Dr. NG Yin Ling, Tabitha

Assistant Professor

Academic and Professional Qualifications

PhD in Social Sciences, Cardiff University, U.K.
Master of Arts in Social Work (Family-Centered Practice and Family Therapy), Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Social Work, City University of Hong Kong
Certificate for Basic Training for Practice Teachers, School of Professional Education and Executive Development, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Certificate for Putonghua Proficiency Test, The State Language Commission of China
Certified Practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming, The American Board of Neuro-Linguistic Programming
Certificate for Qualified Facilitator (Level I) of Personality Dimensions, Career/ LifeSkills Resources Inc., Canada
Certificate for Mental Health First Aid Standard Course, the Society of Rehabilitation and Crime Prevention, Hong Kong
Certificate for Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) Teacher Training Course – Module I and Module II, the Oxford Mindfulness Centre, UK
Registered Social Worker, Social Workers Registration Board

Teaching

SW 200 Theories and Methods in Working Individuals
SW 330 Working with Family and Children
SW 410 Basic Skills in Family Therapy
SW 450 School Social Work
SW 461 Integrative Practice Seminar III
SW 462 Integrative Practice Seminar IV
Honours Project and Fieldwork Placement Supervision

Expertise and Interest

Parenting,
Youth Development,
Family Therapy,
Intergenerational Conflicts and Multi-generational Issues,
Marital Enrichment,
Bereavement and Grief Counselling,
School Social Work,
Developmental Psychology,
Personality Psychology,
Positive Psychology,
Spirituality and Mindfulness

