Dr. TSANG Kit Man, Sandra

Dr. Sandra Tsang Kit Man, JP, is an Associate Professor of the Department of Social Work and Social Administration of The University of Hong Kong. She is a Registered Clinical Psychologist, and a Registered Social Worker. Her research, publications and media profile focus on parent education, children with special educational needs, children and youth development, and drug prevention. She has developed many evidence-based multi-session parent-education group programs for parents with children aged from 18 months to 6 years, including Hands on Parent Empowerment (HOPE), Healthy Start, Parent and Child Enhancement (PACE), Fun to Learning for the Youngster (FLY) and Happy Parenting. She was also instrumental in the local adaptation of the Parent-Child Interactive Therapy (PCIT) Program for children with oppositional-defiant behavior problems, and also children with Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder. Her latest major work is leading the Family Support Team of the Jockey Club Autism Support Network Project to enhance public acceptance and support of families with members suffering from Autism Spectrum Disorder. As the wife of Pastor John Ho, she is also active in church services.

Leung, C., Tsang, S.K.M., & Kwan, H.W. (2015). The efficacy of a universal parent training program (HOPE-20) for preschool children in Hong Kong: Cluster randomized controlled trial. Research in Social Work Practice. DOI: 10.1177/1049731515593810.
Tse, S., Tsang, S.K.M., Yu, C. H. A., Zhu, S., & Wong, C. (2015). Ecological characteristics of secondary school students’ drug use: A case-control study. International Journal of Social Psychiatry. DOI: 10.1177/0020764015589132
Leung, C., Tsang, S.K.M. & Lo, C. (2015). Evaluation of Parent and Child Enhancement (PACE) program: Randomized controlled trial. Research on Social Work Practice. DOI: 10.1177/1049731515578882.
Leung, C., Tsang, S., & Heung, K. (2015). The effectiveness of Healthy Start Home Visit Program: Cluster randomized controlled trial. Research on Social Work Practice. Published online before print May 8, 2014, DOI: 10.1177/1049731514533390. 25(3), 322-333.
Leung, C. & Tsang, S.K.M. ( 2014). The efficacy of Parent-Child Interaction Therapy with Chinese families: A randomized controlled trial study. Research on Social Work Practice. Published online before print January 16, 2014, DOI: 10.1177/1049731513519827
Website: http://mathsbuddy.hku.hk to promote mastery of maths in people with maths learning difficulties
Chairman of the Committee on Halls, The University of Hong Kong
Vice-Chairman of the Committee on Student Affairs, The University of Hong Kong
Member of the Equal Opportunities Commission
Member of the Nursing Council
Member of the Public Libraries Advisory Committee
Member of the Community Chest
Member of the Barrister Disciplinary Tribunal Panel
Advisor of the Hong Kong Association for Specific Learning Difficulties
Advisor of the Heep Hong Society Academy for Professional Education and Development
Advisor of the SAHK Institute of Rehabilitation Practice
Board member of the SAHK B M Kotewall Memorial School
Board member of the Hong Kong Academy of Social Work
Steering Committee member of the Supportive Supervision Scheme to advocate for and enhance quality professional supervision in social work.
Fellow of the Hong Kong Psychological Society, serving on the Task Force on Accredited Register of Clinical Psychologists
Fellow of the Hong Kong Professional Counselling Association serving on the Program Accreditation Committee
Editorial Board Member of The Clinical Supervisor, Chicago Loyola University School of Social Work
Editorial Board Member of the Journal of Psychology and Counselling
Director, Hong Kong Baptist Press
JC A-Connect: Holistic Support Program for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Families. (The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust 2015 to 2017).
The role of family dining pattern, parenting style and family cohesiveness on the health, behavior and learning of preschool children. (RGCGRF, 2014)
Parenting And Child Enhancement (PACE) – Early Intervention Program for Preschool Children from Disadvantaged Families. (PPR 2011 to 2014)
P.A.T.H.S. to Adulthood: A Jockey Club Community-based Youth Enhancement Programme. (The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust 2004 to 2014)
Home-schooling wisdom in facilitating Mathematics and related learning going On-line. (The University of Hong Kong Knowledge Exchange Grant, 2014)