Professor Rebecca P. Ang

Professor Rebecca P. Ang

Professor Rebecca P. Ang

National Institute of Education, Singapore | Addressing child/adolescent aggression and antisocial behavior – The need for multipronged, school-wide approaches

Addressing child/adolescent aggression and antisocial behavior – The need for multipronged, school-wide approaches

 

Rebecca P. Ang is Professor with the Psychological Studies Academic Group and Associate Dean of Education Research with the Office of Education Research (OER), National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. Within OER, she co-leads the Center for Research in Child Development (CRCD), a center funded by the Ministry of Education, Singapore. CRCD is dedicated to conducting research on the development of children’s competencies in domain-specific and domain-general areas, with an eye towards intervention and practices that will help children develop optimally.

 

Prof Ang obtained her PhD in School Psychology from Texas A&M University. She is a Nationally Certified School Psychologist in the USA, and a Registered Psychologist in Singapore. Rebecca’s research and professional interests include developmental child psychopathology, and in particular antisocial, aggressive behavior, and related prevention and intervention work. She is also interested in children’s relationships with their parents and teachers, and the impact these relationships have on children’s adjustment and functioning.