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Alumna Awarded Outstanding Social Worker

Ms. Lai Ka-yan (left) receiving the award from Mrs. Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, Chief Secretary for Administration, HKSAR Government

Ms. Lai Ka-yan, 2008 master graduate of social work, was elected Outstanding Junior Social Worker by the Hong Kong Social Workers Association. Ms. Lai has been working at Employee Development Service, Hong Kong Christian Service, which offers Employee Assistance Programmes to more than 70 local and international companies. She provides professional counselling including crisis intervention service and psychological first-aid to victims of critical incidents. She has also introduced new elements catering to the needs of corporate clients in the area of training and developing wellness promotion programmes. These have been well received by both participants and corporate clients.