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Division of Humanities, Design and Social Sciences
Dr KWAN, Kevin Ka-wing

Lecturer 講師

BSW (H.K. Baptist U.); BA, MPhil, PhD (C.U.H.K.); PgCert (H.K.); RSW; CHt; CST; Certified NLP Master Practitioner; Certified NLP Trainer

Email: kwkwan@hkcc-polyu.edu.hk

Teaching and Scholarly Interests:

  • Social Sciences

Dr Kevin Kwan obtained his Bachelor of Social Work (with merit) from Hong Kong Baptist University in 1991. After serving as caseworker and probation officer in the Social Welfare Department of the Hong Kong Government, he furthered his studies at The Chinese University of Hong Kong and obtained his Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy (First Class Honours) and Master of Philosophy. Besides, Dr Kwan also earned the Postgraduate Certificate in Psychology from The University of Hong Kong and the PhD (Social Welfare) from The Chinese University of Hong Kong. His research was about sexual dysfunctions in marriage that made a multi-disciplinary exploration in the field incorporating knowledge and practice of phenomenology, sex therapy and clinical social work. The results of his study were presented at an international conference and case conferences for professionals, and also published in an international academic journal.

Apart from his academic path, Dr Kwan also served as a professional social worker in both the public sector and non-governmental organisations, providing clinical social work services for individuals and families. He also delivered private practice of psychotherapy. His expertise includes individual and marital counselling, sex therapy, treatment for trauma- and stressor-related disorders, depression and anxiety. At present, he is a Registered Social Worker, Certified Master Practitioner and Trainer of Neuro-Linguistic Programming, Certified Hypnotherapist, and Certified Sex Therapist.

Before joining HKCC in 2016, Dr Kwan had worked at universities and tertiary institution, teaching social work subjects related to self-understanding, fieldwork practicum, skill-laboratory, problem-based learning module, service for families and integrated seminar for social work practice. Besides, he conducted training workshops for professionals and the general public.