Research, Project and Publications

Journals

  1. Ng, Y.L. (2019). The impact of culture on Chinese young people’s perceptions of family responsibility in Hong Kong, China. Intellectual Discourse, 27:1 (2019) 131–154. IIUM Press. ISSN 0128-4878 (Print); ISSN 2289-5639 (Online).
  2. Ng, Y.L. (2019). Experiences of Chinese young people in their self-development plan in Hong Kong: a qualitative study. Asia Pacific Journal of Educators and Education. 34, 167–185.
  3. Ng, Y.L. (2019). A qualitative study on the perceptions and experiences of young people in relation to parenthood and family responsibility in Hong Kong, China. South East Asia Social Science Review. Vol. 4(1), 48-70.
  4. Ng, Y.L. (2019). Is marriage in decline? A qualitative study of perceptions of young people on marriage in Hong Kong, China. Asian People Journal. eISSN: 2600-8971 Volume 2, Issue 1 (2019), 126-137.
  5. Ng, Y.L. (2016). A qualitative study of the post-80 generation in career development realm in Hong Kong, China. Pertanika. Vol. 24 (3) 991-1010. Malaysia: Universiti Putra Malaysia Press. (ISSN: 0128-7702)
  6. 吳燕玲 (2016):<香港父母與青少年子女的代際矛盾>,《青年研究學報》,第19卷,第2期,總第38號,專題:新生代成長的壓力,香港青年協會,頁21-38。(ISSN: 1029-7847)
  7. 吳燕玲、崔志暉 (2015). <自我區分與個人的焦慮、 抑鬱及情緒智能的關係:在香港華人社區的先導研究>,《香港社會工作學報》,第49期,Issue 01n02, 頁65-79。 (DOI: 10.1142/ S0219246215000078)
  8. Ng, Y.L. (2015). Impact of global and Chinese cultural values on young people’s perceptions of parenthood in Hong Kong, China. Pertanika. Vol. 23 (4) 867-884. Malaysia: Universiti Putra Malaysia Press. (ISSN: 0128-7702)
  9. Ng, Y.L. (2014). An exploratory study of spirituality and happiness of parents living in the “City of Sadness”. Journal for Spirituality and Transcendental Psychology, Year Book No. 4. Germany: Published Online: March 19, 2014.
  10. Ng, Y.L. (2014). Spirituality and differentiation of self of parents living in the “City of Sadness”. Mental Health, Religion and Culture, Vol. 17, Issue 7, 655-664. United Kingdom: Routledge. (DOI: 10.1080 / 13674676.2014.894008)
  11. Ng, Y.L. (2014). A study of the link between self-esteem and spiritual experience of parents living in the “City of Sadness” of Hong Kong. Social Work and Christianity, Vol. 41, No. 1, 45-59. U.S.A.: North American Association of Christians in Social Work. (ISSN: 0737-5778)
  12. Chui, C.F., Ng, Y.L., Cheung, O.N., Mok, W.K. (2009). Parenting practice: a case study of the women in Tin Shui Wai District (in Chinese) <管教子女方式:香港天水圍婦女的個案研究>. Hong Kong Journal of Social Sciences, Vol. 36, 65-89. (ISSB: 1021-3619)
Research Project
  1. A Positive Transition Program from Kindergarten to Primary School – Parent-child Emotional Engagement in School-based Training Scheme (有「情」無恐 – 幼升小情緒導向親子關係校本計劃) (Remark: has submit proposal to apply for Quality Education Fund)
  2. An Evidenced-informed Study: Child-focused In-law Relationship Enhancement in Multi-generational Families (兒童為本提升多代家庭之姻親關係證據為參考研究) – Hong Kong Shue Yan University in partnership with the University of Hong Kong, the Hong Kong Family Welfare Society with funding support from the Lee Kum Kee Family Foundation (2019 -2021)
  3. An Evaluation Study of the ‘BLESSED Project’ (伴你同行成效研究) – Baptist Oi Kwan Social Services – Elderly Service Division (Sept. 2017 – Dec. 2018)
  4. An Evaluative Study of Parent-child Parallel Group on Emotion Management (樂天達人- 親子平行小組成效研究), Caritas Youth and Community Service Centre, Kowloon, Caritas – Hong Kong (2010 – 2011)
  5. A Study of the Parenting Practice of Women in Tin Shui Wai District (天水圍區婦女管教子女方式研究). Department of Social Work, Hong Kong Shue Yan University (2008- 2009)
Research Report
  1. 吳燕玲 (2018):<陪您同行計劃服務成效調查分析及建議>,載《陪您同行計劃 – 長者跨越抑鬱分享手册》,浸會愛羣社會服務處。
  2. Chui, C.F. & Ng, Y.L., (2011). Evaluation Report of Parent-child Parallel Group on Emotion Management (in Chinese)《樂天達人 – 親子平行小組成效研究報告書》, Caritas Youth and Community Service Centre, Kowloon, Caritas – Hong Kong.
  3. Chui, C.F., Ng, Y.L., Cheung, O.N., Mok, W.K. (2009). A study of the parenting practice of women in Tin Shui Wai District (in Chinese).《天水圍區婦女管教子女方式報告》. Hong Kong: Department of Social Work, Hong Kong Shue Yan University. (ISBN: 978-962-8719-72-3)
