Dr. Margaret WONG Fung-yee 王鳳儀博士

Adjunct Professor of Social Work
Academic and Professional Qualifications
  • Doctor in Social Work, Hong Kong Polytechnic University
  • Masters in Arts, Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • Strategic Perspectives in Non-profit Organization, Harvard University
  • Masters in Social Science, University of Hong Kong
  • Bachelor in Social Work (cum laude), Mississippi University for Women
  • Senior Addiction Counsellor
  • Consultant Supervisor, Supportive Supervision Scheme
  • Certificate in Advanced Motivational Interviewing
  • Master of Addiction Counsellor and Training
  • Recruitment & Selection Certificate Program (HK Institute of Human Resources Management)
  • Certified Trainer, Advanced Group Leader and Group Leader Training on Batterers Treatment (Emerge, Boston, USA)
  • Registered Social Worker, Social Workers Registration Board
Areas of Interest
  • Clinical Practice and Research Interests: Counseling and support for victims of Domestic Violence, Batterers Treatment, Intimate Partner Violence, Parenting and Family Services, Addiction Treatment and Prevention
  • Administration and Management: Social Service Management, Strategic Planning and Resource Development, Pioneer Service Model Development, Regional and International Networking and Collaboration, Policy Analysis
  1. Wong, Margaret F.Y., Liu, Ben C.P., Chui, Raymond C.F., Tsui, Cindy. (2021). “What Really Matters? An Exploratory Study on Perceived Effectiveness, Actual Practice and Determinants of Advocacy in Social Work”. Hong Kong Journal of Social Work Vol.55, Nos. 1 & 2, Summer & Winter 2021. 69-97.
  2. Regina CT Ching, FHKAM (Community Medicine), MScPHM LSHTM (Lond); SP Mak, FHKAM (Community Medicine), FFPH; Martin CS Wong, MD, MPH; Ming Lam, FHKAM (Psychiatry), MRCPsych; WM Chan, FHKAM (Community Medicine); Margaret FY Wong, DSW, MSocSci; Raymond Liang, MD, FRCP; TH Lam, MD, Hon FHKCCM (2021). "Response to the World Health Organization’s working document for the development of a global action plan to reduce alcohol-related harm: Position Statement of the Hong Kong Alliance for Advocacy Against Alcohol" Hong Kong Med J 2021 Feb; 27(1):4-6 https://doi.org/10.12809/hkmj215109
  3. Shaffer, H. J., Tom, M. A., Wiley, R., Wong, M., Chan, E. M. L., Cheng, G., Lo, C. Ma, E., Wong, R. (2018) "Using the Syndrome Model of Addiction: A Preliminary Consideration of Psychological Processes". International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction. http://doi.org/10.1007/s11469-018-9952-2 (Q2 Journal)
  4. Study on Communications between School and Parents, research commissioned by the Education Bureau (2018), (Research Team Consultant)
  5. Shaffer, H. J., Tom, M., Wong, M. F. Y., Chan, E. M. L. Cheng, G. L. F. Lo, C. K. M., Ma, E. K. Y., Wong, R. H. Y. (2017). Treating Addiction as a Syndrome: Bridging Research and Clinical Practice. Trends in Medicine, Harvard Medical Sch. https://trends.hms.harvard.edu/2017/04/07/treating-addiction-as-a syndrome-bridging-research-and-clinical-practice/
  6. Wong, M., Chan, E.M.L., Cheng, G., Lo, C., Ma, E., Wong, R., Shaffer, H.J., Tom, M.A. (2016). Report on Multiple Expressions of Addiction: Psychosocial Correlates and Treatment Trajectories of Treatment Seekers. Tung Wah Group of Hospitals (TWGHs) and Division on Addiction, Cambridge Health Alliance, Harvard Medical School.
  7. "Observational Study on the Efficacy of Various Modalities of Nicotine Replacement Therapy available in HK", Research Team Member, TWGHs (2014 ).
  8. "Breaking Point--Help-seeking Behavior of Older Chinese who Experienced Elder Mistreatment", Research Team Member, Research report, TWGHs and University of Hong Kong, 2013.
