Daniel T L Shek

Summary

Affiliation: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Country: China

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Sexual behavior and intention to engage in sexual behavior in junior secondary school students in Hong Kong
    D T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, PR China
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 26:S33-41. 2013
  2. doi request reprint The Project P.A.T.H.S. in Hong Kong: development, training, implementation, and evaluation
    D T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, PR China
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 26:S2-9. 2013
  3. pmc Family and personal adjustment of economically disadvantaged chinese adolescents in Hong Kong
    Daniel T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
    ScientificWorldJournal 2012:142689. 2012
  4. pmc Subjective outcome evaluation of the project P.A.T.H.S. In different cohorts of students
    Daniel T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, Faculty of Health and Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Room HJ407, Core H, Hunghom, Hong Kong, China
    ScientificWorldJournal 2012:493957. 2012
  5. pmc Subjective outcome evaluation of the project P.A.T.H.S. (extension phase) based on the perspective of program implementer
    Daniel T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China
    ScientificWorldJournal 2012:589257. 2012
  6. pmc Postlecture evaluation of a positive youth development subject for university students in Hong Kong
    Daniel T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China
    ScientificWorldJournal 2012:934679. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Implementation of the Secondary 2 Program of Project P.A.T.H.S.: observations based on the co-walker scheme
    Daniel T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, PR China
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 24:253-60. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Implementation of a positive youth development program by class teachers in a Chinese context
    Daniel T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, PR China
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 24:273-80. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Quantitative evaluation of the revised training program Project P.A.T.H.S. in Hong Kong
    Daniel T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, PR China
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 24:267-72. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Implementation of the Secondary 3 Program of Project P.A.T.H.S.: observations based on the co-walker scheme
    Daniel T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, PR China
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 24:261-6. 2012

Detail Information

Publications93

  1. doi request reprint Sexual behavior and intention to engage in sexual behavior in junior secondary school students in Hong Kong
    D T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, PR China
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 26:S33-41. 2013
    ....
  2. doi request reprint The Project P.A.T.H.S. in Hong Kong: development, training, implementation, and evaluation
    D T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, PR China
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 26:S2-9. 2013
    ..Results also showed that the program was effective in promoting holistic positive youth development and reducing risk behavior in Chinese adolescents in Hong Kong...
  3. pmc Family and personal adjustment of economically disadvantaged chinese adolescents in Hong Kong
    Daniel T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
    ScientificWorldJournal 2012:142689. 2012
    ..On the other hand, adolescents with economic disadvantage displayed lower levels of positive identity, family interaction, and perceived paternal parenting than did those without economic disadvantage...
  4. pmc Subjective outcome evaluation of the project P.A.T.H.S. In different cohorts of students
    Daniel T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, Faculty of Health and Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Room HJ407, Core H, Hunghom, Hong Kong, China
    ScientificWorldJournal 2012:493957. 2012
    ..The present study suggests that irrespective of cohorts, students in the junior secondary years perceived the program to be beneficial to them...
  5. pmc Subjective outcome evaluation of the project P.A.T.H.S. (extension phase) based on the perspective of program implementer
    Daniel T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China
    ScientificWorldJournal 2012:589257. 2012
    ..The present study provides additional support for the effectiveness of the Tier 1 Program of the Project P.A.T.H.S. in Hong Kong...
  6. pmc Postlecture evaluation of a positive youth development subject for university students in Hong Kong
    Daniel T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China
    ScientificWorldJournal 2012:934679. 2012
    ..In conjunction with other evaluation findings, the present findings strongly suggest that students had positive perceptions of the attributes and benefits of "Tomorrow's Leaders."..
  7. doi request reprint Implementation of the Secondary 2 Program of Project P.A.T.H.S.: observations based on the co-walker scheme
    Daniel T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, PR China
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 24:253-60. 2012
    ..In conjunction with other evaluation findings, the present study lends further support to the high implementation quality of Project P.A.T.H.S. in Hong Kong...
