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Dr. TAM Hau Lin Cherry (譚巧蓮博士)

Ph.D. (Social Welfare), CUHK
M.S.W. (Macro Stream), CUHK
B.S.W. (Honours), PolyU
R.S.W.

Assistant Professor

Contact Information

Office: Y7524 AC1
Phone: 34427748
Fax: 34420283
Email: ss.hltam@cityu.edu.hk

Research Interests

  • Youth related concerns and issues
  • Social work development in China
  • Life of young migrant workers in China
  • Significance of fieldwork practice
  • Qualitative research methods


Research Grant

  • Childrearing at a Distance: Development of an Evidence-Based Parent Support Group and Education Program for Migrant Mothers of Left-behind Children in China, General Research Fund , Research Grants Council, Amount: HKD $536,140, 2016 - Now, TAM Hau-lin, Cherry (Co-I).
  • Consultancy of Research on Rehabilitation Programme Provided for Drug Addiction Treatment Centre (DATC) Programme of the Correctional Services Department, 2016 – 2018, Correctional Services Department, HKSAR, 2016 - Now, TAM Hau-lin, Cherry (Co-PI).
  • Evaluating the effectiveness of a mindfulness approach in relapse prevention for young psychotropic substance abusers in Hong Kong: A randomized control trial, Early Career Scheme , Research Grants Council, Amount: HKD $700,000, 2016 - Now, TAM Hau-lin, Cherry (PI).
  • Evaluation for Jockey Club Social-Tech Incubation and Youth Entrepreneurship Programme, Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation, Amount: HKD $485,914, 2016 - Now, TAM Hau-lin, Cherry (PI).
  • An evaluation study on the sexual health project for youth having compulsive sexual behaviours, Lee Hysan Foundation , Caritas – Youth and Community Service Division, Amount: HKD $217,350, 2015 - Now, TAM Hau-lin, Cherry (Co-I).
  • The Evaluation study on The Women’s Foundation Life Skills Programme (2015-17), The Women’s Foundation, Amount: HKD $365,107, 2015 - Now, TAM Hau-lin, Cherry (PI).
  • Survey on the effects of online activities on young people in Tai Po District, Hong Kong Children and Youth Services Tai Po District Youth , Amount: HKD $35,000, 2014 - 2015, TAM Hau-lin, Cherry (PI).
  • Application of positive psychology: Personal growth and development project, Social Welfare Development Fund, Social Welfare Department, Amount: HKD $180,000, 2013 - 2015, TAM Hau-lin, Cherry (Co-I).
  • Art, mindfulness and family: A tripartite relapse prevention model for young psychotropic substance abusers in Hong Kong., CUHK, Amount: HKD $112,310, 2013 - 2014, Dr. TAM Hau-lin, Cherry (Co-I).
  • Evaluation study on the Women's Foundation life skills program 2013-2014., The Women's Foundation, Amount: HKD $327,750, 2013 - 2014, Dr. TAM Hau-lin, Cherry (Co-PI).
  • A comparative study on the work experience and life adjustment of migrant workers in the eastern and southern coastal areas of Mainland China, South China Programme, CUHK, Amount: HKD $122,440, 2012 - 2014, Dr. TAM Hau-lin, Cherry (Co-I).
  • Constructing the Chinese Model of Social Work in the Social Work Knowledge Transfer Process between Hong Kong and Shenzhen, South China Programme of Hong Kong Institute of Asia-Pacific, Amount: HKD $180,000, 2012 - 2013, Dr. TAM, Hau-lin Cherry(Co-I).
  • Evaluation study on the Women's Foundation life skills program for secondary school students. , The Women's Foundation, Amount: HKD $112,125, 2012 - 2013, Dr. TAM Hau-lin, Cherry (Co-PI).
  • A journey of recovery: study on the effectiveness of art therapy in relapse prevention of young psychotropic substance abusers in Hong Kong (愛‧創路 – 探索藝術治療在預防青少年重復吸食精神科藥物的成效), CUHK, Amount: HKD $20,800, 2011 - 2012, Dr. TAM, Hau-lin Cherry(PI).
  • Young Workers’ Life Concerns, Work Values, and Job Decision-making and Transformation of Human Resource Management Strategies: A Case Study of the Jetta Company Limited, Jetta Company Limited, Amount: HKD $595,289, 2011 - 2013, Dr. TAM, Hau-lin Cherry(Co-I).
  • Consultancy Project: Social Service Planning and Implementation for Liaobu Town, Dongguan City, Guangdong Province, Liaobu Town Government, Dongguan City, Guangdong Province, 2010 - 2012, Dr. TAM, Hau-lin Cherry(Co-I).
  • Exploratory Study on the Psychosocial Needs of Early Dyslexic Adolescents and their Mothers, Direct Grant, CUHK, Amount: HKD $57,000, 2010 - 2011, Dr. TAM, Hau-lin Cherry(Co-I).
  • Study on young people’s attitudes toward sex and sex education provided by schools in Kowloon City: views from junior secondary school students, teachers who are responsible for sex education in schoo, 2010 - 2011, Dr. TAM, Hau-lin Cherry(PI) - Collaboration with NGOs in Kowloon City.


