Dr. HUANG Yu-Te

Yu-Te Huang’s research interests cover adolescent mental health, sexual and gender minority youth, and immigrants’ cross-cultural experiences. In his research, Dr. Huang intends to highlight the importance of theoretical discussions and methodological plurality in the field and to promote social workers’ critical thinking and cross-cultural competency. His research has been published in social work journals that have local and global readerships and presented in international conferences. Prior to pursuing his Ph.D. at the Faculty of Social Work, the University of Toronto, Yu-Te was trained and working as a psychiatric social worker at a medical center in Taiwan.

Huang, Y-T. & Fang, L. (in press). Fewer but not weaker: Understanding the intersectional identities among Chinese immigrant young gay men in Toronto. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry.
Ho, P. S. Y., Kong, S. T., & Huang, Y. T. (2018). Democratising qualitative research methods: Reflections on Hong Kong, Taiwan and China. Qualitative Social Work, 17(3), 469-481.
Huang, Y-T., & Fang, L. (2016). Understanding depression from different paradigms: Toward an eclectic social work approach. British Journal of Social Work. 46(3), 756-772.
Huang, Y-T., & Souleymanov, R. (2015). Rethinking epistemological debates and transnationalism of sexuality between the West and Taiwan: Implications for social workers. British Journal of Social Work. 46(1), 98-114.
Huang, Y-T., Chen, Y-W. (2015). Risk factors for depressed mood in a Taiwanese school-based sample of adolescents: Does spirituality have protective effects? British Journal of Social Work, 45(4), 2020-2037.
PI (2019-2020). LGB young adults’ relational well-being: Before and after Taiwanese legalization of same-sex marriage. Funded by Early Career Scheme (ECS), Research Grant Council (HK$491,768)
PI (2018-2019). Development and pilot evaluation of culturally adapted affirmative cognitive-behaviour intervention for sexual minority young adults in Taiwan. Funded by Seed Fund for Basic Research for New Staff, HKU (HK$299,658)
Co-I (2018-2021). Internalized homonegativity and the experiences of micro-aggression among lesbian, gay and bisexual young adults: A quantitative survey, grounded theory analysis and intervention study. Funded by Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan (NT$ 3600,000)
Co-I (2017-2019). 青少年犯罪違規及精神健康計畫. Funded by Youth Federation (HK$449,500)