  8. doi request reprint Implementation of a positive youth development program by class teachers in a Chinese context
    Daniel T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, PR China
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 24:273-80. 2012
    ..Overall, both the students and program implementers perceived the program to be effective in promoting holistic development in the program participants...
  9. doi request reprint Quantitative evaluation of the revised training program Project P.A.T.H.S. in Hong Kong
    Daniel T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, PR China
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 24:267-72. 2012
    ..The findings showed that the revised training program was effective in helping the participants to acquire the necessary knowledge, attitudes, and skills in the implementation of the program...
  10. doi request reprint Implementation of the Secondary 3 Program of Project P.A.T.H.S.: observations based on the co-walker scheme
    Daniel T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, PR China
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 24:261-6. 2012
    ..The present findings generally suggest that the implementation quality of Project P.A.T.H.S. was high...
  11. doi request reprint Interim evaluation of the Tier 1 Program of Project P.A.T.H.S.: continuation of evidence
    Daniel T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, PR China
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 24:207-12. 2012
    ..In conjunction with previous studies, the present findings suggest that the Tier 1 Program of Project P.A.T.H.S. is well received by different stakeholders...
  12. doi request reprint Program implementers' evaluation of Project P.A.T.H.S. in Hong Kong: a study based on different cohorts
    Daniel T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, PR China
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 24:213-22. 2012
    ..The findings suggest that the Tier 1 Program is well received by the stakeholders and the program is effective in promoting the holistic development of adolescents...
  13. doi request reprint A stakeholder-collaborative evaluation of intervention for students with greater psychosocial needs
    Daniel T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, PR China
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 24:223-30. 2012
    ..In conjunction with the previous evaluation findings, the present study suggests that the Tier 2 Program was well received by the stakeholders and the program was beneficial to the development of the program participants...
  14. doi request reprint Qualitative evaluation of Project P.A.T.H.S. in Hong Kong: focus groups based on Secondary 3 program implementers
    Daniel T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, PR China
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 24:245-52. 2012
    ..In conjunction with the previous research findings, the present study provides further support for the effectiveness of the Tier 1 Program of Project P.A.T.H.S...
  15. pmc Program implementers' evaluation of the project P.A.T.H.S.: findings based on different datasets over time
    Daniel T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
    ScientificWorldJournal 2012:918437. 2012
    ..A.T.H.S. (Positive Adolescent Training through Holistic Social Programmes) in Hong Kong...
  16. pmc Development and evaluation of a positive youth development course for university students in Hong Kong
    Daniel T L Shek
    The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
    ScientificWorldJournal 2012:263731. 2012
    ..Preliminary evaluation findings based on the piloting experience in 2010/11 academic year are presented in this paper...
  17. pmc Impact of the Project P.A.T.H.S. in the junior secondary school years: objective outcome evaluation based on eight waves of longitudinal data
    Daniel T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hunghom, Hong Kong
    ScientificWorldJournal 2012:170345. 2012
    ..Findings based on longitudinal objective outcome evaluation strongly suggest that the Project P.A.T.H.S. is effective in promoting positive development in Hong Kong secondary school students...
  18. pmc Associations between pathological gambling and psychiatric comorbidity among help-seeking populations in Hong Kong
    Daniel T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hunghom, Hong Kong
    ScientificWorldJournal 2012:571434. 2012
    ..Pathological gamblers with psychiatric comorbidities were significantly more severe in psychopathology, psychosocial functioning impairment, and gambling problems than those without the disorders...
  19. pmc Internet addiction phenomenon in early adolescents in Hong Kong
    Daniel T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
    ScientificWorldJournal 2012:104304. 2012
    ..55 times more likely than other students to be classified as Internet addicts at Wave 2. These results suggest that early detection and intervention for Internet addiction should be carried out...
  20. pmc Consumption of pornographic materials among Hong Kong early adolescents: a replication
    Daniel T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, Faculty of Health and Social Science, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Room HJ407, Core H, Hong Kong
    ScientificWorldJournal 2012:406063. 2012
    ..The relative contribution of positive youth development and family factors to pornographic material consumption was also explored...
  21. pmc Participants' evaluation of the project P.A.T.H.S.: are findings based on different datasets consistent?
    Daniel T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
    ScientificWorldJournal 2012:187450. 2012
    ..Based on the subjective outcome evaluation findings, the present study provides support for the effectiveness of the Tier 1 Program of the Project P.A.T.H.S. in Hong Kong...
  22. pmc Interim evaluation of the project P.A.T.H.S.: findings based on different datasets
    Daniel T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
    ScientificWorldJournal 2012:132826. 2012
    ..A.T.H.S. is high. The present study also provides support for the effectiveness of the Tier 1 Program of the Project P.A.T.H.S. in Hong Kong...
  23. pmc Personal construction of cough medicine among young substance abusers in Hong Kong
    Daniel T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
    ScientificWorldJournal 2012:754362. 2012
    ..Finally, a higher level of perceived dissimilarity between cough medicine and gateway drugs was related to a higher level of perceived harm of cough medicine abuse...
  24. pmc Qualitative evaluation of project P.A.T.H.S.: an integration of findings based on program participants
    Daniel T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
    ScientificWorldJournal 2012:528483. 2012
    ..The qualitative findings integrated in this paper provide further support for the effectiveness of the Tier 1 Program of Project P.A.T.H.S. in promoting holistic development in Chinese adolescents in Hong Kong...
  25. pmc Secondary data analyses of subjective outcome evaluation data based on nine databases
    Daniel T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
    ScientificWorldJournal 2012:346369. 2012
    ..26%). In conjunction with the evaluation findings based on other strategies, the present study suggests that the Tier 1 Program of the Project P.A.T.H.S. is beneficial to the holistic development of the program participants...
  26. pmc The project P.A.T.H.S. in Hong Kong--lessons learned and implications for positive youth development programs
    Daniel T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
    ScientificWorldJournal 2012:687536. 2012
    ..These issues include complexity of program development, importance of training, identification of factors governing program implementation, need for evaluation, and promotion of sustainability of the program in the long run...
  27. pmc Qualitative evaluation of the project P.A.T.H.S.: an integration of findings based on program implementers
    Daniel T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
    ScientificWorldJournal 2012:591816. 2012
    ..The present study further supports the effectiveness of the Tier 1 Program of the Project P.A.T.H.S. in Hong Kong based on the perspective of the program implementers...
  28. pmc Longitudinal impact of the project PATHS on adolescent risk behavior: what happened after five years?
    Daniel T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hunghom, Hong Kong
    ScientificWorldJournal 2012:316029. 2012
    ..These results suggest that the Project PATHS has long-term effect in preventing adolescent problem behavior through promoting positive youth development...
  29. pmc Spirituality as a positive youth development construct: a conceptual review
    Daniel T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
    ScientificWorldJournal 2012:458953. 2012
    ..Research on the influence of spirituality on adolescent developmental outcomes is examined. Finally, ways to promote adolescent spirituality are discussed...
  30. pmc Evaluation of a positive youth development program based on the repertory grid test
    Daniel T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
    ScientificWorldJournal 2012:372752. 2012
    ..A.T.H.S. in the Chinese context. This study also shows that the repertory grid test is a useful evaluation method to measure self-identity changes in participants in positive youth development programs...
  31. pmc Evaluation of the project P.A.T.H.S. based on students' weekly diaries: findings from eight datasets
    Daniel T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Kowloon, Hong Kong
    ScientificWorldJournal 2012:354254. 2012
    ..Acknowledging the limitations of diaries, the present qualitative findings provide support for the effectiveness of the Tier 1 Program of the Project P.A.T.H.S. in Hong Kong...
  32. pmc Self-harm and suicidal behaviors in Hong Kong adolescents: prevalence and psychosocial correlates
    Daniel T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
    ScientificWorldJournal 2012:932540. 2012
    ..Theoretical and practical implications of the findings are discussed...
