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Rowena Fong


Associate FacultyEd.D., Harvard University

Professor in the School of Social Work

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Interests


Asian American Studies; Chinese American children and families; ethnic identity formation and socialization; childrearing practices; international adoptions; immigrants and refugees; human trafficking; Title IVE child welfare training, child neglect, family preservation, culturally competent practice

Biography


Professional Interests

Asian American Studies; Chinese American children and families; ethnic identity formation and socialization; childrearing practices; international adoptions; immigrants and refugees; human trafficking; Title IVE child welfare training, child neglect, family preservation, culturally competent practice.

Education

  • Ed.D., Harvard University
  • MSW, University of California at Berkeley
  • BA, Wellesley College

Teaching

Office Hours:

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Research Projects

Completed projects have the year of completion.

 

Books and Conference Proceedings

Fong, R.; McRoy, R. & Ortiz Hendricks, C. (Eds.) (2006). Intersecting child welfare, substance abuse, and family violence: Culturally competent approaches. Washington, D.C.: Council on Social Work Education.

Smith, M. & Fong, R. (2004). Children of Neglect: When no one cares. New York: Brunner-Routledge Press.

Fong, R. (Ed.). (2004). Culturally competent practice with immigrant and refugee children and families. New York: Guilford Press.

Fong, R. & Furuto, S. (Eds.). (2001). Culturally competent social work practice: Skills, interventions and evaluation. Boston, MA: Allyn & Bacon.

Freeman, E., Franklin, C., Fong, R., Shaffer, G. & Timberlake, E. (Eds.). (1998). Multisystem skills and interventions in school social work practice. Washington, D.C.: NASW Press.

Sandau-Beckler, P. & Fong, R. (Eds.). (1995). Empowering families: Papers from the eighth annual conference on family-based services. Rapid City, IA: National Association of Family-Based Services.

Fong, R., Sandau-Beckler, P., & Haapala, D. (Eds.). (1994). Empowering families: Papers from the seventh annual conference on family-based services. Rapid City, IA: National Association of Family-Based Services.

Selected Book and Proceedings Chapters

Fong, R. (2004). Practicing with the multicultural/multiethnic client. In D. Lum (Ed.). Cultural competence and process stages: A practice casebook. CA: Brooks/ Cole.

Fong, R. (2004). Paradigm shifts in social work principles and Chinese values and beliefs. In A.K.T. Tsang, M.C. Yan, & W. Shera (Eds.). Social work in China: A snapshot of critical issues and emerging ideas. Proceedings of the international colloquium in Beijing 2000. (pp.65-68). Canada: University of Toronto.

Fong, R. & Lum, D. (2004). Developing an integrated model of cultural competency in social work education. In L. Gutierrez, M. Zuniga, & D. Lum (Eds.). Education for multicultural social work practice: Critical views and new directions. (pp.19-30). Washington, D.C.: Council on Social Work Education.

Fong, R. (2004). Integrating diversity perspectives into the HBSE theoretical framework. In L. Gutierrez, M. Zuniga, & D. Lum (Eds.). Education for multicultural social work practice: Critical views and new directions. (pp.91-98). Washington, D.C.: Council on Social Work Education.

Fong. R. (2004). Immigrant and refugee children and families. In R. Fong (Ed.). Culturally competent social work practice with immigrant children and families. New York: Guilford Press.

Fong, R. (2004). Culturally competent practice: Contexts and Environments. In R. Fong, (Ed.). Culturally competent social work practice with immigrant children and families. New York:Guilford Press.

Fong, R. (2004). Culturally competent social work practice and intersectionality. In R. Fong, (Ed.). Culturally competent social work practice with immigrant children and families. New York:Guilford Press.

Fong, R. (2003). Culturally competent practice with Asian Americans. (pp. 261-281) In D. Lum. Culturally competent practice. (2nd ed.). Pacific Grove, CA: Brooks/Cole.

Fong, R. (2002). Empowering multicultural clients by using cultural values and biculturalization of interventions. In M. O'Melia & K. Miley (Eds.), Pathways to power: Readings in contextual social work practice (pp. 202-213). Boston, MA: Allyn & Bacon.

Fong, R. (2001). Cultural competency in providing family-centered services. In E. Walton, M. Mannes & P. Sandau-Beckler (Eds.), Balancing family-centered services and child well-being (pp. 55-64). New York, NY: Columbia University Press.

Selected Journal Articles

Busch, N. & Fong, R. (2004). Human trafficking and domestic violence. Comparisons in research methodology needs and strategies. The Journal of Social Work Research and Evaluation.

McGlone, K., Santos, L., Kazama, L., Fong, R., & Mueller, C. (2002). Parental stress with adoptive parents. Child Welfare. 81, 2. 151-172.

Fong, R. & Wang, A. (2001). Adoptive parents and identity development for Chinese infants. Namkee Choi (Ed.). Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment, 3(3-4), 19-33.

Morelli, P. , Fong, R. , & Olivera, J. (2001). Culturally competent substance abuse treatment for Asian and Pacific Islander women. N. Choi.(Ed.) Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment, 3(3-4), 263-280.

Morelli, P. & Fong, R. (2000). The role of Hawaiian elders in substance abuse treatment among Asian/Pacific Islander women. Journal of Family Social Work, 4(4), 33-44.

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