Establishing evidence-based practice with structural equation modelling

Event Type: Workshop

Event Theme: Evidence-based Practice

Speaker: Dr. Mike Cheung W. L. (Associate Professor and Deputy Head of Department of Psychology, National University of Singapore)


Date: 1 March 2018 (Thursday)

Time: 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Venue: RLB303, Research Complex, HKSYU

Language: English



1) Refreshment will be provided. 
2) Free Admission.
3) Registration is not compulsory but recommended for seat-reservation and news update.



Evidence-based practice is the practice based on the best available evidence and theory. Structural equation modeling (SEM) is a popular modelling tool in social and behavioral sciences. Some special cases of SEM are multiple regression, path analysis, confirmatory factor analysis, and latent growth model. Researchers may formulate their models as equations involving observed and latent constructs. SEM can be used to test these models. Both cross-sectional and longitudinal data may be used in the analyses. In this workshop, I will introduce how SEM can be used to establish empirical evidence that can be used in evidence-based practice. Examples of various SEM will be used to illustrate the concepts.


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