  33. pmc Helping adolescents with greater psychosocial needs: subjective outcome evaluation based on different cohorts
    Daniel T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
    ScientificWorldJournal 2012:694018. 2012
    ..The present study provides support for the effectiveness of the Tier 2 Program of the Project P.A.T.H.S. in Hong Kong...
  34. pmc Subjective outcome evaluation and factors related to perceived effectiveness of the project P.A.T.H.S. in Hong Kong
    Daniel T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
    ScientificWorldJournal 2012:490290. 2012
    ..These findings provide further support that the Tier 2 Program is effective in promoting positive development among adolescents with greater psychosocial needs...
  35. pmc Evaluation of the training program of the project P.A.T.H.S.: findings based on the perspective of the participants from different cohorts
    Daniel T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
    ScientificWorldJournal 2012:687198. 2012
    ..Based on the subjective outcome evaluation findings, it is concluded that the training program was effective in helping the participants to acquire the necessary knowledge, attitudes and skills in implementing the program...
  36. pmc Development of a new curriculum in a positive youth development program: the project P.A.T.H.S. in Hong Kong
    Daniel T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
    ScientificWorldJournal 11:2207-18. 2011
    ..These issues include substance abuse, sexuality issue, Internet addiction, bullying, and money and success issues. The principles underlying the program development and implementation strategies are outlined...
  37. ncbi request reprint A review of validated youth prevention and positive youth development programs in Asia
    Daniel T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Faculty of Health and Social Sciences, Hong Kong, P R China
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 23:317-24. 2011
    ..Finally, there were very few rigorously designed evaluative studies of prevention and positive youth development programs over a long period of time...
  38. ncbi request reprint Subjective outcome evaluation of the Secondary 2 Training Program of the Project P.A.T.H.S. in Hong Kong
    Daniel T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Faculty of Health and Social Sciences, Hong Kong, P R China
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 23:325-32. 2011
    ..The present findings provide support for the effectiveness of the Secondary 2 Training Program (Experimental Implementation Phase) of the Project P.A.T.H.S. in Hong Kong...
  39. ncbi request reprint Training evaluation of the Secondary 3 Training Program of the Project P.A.T.H.S. in Hong Kong
    Daniel T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Faculty of Health and Social Sciences, Hong Kong, PR China
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 23:333-9. 2011
    ..A.T.H.S. generated positive reactions, enhanced learning, and desired behavioral changes in the program participants...
  40. ncbi request reprint Implementation of the Project P.A.T.H.S. in a school with a religious background: a case study
    Daniel T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Faculty of Health and Social Sciences, Hong Kong, P R China
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 23:341-9. 2011
    ..The present findings provide insight for the implementation of the Project P.A.T.H.S. in schools with a religious background...
  41. ncbi request reprint Qualitative evaluation of the Secondary 3 Training Program of the Project P.A.T.H.S. in Hong Kong
    Daniel T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Faculty of Health and Social Sciences, Hong Kong, P R China
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 23:351-6. 2011
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Implementation of the Project P.A.T.H.S. in Hong Kong: observations based on the Co-Walker Scheme
    Daniel T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Faculty of Health and Social Sciences, Hong Kong, P R China
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 23:357-63. 2011
    ..Student participation and involvement, classroom control, degree of achievement of the objectives, and time management were significant predictors of success of implementation...
  43. ncbi request reprint Secondary 1 Training Program of the Project P.A.T.H.S. in Hong Kong: qualitative evaluation findings
    Daniel T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Faculty of Health and Social Sciences, Hong Kong, PR China
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 23:365-71. 2011
    ..A.T.H.S. in Hong Kong promoted the knowledge and attitudes of the potential program implementers...
  44. ncbi request reprint Perceptions of adolescents among teachers and social workers in the context of training programs in Hong Kong
    Daniel T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Faculty of Health and Social Sciences, Hong Kong, P R China
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 23:373-8. 2011
    ..The themes apparently reflected sociocultural characteristics of the contemporary Hong Kong Society...
