Sponsored Agencies

Project

Details

Funding Period

Asian and Pacific Association for Social Work Education

Conference on ‘Social Work Education in Chinese Societies’

Scholarships were awarded to mainland Chinese social work educators to attend the above conference in Hong Kong.

1992

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Conference on ‘Social Work Education in China in the Midst of Rapid Social and Economic Transformation’ cum Intensive Training Workshop for Chinese Social Work Educators

Scholarships were awarded to mainland Chinese social work educators to attend the above conference in Beijing.

1994

Conference on ‘Development of Social Work and Social Work Education in China’

Scholarships were awarded to mainland Chinese social work educators to attend the above conference in Hong Kong.

1996

Conference on ‘Further Development of Social Work and Social Work Education in China’

Scholarships were awarded to mainland Chinese social work educators to attend the above conference in Bangkok and Brisbane.

1999-2000

China Association for Social Work Education
(China Project)

The First Five Year Plan for the Development of Social Work Education in China

Supported the Association in its promotion of the development of bachelor social work programmes in mainland China.

2001-2006

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The Second Five Year Plan for the Development of Social Work Education in China

Funded the Association to set up an evaluation system for social work programmes and to establish links between academies and front-line workers.

2007-2013

Chinese University of Hong Kong

Psychiatric Epidemiology Research Unit

Funded the setting up of the Research Unit under the Department of Psychiatry and supported its research on the frequency and distribution of psychiatric morbidity in Sha Tin.

1980-1986

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Hong Kong Catholic Marriage Advisory Council

Evaluation Research for the Marriage Mediation Counselling Service

Funded research into the effectiveness of a pioneer Marriage Mediation Counselling Service.

1989

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Hong Kong Council of Social Service

The Study of the Employment Outcome of Recovered Mentally Ill Workers in Various Sheltered Workshops

This study was the first systematic research of its kind in this particular field. The Keswick Foundation funded the research expenses.

1992

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International Conference on Family and Community Care

Sponsored a representative of the Council to attend the conference.

1993

Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Department of Applied Social Sciences
(China Project)

The First Cohort —
Master of Social Work (China) Programme

Funded the Master of Social Work (China) Programme for 15 years. The Programme has trained social work educators in mainland China to develop and improve the quality of Social Work education, particularly on a practical level. 230 trainers are now graduates of the MSW (China) Programme.

2000-2002

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The Second Cohort —
Master of Social Work (China) Programme

Same as above

2002-2005

The Third Cohort —
Master of Social Work (China) Programme

Same as above

2004-2007

The Fourth Cohort — Master of Social Work (China) Programme

Same as above

2006-2009

The Fifth Cohort —
Master of Social Work (China) Programme

Same as above

2008-2010

The Sixth Cohort —
Master of Social Work (China) Programme

Same as above

2008-2010

Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Department of Applied Social Sciences
(China Project)

The PolyU-PekingU China Social Work Research Centre

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Funded the creation of an international hub for social workers and social work educators in mainland China, Hong Kong and Overseas. Now self-sustainable, the research centre carries out high impact research and advanced training programmes that have the potential to significantly impact future development of social work and social policies in China.

2010-2013

Richmond Fellowship of Hong Kong
(China Project)

Training Programme

Funded a Senior Trainee Scholarship Scheme, Junior Scholarship Scheme and Training Unit in Ping Shan.

1985-1988

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Exchange Programme

Funded staff from the Guangzhou Civil Affairs Bureau Psychiatric Hospital to visit and learn more about facilities available to the mentally-ill patients in Hong Kong.

1988

Exchange Programme between the Richmond Fellowship of Hong Kong and the Guangzhou Civil Affairs Bureau Psychiatric Hospital

Funded two occupational therapists from the Richmond Fellowship to train hospital staff in Guangzhou looking after mentally ill patients. The OTs also helped to design better ward routines.

1993-1996

Richmond Fellowship of Hong Kong

Psychiatric Rehabilitation: The Asian Experience

Provided funding for a member of the Richmond Fellowship staff to attend the conference.

1992

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World Psychiatric Association Conference in Beijing

Provided funding for a member of the Richmond Fellowship staff to attend the conference.

1997

Society for the Promotion of Hospice Care

Asia Pacific Hospice Conference 1999

Sponsored Dr Michael Kearney's fees for the conference.

1999

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The Great Britain-China Centre

Awarded a scholarship to a mainland Chinese candidate to cover his stay in the UK.

1984