Dr. TANG Pui Shan, Jessica

Dr. Jessica Tang, Lecturer, Department of Social Work and Social Administration, The University of Hong Kong. Jessica is a Registered Social Worker (RSW). She is also an Advanced Level WRAP (Wellness Recovery Action Plan) Facilitators who received the training and certification from the Copeland Center, USA. In her early years of social work profession, Jessica received a one-year intensive training in narrative therapy conducted by Michael White in Adelaide, South Australia. She is specialized in mental health recovery, counseling, narrative therapy and systemic family intervention. Her research interests include: mental health recovery, service user involvement, collaborative and participatory research. She has wide experiences in service management, clinical intervention and supervision, as well as development of innovative services to support people and their families in recovery from mental health difficulties. Jessica offers training and consultation to non-governmental organizations to mission a culture change for user involvement in the welfare sector. She actively integrates the narrative approach, experience-based knowledge, strengths-based approach and innovative practices into her teaching.

  • Room no. CJT-548
  • E: psjtang@hku.hk
  • T: (852) 39172072
  • Position: Lecturer

Tang, J., Tse, S., & Davidson, L. (In press). Mental health service user participation in Chinese culture: A model of independence or interdependence? Journal of Mental Health.
Tang, J., Tse, S., & Davidson, L. (2016). The big picture unfolds: Using photovoice to study user participation in mental health services. International Journal of Social Psychiatry.
Tang, J. & Tse, S. (2015). Examining user participation in mental health services in Hong Kong: A qualitative analysis using multiple methods. Full paper published in the Proceedings of the 16th International Mental Health Conference: Mental Health for All, 2015. Gold Coast, Australia.
Tse, S., Tang, J., & Kan, A. (2015). Patient involvement in mental health care: Culture, communication and caution. Health Expectations. 18(1), 3-7.
Yau, S. S.W., Tang, J. P.S., Li, A. W.H., Hon, C. Y.T., Hung, S.F., Chan, R. W.S., Tang, C.P., & Chan, K.P. (2014). Developing social competence among high-functioning youth with autism spectrum disorders: A pilot experience in Hong Kong. Hong Kong Journal of Mental Health, 40(1), 12-22.
Member of Academic Team, Institute For User Participation