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Social Work and Human Service ManagementSocial Policy, Social Welfare, and Community Development

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Title:
Senior Lecturer


Qualifications:
PhD (Wisconsin)
MSocSc (HKU)
BSocSc (HKU)
RSW

 

Email:
sspyho@polyu.edu.hk


Phone:
2766 5790


Office:
HJ429


Specialism:
Health Policy and health service delivery
Social Service Program Evaluation
Social enterprise and third sector studies

 

Teaching:
Health Disease and Social Work
Health Policy and Administration
Concepts of Health & Health Care
Social Policy Evaluation
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Selected Publications:
Amy Po Ying HO (in press). Promoting health equality through evidence-based study: Health-care access for Pakistani women and their children in Hong Kong. in Paul Bywaters, Elieen McLeod & Lindsey Napier (edited) Social Work and Global Health Inequalities – Policy and Practice Developments. Policy Press.

Dixon, Anna; Peckham, Stephen & HO, Po Ying Amy (2007). Informing UK Policy Development on the Regulation of CAM Practitioners: Lessons from Hong Kong? Social Policy & Administration, Volume 41 (No. 7), pp 711-728.

HO, Po Ying Amy (2007). A Peer Counseling Program for the elderly with depression living in the community. Aging and Mental Health Volume 11 (No. 1), pp 69-72 U.S.A: Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group

HO, Po Ying Amy (2006). Promoting Health and Well-being of Elderly Patients through a coordinated medical and social program. The Journal of Psychology in Chinese Society. Volume 7 (No. 1), pp 45-62 Hong Kong: The Chinese University Press.

Amy Po Ying HO (2006). Hong Kong Case Study on the regulation of traditional medical practitioners in Anna Dixon (ed). International Review of Regulation of Traditional/Complementary medicine practice in selected countries, Geneva, WHO.

Ming-sum Tsui, Fernanado, C.H. Cheung & Amy P.Y. HO (2004): Dreaming Social Work; New Global Development : Journal of International and Comparative Social Welfare, Twentieth Anniversary Special Edition.

Amy P.Y. Ho & Alex W. S. Chan (2002). Village Self-government and the Prospects for Rural Stability in China. Social Policy Times - Research Paper No. 2, edited by Christian Aspalter, Research Center on Societal & Social Policy, Seoul National University, Korea.

Cheng Chi Ho, Chun Ping Kit, Ho Po Ying, and Hui Man Him (ed.) A Glossary of Social Work, 1st Edition. (May 2001). Hong Kong: Department of Applied Social Sciences, the Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

HO, Po Ying Amy & Chung Kim Wah (2001).A review of Hong Kong Health Care System. In Chan Kam Wah & Jimmy Wong (ed.). Social Policy of Hong Kong 2000. Joint Publishing Co. Ltd