  45. pmc A brief overview of adolescent developmental problems in Hong Kong
    Daniel T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
    ScientificWorldJournal 11:2243-56. 2011
    ..It is argued that the related scientific literature provides useful pointers for designing the curriculum in the extension phase of the Project P.A.T.H.S. in Hong Kong...
  46. ncbi request reprint Subjective outcome evaluation of the Project P.A.T.H.S.: findings based on different datasets
    Daniel T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, PR China
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 23:237-43. 2011
    ..The present study provides additional support for the effectiveness of the Tier 1 Program of the Project P.A.T.H.S. in Hong Kong...
  47. ncbi request reprint Positive youth development program targeting students with greater psychosocial needs: Project P.A.T.H.S. in Hong Kong
    Daniel T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, PR China
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 23:229-35. 2011
    ....
  48. doi request reprint Qualitative evaluation of the project P.A.T.H.S.: findings based on focus groups with student participants
    Daniel T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, P R C
    ScientificWorldJournal 9:691-703. 2009
    ..The present study lends further support to the effectiveness of the Tier 1 Program of the Project P.A.T.H.S. in promoting holistic development in Chinese adolescents...
  49. ncbi request reprint Design of training programs for a positive youth development program: Project P.A.T.H.S. in Hong Kong
    Daniel T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, PRC
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 22:345-67. 2010
    ....
  50. doi request reprint Secondary data analyses of subjective outcome evaluation findings of the project P.A.T.H.S. in Hong Kong
    Daniel T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, P R C
    ScientificWorldJournal 10:2101-11. 2010
    ..The present findings are consistent with the previous findings that suggest that the Project P.A.T.H.S. is well received by the stakeholders and the program is beneficial to the development of Chinese adolescents in Hong Kong...
  51. doi request reprint Evaluation of a positive youth development program for adolescents with greater psychosocial needs: integrated views of program implementers
    Daniel T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, P R C
    ScientificWorldJournal 10:1890-900. 2010
    ..In conjunction with previous evaluation findings, the present study suggests that the Tier 2 Program was well received and was perceived to be beneficial to the development of adolescents with greater psychosocial needs...
  52. doi request reprint Effectiveness of the Tier 1 Program of Project P.A.T.H.S.: findings based on three years of program implementation
    Daniel T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, P R C
    ScientificWorldJournal 10:1509-19. 2010
    ..Similarly, differences between experimental participants who perceived the program to be beneficial and control participants were found...
  53. ncbi request reprint Positive youth development and behavioral intention to gamble among Chinese adolescents in Hong Kong
    Daniel T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, PRC
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 22:163-72. 2010
    ..The present findings suggest that promoting positive youth development is a possible strategy that can help to prevent adolescent problem gambling...
  54. ncbi request reprint Process evaluation of the project P.A.T.H.S. (secondary 2 program): findings based on the co-walker scheme
    Daniel T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hunghom, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Adolescence 44:813-25. 2009
    ..Success in program implementation was predicted by students' participation and involvement, classroom control, interactive delivery method, strategies to enhance students' motivation, opportunity for reflection, and lesson preparation...
  55. doi request reprint Nurturing holistic development of university students in Hong Kong: where are we and where should we go?
    Daniel T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
    ScientificWorldJournal 10:563-75. 2010
    ....
  56. doi request reprint School drug testing: a critical review of the literature
    Daniel T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
    ScientificWorldJournal 10:356-65. 2010
    ..Methodological issues underlying quantitative and qualitative evaluation studies of the effectiveness of school drug testing are also discussed...
  57. doi request reprint Subjective outcome evaluation findings: factors related to the perceived effectiveness of the tier 2 program of the project P.A.T.H.S
    Daniel T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
    ScientificWorldJournal 10:250-60. 2010
    ..Multiple regression analysis revealed that perceived qualities of the program, but not the program workers, predicted perceived effectiveness of the program. The theoretical and practical implications of the findings are discussed...
