|Assoc Prof Ang Pei-Hui, Rebecca |
Division of Psychology
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
College of Humanities, Arts, & Social Sciences
- PhD Texas A&M University 2000
- MCommunication Studies Nanyang Technological University 1996
- BSocSc The National University of Singapore 1994
- BA The National University of Singapore 1993
|Dr. Ang completed her PhD in School Psychology (specializing in Clinical Child Psychology) at Texas A&M University, USA, and completed her pre-doctoral internship at Houston Independent School District, Texas USA. Internship rotations included Harris County Juvenile Detention Center (Child Forensics Unit), alternative schools for at-risk youth, and various elementary, middle and high schools. Clients included students, parents, teachers, school administrators, and other community service agencies and providers. After receiving her PhD, she worked at the National Institute of Education (NIE) where she taught mostly counseling courses at the preservice, inservice and Master’s levels. She is currently an Associate Professor with the Division of Psychology, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, NTU. She is a Nationally Certified School Psychologist (#31898) in the USA and a Registered Psychologist (#02050012) in Singapore. She contributes actively in external community organizations and provides input on issues concerning children, adolescents and families at-risk. |
|Dr. Ang's research interests include the following: disruptive behavior disorders (ADHD, ODD, CD) including child/adolescent aggression, and related interventions; child/adolescent maladaptive behaviors and coping inclusive of parent-child relationship issues, teacher-student relationship and school-related issues; and the development and validation of psychological scales for use in clinical child and school-going populations.|
|Research Grant |
- Academic Research Fund Tier 1 (2010-)
- Academic Research Fund Tier 1 (2010-2013)
- Academic Research Fund Tier 2 (2013-)
- Australian Research Council (2011-)
- Ministry of Community Development, Youth and Sports (MCYS) (2009-)
- Ministry of Community Development, Youth and Sports (MCYS) (2010-)
- Ministry of Community Development, Youth and Sports (MCYS) (2011-)
- Ministry of Community Development, Youth and Sports (MCYS) (2012-)
- NRF Competitive Research Program (2008-)
- NRF Proof of Concept (2011-)
- National Medical Research Council (2008-)
|Current Projects |
- A Nutritional and Social Skills Intervention on Conduct Disorder and Hyperactivity
- An interactive web-based game for helping angry children and youth
- Factors Contributing to the Outcomes of Foster Care
- MARGE: Layering Gaming Interactions in Mobile Content Sharing Environments
- Marge: Layering gaming interactions in mobile content sharing environments
- Pathological Internet use among adolescents in Singapore: Trends and factors
- Research Project to Examine the Use, Reliability and Validity of the CANS Tool on Foster Children
- Research Project to Examine the Use, Reliability and Validity of the CANS Tool on Foster Children - Phase II
- Social problem-solving skills gaming for children
- Structural relations of loners, loneliness and antisocial behavior in children and adolescents: Building a conceptual model for effective intervention
- Using Subtypes of Aggression to Identify Differences in Delinquency and Childhood Externalizing Disorders - Study of Cognitive, Motivational, and Hormonal Differences
- Youth Delinquency and Violence in Singapore: A Data-Driven Simulation Study
- Ang, R. P., Huan, V. S. (2008). Predictors of recidivism for adolescent offenders in a Singapore sample. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 35, 895-905.
- Li, H., Ang, R. P., Lee, J. (2008). Anxieties in Mainland Chinese and Singapore Chinese adolescents in comparison with the American norm. Journal of Adolescence, 31, 583-594.
- Ang, R. P. (2006). Effects of parenting style on personal and social variables for Asian adolescents. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 76, 503-511.
- Ang, R. P., Chia, B. H., Fung, D. S. S. (2006). Gender differences in life stressors associated with child and adolescent suicides in Singapore from 1995 to 2003. International Journal of Social Psychiatry, 52, 561-570.
- Ang, R. P., Hughes, J. N. (2002). Differential benefits of skills training with antisocial youth based on group composition: A meta-analytic investigation. School Psychology Review, 31, 164-185.