Conference Paper
  1. Ng, Y.L. (2019). The Sustainability of Care for Elderly with Depression: The Experience of the BLESSED Project. Paper presented at the International Conference on Change and Innovation for a Better World: The Future of Social Work Profession, Hong Kong, June 27-28, 2019.
  2. Ng, Y.L. (2019). Working on In-law Relationship in Multi-generational Families. Paper presented at the Symposium on Family Wellbeing in a Changing Society, in Hong Kong Family Welfare Society 70th Anniversary, Hong Kong, May 17, 2019.
  3. Ng, Y.L. (2017).「出死入生的家庭關愛」. Paper presented at the plenary session of a 3-day Life and Death Expo (存為愛–生死博覽) organized by Tung Wah Groups of Hospital, Hong Kong, March 11, 2017.
  4. Ng, Y.L. (2011). Is the family in decline? The influence of global and local culture on young people’s perception of family building. Paper presented at the 13th Annual Conference: Global Sociology for a Global World, Hong Kong Sociological Association, Hong Kong, December 3, 2011.
  5. Ng, Y.L. (2011). The role of global culture on young people’s attitudes about marriage and family building – a reflection on social citizenship and good governance in Hong Kong. Paper presented at International Conference on Governance and Citizenship in Asia: Paradigms and Practices, Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hong Kong, March 18 – 19, 2011.
  6. Ng, Y.L. (2010). Spiritual experience and well-being of parents – the link between self-esteem, interpersonal fusion, experience of joy and spirituality. Paper presented at the 10th International Conference on Understanding Quality of Life and Building a Happier Tomorrow of International Society for Quality of Life Studies, Organized by International Society for the Quality of Life Studies, Bangkok, Thailand, December 8-11, 2010.
  7. Ng, Y.L. (2010). Perceived parental self-esteem, parenting practice and spirituality involvement on psychological development of children – a case study in Tin Shui Wai. Paper presented at the 10th International Conference on Children’s Spirituality: Spirituality and Resilience, Hong Kong Institute of Education and Association for Children’s Spirituality, Hong Kong, July 19-23, 2010.
  8. Ng, Y.L. (2009). A pilot study on self-perceived parental attitudes and practices on psychological well-being of children in Tin Shui Wai. Paper presented at the Conference on Promoting Community Mental Health: Issues, Achievements and Visioning into the Future, Caritas – Hong Kong, Hong Kong, December 15-17, 2009.
  9. Ng, Y.L. (2005). Maximize students’ learning ability by identifying their personality types and learning styles. Paper presented at Symposium on Learning to / in Practice: Interfacing Social Work Education and Practice, Hong Kong, April 1-2, 2005.
Books
  1. Ng, Y.L., Yim, F.S., Yim, C.K. (2017). Fourteen lessons on how to live happier – integration of positive psychology into daily practice (in Chinese)《快樂人生14課》, 2nd Hong Kong: China Alliance Press. (ISBN: 978-962-244-986-2)
  2. Ng, Y.L., Yim, C.K. (2016). Unloading sorrows: a manual for helpers and self-help (in Chinese)《放下傷痛 – 助人及自助手册》, 3rd Hong Kong: China Alliance Press. (ISBN: 978-962-244-981-7)
  3. Ng, Y.L., Yim, C.K. (2012). Enhancing children’s emotion quotient, adversity quotient and finance quotient in parenting (in Chinese)《3Q教出好孩子:讓孩子擁抱AQ、EQ、FQ》. Hong Kong: Economic Times Press. (ISBN: 978-962-678-708-3)
  4. Ng, Y.L., Yim, C.K. (2012). Happiness is around the corner: application of positive psychology (in Chinese)《快樂就在轉彎處:以正向心理學創造正能量》. Hong Kong: Economic Times Press. (ISBN: 978-962-678-709-0)
Books Chapters/ Newsletter Articles
  1. 吳燕玲 (2019):<學者評論>,載《青年創研庫研究報告:改善香港的跨 代關係》,香港青年協會青年研究中心,香港青年協會。
  2. 吳燕玲 (2019):<專家回饋 – 敍事治療適用於探討新來港人士的問題>,載《聽障輔導工作個案彙編 -「冇用鬼」的閃亮時刻:敍事治療的運用》,香港聾人福利促進會
  3. 吳燕玲 (2016):<代際和諧離不開適切的管教>,載澳門特别行政區政府教育暨青年局:《百分百家長》,第四十八期,頁18-24。澳門:澳門特别行政區政府教育暨青年局。 (ISSN: 1608-6503)
  4. Ng, Y.L. (2013). Passing through the journey of bereavement (in Chinese) <走過傷痛的幽谷>, Newsletter, April – June 2013, Professional Training and Development Centre, Samaritan Befrienders Hong Kong.
