Prof. CHAN Ko-ling Edward 陳高凌教授



MA(SW) (PolyU)


2766 5709

Child Maltreatment
Intimate Partner Violence
Child and Family Poly-victimization
Chinese Migration and Child Welfare

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Curriculum Vitae


Currently not teaching any courses

Selected Publications: 

Emma Fulu, Stephanie Miedema, Tim Roselli, Sarah Mccook, Ko Ling Chan, Regine  Haardörfer, Rachel Jewkes (2017). Pathways between childhood trauma, intimate partner violence and harsh parenting (UN Multi-country Study on Men and Violence in Asia and the Pacific: a cross-sectional study. The Lancet Global Health; 5: e512-22. (IF= 14.722)

Lo, Camilla KM; Tung, Keith TS; Chan, Ko Ling*; Yip, Paul SF; Lau, Joseph TF; Wong, Wilfred HS; Wong, Rosa S; Tsang, Anita MC; Tsang, Hannah YH; Tso, Winnie WY; & Ip, Patrick* (2017). Risk factors for child physical abuse and neglect among Chinese young mothers. Child Abuse & Neglect. (In press). (IF= 2.397)

Emery, C.R., Eremina, T., Carbellido, C., Kim, J., & Chan, KL. (2017). When Bigger is Better: Household Size, Abuse Injuries, Neglect, and Family Response in Novosibirsk, Russia. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. (In press). (IF= 1.579)

[*Corresponding author]

Chen, QiQi; Sun, Xiaoyue; Xie, Qianwen; Li, Jia; Chan, Ko Ling* (2017). The Impacts of Internal Migration on Child Victimization in China: A Meta-analysis. Trauma, Violence, & Abuse. doi: 10.1177/1524838016683458 (IF=3.191)

[*Corresponding author]

Chan, KL*, Emery, C.R., Fulu, E., Tolman, R.M., Ip, P. (2017). Association Among Father Involvement, Partner Violence, and Paternal Health: UN Multi-Country Cross-Sectional Study on Men and Violence. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. (In press).(IF=4.465)

Brownridge, D.A., T. Taillieu, T. Afifi, K.L. Chan, C. Emery, J. Lavoie, F. Elgar. (2017). Child maltreatment and intimate partner violence among Indigenous and non-Indigenous Canadians. Journal of Family Violence. doi:10.1007/s10896-016-9880-5.

Emery, C.R., Wu, Shali, Yang, Hyerin, Lee, Hotaek, Kim, Junpyo, & Chan, K.L. (2017). Informal Control by Family and Risk Markers for Alcohol Abuse/Dependence in Seoul. Journal of Interpersonal Violence (In press). doi:10.1177/0886260516647003 (IF= 1.579)

Chan, K.L. (2017). Family polyvictimization and elevated levels of addiction and psychopathology among parents in a Chinese household sample.Journal of Interpersonal Violence. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/0886260515592617 (IF= 1.579)

Zhu, Y. Chan, K.L.* & Chen, J. (2017). Bullying victimization among Chinese middle school students: The role of family violence. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/0886260515621082(In press). (IF= 1.579)

[*Corresponding author]

Xie, Qianwen; Sun, Xiaoyue; Chen, Mengtong; Qiao, DP; Chan, Ko Ling* (2017). What prevents Chinese parents from reporting possible cases of child sexual abuse to authorities? A holistic-interactionistic approach. Child Abuse & Neglect, 64, 19-31. (IF= 2.397)

[*Corresponding author]

Ip P, Chan KL, Chow CB, Lam TH, Ho DSY, Wong WHS, Wong MFY (2016). An internet-based intervention to promote alcohol-related attitudinal and behavioral change among adolescents: Protocol of a cluster randomized controlled trial. JMIR Research Protocol, 5(2), e103.

