2021 – 2022 Research Brief Issue 4: 2nd Annual Conference on Policy Research and Advocacy, with the topic on Forward and Onward: Challenges and Opportunities in data science and informing social services

2021 – 2022 Research Brief Issue 4: 2nd Annual Conference on Policy Research and Advocacy, with the topic on Forward and Onward: Challenges and Opportunities in data science and informing social services Size : 265.28 kb Format : PDF ...

Publication of 2021 – 2022 Research Brief

In order to get the practitioners of the sector informed of the Council’s latest research findings and recommendations, the Council has endeavored to publish Research Brief from time to time.  A new Research Briefs Issue 1, 2 and 3 for the year of 2021-2022 have just been published, introducing 3 research titled “Survey on the Respite Needs of Carers”, “Survey on Housing Choice of Households of Sub-divided Unit” and “Survey on Social Exclusion of Households of Sub-divided Unit”. Each research brief covers basic background of the core issue and policy significance of the research, followed by research objectives, research methods adopted and key research findings, so that readers are able to capture the key findings for reference. For further enquiries of research, please contact the respective officer based on the contact information provided in the Research Brief. Please feel free to access the latest research (Chinese only) conducted by the Council: Issue 1: Survey on the Respite Needs of Carers Issue 2: Survey on Housing Choice of Households of Sub-divided Unit Issue 3: Survey on Social Exclusion of Households of Sub-divided Unit For enquiries on collection of research information and our publications, please contact Miss Connie Chen by email [email protected] or at 2864 2963. Thank you ...

Preparation for Service Users’ Participation in Compulsory Universal Testing

As there is community outbreak of COVID-19, the government is now planning a Compulsory Universal Testing(CUT).  While concrete plan and operational details are yet available, it is a big concern of the sector of how our service users should be assisted during the period so that smooth and effective collection of specimens can be ensured.  In connection to this, our Council is communicating with Social Welfare Department, hoping to plan for different specimen collection procedures for different user groups.  To advocate for suitable methods, procedures and resources for the specimen collection for different user groups, we have to estimate the numbers of different user groups in different settings for the planning.  We hereby request each agency member to take immediate actions for the following tasks: Provide statistics of service users: Please click this link to provide statistics of service users of different service units for the planning of procedures and manpower for CUT.  The information collected does not contain any personal information.  Agency members may circulate the link to each of your service units and invite each service unit to submit user statistics accordingly on or before 14 March. Start preparing a list of service users requiring special assistance: Agency members are recommended to ...

2nd Annual Conference on Policy Research and Advocacy (March 18th 2022)

The Hong Kong Council of Social Service is committed to the promotion of service and policy development through research and advocacy. In the past years, the Council has organized conferences and workshops in the theme of research or advocacy to introduce evidence-based practice and different advocacy strategies. Through sharing local frontline experiences, we hope to promote learning transferring and knowledge in the sector. This year the Council is initiating the 2nd Annual Conference on Policy Research and Advocacy, with the topic on Forward and Onward: Challenges and Opportunities in data science and informing social services. We are grateful to be joined by sectorial experts from local social service, public health, academia, information technology, and share of experiences on their work and future possibilities of using big data in informing social services. Details as followed: Date : March 18th 2022 (Friday) Time : 1000-1300 (Registration starts at 0945) Mode : ZOOM (Link will be sent before the Conference) Language: Cantonese Event Fee : Free If you are interested in the event, please do online registration on or before March 11st, 2022. We are looking forward to meeting you. Thank you! For inquiry: 2864 2977 (Ms. Kitty Leung) Email: [email protected]  Enclosed: Memo Conference Program ...

2nd Annual Conference on Policy Research and Advocacy (March 18th 2022)

The Hong Kong Council of Social Service is committed to the promotion of service and policy development through research and advocacy. In the past years, the Council has organized conferences and workshops in the theme of research or advocacy to introduce evidence-based practice and different advocacy strategies. Through sharing local frontline experiences, we hope to promote learning transferring and knowledge in the sector. This year the Council is initiating the 2nd Annual Conference on Policy Research and Advocacy, with the topic on Forward and Onward: Challenges and Opportunities in data science and informing social services. We are grateful to be joined by sectorial experts from local social service, public health, academia, information technology, and share of experiences on their work and future possibilities of using big data in informing social services. Details as followed: Date : March 18th 2022 (Friday) Time : 1000-1300 (Registration starts at 0945) Mode : ZOOM (Link will be sent before the Conference) Language: Cantonese Event Fee : Free If you are interested in the event, please do online registration on or before March 11st, 2022. We are looking forward to meeting you. Thank you! For inquiry: 2864 2977 (Ms. Kitty Leung) Email: [email protected]  Enclosed: Memo Conference Program ...
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