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Dr. LOW Yiu Tsang Andrew (羅耀增博士)

DipSW(PolyU HK), MA(Hull UK), DipSW (CCETSW UK), Cert Parent Ed. (CUHK HK), PhD(Bristol UK)
RSW, CCETSW

Assistant Professor

Contact Information

Office: Y7416 AC1
Phone: 34428994
Fax: 34420283
Email: yiutlow@cityu.edu.hk

Research Interests

  • Parenting Programmes, Parent-adolescent conflicts, School Social Work Service


Previous Experience

  • 2006 - 2010, Private Practice Social worker, Family therapy. individual counselling, school talks, leadership training, parenting programmes.
  • 1993 - 2006, Assistant Social Work Officer, Children & Youth Centre. School Social Work Service, Hot line Counselling Service, Integrated Children and Youth Centre.


Research Grant

  • An evlauation study of the needs of divorced families in Hong Kong, social Welfare Development Fund, Social Welfare Department, Amount: HKD $120,000, 2014 - 2016, LYCS, Kwok(PI), Y.T.A. Low (Co-I).
  • Effectiveness of School Based Suicidal Prevention Programme to reduce adolescent suicidal risk factor, Strategic Research Grant, City University of Hong Kong, Amount: HKD $99,721, 2014 - 2017, Y.T.A. Low (PI).
  • Study of an Emotional Coaching Program (ECP) for Children and Adolescnet with Anxiety Features - Using Protective Factors to Enhance Positive Changes, Social Welfare Development Fund, Social Welfare Department, Amount: HKD $410,000, 2014 - 2016, D.F.K.Wong (PI), L.Y.C.S. Kwok (Co-I), Y.T.A. Low (Co-I).
  • P.A.T.H.S. III, a three-year community-based Youth Enhancement Programme, The Hong Kong Jockey Club charities Trust, Amount: HKD $8,000,000, 2012 - 2016, Co-Investigator.
  • A pilot project to provide in-house practicum and research training to MSSC students: Interfacing research and practice for knowledge development in the context of practicum and research training , Teaching Development Grant, City University of Hong Kong, Amount: HKD $179,985, Co-Investigator.
  • Web-based Learning Environment for Counselling practicum Students, Teaching Start Up Grant, City University of Hong Kong, Amount: HKD $99,712, Principal Investigator.


Publication Show All Publications Show Prominent Publications


Journal

  • Lee, T.Y. , Low, Y.T.A. & Ngai, L.Y. (2018). Did students apply what they had learned from a positive youth development program in their real-life situations. International Journal on Disability and Human Development. 17 (3).
  • Lee, T.Y. , Low, Y.T. , Yeung, W.K.J. & Jin, X. (2018). Does students' academic ability make a difference in the learning outcomes of a positive youth development program in Hong Kong?. International Journal on Disability and Human Development. 17(3).
  • Low, Y.T.A. , Lee, T.Y. & Lau, K.L. (2018). Subjective experience of early adolescents after joining a positive youth development program in Hong Kong. International Journal on Disability and Human Development. 17(3).
  • Lo, H.M. , Kwok, Y.C.L. , Yeung, W.K. , Low, Y.T.A. & Tam, H.L. (2017). The moderating effects of gratitude on the association between perceived parenting styles and suicidal ideation. Journal of Child and Family Studies. doi:10.1007/s10286-017-0683-y
  • Tam, HK. , Kwok, Y.C.S.L. , Lo, H.M.H. , Low, Y.T.A. , Yeung, W.K. & Ip, C.L.K. (2017). The moderating effects of positive psychological strengehs on the relationship between parental anxiety and child depression: The significance of father's role in Hong Kong. Children and Youth Services Review. 73. 283 - 290. doi:10.1016/j.childyouth.2017.01.001
  • Low, Y.T.A. , Busiol, D. & Lee, T.Y. (2016). a review of research on civic and political engagement among Hong Kong youth. International Journal of Child and Adolescent Health. 9/4.
  • Low, Y.T. (2016). Can Hong Kong Chinese parents and their adolescent children benefit from an adapted UK parenting programme?. Journal of Social Work. doi:10.1177/1468017314568860
  • Wong, F.K. Daniel. , Kwok, Y.C.L. Sylvia. , Low, YT. , Man, Ka Wai. & Ip, S.Y. Priscilla. (2016). Evaluating Effectiveness of Cognitive-Behavior Therapy of Hong Kong Adolescents With Anxiety Problems. Research on Socia Work Practice. 1-10. doi:10.1177/1049731516658351
  • Kwok, SYCL. , Yeung, JWK. , Low, YT. , Lo, HHM. & Tam, HL. (2015). The roles of emotional competence and social problem-solving in the relationship between physical abuse and adolescent suicidal ideation in China. Child Abuse and Neglect. 44. 117 - 129. doi:doi:10.1016/j.chiabu.2015.03.020
  • Low, Y.T. (2014). Parents’ perception of Effective Components of a Parenting Programme for Parents of Adolescents in Hong Kong. REVISTA DE CERCETARE SI INTERVENTIE SOCIALA. 46. 162 - 181.
  • Low, Y T. (2013). Can Parenting Programme Reduce Parent-Adolescents Conflicts in Hong Kong?. REVISTA DE CERCETARE SI INTERVENTIE SOCIALA. 42. 7 - 27.

Book Chapter

  • Low, Y.T.A. , Lee, T.Y. & Lau, K.L.R. (2017). Experience of early adolescents after joining a positive youth development program. Psychosocial needs: Succcess in life and career planning. New York. Nova Science.
  • Lee, T.Y. , Low, Y.T.A,. & Ngai, L.Y.A,. (2017). Did Students apply what they had learned from a positive youth development program in their real-life situations?. Psychosocial needs: Success in life and career planning. New York. Nova Science.
  • Lee, T.Y. , Low, Y.T.A. , Yeung, J. & Jin, Y.X. (2017). Does Students' academic ability make a difference in the learning outcomes of a positive youth development program in Hong Kong?. Psychosocial needs: Success in life and career planning. New York. Nova Science.
  • Low, Andrew. Y.T. , Busiol, D. & Lee, T.Y. (2016). Civic and political engagement among youth. Children and Adolescents: Future challenges. (pp. 33 - 44). N.Y. Nova Science Publishers.


Service in CityU


Administrative Assignment

  • 1 Jul 2016 - Now, Coordinate MSW, MSSC, BSSSW, BASW fieldwork practicum, Fieldwork Coordinator.
  • Dec 2013 - Now, MSSC Counselling Practicum, Counselling Practicum Coordinator.
  • Aug 2010 - Now, BSSSW Social Work Overseas Internship , Coordinator.

Research / Thesis Supervision

  • 2016 - Now, Guo Sijia, The Flourishing of left behind children in China.

Teaching Service

  • 2016 - Now, MSSC, Counseling Skills Laboratory and Pre Practicum (Course Examiner).
  • 2016, BASW, Emotional Intelligence.
  • 2016, MSSC, Parent Education and Support.
  • 2015 - 2016, BSSSW, Youth in a Changing Society.
  • 2014 - 2016, MSSC, Counseling Practicum Group Supervision.
  • 2014 - 2016, BSSSW, Social Work Evaluation.
  • 2013 - 2014, BSSSW, Practice Inquiry Laboratory.
  • 2012 - Now, BSSSW, Team Building and Group Work Skills Laboratory.
  • 2012 - Now, BSSSW, Working With Groups Tutorial.
  • 2011 - 2016, BASW, Inquiry Into Social Work Practice.
  • 2010 - 2015, BSSSW, Field Work Teaching.


Last update date : 30 Mar 2017