Dr Mong-Lin Yu

Qualifications:

Doctor of Philosophy  (PhD), 2009, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.
Graduate Certificate in Health Professional Education, 2012, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
Master of Occupational Therapy (Contemporary Practice), 2003, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.
Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy, 2001, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan

Title in Occupational Therapy Department: Lecturer/Fieldwork Coordinator

Phone number: 03 9904 4324
Email: mong-lin.yu@monash.edu

  • Children's time use and activity participation
  • Children's behavioural and psychosocial wellbeing,
  • Parenting Practice and parental influences on child development
  • Professional practice education
  • International education

Awards:

  • Monash University, School of Primary Health Care Education Committee International Teaching Excellence Award 2016
  • Monash University, School of Primary Health Care Education Committee Grant Scheme Award 2016
  • Monash University, School of Primary Health Care Education Committee innovation Teaching Excellence Award 2015

Recent Publications:

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles:

Yu, M., Brown, T., & Farnworth, L. (In Press). International occupational therapy students: Challenge or asset? Australian Occupational Therapy Journal.

Chien, C.W., Brown, T., McDonald, R., & Yu, M.L. (2014). The contributing role of real-life hand skill performance in self-care function of children with and without disabilities. Child: Care, Health & Development, 40(1), 134-144.

Yu, M.L., Desha, L., & Ziviani, J. (2013). Aspects of Activity Participation as Risk Factors for Conduct Problems in Children and Adolescents: A Literature Review Using Ecological Systems Theory. Occupational Therapy in Mental Health, 29(4), 396-415

Yu, M., Ziviani, J., Baxter, J., Haynes, M. (2012). Time use differences in activity participation among children 4 to 5 years old with and without the risk of developing conduct problems. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 33, 490-498.

Yu, M., Ziviani, J., & Haynes, M. (2011). Sleep, structured, and social time use and young Australian children's physical activity. Health Promotion Journal of Australia, 22(3), 203-209.

Yu, M., Ziviani, J., Baxter, J., & Haynes, M. (2010). Time use, parenting practice and conduct problems in four- to five-year-old Australian children. Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, 57(5), 284-292. doi:10.1111/j.1440-1630.2010.00850.x.

Yu, M. Brown, T., White, C., Marston, C., & Thyer, L. (under review). The impact of undergraduate occupational therapy students' interpersonal skills on their practice education performance: A pilot study. (Submit to Australian Occupational Therapy Journal).

Yu, M. Brown, T., & Thyer, L. (under review). The association between undergraduate occupational therapy students' listening and interpersonal skills and their performance on practice education placements (Submit to Scandinavian Journal of Occupational Therapy).

Yu, S. T., Brown, T., & Yu, M-L. (under review). Association between older adults' estimated length of hospital stay and cognitive performance. (Submit to Physical and Occupational Therapy in Geriatrics).

Book Chapter:

Brown, T.White, C.Yu, M-L.Marston, C. (2017). Occupational Therapy in Australia: Professional and Practice Issues. Brown, T., Bourke-Taylor, H., Isbel, S. & Cordier, R. (eds.). Crows Nest NSW Australia: Allen & Unwin, p. 91 - 106 16 p.

Conference Presentations:

Yu, M. Brown, T., White, C., Marston, C., & Thyer, L. (2017). The impact of undergraduate occupational therapy students' interpersonal skills on their practice education performance: A pilot study. Paper accepted to be presented at the 2017 Occupational Therapy Australia 27th National Conference and exhibition, 19-21 July 2017, Perth, Australia.

Robinson, L. S., Peart, A. I & Yu, M-L. (2017). Less writing, more talking: Using Zoom videoconferencing to facilitate reflective learning during final year occupational therapy students' transition to practice. E-poster present at Victorian Allied Health Research Conference, 31 March 2017, Melbourne, Australia.

Lau, W. C., Brown, T., Yu, M-L., & Locke, C. (2016). An Evaluation of the accuracy of installation and effectiveness of home modifications prescribed by occupational therapists: perspectives of clients. Monash Health Occupational Therapy Forum, 27 October 2016, Melbourne, Australia.

Yu, S. T., Brown, T., Yu, M-L., & Andrews, H. (2016). The association between the functional performance of patients in a subacute setting and their scores on the Mini Mental Status Examination (MMSE) and the Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA). Monash Health Occupational Therapy Forum, 27 October 2016, Melbourne, Australia.

Wu, S., Brown, T., Yu, M-L., Prowse, E., Tsao, G. (2016). The lived experience post-inpatient fall: The clients' and carers' perspectives. Monash Health Occupational Therapy Forum, 27 October 2016, Melbourne, Australia.

Yu, M., Ziviani, J., Baxter, J., & Haynes, M. (2011). Time use differences between children with and without risk of developing conduct problems. Paper presented at the 5th Asia Pacific Occupational Therapy Congress, 21-24 November 2008, Chang-Mai, Thailand.

Yu, M., Ziviani, J., Desha, L. (2010). Factors associated with physical activity engagement for four to five year old Australian children. Poster presented at the Victoria OT Australia Conference, 12-13 November 2010, Melbourne, Australia.

Yu, M., Ziviani, J., Baxter, J., & Haynes, M. (2008). Time use, parenting practice and conduct disorders in four to five year old Australian children. Paper presented at the 23rd National OT Australia Conference, 11-12 September 2008, Melbourne, Australia.

Yu, M., Ziviani, J., Baxter, J., & Haynes, M. (2007). Conduct disorders in young children: the impact of parenting style, time use, and social context. Paper presented at the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children (LSAC) Research Conference, 3-4 December 2007, Melbourne, Australia.

Yu, M., Ziviani, J., Baxter, J., & Haynes, M. (2006). Physical, structural, and social aspects of activity engagement and conduct disorders/antisocial behaviours in young Australian children. Paper presented at the Postgraduate Research in the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, 7 June 2006, Brisbane, Australia

Research Supervision:

PhD Supervision Projects:

  • Lylia Dayana Shamsudin - Impact of DIR/Floortime home-based intervention program on parents and children with Autism Spectrum Disorder(starting in November 2014)
  • Pui Pui Phoebe CheungThe Social Cognitive Intervention Program For Children with Autistic Spectrum Disorders (starting in September 2015)

Research Honours Supervision Projects:

  • The Association Between the Functional Performance of Patients in a Sub-Acute Setting and their Scores on the Mini-Mental Status Examination and the Montreal Cognitive Assessment
  • An evaluation of the accuracy of installation and effectiveness of home modifications prescribed by occupational therapists: perspectives of clients who are discharged from sub-acute settings
  • The lived experience post-inpatient fall: The patient's perspective
  • Use of a coping and safety plan in acute adult psychiatric inpatient setting in reducing restrictive intervention

Refereed Journals Which I Review Manuscripts For:

  • American Journal      of Occupational Therapy
  • Australian      Occupational Therapy Journal
  • British Journal of      Occupational Therapy
  • Journal of      Occupational Science
  • International      Journal of Mental Health