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Faculty of Sociology
YSU Faculty of Sociology was opened in September of 2004.:
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Lusine V. Karamyan

Lecturer | Chair of Social Work and Social Technologies
Education and Trainings
2002 - 2003: University of Manchester, Master of Science (validated in Moscow School of Social and Economic Sciences)
1997 - 2001: Yerevan State University, Bachelor degree in Social work (BSW)
09-12/2015: Women in Armenia: looking for hidden “queens”, WRC and HBF, Yerevan
03/2015: Introducing to multilevel modeling, Arizona State University, YSU Center for Gender and Leadership Studies, Yerevan
02/2015: Social aspects of mental health, UFU Institute of International Education, Yerevan
01/2012: Setting up and running a Think Tank, OSI Armenia, Yerevan
10/2011: Policy Analysis and Evaluation, OSI Armenia, Yerevan
07/2011: Policy Research and Analysis, Counterpart Int., Yerevan
06/2011: Seminar on Pension Reform in Armenia, “USAID PALM”, “USAAA”, Yerevan
06/2011: Training on Social Work with the Victims of Sexual Abuse, University of Munster (Germany), Yerevan State University, Yerevan
05/2011: University of Cumbria, Tempus IV project, Training, UK
09/2009: Training on The Role of Social Workers in Combating the Trafficking, “World Vision Armenia”, Yerevan
04/2009: Psycho-pedagogical training for university professors, Ministry of Education and Science of RA and Yerevan State University, Yerevan
01-06/2008: Junior Faculty Development Program Visiting faculty at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, USA
04/2008: Training on Fundraising, Continuing Education and Professional Development Program, The State University of New Jersey
05/2007: Training on Supervision in Social Work, Yerevan State University, Yerevan
05/2007: Training on Child Protection Issues, Social Work with Children, “Every Child”, Yerevan
08/2005: Training on Human Trafficking Issues, “Democracy Today”, Yerevan
10/2004: TOT, Child Fostering Program, UNICEF, “Every Child”, Yerevan
04/2003: Training on Out-reach Work, Prevention of HIV/AIDS, PSI, Moscow

Academic degree
2003 - “The Peculiarities of Psychosocial Work with a Family of Child with Disability”, Diploma, Master of Science in Social work awarded by The University of Manchester and MSSES jointly, Moscow

Professional experience
10/2014 - present: Georgian Institute of Public Affairs, Caucasus School of Journalism and Media Management (Yerevan), Part-time professor
02/2004 - present: Department of Social Work and Social Technologies, YSU, Full-time professor
07/2015: Armenian Alumni of German speaking countries and Faculty of Sociology at YSU, “Basic values of Civil Society” International Summer School, Armenia Teacher
08/2012 - 05/2013: RA Ministry of Labor and Social Issues and “SIDC” NGO, “Designing standards for basic and continuing education of professionals in social work/social policy in Armenia” program. Expert in social work
08/2012 - 11/2012: Eurasia Partnership Foundation, Armenia, Researcher
06/2012: “World Vision” NGO, Armenia, Trainer
03/2012 - 04/2012: “Mission East” NGO, “Support to the National Program on the response to HIV epidemic in RA” program, Trainer
02/2012: “World Vision” NGO, “Stakeholders Acting Together for Strengthened Child Protection in Armenia” program, Trainer
08/2010 - 08/2011: Department of Management, Eurasia International University, Part-time lecturer
06/2010: “SOS children-villages” charity foundation, Armenia, Trainer
02/2010: “We for Civil Equality” NGO, Yerevan, Focus-group moderator/evaluation specialist
03/2009: Estonian Women Studies and Resource Center, PHDS, “Hope and Help” NGO, Yerevan, Trainer
06/2007 - 07/2008: “Swedish Support” Program, “Family Center” in policlinic, Yerevan, Social group worker and trainer
01/2004 - 01/2006: “Armenian Democratic Forum” NGO, Yerevan, Senior social worker / Head of multidisciplinary team
12/2002 - 06/2003: “Ronald McDonald’s Centre for Disabled Children”, Moscow, Psychosocial counselor (volunteer)
06/2001 - 04/2002: “Republican Centre of Social Service for Lonely Elderly People” Senior social worker

Conferences and Workshops
06/2016: Cultural Context of the Gender Studies Institutionalization in XXI century, (presentation), YSU Center for Gender and Leadership Studies, Yerevan
06/2012: Broader Introduction of Effective HIV Prevention Strategies Targeting Populations at Most Risk in the ENPI-East Region, Regional meeting, EU, HIV/AIDS Alliance in Ukraine, Tbilisi
01/2012: “What do we know about LGBTQ people? Our myths, perceptions and actions”, (presentation), OSI, Yerevan
11/2011: Higher Education and Social Change in the Caucasus: A Discussion Hosed
by the Open Society Foundations”, (presentation), OSI, HESP, Tbilisi
11/2011: “Crossroads of Psychology and Law” (presentation), International Conference, Penal Reform International, USAAA, AUA, Yerevan
10/2011: “What the future for democracy and civil society”, Conference, USAID, OSI, Counterpart Int., Yerevan
02/2011: “Diversity works in HIV/AIDS prevention”, PRECIS Conference, Chisinau
11/2010: “A hidden epidemic. HIV, MSM an TG people in Eastern Europe and Central Asia”, Regional Consultation, UNAIDS, UNDP, UNFPA, Kiev
11/2009: “Religious Studies session”, Workshop, CRC, CEU, Budapest
05/2009: “Foster family: reality and perspectives”, Workshop, FAR Children, Support Centre, UNICEF, Yerevan
05/2008: “Higher Education in USA: advantages and disadvantages”, Conference, State Department of Education, Washington DC
05/2008: “The Art of Social Work”, (presentation), NASW Annual Conference, Atlantic city
03/2008: “Social Work and Human Rights”, Conference, UN, New York
03/2007: “Formation of Social work’s institution in Armenia: achievements and problems”, (presentation), Conference, YSU, Yerevan
11/2005: “Integrative social services”, Workshop, “Every child”, Yerevan
10/2005: “Social services for children: Today and Tomorrow”, Workshop, FAR, Children reception and orientation centre, Yerevan
05/2005: “Active social work”, (presentation), Conference, “Kofoed-school, Yerevan
04/2003: “Vectors of Russia’s Development”, Annual conference, MSSES, Moscow
12/2002: “Technologies of psychosocial work: casework”, Workshop, MSSES, Moscow

Professional membership
Board member and Spokesperson, US Alumni Association of Armenia
Member, National Association of Social workers NJ
Member, Armenian Association for Academic Partnership and Support

Languages
Armenian (native), English, Russian (fluent)

Computer skills
Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Internet Explorer, SPSS 17

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