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Family, Child, Youth, and Ageing Studies

edwardchan

Title:
Professor & Interim Head


Qualifications:
PhD (HKU)

MA(SW) (PolyU)

BSW (HKBU)

 

Email:
koling.chan@polyu.edu.hk


Phone:
2766 5709


Office:
HJ403


Specialism:
Child Maltreatment
Intimate Partner Violence
Child and Family Poly-victimization
Chinese Migration and Child Welfare

 

My URLs:
ORCID
GOOGLE SCHOLAR
Curriculum Vitae

 

Teaching:

Family Violence

Advanced Quantitative Methods

 

Awards and Honours:

2016 - 17    Fellowship Award 

                   RGC Humanities and Social Sciences Prestigious Fellowship Scheme

 

2013 - 14   Fulbright Scholar

                  Senior Scholar Award, RGC-Fulbright Hong Kong Research Scholar

                  Program

 

Professional Membership:

Registered Social Work (RSW), Hong Kong Social Worker Registration Board

 

Board of Director, Academy on Violence and Abuse, USA

 

Member, the College of Reviewers, Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)

 

Selected Publications:

Chan, K.L. (2020). The Role of Father Involvement and Intimate Partner Violence on Postnatal Depression among Women with Unintended Pregnancy. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, (In press). (IF = 3.573; Ranked 4/69 in Criminology & Penology; Top 10%)

 

Chan, K.L.* Chen, Q.Q., & Chen, M. (2020) Prevalence and Correlates of the Co-occurrence of Family Violence: A Meta-analysis on Family Polyvictimization. Trauma, Violence & Abuse. (In press). (IF = 6.325; Ranked 1st/44 in social work)

 

Chan, K.L.*, Lo, R. & Ip, P. (2020). From exposure to family violence during childhood to depression in adulthood: A path analysis on the mediating effects of intimate partner violence. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, (In press). (IF = 3.573; Ranked 4/69 in Criminology & Penology; Top 10%)

 

Chan, K.L.; Chen, Q.; Chen, M.; Lo, C.K.M. and Yu, L. (2019). Screening for Multiple Types of Family Violence: Development and Validation of The Family Polyvictimization Screen. Frontiers in Public Health, 7: 282. (IF = 2.483; Ranked 43/170 in Public, Environmental & Occupational Health; Q1)

 

Chan, K.L., Lo, Camilla K.M., Ho, FK, Leung, W.C., Yee, B.K. & Ip, P. (2019). The association between intimate partner violence against women and newborn telomere length. Translational Psychiatry, 9:239. (IF 5.280; Rank 21/155 in Psychiatry; Q1)

 

Chan, K.L. (2019). Child victimization in the context of family violence. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 16, 3569-3573. (IF = 2.849; Ranked 32/170 in Public, Environmental & Occupational Health; Q1)

 

Chan, K.L., Chen, M., Lo, C.K.M., Chen, Q.Q., Kelly, S. & Ip, P. (2019). The Effectiveness of Interventions for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren: A Meta-Analysis. Research on Social Work Practice, 29(6), 607-617. (IF = 1.188; Ranked 22/44 in social work; Q2)

 

Chan, K.L., Leung, W.C., Tiwari, A., Or, C. & Ip, P. (2019). Using Smartphone-based Psycho-education to Reduce Postnatal Depression Among First-time Mothers: Randomised Clinical Trial. JMIR mHealth and uHealth, 7(5): e12794. (IF= 4.313; Ranked 4/27 in Medical Informatics; Q1)

 

Chan, K.L., Chen, M. (2019). Effects of Social Media and Mobile Health Apps on Pregnancy Care: Meta-analysis. JMIR mHealth and uHealth, 7(1): e11836. (IF= 4.313; Ranked 4/27 in Medical Informatics; Q1)

 

Current Research Projects (Role as Principal Investigator):

From Antenatal Family Polyvictimization, Maternal Stress, to Infant Biomarkers: The First Birth Cohort Study among Chinese Families in Hong Kong. Funded by Projects of Strategic Importance, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Approved amount: HK$2,000,000. Starting date: July 1, 2020. (24 months)

 

The effect of family hierarchy on family polyvictimization in Chinese culture. Funded by RGC GRF Funding, University Grants Committee, Hong Kong (Project Number: PolyU15606520). Approved amount: HK$1,189,976. Starting date: January, 2021. (24 months) 

 

A longitudinal follow-up study on the association between intimate partner violence against women and child telomere length shortening from birth to early childhood. Funded by RGC GRF Funding, University Grants Committee, Hong Kong (Project Number: PolyU15602419). Approved amount: HK$942,000. Starting date: January, 2020. (24 months)

 

Explaining family polyvictimization: The development of a nested ecological theory. Funded by RGC Humanities and Social Sciences Prestigious Fellowship Scheme (Project Number: PolyU37000316). Approved amount: HK$760,425. Starting date: January, 2017. (18 months).

 

Consolidation of Findings of Family Surveys Conducted since 2011. Funded by the Home Affairs Bureau of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. Approved amount: HK$368,000. Starting date: 1 April 2020. (6 months)

 

Using mobile-based technology to support expectant parents: A randomized controlled trial on the effectiveness of the iParent App for postnatal depression (PND). Funded by Health Medical Research Fund (HMRF), the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (Project Number: 15161101). Approved amount: HK$799,264. Starting date: 1 July, 2018. (18 months).

 

Further Study on the Long Term Development of Child Development Fund Project Participants. Funded by the Labour and Welfare Bureau of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. Approved amount: HK$1,058,000. Starting date: 1 January 2018. (24 months)