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(02) Co-Chair – Student Representative (2019-2020)

Yen-Ling is a third-year graduate student working with Dr. Andrew Freeman in the clinical psychology program at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Before coming to UNLV, she did a study abroad with Dr. Eric Youngstrom at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill during her junior year in college and graduated from National Taiwan University with a B.S. in psychology. Yen-Ling’s research focuses on identifying risk factors for psychiatric hospitalization in youth and developing risk algorithms to improve clinical decision-making. Additionally, she is interested in how culture plays a role in adult’s perception of child psychopathology. Yen-Ling is bilingual in Mandarin and English. Recently, she received a fellowship for studying abroad from the government of her home country, Taiwan, to explore cultural mechanisms of perceptions of disruptive behaviors in youth.