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Headline Projects, Current Projects

Capacity Building

Social Work Services for Children Affected by Families with Mental Illnesses in an Ethnic Region

Social Work Services for Children Affected by Families with Mental Illnesses in an Ethnic Region

Building a System of Care for Children Whose Parents Are Unable to Fulfill Legal Child-Rearing Responsibilities

Building a System of Care for Children Whose Parents Are Unable to Fulfill Legal Child-Rearing Responsibilities

Intervention and Development Plan for Low-income Families

Intervention and Development Plan for Low-income Families

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

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 conference in Hong Kong.

Psychiatric Epidemiology Research Unit

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.

Family-based Mutual Support Network for Endemic Disease Prevention in Pastoral Areas

Family-based Mutual Support Network for Endemic Disease Prevention in Pastoral Areas

Training Programme

Training Programme

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

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

The Second 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.

Three Year Plan of China Social Work Education Development

Three Year Plan of China Social Work Education Development

Supported professional development including for social work educators to publish research papers, conduct national and international conference and training.  National forums and conferences for teachers, BSW, MSW students, were also organised.

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

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.

Holistic Services for People with Mental Illnesses

Holistic Services for People with Mental Illnesses

Exchange Programme

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.

Support Services for Poor Kazak Families Under Resettlement Policy

Support Services for Poor Kazak Families Under Resettlement Policy

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

The Sixth & Seventh 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.

Family Relationship Restoration Service Model on Incarcerated Children

Family Relationship Restoration Service Model on Incarcerated Children

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

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

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

Psychiatric Rehabilitation: The Asian Experience

Psychiatric Rehabilitation: The Asian Experience

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

‘Playback Theatre’ – to Strengthen Parent-child Relationships

‘Playback Theatre’ – to Strengthen Parent-child Relationships

Capacity Building Scheme for Secondary School Teachers: Promoting Meaningful Social Engagement for Young People Through Service-Learning

Capacity Building Scheme for Secondary School Teachers: Promoting Meaningful Social Engagement for Young People Through Service-Learning

This project aims at facilitating meaningful social engagement for young people through …

Conference on ‘Social Work Education in Chinese Societies’

Conference on ‘Social Work Education in Chinese Societies’

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

Hospice Care for Terminal Patients

Hospice Care for Terminal Patients

Rural Community Development Through Revitalising the “Song of Filial Piety” Tradition

Rural Community Development Through Revitalising the “Song of Filial Piety” Tradition

Power Up: Capacity Building on Service Innovation

Power Up: Capacity Building on Service Innovation

This project aimed at empowering NGOs to develop concise and clear proposals and to sharpen their design thinking skills to promote service innovation so that they are more equipped to solve multifaceted social problems.

A Family-based Community Rehabilitation Service Model for Disabled People in Rural China

A Family-based Community Rehabilitation Service Model for Disabled People in Rural China

World Psychiatric Association Conference in Beijing

World Psychiatric Association Conference in Beijing

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

China Social Work Project Fund

China Social Work Project Fund

KF has supported the development of social work education in mainland China for over 20 years…

Medical Social Work Services for Children with Cancer and Their Caregivers in a Hospital Ward

Medical Social Work Services for Children with Cancer and Their Caregivers in a Hospital Ward

Evaluation Research for the Marriage Mediation Counselling Service

Evaluation Research for the Marriage Mediation Counselling Service

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

Capacity Building of the ‘Eco Migrant Families’ in Xilingol League

Capacity Building of the ‘Eco Migrant Families’ in Xilingol League

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

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 conference in Bangkok and Brisbane.

Integrated Services for Mentally Ill Patients’ Families

Integrated Services for Mentally Ill Patients’ Families

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

The Fourth 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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

The Fifth 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.

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

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.

Social Work Intervention on the Bereaved Elderly

Social Work Intervention on the Bereaved Elderly

Guarding the Future - Child Protection Capacity Building Project for Frontline Social Workers

Guarding the Future - Child Protection Capacity Building Project for Frontline Social Workers

This project aims at nurturing the new generation of social work teachers who will …

Scholarship

Scholarship

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

Support Services for Youth Offenders and Their Families

Support Services for Youth Offenders and Their Families

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

The Third 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.

Nurturing New Generation of Social Work Teachers in China

Nurturing New Generation of Social Work Teachers in China

This project aims at nurturing the new generation of social work teachers who will …

Keswick Scholarship (Doctor of Social Work Programme for Mainland Chinese)

Keswick Scholarship (Doctor of Social Work Programme for Mainland Chinese)

This project aims at providing access for practice-oriented social work teachers …

Asia Pacific Hospice Conference 1999

Asia Pacific Hospice Conference 1999

Sponsored Dr Michael Kearney's fees for the conference.

Sustainable Cultural Development in Ethnic Dong Villages

Sustainable Cultural Development in Ethnic Dong Villages

International Conference on Family and Community Care

International Conference on Family and Community Care

Sponsored a representative of the Council to attend the conference.

Family-based Village-to-residential Child Development Project

Family-based Village-to-residential Child Development Project

The PolyU-PekingU China Social Work Research Centre

The PolyU-PekingU China Social Work Research Centre

Funded the establishment 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.

Integrated Family Service Centre — Building a Mutual Support Network for Autistic Children’s Families n Pastoral Areas

Integrated Family Service Centre — Building a Mutual Support Network for Autistic Children’s Families n Pastoral Areas

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

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.

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