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Lee Za Ong

Lee Za Ong
Lee Za Ong, Ph.D., CRC, LPC.

Associate Professor
Director, Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling concentration
Email: ongl@mtmary.edu
Phone: (414)930-3378
Office: Kostka hall, room 356

Education:
Graduate Certificate in Dispute Resolution, 2014
Marquette University

Doctor of Philosophy, 2005
University of Wisconsin – Madison
Major: Rehabilitation Psychology
Minor: Educational Psychology

Master of Science, 1999
University of Wisconsin-Stout
Major: Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling

Bachelor of Law, 1996
Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
Major: Law

Publications:

Yoon, E., Langrehr, K., & Ong, L. Z. (2011). Content analysis of acculturation research in counseling and counseling psychology: A 22-year review. Journal of Counseling Psychologist. 58(1), 83-96. doi: 10.1037/a0021128.

Ong, L. Z., Peterson, D., Chronister, J., Chiu, C. Y., & Chan, F. (2009). Personality profiles of undergraduate and graduate students in rehabilitation. Australian Journal of Rehabilitation Counseling, 15(2), 92-106.

Chen, R. K., Ong, L. Z., & Brodwin, M. G. (2008). Making a global impact: The United States’ role in training international students as rehabilitation counselors and educators. Rehabilitation Education, 22, 193-202.

Ong, L. Z., Lee, D. Y., Cha, G., & Arokiasamy, C. (2008). Training needs for substance abuse treatment and assessment among rehabilitation counselors: California State Project. Journal of Teaching in the Addictions, 7, 109-122.

Ong L.Z., Berven, N. L., & Kim, B. S. K. (2008). Students’ perspectives on strategies to improve classroom instructions related to ethical practices in rehabilitation counseling. Rehabilitation Counselors & Educators Journal, 2(1), 9-18.

Ong, L.Z., Cardoso, E., Chan, F., Chronister, J., & Chou, C. (2007). Training needs of rehabilitation counselors concerning alcohol and other drugs abuse assessment and treatment. Rehabilitation Education, 21, 179 -185

Chen, R. K., Jo, S. J., Ong, L. Z., & Kotbungkair, W. (2007). Rehabilitation services and training in South Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, and Thailand. Rehabilitation Education, 21(4), 231-240.

Recent Presentations:

Ong, L., & Jashinsky, T. (2016). Understanding and applying ethical principles of rehabilitation Assessment. A presentation at the International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals Spring Seminar, Milwaukee, WI.

Ong, L. (2015). Understanding healthcare among different cultures: their values and beliefs about mental and physical health” A presentation at iCare Medicare Plan Agency.

Ong, L. (2014) Self care and stress reduction. A presentation at Teach for American All-Corps Professional Development Seminar.

Ong, L. (2014). An introduction to motivational interviewing. A presentation at Milwaukee Center for Independence. Milwaukee, WI.

Ong, L., & Ssempajji, S. (2013). Mental Health Assessment & Vocational Accommodations of W-2 Participant. A paper presentation at the WPA Annual Convention. Madison, WI.

Yoon, E., Langrehr, K., & Ong, L. Z. (2010). Content analysis of acculturation research in counseling and counseling psychology: A 22-year review. A poster presentation at the ACA Annual Conference and Exposition. San Diego, CA.

Professional Memberships:

American Psychological Association (APA), 2007 – present
American Counseling Association (ACA), 2008 - present

Professional Services:

MMU Asian Students Organization Advisor, 2016- present
MMU International Club Member, 2015 - present
Board of Director in IndependenceFirst, Milwaukee, WI, 2014 - present

Honors

2015 Mount Mary University’s Creative Teaching and Learning Grant
2014-15 Mount Mary University Teaching Excellence Award for full-time faculty
2013-14 Mount Mary University Teaching Excellence Award for full-time faculty