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 attained the 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. Jessica was previously the professional service manager of a mental health service agency in Hong Kong. She has wide experiences in clinical intervention and supervision, as well as in launching different innovative services to support people and their families in recovery from mental health difficulties. During the past years, she has committed herself to conduct a wide range of training in counseling, mental health recovery and family intervention.

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

Tang, J., Tse, S., & Davidson, L. (In press). The big picture unfolds: Using photovoice to study user participation in mental health services. International Journal of Social Psychiatry.
Tang, J., Tse, S., & Davidson, L. (In review). User participation in mental health services: The paradox of professional inputs. Psychiatric Quarterly.
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.
Mak, W. W. S., Chan, R. C. H., Pang, I. H. Y., Chung, N. Y. L., Yau, S. S. W., & Tang, J. P. S. (2016). Effectiveness of Wellness Recovery Action Planning (WRAP®) for Chinese in Hong Kong. American Journal of Psychiatric Rehabilitation.