Seow Ling Ong, MSW

Seow Ling Ong, MSW

Research Associate II

seowling@etr.org

831-438-4060, x278


Biography

Seow Ling Ong, MSW, currently coordinates the evaluation of several school-related projects with the San Francisco Unified School District. She is experienced in creating comprehensive evaluation plans, developing survey instruments, managing databases, analyzing data and reporting. She also excels in supporting funders and program staff in understanding and engaging in evaluation activities.

Prior to ETR, Ms. Ong was an educational analyst with the San Mateo County Office of Education, a research executive with the Singapore National Council of Social Services, and a social worker with a family service center.

Ms. Ong is bi-cultural and bilingual in Mandarin. She has been with ETR for over 9 years.


Current Projects


Publications

Shields, J. P., & Ong, S. L. (2003, November). Using Computer-Assisted Self-Interviews (CASI) and pencil-and-paper surveys for the evaluation of a school-based behavioral health services program: Comparison of respondents' experiences and response patterns. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association, San Francisco, CA.

Shields, J. P., Ong, S. L., Moylan, A., Bascom, T., Coates, K., Levine, K., Pham, P., Ruwin, M.  (2003, November). Trend analysis of school climate variables from the Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) in a large urban school district. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association, San Francisco, CA.

Shields, J. P., & Ong, S. L., (2003, November). Stretching traditional school borders: collaborative wellness programs and evaluations in the San Francisco Unified School District. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Sparks, NV.

Baldwin, M.M., & Ong, S.L. (2002, November). Safe Schools/Healthy Students Initiative: Using parent input to improve student and school wellness. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association, Philadelphia, PA.

Chadiha, L.A., Adams, P., Phorano, O., Ong, S.L., Byers, L., (2002). Stories Told and Lessons Learned from African American Female Caregivers’ Vignettes for Empowerment Practice. Journal of Gerontological Social Work, 40, 135-144.