  5. Ng, Y.L. (2011). Developing children with high emotion quotient (in Chinese) <情緒正能量:培養高情商孩子>. Rehabilitation Road, Vol. 3, 21 – 26, Caritas Youth and Community Service Centre – Kowloon, Caritas – Hong Kong.
  6. Ng, Y.L. (2011). Positive psychology steps to enhancing mothers-in-law and daughters-in-law relationship (in Chinese) <婦女正向心理發展與婆媳關係>. Social Work Casebook, Hong Kong: Department of Social Work, Hong Kong Shue Yan University. (ISBN: 978-988-18443-7-8)
  7. Ng, Y.L., Mok, W.K. (2007). Crisis in in-law relationship (in Chinese) <婆媳關係的「危」與「機」>. Women Services Casebook of Tin Shui Wai , 83 – 93. Hong Kong: Chinese Missionary Seminary. (ISBN: 978-988-98478-6-9)
Books Edited
  1. Hong Kong Council of Social Services (2000). Casebook on social integration between local Hong Kong Chinese and new arrivals from Mainland China (in Chinese), 《結伴建香江》. Hong Kong Council of Social Services.
  2. Hong Kong Council of Social Services (2000). Scheme for 2000 District Social Integration Programmes (in Chinese) 《結伴同行 – 地區活動資助計劃彙編1999/2000》, Hong Kong Council of Social Services.
  3. Hong Kong Council of Social Services (2000). Survey on Perception of Hong Kong from Local Hong Kong People and New Arrivals from Mainland China, Hong Kong Council of Social Services.
  4. Hong Kong Council of Social Services (1999). Book on International Day for Families 1999 (in Chinese) 《國際家庭年1999》, Hong Kong Council of Social Services.
Newspaper Column Articles
  1. 吳燕玲 (2018年8月29日):<孩子升小一開學恐懼?三招破解>,《明報》,HAPPY PAMA教得樂。
  2. 吳燕玲 (2017年2月11、12日):<栽種心靈花園 (五)>,《信報》,教研陣地。
  3. 吳燕玲 (2017年2月4、5日):<栽種心靈花園 (四)>,《信報》,教研陣地。
  4. 吳燕玲 (2017年1月21、22日):<栽種心靈花園 (三)>,《信報》,教研陣地。
  5. 吳燕玲 (2017年1月14、15日):<栽種心靈花園 (二)>,《信報》,教研陣地。
  6. 吳燕玲 (2017年1月7、8日):<栽種心靈花園 (一)>,《信報》,教研陣地。
  7. 吳燕玲 (2016年11月30日):<當子女的情緒教練>,《都市日報》,教子方程式。
  8. 吳燕玲 (2016年9月17日):<培養孩子靈性 (五)>,《信報》,教研陣地。
  9. 吳燕玲 (2016年9月10日):<培養孩子靈性 (四)>,《信報》,教研陣地。
  10. 吳燕玲 (2016年9月3日):<培養孩子靈性 (三)>,《信報》,教研陣地。
  11. 吳燕玲 (2016年8月27日):<培養孩子靈性 (二)>,《信報》,教研陣地。
  12. 吳燕玲 (2016年8月20日):<培養孩子靈性 (一)>,《信報》,教研陣地
Video Interviews
  1. 吳燕玲 (2016年12月13日):<台灣初步具備同婚合法化條件 香港同運前景難料>,樹仁新傳網。 http://wp.me/p3TixC-rZE
  2. 吳燕玲 (2016年12月12日):<同性婚姻轉變家庭制度 宗教團體顧慮多籲公投>,樹仁新傳網。 http://wp.me/p3TixC-rXj
Radio Interviews
  1. 吳燕玲 (2016年3月14日):<(五) 調適管教子女「四大元素」,靈活運用管教「權威」>,澳門廣播電視股份有限公司中文電台 – 生活朝點。http://www.tdm.com.mo/c_video/play_audio.php?id=7193
  2. 吳燕玲 (2016年3月7日):<(四) 親子溝通錦囊、「疏離忽略型」及「恩慈權威型」的管教模式>,澳門廣播電視股份有限公司中文電台 – 生活朝點。 http://www.tdm.com.mo/c_video/play_audio.php?id=7165
  3. 吳燕玲 (2016年2月29日):<(三) 良好溝通的三大元素、「嬌縱保護型」及「寬鬆放縱型」的管教模式>,澳門廣播電視股份有限公司中文電台 – 生活朝點。http://www.tdm.com.mo/c_video/play_audio.php?id=7118
  4. 吳燕玲 (2016年2月22日):<(二) 家長角色的調整、「自由民主型」及「反覆無常型」的管教模式>,澳門廣播電視股份有限公司中文電台 – 生活朝點。http://www.tdm.com.mo/c_video/play_audio.php?id=7068
  5. 吳燕玲 (2016年2月15日):<(一) 認識青少年子女的「反叛」、「專制獨裁型」及「操縱束縛型」的管教模式>,澳門廣播電視股份有限公司中文電台-生活朝點。http://www.tdm.com.mo/c_video/play_audio.php?id=7029
Practical Manual
Ng, Y.L., Ng, F.W., Wu, K.L. (2013). Training Package for Parents with Delinquent Children (in Chinese)《翼根之旅:家長管教訓練計劃》. Department of Social Work, Hong Kong Shue Yan University, Tsuen Wan and Kwai Chung Outreaching Social Work Team, Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups.
 
Presentations Given at Seminars and etc.
  1. A presentation on ‘Fourteen lessons on how to live happier – integration of positive psychology into daily practice’ for Book Fair Author Talk Series (香港貿易發展局-香港書展作家講座系列) organized by China Alliance Press was given for the public in Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre on July 24, 2016.
  2. A presentation on ‘Fourteen lessons on how to live happier – integration of positive psychology into daily practice’ for Book Fair Author Talk Series (香港貿易發展局-香港書展作家講座系列) organized by China Alliance Press was given for the public in Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre on July 19, 2015.
  3. A presentation on ‘Love Your Child – Know to Parenting’‘愛孩子識管教’for Book Fair Author Talk Series (香港貿易發展局-香港書展作家講座系列) organized by Hong Kong Economic Times Press was given for the public in the Central Library on July 4, 2012.