Dr. TSANG Kit Man, Sandra

Dr. Sandra Tsang Kit Man, JP, Reg. Clin Psy., RSW, FHKPsyS, FHKPCA, is an Associate Professor of the Department of Social Work and Social Administration of HKU. Her research, publications and media profile focus on parent education, children with special educational needs, and children and youth development. She has been instrumental in developing, publishing and trade-marking a number of evidence-based parent education programs for typically-developing and special children in Chinese families. In 2017, she completed a project to document and drive family support for families with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. She is an overseas Advisor to the Early Childhood Development Agency (ECDA) of the Singapore Government.

Tsang, S.K.M. & Wong, P.W.C. (2017). JC A-Connect: Jockey Club Autism Support Network: Family Support Program Final Report. HKU and HKJC.
Leung, C., Tsang, S.K.M., & Li, B. (2017). Efficacy of Fun to Learn for the Young (FLY) program: Randomized controlled trial. Journal of Child and Adolescent Studies, DOI: 10.1007/s10826-017-0790-9.
Leung, C., Tsang, S.K.M., Lo, S.K., & Chan, R. (2017). Family mealtime environment and child behavior outcomes in Chinese preschool children. Int J Child Health Hum Dev 2018;11(3):00-00
Leung, C., Chan, S., Lam, T., Yau, S. & Tsang, S.K.M. (2016). The effect of parent education program for preschool children with developmental disabilities: A randomized controlled trial. Research in Developmental Disabilities, (56), 18-28. doi: 10.1016/j.ridd.2016.05.015.
Leung, C., Tsang, S.K.M., Ng, G. S.H., & Choi, S.Y. (2016). Efficacy of Parent-Child Interaction Therapy with Chinese ADHD children: Randomized controlled trial. Research in Social Work Practice. DOI: 10.1177/1049731516643837, April 21, 2016.
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.
2017-2020 Long–term Prison Sentences Review Board - Member
2015-2018 Nursing Council - Member
2015-2016 Hong Kong Social Workers’ Association - Council Member
2014- Hong Kong Spastics Association B. K. Kotewall Memorial School – School Board Member
2014-2018 Public Libraries Advisory Committee - Member
2011-2017 Equal Opportunities Commission - Member
2010-2020 Barristers Disciplinary Tribunal Panel - Member
2009-2015 Social Welfare Advisory Committee (SWAC) - Member
(2017-2018) as PI in Consultancy Study on Communication between Schools and Parents. Funded by Education Bureau of the HK SAR Government. (1M).
(2017-2018) as Co-I in School Leaving Transition of Youth with High Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) & Its Impact on Families in Hong Kong. Supported by Sau Po Centre on Aging, The University of Hong Kong.
(2015-2017) as Co-PI in JC A-Connect: Holistic Support Program for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Families. Funded by the Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust. (3.7M)
(2015-2016) as Co-I in A Study on Parenting practices in Hong Kong. Funded by the Central Policy Unit, HK SAR Government. (1.2M).
(2014-2018) as Co-PI in The development, evaluation and implementation of an evidence-based program and service model (FLY: Fun to Learn for Young children) to promote the development of preschool children from disadvantaged families. Funded by Simon K.Y. Lee Children’s Fund. (8M).