  58. doi request reprint Assessment of problem gambling in a Chinese context: the Chinese G-MAP
    Daniel T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
    ScientificWorldJournal 9:548-56. 2009
    ..The present study suggests that the Chinese G-MAP possesses acceptable psychometric properties that can be used in research and practice settings...
  59. doi request reprint Objective outcome evaluation of the project P.A.T.H.S. in Hong Kong: findings based on individual growth curve models
    Daniel T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
    ScientificWorldJournal 10:182-91. 2010
    ..Differences between experimental and control participants were also found when students who joined the Tier 1 Program and perceived the program to be beneficial were employed as participants of the experimental schools...
  60. doi request reprint Subjective outcome evaluation of the project P.A.T.H.S. (Secondary 2 program): views of the program participants
    Daniel T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, PRC
    ScientificWorldJournal 9:1012-22. 2009
    ..Correlation analyses showed that perceived program and instructor characteristics were positively associated with perceived benefits of the program...
  61. doi request reprint Experimental implementation of the secondary 3 program of project P.A.T.H.S.: observations based on the co-walker scheme
    Daniel T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, PRC
    ScientificWorldJournal 9:1003-11. 2009
    ..In conjunction with other process evaluation findings, the present study supports that the implementation quality of the Project P.A.T.H.S. is good...
  62. doi request reprint Full implementation of the secondary 1 program of project P.A.T.H.S.: observations based on the co-walker scheme
    Daniel T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, PRC
    ScientificWorldJournal 9:982-91. 2009
    ..In general, the present study suggests that the implementation quality of the Project P.A.T.H.S. is good...
  63. doi request reprint Secondary 1 program of project P.A.T.H.S.: process evaluation based on the co-walker scheme
    Daniel T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, P R C
    ScientificWorldJournal 9:704-14. 2009
    ..The present findings also provide strong evidence to account for the successful and encouraging outcomes of a major positive youth development program in Hong Kong...
  64. ncbi request reprint Training potential program implementers of the Project P.A.T.H.S. (Secondary 1 Program) in Hong Kong
    Daniel T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, PRC
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 22:369-84. 2010
    ..A.T.H.S. Project. Conceptual and practical issues underlying the training program as well as the implications for future training programs are also discussed...
  65. doi request reprint Effectiveness of the Tier 1 Program of the Project P.A.T.H.S.: findings based on the first 2 years of program implementation
    Daniel T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, PRC
    ScientificWorldJournal 9:539-47. 2009
    ..Differences between experimental and control participants were also found when students who joined the Tier 1 Program and perceived the program to be beneficial were employed as participants of the experimental schools...
  66. doi request reprint Focus group evaluation from the perspective of program implementers: findings based on the secondary 2 program
    Daniel T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, PRC
    ScientificWorldJournal 9:992-1002. 2009
    ..In conjunction with the previous research findings, the present study provides further support for the effectiveness of the Tier 1 Program of Project P.A.T.H.S. in promoting holistic development among Chinese adolescents in Hong Kong...
  67. ncbi request reprint Qualitative evaluation of the training program of the Project P.A.T.H.S. in Hong Kong
    Daniel T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hunghom, Hong Kong, PRC
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 22:413-23. 2010
    ..This qualitative evaluation study provides support for the effectiveness of the training program in the Project P.A.T.H.S. in Hong Kong...
  68. ncbi request reprint Quantitative evaluation of the training program of the Project P.A.T.H.S. in Hong Kong
    Daniel T L Shek
    Dept of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hunghom, Hong Kong, PRC
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 22:425-35. 2010
    ....
  69. ncbi request reprint Subjective outcome evaluation of the training program of the Project P.A.T.H.S. based on qualitative findings
    Daniel T L Shek
    Dept of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hunghom, Hong Kong PRC
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 22:437-47. 2010
    ....
  70. doi request reprint Longitudinal data analyses using linear mixed models in SPSS: concepts, procedures and illustrations
    Daniel T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, PRC
    ScientificWorldJournal 11:42-76. 2011
    ..To demonstrate the application of LMM analyses in SPSS, findings based on six waves of data collected in the Project P.A.T.H.S. (Positive Adolescent Training through Holistic Social Programmes) in Hong Kong are presented...
