Mong-Lin Yu

Dr

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20102020
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Personal profile

Biography

Mong-Lin works in the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences at Monash University as an Lecturer. She is also the Academic Fieldwork Coordinator of the Monash Department of Occupational Therapy at its Peninsula Campus overseeing consistency and resource, and coordinates fieldwork education of the Monash Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours) course.

Mong-Lin has worked as an occupational therapist for over 18 years. She completed a Bachelor of Science in occupational therapy in 2001 from Kaohsiung Medical university, Taiwan. She then went on to complete a Master of Occupational Therapy in 2003 from The University of Queensland, Australia. In 2009, she completed a PhD in occupational therapy at the University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia. Following this, she completed a graduate certificate in Health professional Education in 2012 at Monash University, Melbourne, Australia. Mong-Lin also had clinical experiences both in Taiwan and Australian as a paediatric occupational therapist in inpatient, community and school settings.

In 2010, Mong-Lin took up an academic position in the Department of Occupational Therapy, Monash University - Peninsula Campus. She was second Academic Fieldwork Coordinator hired to further develop fieldwork for the undergraduate course.

In 2015, Mong-Lin was awarded Monash University School of Primary Health Care (SPHC)Education Committee Innovation Teaching Excellence Award based on her “achievements in innovation and excellence for developing and delivering innovative models of fieldwork learning” to occupational therapy education. In the following year, 2016, she was again awarded Monash University SPHC Education Committee International Teaching Excellence Award for her teaching excellence in “orienting and providing academic and fieldwork teaching and learning support to occupational therapy International students”.

Monash teaching commitment

Mong-Lin currently coordinates, tutors and/or lectures into the following undergraduate units offered in the Monash Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours) course during Semester One and Two each academic year:

OCC2013 Introduction to Occupational Therapy Professional Practice (6 CPs), Semester one

OCC2020 Enabling Occupation: Performance challenges 1A (12 CPs), Semester two

OCC3000 Enabling Occupation: Fieldwork Experience 1B (0 CP, Fieldwork unit), Semester one

OCC4081 Transition to Practice 1 (6 CPs), Semester one

OCC4082 Advanced Professional Practice (12 CPs, Fieldwork unit), Semester two

Mong-Lin also continuously involves in research honours student supervision linked to OCC3072 (12 CP) and OCC4091(12 CP) the occupational therapy honours research project units.

 

Research interests

Mong-Lin has a number of research interests including:

  • Children's time use and activity participation
  • Children's behavioural and psychosocial wellbeing,
  • Parenting practice and parental influences on child development
  • Paediatric occupational therapy with children and families
  • Evidence-based occupational therapy professional practice education
  • International education in health professional education

Supervision interests

Since 2010, Mong-Lin has supervised a number of undergraduate honours students within Monash University. Below is a list of the students that Mong-Lin is currently supervising and those who have successfully completed: 

Name

 

Type of Student

 

Year of enrolment

 

Role

 

Outcome

 

Jacquelyn Sanders

 

 

Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours), Monash University

 

 

2019-2020

 

Co-supervisor

 

 

Wang Ying (Winnie) Hui

 

 

Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours), Monash University

 

 

2019-2020

 

Co-supervisor

 

 

Madeline George

 

 

Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours), Monash University

 

 

2019-2020

 

Co-supervisor

 

 

Eliza Jobling

 

 

Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours), Monash University

 

 

2016-2017

 

Co-supervisor

 

Honours completed (D graded awarded)

 

Flora Wu

 

 

Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours), Monash University

 

 

2016-2017

 

Co-supervisor

 

Honours completed (HD graded awarded)

 

Sze Tim Yu

 

 

Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours), Monash University

 

 

2015-2016

 

Co-supervisor

 

Honours completed (HD graded awarded)

 

Wai Chu Lau

 

Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours), Monash University

 

 

2015-2016

 

Co-supervisor

 

Honours completed (D graded awarded)

 

 

 

Education/Academic qualification

Health Professional Education, Graduate Certificate in Health Professional Education (GrdCertHlthPrfEd), Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria

20102012

Occupational Therapy, Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD), Department of Occupational Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

20052009

Occupational Therapy, Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT),Department of Occupational Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

20022003

Occupational Therapy, Bachelor of Science in occupational therapy (BScOT), Department of Occupational Therapy, School of Health Science, Faculty of Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, R.O.C.

19972001

Keywords

  • Occupational Therapy
  • Children
  • Rehabilitation
  • Children and Families
  • Time Use
  • Activity Participation
  • Children's Health and Wellbeing
  • Parents
  • Practice Education / Fieldwork Education
  • International Students
  • International Education

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Projects 2017 2020

Research Output 2010 2019

A social-cognitive intervention program for students with autism in mainstream school

Cheung, P. P. P., Brown, T., Yu, M-L. & Siu, A. M. H., 2 Jul 2019, p. 119. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePosterOtherpeer-review

Open Access

Examining the development of occupational therapy international students’ interpersonal skills across a four-year undergraduate course.

Yu, M-L. & Brown, T., 2 Jul 2019, In : Australian Occupational Therapy Journal. 66, S1, p. 57-57 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting AbstractOtherpeer-review

A social-cognitive intervention program for adolescents with autism: A pilot study

Cheung, P. P. P., Siu, A. M. H., Brown, T. & Yu, M., 2 Jan 2018, In : Journal of Occupational Therapy, Schools, & Early Intervention. 11, 1, p. 37-48 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Prizes

Academy Better Teaching, Better Learning Small Grants Scheme (Round 2), Monash University

Mong-Lin Yu (Recipient), Ted Brown (Recipient), Alana Hewitt (Recipient), Robert Cousland Cousland (Recipient) & Carissa Lyons (Recipient), 2018

Prize: Other distinction

Awarded Monash University Outside Study Program

Mong-Lin Yu (Recipient), 2019

Prize: Other distinction

Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences Travel Grant

Mong-Lin Yu (Recipient), 2011

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Formative Research Project Grant

Mong-Lin Yu (Recipient), 2010

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities 2007 2019

  • 16 Contribution to conference
  • 7 Contribution to workshop, seminar, course
  • 6 Peer review responsibility
  • 1 Editorial responsibility

Monash University Online occupational Therapy Fieldwork Educator Workshops (10 workshops in 2019)

Mong-Lin Yu (Organiser)
27 Feb 20194 Sep 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to workshop, seminar, course

The Occupational Therapy Australia 28th National Conference and Exhibition

Pui Pui Phoebe Cheung (Speaker), Ted Brown (Speaker), Mong-Lin Yu (Speaker), Andrew M. H. Siu (Speaker)
10 Jul 201912 Jul 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference

Monash University Online Hong Kong Occupational Therapy Fieldwork Educator Workshop

Mong-Lin Yu (Organiser)
22 May 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to workshop, seminar, course

The Occupational Therapy Australia 28th National Conference and Exhibition

Mong-Lin Yu (Speaker), Ted Brown (Speaker)
10 Jul 201912 Jul 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference

The Occupational Therapy Australia 28th National Conference and Exhibition

Mong-Lin Yu (Speaker), Ted Brown (Speaker)
10 Jul 201912 Jul 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference