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Assistant Professor Dr Crendy Tan Yen Teng

Assistant Professor | Department of Psychology

Academic Qualifications

PhD Psychology of Child
MEd Guidance and Counselling
BSocSc (Hons) Psychology

Areas of Interest
Mental Health
Depression
Children Behaviour
Sharenting
Technology Usage
Professional Bodies

Registered with Board of Counsellor, Malaysia
Vice Secretary, Malaysia Psychological Association

Research

Research Grants

  1. A Study of Views About Self-Empowerment with Happiness Using Meaning in Life and Optimism Among Adolescent Delinquents in Juvenile Detention Center (RM69,400) (Ref: FRGS/1/2020/SS0/UCSI/03/2)

  2. Application of the Psychological Flexibility Model to Young People with Chronic Pain and Their Parents (RM22,690) (Ref: REIG-FOSSLA-2020/063)

  3. Name of grant: CERVIE UCSI University Research Grant 2018 
    Funder: UCSI University
    Project Title: Relationship between Negative Life Events, Emotional Intelligence and Mental Health among University Students: Exploring the Moderating Role of Social Support
    Code: PROJ-IN-FOSSLA-008
    Duration: 1 year
    Role: Principal investigator
    Amount: RM18800
    Status: On-going
  4. Name of grant: CERVIE UCSI University Research Grant 2018 
    Funder: UCSI University
    Project Title: Challenges and Coping Strategies Experienced By Rohingya Unaccompanied Minors In Alternative Care Arrangements
    Code: PROJ-IN-FOSSLA-008
    Duration: 1 year
    Role: Co-researcher
    Amount: RM25000
    Status: On-going

Current Research Project 

  1. Relationship between Technology Usage, Curiosity, Self-efficacy, and Misbehaviour amang Preschoolers in Selangor, Malaysia

Publications

  • Heng, L. H., Crendy, T. Y. T., Saroja, D. (2022). The Trend of Sharenting Among Malaysian Parents: A Preliminary Study Of Intention And Motivation. Asia Pacific Journal of Public Health. (Scopus, H-index 4).

  • Chen, T., Crendy, T. Y. T., Mansor, A., Eunice, L. X. P., Wang, X. (2022). Comparison and Recommendations about Teachers' Code of Ethics between China and the US, Australia. Hong Kong Journal of Social Sciences (Scopus, H-index 4).

  • Sonia, K., Shamala, R., Tan. Y. T., & Chan, S. L. (2021). Impact of Internet Addiction on Health Anxiety in Malaysian Youth During Covid-19 Pandemic. Malaysian Journal of Medical Research, 5(2) April. (MyCITE)

  • Zhooriyati, S. M., Crendy, T. Y. T., Sammi, C. S. W., Lu., X, & Lu., X. (2021). The Perception, stress and psychological distress of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) After the Outbreak in Malaysia. Annals of the Romanian Society for Cell Biology (Scopus, H-index 4)

  • Chong, S. Y., Tan. Y. T., & Siau, C. S. (2020). Relationship between parental attachment, parental dependency on mobile phone and screen time among adolescents, International Academic Research Journal of Social Science 6(1) 2020 Page 34-40. (MyCITE)

  • Crendy, T. Y. T. (2019). A Review of the Role of Technology in School Setting on Young Children Development. MAPIM Publishers.

  • Crendy, T, Y. T. & Tan, C. Y. (2019). Relationship between Spiritual Intelligence, Emotional Intelligence and Marital Satisfaction among Married Adults in Klang Valley, Malaysia. AAICP2018 International Conference Proceeding.

  • Jessica, J. Y. C., Tan, Y. T., Siau, C. S. (2020). Relationship Between Social Media Usage, Self-Efficacy, Gender, and Perceived Social Support Among University Students. Journal Psychology Malaysia. (MyCITE, H-index 2)

  • Mathialagan, S. & Tan, Y. T. (2017). Relationship between parenting styles and alcohol consumption among College students in Segi College Subang Jaya, Malaysia. Journal Psychology Malaysia 31(3): 96-101 ISSN-2289-8174.