Publication Show All Publications Show Prominent Publications


Journal

  • LO, H. H. M. , KWOK, S.Y.C.L. , YEUNG, J. W. K. , LOW, A. Y. T. & TAM, H.L. (in press). The moderating effects of gratitude on the association between perceived parenting styles and suicidal ideation. Journal of Child and Family Studies (SSCI Journal). doi:10.1007/s10826-017-0683-y
  • TAM, H.L. , KWOK, S.Y.C.L. , LO, H. M. H. , LOW, A. Y. T. , YEUNG, J. W. K. & LI, C. I. K. (2017). The moderating effects of positive psychological strengths on the relationship between parental anxiety and child depression: The significance of father’s role in Hong Kong. Children and Youth Services Review (SSCI Journal). 73. 283 - 290.
  • TAM, H. L. , BUSIOL, D. & LEE, T. Y. (2016). A review of research on “neither in employment, education, or training” (NEET) youth in Hong Kong. International Journal of Child and Adolescent Health. 9(4).
  • TAM, H. L. , SHIK, A. W. Y. & LAM, S. S. L. (2016). Using expressive arts in relapse prevention of young psychotropic substance abusers in Hong Kong. Children and Youth Services Review. 60. 88 - 100 (SSCI Journal).
  • 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(1). 27 - 45 (SSCI Journal).
  • LEUNG, T.F. Terry. & TAM, H.L. (2015). The "person-centred" rhetoric in socialist China. British Journal of Social Work (SSCI Journal). 45(5). 1489 - 1507 (SSCI Journal).
  • KWOK LAI, S. Y. C. , YEUNG, J. W. K. , LOW, A. Y.T. , LO, H. H. M. & TAM, H. L. (2015). The roles of emotional competence and social problem-solving in the relationship between physical abuse and adolescent suicidal ideation in China. Child Abuse & Neglect. 44. 117 - 129 (SSCI Journal).
  • TO, S.M. & TAM, H.L. (2014). Generational differences in work values, perceived job rewards, and job satisfaction of Chinese migrant workers: Implications for social policy and social services. Social Indicators Research. 118. 1315 - 1332 (SSCI Journal).
  • TO, S. M. , TAM, H. L. , NGAI, S. S. Y. & SUNG, W. L. (2014). Sense of meaningfulness, sources of meaning, and self-evaluation of economically disadvantaged youth in Hong Kong: Implications for youth development programs. Children and Youth Services Review. 47(3). 352 - 361 (SSCI Journal).
  • To, S.M. , Tam, H.L. & Chu, F. (2013). A Qualitative Study of the Lived Experiences of Young Chinese Females in Condom Use Negotiations. International Journal of Adolescence and Youth. 18(4). 248 - 262.
  • TO, S.M. , TAM, H.L. & CHAN, W.C.H. (2013). Life education for Hong Kong adolescents: current status and future directions. Journal of Youth Studies (In Chinese). 16(1). 111 - 121.
  • Tam, H.L. (2012). A Discourse and Practice Gap in Working with Youth-at- disadvantage in the Outreach Social Work Service in Hong Kong. Children and Youth Services Review. 34(8). 1570 - 1580. (SSCI Journal).
  • Tam, H.L. (2011). “Delinquent Behaviour as a Kind of Body Politics” against Adult Regulations – Young People’s Discourses in Hong Kong. Children and Youth Services Review. 33(6). 878 - 887 (SSCI Journal).

Book Chapter

  • TAM, H. L. , BUSIOL, D. & LEE, T. Y. (2016). Youth neither in employment, education, or training. Children and Adolescents: Future challenges. (pp. 11 - 19). N. Y. Nova Science Publishers.


Last update date : 06 May 2017