Webinars of Department of Social Work, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

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PG Webinar 2021

There is no space that can be free from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. To initiate reflections and discussions on the development of social welfare and social work in the post-pandemic world, I am pleased to inform you that the Graduate Division of the Department of Social Work will organize two Webinars with a main theme “Social Work, Social Policy and Social Service for a Post-Pandemic World” via a cloud-based video conferencing platform on 16 October & 27 November 2021. Target participants include social service administrators, frontline practitioners, social policy analysts, students, and people who are interested in these topics and our postgraduate programmes.

You are cordially invited to join the Webinars. It would be much appreciated if you could also disseminate the information to anyone who might be interested in the following topics as appropriate. You may refer to the pdf here or information as follows for the details:

 

Main Theme:
         Social Work, Social Policy and Social Service for a Post-Pandemic World

 

Webinar (I):

Date

16 October 2021 (Saturday)

Time

2:30p.m. – 4:15p.m.

Topics

Topic (1)

Social Innovation and Innovative Social Work Practice

Topic (2)

Use of Information Technology in Social Services

Speakers

Professor WONG Hung
Associate Professor
Department of Social Work
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Professor CHENG Qijin
Assistant Professor
Department of Social Work
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Facilitator

Professor TO Siu Ming
Associate Professor
Department of Social Work
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

*An information session regarding our Master of Social Work and Master of Arts in Social Service Management Programmes will be held after Webinar (I).

 

Webinar (II):

Date

27 November 2021 (Saturday)

Time

2:30p.m. – 4:15p.m.

Topics

Topic (1)

The Experiences of Hong Kong Family Members Supporting a Person with Intellectual and Developmental Disorder During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Topic (2)

Food Insecurity and Mental Health Trajectories During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Longitudinal Evidence from a National Study in the United States

Speakers

Professor CUI Jialiang, Angela
Assistant Professor
Department of Social Work
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Professor Dexia KONG
Assistant Professor
Department of Social Work
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Facilitator

Professor CHEN Ji Kang
Associate Professor
Department of Social Work
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

*An information session regarding our Master of Social Science in Social Work and Master of Arts in Social Policy Programmes will be held after Webinar (II).

 

Format:

Online (via Zoom, a cloud-based video conferencing platform)

Language:  

English

Fee:       

Free of charge

 

Registration: 

Prior registration is required and can be made online via this link

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Note: The Zoom link and rundown for individual Webinars will be sent to those who have successfully registered one week before the date of the Webinars. 

Deadline:

Webinar I – 13 October 2021

Webinar II – 25 November 2021

 

For enquiries, please contact Ms. Wong at (852) 3943 7556 / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

We look forward to meeting you!

 

With warm regards,
TO Siu Ming
Graduate Division Head & Associate Professor
Department of Social Work
The Chinese University of Hong Kong