ONGTANGCO, Karen S.

ONGTANGCO, Karen S.

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Academic Qualifications

Research Highlights

Research Interests

Academic Qualifications

Degrees

  • Master of Science in Occupational TherapyUniversity of Santo Tomas – Manila, Philippines, 2016
  • Master of Rehabilitation SciencesUniversity of the Philippines – Manila, Philippines, 2010
  • Bachelor of Science in Occupational TherapyUniversity of Santo Tomas – Manila, Philippines, 2003

Eligibility

  • Registered, National Board for Certification of Occupational Therapy – United States of America
  • Registered Occupational Therapist, Republic of the Philippines

Research Highlights

  • Made initiatives on Disability-Inclusion encompassing areas of education, social health, disaster risk reduction and management
  • Successfully contributed to knowledge translation of research outputs for utilization of relevant end-users
  • Collaboratively enjoined international private and government organizations in research works through partnerships

Research Interests

  • Disability studies
  • Inclusive Education
  • Disability Inclusive Development
  • Community Based Rehabilitation
  • Participatory Approach

Courses Handled

Major Recognitions

Professional Activities

Courses Handled

Graduate Level

  • Advanced Assessment in Occupational Therapy
  • Advanced Interventions in Occupational Therapy – Utilization of Clinical Reasoning

Undergraduate Level

  • Clinical Education in Occupational Therapy 1: Introduction to Clinics in Psychosocial Dysfunction
  • Introduction to Occupational Therapy and Rehabilitation
  • Occupational Therapy Ethics
  • Occupational Therapy Management in Physical Dysfunction
  • Occupational Therapy in Community Health and Rehabilitation
  • Organization and Administration
  • Research Writing in Occupational Therapy
  • Therapeutic Skills in Occupational Therapy

Major Recognitions

  • 2019 Most Outstanding Alumni (Occupational Therapy and Community Development), Graduate School Alumni Association
  • International Publication Award (Research Recognition, 2017) UST Office of Research and Innovation and Center for Health Research and Movement Science

 

Professional Activities

  • Editorial Board Member — Journal of Social Health (JoSH)
  • Member, National Research Council of the Philippines (2020-present)
  • Internship Supervisor, UST Department of Occupational Therapy (2016-2017)
  • College Secretary, UST College of Rehabilitation Sciences (2011-2012, 2015-2016)
  • Chair, UST Department of Occupational Therapy (2012-2015)
  • Member, Philippine Academy of Occupational Therapists, Inc. (2006-present)
  • Committee on Standards and Ethics Chair, Philippine Academy of Occupational Therapists, Inc. (2008-2011)

Selected Publications

Selected Publications

  • Sagun-Ongtangco, K., Albarillo, A. Amancio, J.K., Bulanadi, J., De Guzman, I., Jugueta, V.P., & Santos, K.E. (2020) Outcomes of early detection and intervention of children with disability: Perspectives from Philippine public school teachers and administrators, International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, online first, https://www.doi.org/10.1080/1034912X.2020.1761539 [indexed in Scopus and the Web of Science – Social Sciences Citation Index]
  • Sagun-Ongtangco, K., Olay, C., Bernardez, A., Macabuag, E., Rey-Matias, B., & Young, G. (2019). Socioeconomic disparity in play and playground preference of Filipino Children. Journal of Social Health Volume2(1).
  • Sagun-Ongtangco, K., Medallon, K. & Tan, A. (2019). Inclusive classrooms: making it work for peers of children with disability. International Journal of Inclusive Education, 25(5), 623-639. [indexed in Scopus and the Web of Science – Social Sciences Citation Index]
  • Ongtangco, K.S., Aguila, E. C., Morales, G. M. V., Alfredo, R., Amores, S., Diaz, K. G. M., … & Vega, D. (2018). Quality of Life of Visually Impaired Adolescents in Metro Manila. Journal of Social Health Volume1(1).
  • Sagun-Ongtangco, K.S., Abenir, M.A.D., Bermejo, C.T., Shih, E.D.C., Wales, J.V.O., & Plaza, J. (2016). Perspectives of the UST NSTP facilitators on disability and disaster risk reduction and management: A qualitative case study. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction16, 134-141.
  • Sagun-Ongtangco, K., & Abenir, M. A. (2016, December). A Case Study Applying Service Learning Approach: Occupational Therapy in Community Health. In The Second International Conference on Service-Learning (Vol. 1, p. 167).
  • Sagun-Ongtangco, K. (2019, January) Disability-Inclusive Education through Action Research: Experience of University Partnership with Save the Children. In The Third International Conference on Service-Learning.
  • Sagun-Ongtangco, K. & Bermejo, C. (2019, January) Disability Inclusive Disaster Risk Reduction and Management: Advocacy to Transformative Action in Service Learning. In The Third International Conference on Service-Learning.

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