Prof. To Siu-ming

Prof. To Siu-ming


Associate Professor

BSSc (CUHK), PhD (CUHK), RSW 3943 7375
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Specialty and Research Interests

  • Youth development and empowerment
  • Parent education and empowerment
  • Existential- narrative approaches
  • Programme evaluation


Curriculum Vitae

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Selected Publications

  • To, S. M., Chun-Sing Cheung, J., Liu, X., Lau, C. D., Zeng, H. J., & Chan, A. M. Y. (2020). Youth empowerment in the community and young people’s creative self-efficacy: The moderating role of youth–adult partnerships in youth service. Youth & Society, Advance Online Publication, DOI: 0044118X20930890. (SSCI Journal; Five-Year Impact Factor: 2.228)
  • To, S.M., Kwok, C.M., So, Y.Y., & Yan, M.W. (2018). Parent education for migrant mothers of left-behind children in China: A pilot randomized controlled trial. Family Process, 58(2), 318-333. (SSCI Journal; Five-Year Impact Factor: 2.932)
  • To, S.M. (2016). Loneliness, the search for meaning, and the psychological well-being of economically disadvantaged Chinese adolescents living in Hong Kong: Implications for life skills development programs. Children and Youth Services Review, 71, 52-60. (SSCI Journal; Five-Year Impact Factor: 2.138)
  • To, S.M., & Tam, H.L. (2016). Work values, perceived job rewards and life outcomes of the new generation of Chinese migrant labourers’ in Guangzhou, China: Implications for social work practice. British Journal of Social Work, 46, 27-45. (SSCI Journal; Five-Year Impact Factor: 1.950)
  • To, S.M., & Tam, H.L. (2014). Generational differences in work values, perceived job rewards, and job satisfaction of Chinese female migrant workers: Implications for social policy and social services. Social Indicators Research, 118, 1135-1312. (SSCI Journal; Five-Year Impact Factor: 2.353)


Selected Projects

  • Capacity Building and Project Evaluation of the Parent Empowerment Project granted by the Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust (Principal Investigator)
  • Project Evaluation and Impact Assessment of the Youth Service Innovation Programme granted by the Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust (Principal Investigator)
  • Childrearing at a Distance: Development of an Evidence-Based Parent Support Group and Education Program for Migrant Mothers of Left-behind Children in China granted by the General Research Fund of the Research Grant Council (Principal Investigator)
  • A Holistic Parent Counselling, Education and Support Program for Drug-abusing Parents granted by the Beat Drugs Fund, HKSAR Government (Principal Investigator)