Prof. Chan Kam Tong
Serviço Social (Curso de Licenciatura)
Dr. Chan He is currently the Head of the Department of Social Work and Social Administration at the United International College (UIC) of Beijing Normal University-Hong Kong Baptist University (UIC). He was the Deputy CEO of the Head Office of the Board of Directors of Pok Oi Hospital. He also taught in the Department of Applied Social Sciences of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University as an Associate Professor/Principal Lecturer and Doctoral Supervisor. In 2004, the Centre for Third Sector Studies was established to focus on the development of the third sector, non-profit organizations and social enterprises in the four regions of the Taiwan Strait. From 1997 to 1999, Dr Chan was the Programme Director of the Head of Master of Social Services Administration Programme at Laurentian University in Canada, where he taught organizational theory, public administration, professional supervision, and training and evaluation.
His research interests include non-profit organizations, valuation, strategic management, and social enterprises. He is the author of 11 books, including Social Service Administration in Hong Kong (2003), Supervision and Professional Development (1996) and ISO9001 (2000 Edition), Training and Practice Manuals (2003), Social Service Assessment (2006), Third Sector Accountability and Evaluation (2007), Social Enterprise ( 2013), Governance of Social Enterprises (2016), and Social Benefits of Social Enterprises (2019), Child Welfare Services (pre-published in 2022), etc., and more than 80 academic papers.
Over the past 20 years, he has worked as a management consultant for more than 30 government departments, hospitals and non-profit organizations in the Hong Kong SAR Government, China, Canada and Macau. He is a member of the Community Chest Funding Vetting Committee and the Membership Vetting Committee of the Community Chest, an elected member of the Hong Kong Council of Social Services, the Chairman of the Efficiency and Excellence Management Committee, and a member of the Hong Kong Social Workers Registration Board. He is also a researcher at the Center for Public Policy and Social Administration at Shanghai University, a researcher at the Third Gate Research Center of National Chengchi University, a researcher at the Centre for Civil Society and Governance at the University of Hong Kong, an invited researcher at the Social Work Research Center of the Ministry of Civil Affairs of the People's Republic of China, a member of the Service Standards Committee of the Ministry of Civil Affairs of the People's Republic of China, and an advisor to the Social Welfare Bureau of the Macao SAR Government.
In 2005, Dr. Chan was commissioned by the Ministry of Civil Affairs to conduct a study on the professionalization and posting of social service personnel and a comparative study on the registration system of social workers. From 2007 to 2010, the Social Welfare Bureau of the Macao SAR Government commissioned a study on capacity building, performance evaluation and registration of social workers for social workers. In 2009, he also was commissioned by the Ministry of Civil Affairs to study the intervention mechanism of social workers for the 512 Sichuan earthquake, and evaluation of senior social workers scheme in 2013. In 2015, he was commissioned by the Chengdu Civil Affairs Bureau to study the evaluation indicators of community services. In 2013, he was selected as one of the Top Ten Social Workers in China.