The Development of the Spiritual Enhancement Group for Chinese Elders (SEGCE)

  • Vivian W. Q. LouEmail author
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Well-Being and Quality of Life Research book series (BRIEFSWELLBEING)


This chapter reports the development of a spiritual enhancement group for Chinese elders (SEGCE). Using the same survey data, a spiritual process model (SPM) was developed which illustrates the pathway through which the relationship harmony can lead to a spiritual well-Being through transcendence. Then, a three tiers of practice model was proposed. At last, it describes four steps that has been taken in the process of developing a standardized SEGCE protocol, which included theoretical integration, preliminary protocol development, pilot and consolidation.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Social Work and Social Administration, Sau Po Centre on AgeingThe University of Hong KongPokfulamHong Kong SAR

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