  71. doi request reprint Prevention of adolescent problem behavior: longitudinal impact of the Project P.A.T.H.S. in Hong Kong
    Daniel T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, P R C
    ScientificWorldJournal 11:546-67. 2011
    ..The present findings suggest that the Project P.A.T.H.S. is effective in preventing adolescent problem behavior in the junior secondary school years...
  72. doi request reprint Do adolescent developmental issues disappear overnight? Reflections about holistic development in university students
    Daniel T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, P R C
    ScientificWorldJournal 11:353-61. 2011
    ..This paper highlights the factors contributing to such negligence in university education and the possible strategies that can be adopted to help university students develop in a holistic manner...
  73. doi request reprint Impact of the project P.A.T.H.S. In the junior secondary school years: individual growth curve analyses
    Daniel T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, P R C
    ScientificWorldJournal 11:253-66. 2011
    ..The present findings strongly suggest that the Project P.A.T.H.S. is making an important positive impact for junior secondary school students in Hong Kong...
  74. doi request reprint Subjective outcome evaluation based on secondary data analyses: the project P.A.T.H.S. in Hong Kong
    Daniel T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
    ScientificWorldJournal 10:224-37. 2010
    ..11%) were also reported. The present study replicated the findings reported in previous studies and suggests that the Tier 1 Program of the Project P.A.T.H.S. is beneficial to the development of the program participants...
  75. doi request reprint Subjective outcome evaluation of the project P.A.T.H.S: descriptive profiles and correlates
    Daniel T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
    ScientificWorldJournal 10:211-23. 2010
    ..Consistent with previous studies, the ratings on the program, instructors, and perceived effectiveness were significantly correlated...
  76. ncbi request reprint Social problem solving, family functioning, and suicidal ideation among Chinese adolescents in Hong Kong
    Sylvia Y C Lai Kwok
    Department of Applied Social Studies, City University of Hong Kong, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Adolescence 44:391-406. 2009
    ..The theoretical and practical implications of the findings are discussed...
  77. ncbi request reprint Prevention of problem gambling in Chinese adolescents: relevance of problem gambling assessment and positive youth development frameworks
    Daniel T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, PRC
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 22:139-51. 2010
    ..The Project P.A.T.H.S. is given as an example. The issues related to the application of positive youth development constructs to adolescent problem gambling prevention are discussed...
  78. ncbi request reprint Qualitative evaluation of the project P.A.T.H.S. based on junior secondary school students in Hong Kong
    Daniel T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, Faculty of Health and Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, PRC
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 22:511-25. 2010
    ..In conjunction with the previous research findings, the present study provides further support for the effectiveness of the Tier 1 Program of Project P.A.T.H.S. in promoting holistic development in Chinese adolescents in Hong Kong...
  79. ncbi request reprint Training for program implementers of Project P.A.T.H.S. in Hong Kong: Secondary 2 training program
    Ching Man Lam
    Department of Social Work, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, PRC
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 22:385-99. 2010
    ..Through the emphases of the strengths perspectives, experiential learning and reflective learning, trainees will appreciate the philosophy and desired teaching methodology of P.A.T.H.S...
  80. ncbi request reprint Training for program implementers of the Project P.A.T.H.S. in Hong Kong: Secondary 3 training program
    Patrick S Y Lau
    Department of Educational Psychology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, PRC
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 22:401-12. 2010
    ..It is argued that the open attitude of teachers, together with a genuine sharing of their past experiences, would be an effective means of both connecting with students and facilitating their reflection and learning during the program...
  81. ncbi request reprint Quantitative and qualitative approaches in the study of poverty and adolescent development: separation or integration?
    Janet T Y Leung
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, PR China
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 23:115-21. 2011
    ....