  9. 開啟男士服務之門-連繫男士研究, 東華三院及浸會大學, 2013。Research Team Member.
  10. 從家長及教師角度探讨小學學重焦慮研究報告,東華三院及香港城市大學。2013. Research Team Member.
  11. Ren and Yuan: A Cultural Interpretation of Chinese Women’s Responses to Battering, “ A. Tiwari, H. Ip, Margaret Wong, Canadian Journal of Nursing Research, 2001, Vol.33, NO. 3, p. 63-79.
Book Chapters
  1. Wong, Margaret, “Multidisciplinary Responses in Domestic Violence: How we Started and Where we are Heading,” in “Preventing Family Violence : A Multidisciplinary Approach,” Chan, Ko-ling (ed) (2012), HK University Press.
Conference Paper Presentations
  1. “Real Man Wears Pink”, The 4th World Conference of Women’s Shelters, November 2019, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
  2. 兒童青少年保護服務-家庭處遇工作模式實踐舆展望国际研討會,台湾兒童暨家庭扶助會基金會。2014
  3. 從香港防治家庭暴力工作看家暴問題的演化, 2013 兩岸四地反家暴論壇
  4. “ Domestic Violence in Hong Kong,” Women’s Forum on Beijing+10, April 2005, Beijing, China.
  5. “An integrated Model to Stop Family Violence,” 7th International Conference of Family Violence, Sept 2002, San Diego, USA.
  6. “ Family Violence – An Agenda for Change,” 4th East Asian Women’s Forum, Taiwan, Sept 2000.
  7. “Family Violence in the Wider Context,“ISPCAN 5th Asian Conference on Child Protection, Nov 1999.
Research Grants
  1. 2020: 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. (Institutional Development Scheme(IDS) Collaborative Research Grant (competitive) ( UGC/IDS© 15/M01/20 ),  $4, 260,824) (Project Period: 2020-2023)
  2. 2019: Co-I : An Evidence-based Study: Child-focused In-law Relationship Enhancement in Multi-generational Families. (Lee Kum Kee Family Foundation, $920,413) (Project Period: 2019-2022)
  3. 2019: Co-I : Project Embrace –Mindfulness-based Intervention for Drug Abusers with Alcohol Problem. (Beat Drugs Fund,  $274,680) (Project Period: 2019-2021)
Referee for journals/ Peer Reviewer
  1. International Social Work
  2. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction
Membership in Government and Non Government Consultative Bodies /Committtees Government
  1. Government Appointed Member of the Family Council (2019-Present)
  2. Government Appointed Member of Research Advisory Group (RAG), Narcotics Division, Security Bureau, HKSAR. (2017-Present)
  3. Government Appointed Member of Steering committee on Prevention and Control of Non Communicable Disease, Dept of Health, HKSARG (2015-2018)
  4. Member of the SWD Interdepartmental Working Group on Combating Violence (2015-2018)
  5. Member of Drug Liaison Committee, Narcotics Division, Security Bureau, HKSAR  (2010-2018) (1999-2009)
  6. Government Appointed Member of Equal Opportunities commission (2005-2009)
  7. Member of the SWD Advisory Group for the Study on Child Abuse and Spouse Battering (2004-2006)
  8. Government Appointed Founding Member of Women’s Commission (2001-2006)
NGOs/Professional Organizations
  1. Elected Member of the Specialized Committee on Family & Community Services, HKCSS (2019-Present) (2016-2018) (2012-2015) (2004-2007)
  2. Elected Member of the Specialized Committee on Social Development (2019-Present) (2017-2018) (2007-2009) (2004-2005)
  3. Board Member of the Asia Pacific Association for Addiction Professionals (APAAP) (2016-Present)
  4. Board Member of the Asia Pacific Certification Commission for Addiction Professionals (APCCAP) (2016-Present)
  5. Co-chair of the First International Conference on Parenting in the 21st Century, Hong Kong (10/2016)
  6. Member of the Hong Kong Alliance for Advocacy Against Alcohol, HK College of Community Medicine (2015-Present)
  7. Co-Chair of Asia Pacific Association for Addiction Professional (APAAP) (2015-2018)
