張進益

張進益
Chin Yi Chang
更生少年的心靈捕手
講者
關於

從事輔導工作十多年,桃園少年之家主任張進益,從非行少年口中聽到「生我者父母,知我者張輔導」,深受感動,也讓他更肯定了這份工作的價值。張進益投入社會工作陪伴偏差行為少年已17年,曾是更生人,入獄多次、混黑幫,最後選擇接受愛與接納,他要傳承這份愛,不但走入第一線,幫助孩子脫離黑幫,甚至創立大改樂團,進入少年監獄演唱。

張進益樂於分享,讓所有聽見的人發現自己的生命是有愛並可分享的,陪伴過的孩子有榮獲總統教育獎、一人榮獲30幾張獎狀紀錄、有的考上大學就讀,甚至成為付出的角色進行社會參與,面對每年六萬多件青少年案件,需要更多夥伴一同加入,讓這條路走得又穩又久,邀請您一起經歷感動並且讓愛流動。

Chin Yi Chang has been in the field of psychology as a counselor for over a decade and is currently chief of a juvenile halfway house. “It was my parents who gave birth to me, yet it is counselor Chang who understands me best." These words coming from a juvenile delinquent deepened his belief in the value of this profession. Working with juvenile delinquents, Chang was once a rehabilitate. Being in and out of jail and involved with gang members, he eventually decided to embrace the love and acceptance from others. Not only did he take on the love for these juveniles, he also formed a band to perform in prisons in order to help these adolescents break away from gangs.

Chang shares his life stories hoping to inspire others to recognize the love and community within their own lives. Through his work, he has helped others receive awards and accolades for their achievements. Those who have been counseled by him have either gone on to pursue a higher education or have been motivated to become productive citizens. The need to face thousands of cases pertaining to juvenile delinquency, you are welcomed to participate in making this path meaningful and long-lasting with your love, dedication, and compassion.