Mr. Toby YIP Chi-yan 葉智仁老師

Academic and Professional Qualifications
  • Advanced Diploma in Biblical Studies (Distinction), Divinity School of Chung Chi College, Chinese University of Hong Kong.
  • Diploma in Theology (Distinction), School of Continuing Studies, and Divinity School of Chung Chi College, Chinese University of Hong Kong.
  • M.Phil. (Communication), Department of Journalism & Communication, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.
  • B.S.W. (Merit), Hong Kong Baptist College, Hong Kong.
  • Registered Social Worker, Social Workers Registration Board, Hong Kong
  • Registered Social Worker, Board of Registration for Social Workers of the Province of British Columbia, Canada
  • Registered Social Worker, The Hong Kong Social Welfare Personnel Registration Council, Hong Kong
Areas of Interest
  • Youth culture and Youth work, Life and Career Development and Counselling, Life Designing, Self-Understanding and Development, Qualitative Research
Courses Taught
  • SW 110 Social Welfare System and Services in Hong Kong
  • SW 131-2 Self-understanding and Self-development I & II 
  • PSY 120 Lifespan Developmental Psychology
Peer-reviewed journal article
  1. Yip, T.C.Y., Chan, K., and Poon, E., (2012) “Attributes of favorite retail shops among young consumers”, Journal of Consumer Marketing, 29(7): 545-552.( in English) [This journal is ranked by: Australian Business Deans Council (ABDC) Journal Quality List - B ranking; 2012 RG Journal impact:1.23]; No. of cited: 50 (Google Scholar)
  2. Chan, K., Leung, V., Tsang, L. & Yip, T.C.Y., (2012) “Attitudes toward advertising lawyers among Hong Kong consumers”, Asian Journal of Business Research, Vol.2, No.2 (in English) 16 Pages.
  3. Yip, T.C.Y., (2010) “Click, observe, and listen to the calls, links, and interactions of the Gen-i in the digital forest: Taking the narrative analysis of the film Avatar as a scaffolding of reflection” Journal of Youth Studies [青年研究學報 --“Click 看 聽 i 世 代 在 數 碼 森 林 中 的 呼 喚 、 連 結 與 互 動 : 以 電 影 《阿 凡 達》 的 敘 事 分 析 搭 建 反 思 的 鷹 架”], Vol.13, No.2, Pp.43-53 (Serial No. 26, The Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups). (This publication is in Chinese)
  4. Lau, P.W.C., and Yip, T.C.Y., (2006) “Childhood Obesity in Hong Kong: A developmental perspective and review, 1986-2005. Journal of Exercise Science and Fitness, Vol. 4 No. 2, Pp. 67-84. (in English); No. of cited: 14 (Google Scholar)
Book chapter
  1. Wong, V. & Yip, T.C.Y., (2020) “Social workers’ strategies for supporting career transition for disadvantaged girls with SEN: A Hong Kong case study of class in digital drawing”, In Mantak Yuen, Wendi Beamish, & V. Scott Solberg (eds.). Careers for Students with Special Educational Needs:  Perspectives on Development and Transitions from the Asia-Pacific Region. New York & Singapore: Springer Education & Language. (Both authors are considered joint first authors of this book chapter)
  2. Wong, V. & Yip, T.C.Y., (2019) “Promoting change: The ‘expanded notion of work’ as a proactive response to the social justice issues in career development practice”, In T. Hooley, R. Sultana, and R. Thomsen, (eds). Career Guidance for Emancipation: Reclaiming Justice for the Multitude. London: Routledge.
  3. Yip, T.C.Y., (2005) “The Money World of the Post-Capitalist Era and its Related Issues in Social Ethics”, In Xiaohe Lu & Daryl Koehn (eds.) Business Ethics, Corporate Governance and a Harmonious Society. Shanghai: Shanghai Academy of Social Science. (This publication is in Chinese)
  4. Yip, T.C.Y., and Lo, W.T., (1996) “Popular Culture: Its impact on young people in Guangdong, In Lo, T.W. & Cheng, J. (eds.) Social Welfare Development in China: Constraints and Challenges. Chicago: Imprint Publications.
