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Evaluation of a Play Therapy Program with Chinese Disadvantaged Families: A Pilot Study
This study sets out to evaluate the effectiveness of a Child-centred Play Therapy program in producing positive changes in children’s emotion and behavior, as well as parental stress and self-efficacy.
Project Start Year : 2019  Chief Investigator(s) : FUNG SUK CHUN 馮淑珍

Application of Mindfulness Training in a Family-based Intervention for Improving Stress Responses and Child Adjustment in Economic Disadvantaged Families
The study investigates the effectiveness of a family-based mindfulness intervention for promoting early child development
Project Start Year : 2015  Chief Investigator(s) : LO, Hay-ming Herman

The Effect of a 12-Month Intervention Program on the Vocabulary and Phonological Awareness of Kindergarten Children from Low-Income Families
Accumulated language and literacy research has shown that children’s oral vocabulary status and their level of phonological awareness (PA; i.e., ability to attend to and manipulate phonemes in words) are predictive of their future reading success in . . .
Project Start Year : 2011  Chief Investigator(s) : WONG KWOK SHING, RICHARD 黃國成

Policy Support for Academic Development of Students from Low Income Families: Cases from Hong Kong and Beijing
CHOI, Tae Hee 崔太僖
The policy provision to support academic development of students from low income families will be compared across the two contexts of Hong Kong and Beijing. The comparison of policy discourses, the drivers and shapers of the policy, student experienc . . .
Project Start Year : 2020  Chief Investigator(s) : CHOI, Tae Hee 崔太僖

Policy Support for Academic Development of Students from Low Income Families: Cases from Hong Kong and Korea
CHOI, Tae Hee 崔太僖
The policy provision to support academic development of students from low income families will be compared across the two contexts of Hong Kong and Beijing. The comparison of policy discourses, the drivers and shapers of the policy, student experienc . . .
Project Start Year : 2020  Chief Investigator(s) : CHOI, Tae Hee 崔太僖

Savings and assets for the poor: An intervention study in Hong Kong
WU ALFRED MULUAN 吳木鑾
Modern states extend a variety of social welfare benefits to their most vulnerable citizens. However, there are doubts concerning the effectiveness of various transfer programs. Alternative approaches to addressing poverty and related issues have bee . . .
Project Start Year : 2017  Chief Investigator(s) : WU ALFRED MULUAN 吳木鑾

Trajectories, Strategies, Practices of Second-Generation Hong Kong Transnational Families
This research will explore the migration trajectories of second-generation Hong Kong transnational families, in relation to their motives, strategies, practices, challenges and outcomes. After securing foreign passports and attaining overseas tertiar . . .
Project Start Year : 2019  Chief Investigator(s) : NGAN, Lok Sum Lucille

Life Course Effects on Marital Stability: Experience of Remarried Mainland Chinese Migrant Women in Hong Kong
TO, Wai Chun Clara 杜維真
Guided by the life course perspective,this in-depth study aims to discover the unique challenges encountered by remarried Mainland mothers and their families, as well as the factors and processes that may enhance marital stability or reduce conflicts . . .
Project Start Year : 2017  Chief Investigator(s) : TO, Wai Chun Clara 杜維真

Remaking Chinese Families: Narratives and Practices of Adoptive Families in Hong Kong
Adoption is an under-researched and almost neglected area in Hong Kong. The purpose of this research is to address this research gap by bringing in the voices and experiences of this ‘invisible group’. It will explore the narratives and experiences o . . .
Project Start Year : 2020  Chief Investigator(s) : CHAN, Kit Wa Anita 陳潔華

Working Memory Application for Pre-School Children from Low-Income Families
POON, Kei Yan 潘紀恩
A working memory training app “i-maze” has been developed which won the silver medal at the 2020 International Invention Innovation Competition in Canada (iCAN). Research data confirmed its effectiveness in enhancing working memory of primary school . . .
Project Start Year : 2021  Chief Investigator(s) : POON, Kei Yan 潘紀恩


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