Annis Lai Chu FUNG
Title: The Effectiveness of Social Information Processing Based Storytelling Intervention for High-risk Schoolchildren with Reactive and Proactive Aggression: An Evidence-Based Longitudinal Study
Dr. Annis Fung Lai-chu is an Assosiate Professor in the Department of Applied Social Studies, mainly teaching social work and counselling courses. She won the 2009 Teaching Excellence Award from City University of Hong Kong, and in 2008, received a research award entitled, Outstanding Project Award, from the Quality Education Fund (QEF) of the Education Bureau. QEF selected 20 outstanding projects from the more than 7,000 funded from 1998 to 2008. Dr. Fung secured a five-year project, Project C.A.R.E. (Children and Adolescents at Risk Education from QEF. It has been funded three times from September 2006 to August 2011 for a total of $11 million. This pioneer research project addresses youth aggression and peer victimization of school bullying in Hong Kong. Publications based on this project have appeared in top ISI international journals. In 2010, Dr. Fung received the 60th Anniversary Distinguished Alumni Award from the Department of Social Work and Social Administration at The University of Hong Kong. She was honoured for her outstanding contributions to social work research and education.