Dr. Steve FONG Fu-fai 方富輝博士

Head of Department and Associate Professor of Practice
Academic and Professional Qualifications
  • Doctor of Social Work (HKPU)
  • Master of Social Sciences (Mental Health) (HKU)
  • Bachelor of Social Work (HKU)
  • Registered Social Worker, Social Workers Registration Board
  • Mentalization Based Treatment (Practitioner & Advanced Level) 
  • Qualified Assessor of LS/CMI, MHS Multi-Health System
  • DBT Accreditation Leve 2, The Association for Psychological Therapies, UK

Areas of Interest
  • Social Service Management, Mental Health Practice, Violence and Mental Illness, Substance Abuse, Rehabilitation Service, Multidisciplinary Collaboration, Innovative Practice, Sustainable Development
Courses Taught
  • SW 100 Introduction to Philosophy of Social Welfare and Social Work
  • SW 480 Social Service Management
Research Grants
  • 2023: Co-PI: Mapping the grey digital divide and diversity in older ICT users post-COVID: A mixed-method research informing service and policy development (RGC, $4,388,777) (Project Period 2023-2025)
  • 2023: Co-I: Quality transition strategies facilitating the transition from teenage to adulthood for persons with intellectual disabilities and their family carers (RGC, $635,387) (2023-2025)
  • 2022: Co-PI: Evaluation and Research for Lifestyle Reactivation Project: Jockey Club Smart Homecare (Evangelical Lutheran Church Social Service - Hong Kong, $472,500) (2022-2024)
  • 2022: PI: Research Study on the Effectiveness of the Sheltered Workshop Extended Care Pilot Project (Fu Hong Society, $296,100) (2022-2025)
  • 2022: PI: Study on the Ageing of Persons in Recovery (Richmond Fellowship of Macau, $52,500) (Project Period: 2022)
  • 2021: Project coordinator/ Co-PI: Jockey Club Smart Navigation Portal for Carers of Elderly. (The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust, HK$3,730,000) (Project Period: 2022-2025)
  • 2021: Co-PI: Supporting Informal Caregivers-Pioneering, Validating, Implementing and Evaluating a Chinese Caregiving Planning Model in Hong Kong (ITBG, $4,539,496) (Project Period: 2021-2024)
  • 2021: Co-PI: Preparing for the launching of Esports: An interdisciplinary and holistic perspective in prevention of teenage gaming addiction problem based on Bronfenbrenner’s Bioecological model in the era of Esports (RGC, $4,260,824) (Project Period: 2021-2024)
  1. 方富輝 (2019)「幻聽」與聽聲模式的介入策略。於楊劍雲(編)。社區精神健康服務和輔導工作—復元導向。香港:商務印書局。
  2. 羅恩‧科爾曼、邁克‧史密斯(2018)。與聲音同行II:從受害者到勝利者(方富輝,譯)。香港:P&P Press (原著第二版出版於2005年)
  3. 方富輝 (編) (2017)。緣途有你-精神復元個案匯編。澳門:澳門利民會。
  4. 方富輝 (2014) 自我分裂與自我整合:精神分裂個案的實踐與挑戰個案討論。於葉錦成(編)。自我分裂與自我整合:精神分裂個案的實踐與挑戰。北京:社會科學文獻出版社。
  5. Fong, F. F. (2014). Offending behaviors of person with schizophrenia. China Journal of Social Work, 7(1), 14-25.
  6. Fong, F. F. (2013). (Ed). Research Report-Offending Behaviors among People with Mental Illness in Hong Kong: A Service Review of the Psychiatric Halfway Houses of the Society of Rehabilitation and Crime Prevention, Hong Kong. Hong Kong: The Society of Rehabilitation and Crime Prevention, Hong Kong.
  7. Yau, C. Y., & Fong, F. F. (2013a). (Eds). Research Report-The Experience of Stigma of Halfway House Service Recipients of SRACP with a Diagnosis of Schizophrenia. Hong Kong: The Society of Rehabilitation and Crime Prevention, Hong Kong.