  5. 葉智仁 (2006) 。〈後資本時代的金錢世界與相應的社會倫理問題〉, 張國棟編《經濟商業生活與基督教倫理》。香港: 學生福音團契出版 社。
  6. 葉智仁 (2006) 。 〈全球消費主義與倫理營銷—談追求利潤創作自 由和培育新一代成長之間的張力〉, 張國棟編《經濟商業生活與基督 教倫理》。香港: 學生福音團契出版社。
  7. 張國棟、葉智仁 (2002) 。〈瞻前顧後: 察看「後工業」與「後現化」 文化思潮的足印〉 , 關啟文、張國棟編《後現化文化與基督教》。 香港: 學生福音團契出版社。
  8. 葉智仁 (1993) 。〈新人類與後現化影像消費〉, 史文鴻、吳俊雄 編《香港普及文化研究》。香港: 三聯書店。
  9. 葉智仁 (1993) 。〈媒體文化的閱聽人研究路徑〉, 史文鴻、吳俊雄 編《香港普及文化研究》。香港: 三聯書店。
Edited Book
  1. 葉智仁 (2006) 編。《歡號: 愛與夢航行》(Dream On! With Love, Huan) 。 香港:乘風航有很公司。(Bilingual, 4 colors, 136 pages, with a DVD)​​​​​​​
Working paper​​​​​​​
  1. 葉智仁 (2006) 〈全球消費主義與倫理營銷:耶、儒思想的初步回應 〉,林思齊東西學術交流研究所, 研究報告系列, “Global Consumerism and ethical marketing: Initial responses from Christianity & Confucianism”, LEWI  Working Paper Series, NO. 65, David C Lam Institute for East-West Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University. (in Chinese)
Conferences Attended and Papers Delivered
  1. The 2019 Asia Pacific Career Development Association conference, entitled Navigating Career Development in the Age of Industry 4.0 at RMIT University, Vietnam, May 21-25, 2019. - a. The ‘Expanded Notion of Work’ for navigating career development services for NEET youth in Hong Kong (Oral presentation, co-presenter Kent Lam, P.L. Lim) b. Adaptation of the Career Construction Counselling Approach for NEET Youth in Hong Kong (Oral presentation, co-presenter, Victor Wong) c. ‘Youth theatre’ as a career development intervention practice for NEETs in Hong Kong (Oral presentation, co-presenter, Michelle Go) d. Supporting Underprivileged Girls with SEN in Career Transitions by Digital Drawing (Oral presentation, co-presenter, Mel Kwan)
  2. The 2018 International Association for Educational and Vocational Guidance (IAEVG) conference, Career Guidance for Social Justice: Contesting Neoliberalism at Gothenburg, Sweden, 2-4 October 2018. - a. Promoting change: The ‘expanded notion of work’ as a proactive response to the social justice issues in career development practice (Oral presentation, co-presenter, Victor Wong) b. Enabling Environment and Career Development for Disadvantaged Youth: A glimpse into the local-level practice and research in Hong Kong (Oral presentation, co-presenter, Victor Wong)
  3. The 4th International Conference on Practice Research: Recognizing Diversity, Developing Collaboration, Building Network, 22-24 May 2017, held at Hong Kong Polytechnic University - a. Capturing Collaborative Practice-Based knowledge for Working with NEETs in Pursuing Leisure Career Interests (Oral presentation, co-presenter, Victor Wong) b. The Psychosocial Barriers to Help-seeking for Addiction Problem: Views of Male Service Users and Social Workers” (Oral presentation, co-presenter, Simon Chan)
  4. The 1st Annual CLAP Conference, in Hong Kong, held at Hong Kong Baptist University, 23 -24 June 2016. - Expanding the notion of work in career and life planning practices: Challenges and new horizons ahead (Oral presentation, co-presenter, Victor Wong). Making more sense of serious leisure and Casual leisure for Work-Life Mix (Oral presentation, co-presenter, Victor Wong)
  5. The 65th International Communication Association (ICA) Annual Conference, Communication Across the Life Span, in San Juan, Puerto Rico 21-25 May 2015. - Being a Hongkonger and not a Chinese: A qualitative study of ethnic minority members of South-Asian descent in Hong Kong (Oral presentation, co-presenter, Ling Chen)
  6. The 19th International Conference of the International Association for Intercultural Communication Studies (IAICS), Exploring diversity to reach understanding across cultures, October 3-5, 2013 at Far Eastern Federal University, Vladivostok, Russia. - ‘Dim Sum’ meets Marketing Narratives: Chinese Micro-movie Commercials as Bite-sized Branded Entertainment (Oral presentation)
  7. The Asian Congress for Media and Communication, 2012 International Conference, Chulalongkron University, Bangkok, Thailand. - The socio-cultural discourse of ‘Bring Happiness Home’: A qualitative analysis of the Pepsi cola’s first co-branding Chinese mini-movie commercial (Oral presentation)
Research Grants
  1. Co-I : Lee Kum Kee Family Foundation , $920,413 - An Evidence-based Study: Child-focused In-law Relationship Enhancement in Multi-generational Families. 2019-2022