  82. ncbi request reprint Secondary 1 Training Program of the Project P.A.T.H.S. in Hong Kong: an evaluation based on program participants
    Ben M F Law
    Department of Social Work and Social Administration, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, P R China
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 23:379-83. 2011
    ..The present findings reiterate other studies regarding the effectiveness of the training program of Project P.A.T.H.S. in promoting the participants' knowledge, attitude, and skills in delivering the program...
  83. ncbi request reprint Perceptions of older people among Chinese adolescents: conceptual and methodological issues
    Ka Man So
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, PR China
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 23:123-8. 2011
    ..It is argued that the conflicting findings are largely due to conceptual and methodological problems in the studies. This paper examines the conceptual and methodological issues in this area and outlines suggestions for future research...
  84. ncbi request reprint Socio-demographic correlates of suicidal ideation among Chinese adolescents in Hong Kong
    Sylvia Y C Lai Kwok
    Department of Applied Social Studies, City University of Hong Kong, Kowloon, Hong Kong, PRC
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 20:463-72. 2008
    ..Although these socio-demographic correlates were significantly related to suicidal ideation, the practical significance was not high...
  85. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of the Tier 1 Program of the Project P.A.T.H.S.: preliminary objective and subjective outcome evaluation findings
    Daniel T L Shek
    Quality of Life Centre, Hong Kong Institute of Asia Pacific Studies, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, PRC
    ScientificWorldJournal 6:1466-74. 2006
    ..The present study provides preliminary support for the effectiveness of the Tier 1 Program of the Project P.A.T.H.S. in Hong Kong...
  86. ncbi request reprint Psychometric properties of the Chinese Family Assessment Instrument in Chinese adolescents in Hong Kong
    Andrew M H Siu
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hunghom, Hong Kong SAR, P R
    Adolescence 40:817-30. 2005
    ..In conjunction with the previous findings, the present study suggests that the C-FAI can be used to objectively assess family functioning in Chinese adolescents...
  87. doi request reprint Secondary data analyses of conclusions drawn by the program implementers of a positive youth development program in Hong Kong
    Andrew M H Siu
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic
    ScientificWorldJournal 10:238-49. 2010
    ..Consistent with the previous evaluation findings, the present study suggests that the Tier 2 Program was well received by the participants and that it was beneficial to the development of the program participants...
  88. ncbi request reprint The Chinese version of the social problem-solving inventory: some initial results on reliability and validity
    Andrew M H Siu
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hunghom, Hong, Kong
    J Clin Psychol 61:347-60. 2005
    ..On the whole, the results supported that the C-SPSI-R is a reliable and valid instrument in the assessment of social problem solving in Chinese adolescents...
  89. ncbi request reprint Fears about treatment among young drug abusers in Hong Kong
    Yida Y H Chung
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hunghom, Hong Kong SAR, PR China
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 23:141-5. 2011
    ..The present findings suggest that drug treatment and rehabilitation services should help clients, particularly young substance abusers, mitigate their treatment fears...
  90. ncbi request reprint Reasons for seeking treatment among young drug abusers in Hong Kong
    Yida Y H Chung
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, Polytechnic University of Hong Kong, PRC
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 20:441-8. 2008
    ..The results suggest that drug treatment and rehabilitation services should target the reasons for seeking treatment among young drug abusers...
  91. ncbi request reprint Elder lifelong learning, intergenerational solidarity and positive youth development: the case of Hong Kong
    Ka Man So
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, PR China
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 23:85-92. 2011
    ..This paper explores intergenerational solidarity generated from the intergenerational-mode elder lifelong learning program in Hong Kong and argues how it contributes to positive youth development...
  92. ncbi request reprint Poverty and adolescent developmental outcomes: a critical review
    Janet T Y Leung
    Departament of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, PR China
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 23:109-14. 2011
    ..Recommendations for directions of future research are offered...
  93. ncbi request reprint Applications of interpretive and constructionist research methods in adolescent research: philosophy, principles and examples
    Yan Yan Chen
    Department of Social Work, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, PR China
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 23:129-39. 2011
    ..Examples of adolescent research adopting interpretivist and constructionist orientations are presented...