Sik Yin Chan, LCSW, MSW
Assistant Professor of Social Work
The Master of Social Work program welcomed Sik Yin Chan as an assistant professor and director of field education in 2016. He arrived with extensive experience in social work education, working the previous 20 years as a field instructor for Portland State University’s Graduate School of Social Work and Concordia University's BSW program. He also spent 10 years as an adjunct professor at Concordia University, teaching psychology, program evaluation, and social research methods.
In addition, since 1998, Chan served as director of quality assurance for Impact NW, a nonprofit anti-poverty agency that provides a wide range of services, including early childhood development, school-based intervention, homelessness prevention, and supportive services for seniors and people with disabilities. In the three years prior to joining George Fox, he provided clinical supervision for Clinical Social Work Associates.
Chan, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, is a doctor of education candidate at Concordia University (2017 expected completion) and holds an MSW from Portland State University (1994) and a bachelor’s degree in social work from Concordia (1992).