Patrick Ip*, David Chim, Ko Ling Chan, Tim M.H. Li, Frederick Ka Wing Ho, Benjamin W. Van Voorhees, Agnes Tiwari, Anita Tsang, Charlie Wai Leung Chan, Matthew Ho, Winnie Tso and Wilfred Hing Sang Wong (2016). Effectiveness of a Culturally Attuned Internet-based Depression Prevention Program for Chinese Adolescents: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Depression and Anxiety, 33, 1123-1131. (IF= 5.004)

Ip P*, Ho, FK-Wing, Chan KL, Yip PS, Lau, JT, Wong WHS, Chow CB & Jiang F. (2016). Child maltreatment hospitalizations in Hong Kong: Incidence rate and seasonal pattern. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 101, 1107-1113. doi:10.1136/archdischild-2015-310151. (IF= 3.231)

Ip, P., Wong, R.S., Li, S.L., Chan, K.L.*, Ho, F.K., & Chow, C.B. (2016). Mental health consequences of childhood physical abuse in Chinese populations: A meta-analysis. Trauma, Violence & Abuse, 17(5), 571-584. (IF= 3.191)

[*Corresponding author]

Chow CB, Wong WHS, Leung WC, Tang MHY, Chan KL, Or CKL, Li TMH, Ho FKM, Lo D, & Ip P*. (2016). Effectiveness of a Technology-Based Injury Prevention Program for Enhancing Mothers’ Knowledge of Child Safety: Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial. JMIR Research Protocol, 5(4): e205.

Chen, M. & Chan, K.L.* (2016). Parental absence, child victimization, and psychological well-being in rural China. Child Abuse & Neglect, 59, 45-54. (IF= 2.397)

[*Corresponding author]

Liu, Tingting & Chan, K. L. (2016). Study on Child Abuse from a Panoramic Perspective. Journal of Guangxi University for Nationalities, 38(3), 45-51.

Taillieu, T.L., Brownridge, D.A., Tyler, K.A., Chan, K. L., Tiwari, A., & Santos, S.C. (2016). Pregnancy and Intimate Partner Violence in Canada: A Comparison of Victims Who Were and Were Not Abused During Pregnancy. Journal of Family Violence, 31(5), 567-579.

Wong, J.Y.H., Fong, D.Y.T., Choi, W.M., Tiwari, A., Chan, K.L., & Logan, T.K. (2016). Problem-focused coping mediates the impact of intimate partner violence on mental health among Chinese women. Psychology of Violence, 6(2), 313-322. (IF= 2.368)

Chan, K.L. Emery, C., & Ip, P. (2016). Children with disability are more at risk of violence victimization: Evidence from a study of school-aged Chinese children. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 31(6), 1026-1046. (IF= 1.579)

Brownridge, D.A., Taillieu, T.L., Chan, K.L., Afifi, T., Santos, S.C. & Tiwari, A. (2016). The risk of men’s and women’s intimate partner violence victimization across activity limitation types in Canada. Partner Abuse, 7(2), 169-192.

Sun, Xiaoyue, Chen, Mengtong, & Chan, Ko Ling* (2016). A Meta-Analysis of the Impacts of Internal Migration on Child Health Outcomes in China. BMC Public Health, 16: 66. DOI: 10.1186/s12889-016-2738-1. (IF=2.209)

[*Corresponding author]

Chen, M. & Chan, K.L. (2016) Effects of parenting programs on child maltreatment prevention: A meta-analysis. Trauma, Violence & Abuse, 17(1), 88-104. (IF= 3.191)

Current Research Projects : 

Chan, K.L.(PI) Explaining family polyvictimization: The development of a nested ecological theory. Funded by RGC Humanities and Social Sciences Prestigious Fellowship Scheme.

Chan, K.L.(PI) Social integration of children born in Hong Kong to Mainland women: A study of long-term implications on education, health and social services. Funded by RGC Strategic Public Policy Research Funding, University Grants Committee, Hong Kong.

Chan, K.L.(PI) Use of iParent App to support parents with newborns for violence prevention. Funded by Hedge Fund Care Asia.

Chan, K.L.(PI) Association among father involvement in pregnancy and childbirth, pregnancy violence and health outcomes. Funded by Public Policy Research Funding Scheme, Central Policy Unit, the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.

Chan, K.L.(PI) Study on the Longer Term Development of Child Development Fund Project Participants.Funded by the Labour and Welfare Bureau of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.

Chan, K.L.(Co-I) Tackling Cyberbullying by Enhancing Privacy Protection:   A Comparative and an Interdisciplinary Study. Funded by RGC GRF Funding, University Grants Committee, Hong Kong

Chan, K.L.(Co-I) Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and child maltreatment: A population-based study. Funded by RGC GRF Funding, University Grants Committee, Hong Kong.