Conferences

2019

  1. Crendy, T. Y. T. (2019). How to Produce a Good Research. Psychology Department, UCSI University. (Presenter)
     

2018

  1. Crendy, T. Y. T. (2018). Relationship between Spiritual Intelligence, Emotional Intelligence and Marital Satisfaction among Married Adults in Klang Valley, Malaysia. Asian Association of Indigenous and Cultural Psychology (AAICP) 2018. (Presenter)
  2. Crendy, T. Y. T. (2018). A Review of the Role of Technology in School Setting on Young Children Development. Social Sciences Postgraduate International Seminar (SSPIS) 2018 (Presenter)
  3. Crendy, T. Y. T. (2018). Gender Differences in Technology Usage Among Young Children in Selangor, Malaysia Asian Association of Indigenous and Cultural Psychology (AAICP) International Conference.(Presenter)
  4. Crendy, T. Y. T. (2018). UCSI Psychology Seminar: Health & Positive Psychology Seminar 2018. (Moderator)
  5. Social Sciences Postgraduate International Seminar (SSPIS) 2018, 12 October 2018, Vistanal Hotel, Penang, Universiti Sains Malaysia
  6. Asian Association of Indigenous and Cultural Psychology (AAICP) 2018, 25-27 July 2018, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Universiti Malaysia Sabah
  7. International Conference on Intervention and Applied Psychology (ICIAP) 2018, 12-14 August 2018, Margo Hotel, Depok, Jakarta, Indonesia, Universitas, Indonesia

2017

  1. Crendy, T. Y. T. (2017). Technology Usage among Young Children. Malaysian International Psychology Conference 2017. (Plenary Speaker)
  2. Crendy, T. Y. T. (2017). The Relationship between Technology Usage, Curiosity, Self-efficacy and Misbehaviour among Preschoolers age 5 and 6, Klang Valley, Malaysia. Brown Bag, UCSI University. (Presenter)

 

Contributions to Society

  1. Autism Day, 13 May 2019, UCSI University, GG08, UCSI University
  2. Friend with Toys, on-going, 2019, University Malaya Medical Centre
  3. Sitting properly. Does it really matter?, 11 April, 2019, Aifm Radio Station
  4. Truth or lie? Psychologists know better!, 4 April, 2019, Aifm Radio Station
  5. How Body Language Helps to Establish Relationships, 8 & 15 November, 2018, Aifm Radio Station
  6. Our Cognition and IQ, 24 & 31 May, 2018, Aifm Radio Station

Networks and Collaborations on Research

Project on-going with Universitas Ciputra, Indonesia

Professional Engagement

  • Crendy, T. Y. T. (2021). Private Education Entrepreneur Association of Malaysia. How to help children cope with stress that will prepare them for life? (Plenary Speaker)

  • Crendy, T. Y. T. (2021). The New Trend in Parenting. The Child in the Digital World. Psychological Institute of the Russian Academy of Education. (Plenary Speaker)

Community Engagement

Invited as speaker:

  • Regular speaker for 8TV and AiFm 89.3 Radio Broadcast
  • Virtual Education Expo 2021 Conference & Forum: How to help children cope with stress that will prepare them for life?
  • The silent war: Mental Illness (invited by Kolej Univeristi Poly-Tech Mara, Kuala Lumpur)
  • 20 Hz Junction (invited by UniYouth, UCSI University)
  • Child in the Digital World (invited by Psychological Institute of the Russian Academy of Education)
  • Children Before Everything (Invited by Young Minds Malaysia)
  • How to Work-From-Home Effectively as a Working Parents During Movement Control Order (Collaborate with Eduwis Education Education)
  • The Happy Family Online Parenting Course (Collaborate with Home Dynamics)
  • The Readiness of Teaching Online & the Challenges of Motivating Students to Learn. (Collaborate with SmartGen)
  • Children Psychological Development (Collaborate with Dragonfly Education Group Malaysia)
  • Children’s Intelligence and Parenting (Collaboration with Grownce)