000)
  • 2020-22 Co-PI, An Evaluation Study on ‘My Grand Buddies Project: Peer Support for Social Capital (Lee Kam Kee Family Foundation, $463.920)

 

GRF

  • 2021-23 PI, Gendering and Intersectionality of Social Capital: Community Development in Beijing and Hong Kong (GRF12604520, $1,432,340)

 

FRG/FNRA

  • 2019-21 PI, Developing a community development network: A Transdisciplinary data hub bridging social, community and digital infrastructures for positive human development (FNRA-IG, SOSC, HKBU, $717,877)

 

External Research Grant (2019 and on-going)

  • Co-PI, Reaching out service for the unmotivated stressful mothers living in sub-divided flat units – Researching on an evidence-based innovative model (Fu Tak Iam Foundation, $5,693,233)
  • PI, Research on divorced fathers (Hong Kong Family Welfare Society, $420,000)
  • Co-PI, Body can voice out: A pilot program on strengthening medical social work professional development in South and Southwest China (United Board, $450,000)
  • PI, Research study on supportive services for female survivors of sexual violence (Rainlily, $109,000)
  • PI, An exploratory research study on the application of narrative practice with gay people with drug abuse (Hong Kong Christian Service, $351,900)PI, Consultancy services for evaluation and research of HE Project of Harmony House (commissioned by Harmony House, $240,000)
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2021

  • Ho, S. K., Chan, H., Chan, E. S., Fung, K. K., & Hung, S. L. (2021). A preliminary psychometric investigation of a Chinese version of the engaged teachers scale (C-ETS). Frontiers in Education, https://doi.org/10.3389/feduc.2021.676835
  • Lau, S. M., Chan, Y. C., Fung, K. K., Hung, S. L., & Feng, J. (2021). Hong Kong under COVID-19: Roles of community development service, International Social Work, doi/10.1177/0020872820967734
  • Wong, K. L., Chan, W. S., Hung, S. L., Lau, S. M., He, L. (2021). Community development practice for vulnerable communities during the outbreak of COVID-19: Some best practices in Hong Kong. Practice Insight, Issue 17, 5-8.
  • Hung, S. L., & Fung, K. K. (2021). Venturing into the unknown with the use of ICTs in social work education during COVID-19, Chinese Journal of Social Work, Special Issue 14.2.   https://doi.org/10.1080/17525098.2021.1923545
  • Fung, K. K., & Hung, S. L., & Craig, G. (2021). Neoliberalisation and community development: Comparing community development services in Hong Kong and Beijing. In A. Bailey & R. K. S. Mak (Eds.). Asia and China in the Global Era (pp. 65-88). Boston/Berlin: De Gruyter. 
  • Hung, S. L., Fung, K. K., Ho, S. K. S., & Feng, J. (2021). Gender and social capital: The case of a deprived urban community in Hong Kong, In A. Bailey & R. K. S. Mak (Eds.). Asia and China in the Global Era (pp. 103-134). Boston/Berlin: De Gruyter. 
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2021

  • Ho, S. K., Chan, H., Chan, E. S., Fung, K. K., & Hung, S. L. (2021). A preliminary psychometric investigation of a Chinese version of the engaged teachers scale (C-ETS). Frontiers in Education, https://doi.org/10.3389/feduc.2021.676835
  • Lau, S. M., Chan, Y. C., Fung, K. K., Hung, S. L., & Feng, J. (2021). Hong Kong under COVID-19: Roles of community development service, International Social Work, doi/10.1177/0020872820967734
  • Wong, K. L., Chan, W. S., Hung, S. L., Lau, S. M., He, L. (2021). Community development practice for vulnerable communities during the outbreak of COVID-19: Some best practices in Hong Kong. Practice Insight, Issue 17, 5-8.
  • Hung, S. L., & Fung, K. K. (2021). Venturing into the unknown with the use of ICTs in social work education during COVID-19, Chinese Journal of Social Work, Special Issue 14.2.   https://doi.org/10.1080/17525098.2021.1923545
  • Fung, K. K., & Hung, S. L., & Craig, G. (2021). Neoliberalisation and community development: Comparing community development services in Hong Kong and Beijing. In A. Bailey & R. K. S. Mak (Eds.). Asia and China in the Global Era (pp. 65-88). Boston/Berlin: De Gruyter. 
  • Hung, S. L., Fung, K. K., Ho, S. K. S., & Feng, J. (2021). Gender and social capital: The case of a deprived urban community in Hong Kong, In A. Bailey & R. K. S. Mak (Eds.). Asia and China in the Global Era (pp. 103-134). Boston/Berlin: De Gruyter. 

2020

  • Hung, S. L. (2020). Chinese women revising meanings of marriage and divorce: Comparing women who divorced in the 1990s and 2000s. International Social Work, DOI: 10.1177/0020872820920339
  • Zhou, D. R., Hung, S. L., & Lo, L. T. T. (2020). Can we hit two birds with one stone: An effectiveness study of peer-support groups for low income spousal and adult children caregivers of Hong Kong elderly, Journal of Gerontological Social Work, 63(3), 227-249, DOI: 10.1080/01634372.2020.1746722

2019

  • Hung, S. L., Fung, K. K., & Lau, S. M. (2019). Intersectionality and gender: A case of community practice with low-income migrant women in Hong Kong. Community Development Journal, 55(1), 102–120, DOI:10.1093/cdj/bsz026
  • Hung, S. L., & Fung, K. K. (2019). Social Constructionist View of Adolescence. The Encyclopedia of Child and Adolescent Development (Adolescent).
  • Fung, K. K., Hung, S. L., & Chan, Y. C. (2019). Resilience of community work: Macro social research and new models of community work, Community Development Resource Book 2019, 124-143.
  • Hung, S. L. (2019). Deconstructing myths of agency in sexuality: Empowering young women with pregnancy experiences in Hong Kong. Journal of Youth Studies, 21(1), Serial 41, 1-9.