  8. Yau, C. Y., & Fong, F. F. (2013b). (Eds). Research Report-The Recovery Experience of Halfway House Service Recipients of SRACP with a Diagnosis of Schizophrenia. Hong Kong: The Society of Rehabilitation and Crime Prevention, Hong Kong.
  9. Fong, F. F. & Lam, C. W. (2007). The paternal involvement of Chinese drug abusers: an exploratory in Hong Kong. Journal of Social Work Practice in the Addictions, 7(3), 87-98
Conferences Attended and Papers Delivered
  1. Fong, F. F., Kwok, C. Y., & Leung, T. K. (June 2019). Social Work: A Helping Profession as an Emotional Labor, a Neglected Concept. Workshop held at The International Conference on Change and Innovation for a Better World: The Future of Social Work Profession, June 27-28, Hong Kong.
  2. Choi, K. K., & Fong, F. F. (June 2019). “By Your Side”- Family Support Pilot Project. Rehabilitation International Asia & Pacific Regional Conference, June 26-28, Macau.
  3. Fong, F. F. (May 2019). Making Succession Possible: The Experience of Fu Hong Society in Hong Kong. Paper presented at The Network for Social Work Management 30th Annual Conference, May 29-June 1, Chicago.
  4. Fong, F. F. (June 2018). Accountability and Transparency in NGOs. Paper presented at 2018 ARNOVA-Asia Conference, June 27-28, Hong Kong.
  5. Fong, F. F. & Chan, K. K. (December 2016). Voice hearing approach: localization and application in Hong Kong. Paper presented at 2016 Asia Mental Health Conference, December 2-3, Hong Kong.
  6. 方富輝及羅錦富(2014年9月)。協助精神障礙罪犯重返小區-香港中途宿舍之經驗。文章發表於矯正與回歸:服刑人員再社會化的創新與發展研討會,2014年9月3-5日,銀川
  7. Fong, F. F. (November 2013). Violence and mental illness: a review of local literature. Paper presented at 2013 Asian Mental Health Conference, November 22, Hong Kong.
  • 2021: Winner of Classified Post HR Appreciation Awards (Training & Development), Classified Post (MSDP project of Fu Hong Society) 
  • 2020: Merit Prize in HKIHRM HR Excellence Awards, HKIHRM (MSDP Project of Fu Hong Society)
  • External Examiner of Higher Diploma in Social Work, Caritas Institute of Higher Education (CIHE) (2022-present)
  • Member of Advisory Committee on Social Work Training and Manpower Planning (ACSWTMP), Social Welfare Department (2022-present)
  • Exco-member of Hong Kong Association of Schools of Social Work (2022-present)
  • Co-opted Member of Committee on Qualification Recognition, Social Workers Registration Board (2022-present)
  • Council Member of the Consortium of Institutes of Family in the Asian Region (CIFA) (2021-Present)
  • Reviewer of International Social Work (2021-present)
  • Assessment Panel Member of Social Workers Registration Board (2021-2022)
  • Convenor of Promotion Working Group, Mental Health Month 2021, Labor and Welfare Bureau, HKSAR (2021-2022)
  • Convenor of District Working Group, Mental Health Month 2020, Labor and Welfare Bureau, HKSAR (2020-2021)
  • Social Work Member of Mental Health Review Tribunal, Food and Health Bureau, HKSAR (2019-present)
  • Life Member of Hong Kong Social Workers Association/ Committee Member of Current Welfare Issues Committee (2021-present)
  • External Advisor of Higher Diploma in Social Work (FT & PT), Hong Kong College of Technology (2018-present)
  • Honorary Consultant of Richmond Fellowship of Macau (2016-present)
  • Convenor of Shatin District Social Inclusive Carnival, Social Welfare Department (2013-2016)