  8. Elected Executive Council Member of the Consortium of Institutes of Family in the Asian Region (CIFA) (2014-Present)
  9. Member of the Committee on IFSC, HKCSS (2012-2018)
  10. Member of NGO IFSC Network, HKCSS (2012-2018)
  11. Member of the Standing Committee of Service Development , HKCSS (2011-2015)
  12. Member of the Working Group on the Guidelines for Handling Domestic Violence, HK Social Workers Association (2004)
Academic Institutions
  1. External Advisor to the High Diploma in Social Work , Hong Kong College of Technology
  2. External Advisor to the Bachelor Degree in Social Work, Hong Kong College of Technology
  3. Exe. Council Member of the Gender Research Center, CUHK
Pioneer service model development
  1. Introduced the Batterers Treatment Program Emerge model in HK
  2. Introduced Child Witness to Domestic Violence program in HK
  3. Piloted Domestic Violence Crisis Intervention Team stationed in ER in Tuen Mun Hospital, Tseung Kwun O Hospital
  4. Spearheaded the review of Cap 189 , Ordinance on Domestic Violence
  5. Establish the first Multi Addiction Center in HK
  6. Set up the Asia Pacific Association for Addiction Professional (APAAP) in HK
  7. Set up the first IFSC in TWGHs with unique mobile outreach model
  8. Set up the first Men's Center in TWGHs based on gender perspective
  9. Set up the first Parents Academy in TWGHs
  10. Chairperson of Steering group on Parents Academy and develop parents education curriculum
  11. Spearheaded the youth hostel development
  12. Design the Social Impact Hub for youth development in Wong Tai Sin
  13. Pilot the idea of building an Eco-village for families and youth on a landfill site in Tseung Kwan O
  14. Introduced Single Session Therapy in HK and pilot in addiction counseling
  15. Introduced Gender Mainstreaming Practices in NGOs
Trainer in seminars and workshops on Domestic Violence/ Parenting
  1. HKU
  2. SWD
  3. Jockey Club Suicide Prevention and Research Center
  4. HK Council of Social Services
  5. HK Social Workers Association
  6. Women’s Commission
  7. Equal Opportunities Commission
  8. HK Women Lawyers Association
  9. HK Mediation Council
  10. City University of Hong Kong
  11. Chinese University of Hong Kong
  12. 商業電台 政好星期天正向家長節目
Continuing Professional Education
  1. Emotionality and Mood Articulation: Interpretation and Intervention in Trauma Healing-Level 2
  2. Executive Leadership Development 易經的軟實力管理智慧
  3. Strategic Thinking and Visioning
  4. Catch a Brain Wave
  5. 如何運用充權方法培育特殊需要兒童
  6. Incredible Years ( IY) Parent Group Leader training
  7. Tuning into Teens Group for Parents
  8. Clinical Workshop on Couple Therapies with Effective Means in Engaging both Men and Women
  9. Sex Addiction: Neuroscience, Trauma and the Family
  10. Single Session Family Consultation
  11. Music Therapy Workshop
  12. Workshop on Aesthetic Education
  13. Emotion-focused Therapy-Forgiveness & Letting Go of Anger & Hurt
  14. Workshop on working with Men on Marital/Relationship Issues
  15. Foundation Course on Projective Drawing
  16. Workshop on “the Role and Relevance of Families in the Origin, Prevention and Treatment of Addiction”
  17. Online Clinical Training on Addiction, Division on Addiction, Harvard Medical School
  18. Forum on Internet Addiction of Adolescent
  19. Workshop on Emotion and Relationship Building
  20. Art Therapy Four Day Summer School (HKU)
  21. Child Centered Play Therapy (CUHK)
  22. Play Skills with Children (HK)
  23. Practice & Intervention with Children & Young People in Domestic Violence (HKU)
  24. Assessment and Treatment of Domestic Violence (HKU)
  25. Research Seminar in Family Violence (HKU)