College
College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
Department Abbreviation
SS
Department Code
SS
Department Description (Long)
Department of Social and Behavioural Sciences
Description

Research focus/expertise in the Department include: (1) Applied Sociology: work, labour, class, organization, community, family, gender, ethnicity, deviance, welfare, politics, life quality, social capital, social movement, social policy, social problem, civil society, and social development; (2) Psychology: self-concept, educational psychology, intimate relationship, stress and negative emotions, health psychology, positive ageing, creativity, idol worship, humor, aggression, resilience, and human values; (3) Social Work: casework, groupwork, community work; working with children, youth, elderly and family; family violence, empowerment-oriented practice with socially disadvantaged groups, conflict management and mediation, volunteerism, and social work management and supervision; (4) Counselling: cognitive behavioural therapy, narrative therapy, family therapy, parent education and support, marriage enrichment, client experience, and psychotherapy process; and (5) Criminology: restorative justice, youth justice, organized crime, juvenile delinquency, Chinese criminology, anti-corruption, policing, crime prevention, school bullying, gang and outreach youth work, and cybercrime.

Research Degree Coordinator

Research Degree Coordinator

Dr. Marcus CHIU
3442-5218
3442-0283
marcus.chiu@cityu.edu.hk/ss.rdp@cityu.edu.hk