- PhD, New York University School of Social Work
- MSW, Columbia University School of Social Work
Areas of Expertise
- Asian Americans: indigenous practice
- Mental health
- Chung,I., Chu,S.,& Bloom, S. (2012). Engaging Chinese immigrant parents in youth suicide prevention: Shifting parenting paradigm in culturally relevant context, School Social Work Journal (in press).
- Chung, I. (2012). Practice with Asian Immigrant Families and Intergenerational Issues. In E.P. Congress & M.J. Gonzalez (Eds.), Multicultural Perspectives in Working with Families, 2nd Edition (in press).
- Chung, I. (2011). Sociocultural study of immigrant suicide attempters: An ecological perspective, Journal of Social Work, published online May, 2011.
- Chung, I. (2010). Changes in the socio-cultural reality of Chinese immigrants: Challenges and opportunities in help-seeking behavior. International Journal of Social Psychiatry.56 (4), 436-447.
- Chung, I. (2008). Affective lexicons and indigenous responses: Therapeutic interventions in social work practice with the Chinese immigrant elderly, China Journal of Social Work,1(3), 237-247.
- Study of Repeated Suicide Attempters among Asian Immigrants in New York City (2010- present)
A collaborative study with two major public hospitals to examine the demographic. clinical and psychosocial profiles of Asian immigrants who were repeated suicide attempters. Sociocultural relevant risk and protective factors will be identified for consideration in treatment and prevention.
Funded by New York State Office of Mental Health Suicide Prevention
Co-sponsored by New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation