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Work Experience

01/09/2018Present

Assistant Professor

American University of the Middle East(AUM)
01.04.2018Present

Head of School of Psychology

European University
  • Development of academic Curriculum;
  • Recruiting new trainers and lectures;
  • Develop educational policy of school of psychology;
  • Conduct research activities with other academic staff and students;
01.06.2017Present

Assistant Professor

Georgian National University SEU

Courses:

  • Criminal Behavior;
  • Introductory to psychology;

01.04.2017Present

Assistant -Academic position

Caucasus University

Courses:

  • Educational psychology;
  • Forensic psychology;

01.04.2017Present

Accreditation and Authorization expert

National Center for Educational Quality Enhancement
  • Evaluation of higher educational programs (Bachelor, Master, PHD) regarding to the accreditation standards;
  • Take part in site visits;
  • Take part in writing reports;
Mar 2015Present

Invited Lecturer

I. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University (TSU), faculty of psychology and educational sciences

Courses:

  • "Investigative psychology";
  • "Educational psychology";
  •  Head of practice in Master program "Educational psychology and research";
20.07.201830.07.2018

Training Specialist

Ivestigation service of Ministry of finance of Georgia

Investigative interviewing techniques; Psychology of white collar crime;

13.05.201818.07.2018

Invited Trainer

The Academy of the  Ministry Of Finance

Conflict management

01.05.201601.05.2018

Deputy Head of Unit

Academy Of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia
  • Development of academic Curriculum and training programs;
  • Conducting quantitative and qualitative research;
  • Recruiting staff members;

Basic trainings in psychology:

  • Conflict management;
  • Stress management skills;
  • Effective communication skills;
  • Training of Trainers (TOT);

Specific training courses in psychology:

  • Investigative psychology;
  • Criminal psychology;
  • Forensic psychology;

Courses:

  • Introduction to Psychology
19/02/201819/02/2018

Invited trainer

SOS' Children's Village
  • Conducting training(one day training) in Anger management;
07.07.201712.07.2017

Trainer

World vision Georgia & Regional Association of Youth Initiatives (AIRA)

Growth and Development-Advocates for Youth

        – Conducting training about project management and project outcomes assessment


Jul 201301.05 2016

Trainer-Psychologist

Academy Of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia
  • Development of academic Curriculum and training programs;
  • Conducting quantitative and qualitative research;
  • Recruiting staff members;

basic trainings in psychology:

  • conflict management;
  • stress management skills;
  • effective communication skills;

Specific training course in psychology:

  • investigative psychology;
  • Criminal psychology;
  • Forensic psychology;

Courses:

  • Introduction to Psychology;
01.07.201601.08.2016

Invited-trainer

Training center of juctice of Georgia

Basic training in psychology(effective communication skills; Time management; Project management; Conflict management)

Jul 2011Jul 2013

Psychologist

The Georgian Armed Forces
  • Conducting quantitative and qualitative research;  
  • Recruiting staff members;
  • Development of academic Curriculum and training programs;
  • basic trainings in psychology(conflict management,  stress management skills, effective communication, informational operations planning.);
Sep 2012Apr 2013

Young Researcher

Academic swiss Caucasus net(ASCN)

Research on Intercultural Sensitivity in Georgian Youth.

Aug 2012Dec 2012

Trainer and research consultant

United Security
  • Consumer market research and service improvement;
  • training about  effective communication skills.
Jun 2012Jul 2012

Examiner on teacher certification exams

National assessment and examination center
Jul 2010Jul 2011

Assistant Psychologist

National Curriculum and Assessment Centre
  • Assistanting psychometric research and analysing management process;
  • Organizing and planning quantitative and qualitative researches;

Education

20142018

Phd Degree(PhD in Psychology)

I. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University (TSU), faculty of psychology and educational sciences

Organization Development and Consulting

20112013

Master Degree(Master of Psychology)

I. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University (TSU), Faculty of Social and political sciences

Educational Psychology And Research

20072011

Bachelor Degree(Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences, With a Major in Psychology)

I. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University (TSU), Faculty of Social and political sciences

General Psychology

Trainings and Certificates

09/03/201809/03/2018

Authorization Standards for Higher Education Institutions

National Center for Educational Quality Enhancement

Research Methods in social science

18.12.201715.01.2018

Social Research Methods

The European union for Georgia & International Consulting Expertise
12.09.201714.09.2017

Faculty Development Program for the Prosecution service of Georgia Offered by the office of Legal Education, National Advocacy Center U.S. Department of Justice

U.S. Department of Justice Criminal division, Office of Overseas Prosecutorial Development, Assistance and Training

Training of Trainers

17.07.201704.08.2017

Summer Workshop on Research Methods-George Mason University , School of Policy and Government

Founded by The US State Department and Held at the Georgian Institute of Public Affairs

Research Methods in social science

19.12.201623.12.2016

Training of Trainers

The NATO-Georgia Professional Development Program and the Academy of the Ministry of Internal Affairs

Teaching Methodology;

20.09.201611.11.2016

Results -Based Monitoring and Evaluation for Public Servants

Georgian Institute Of Public Affairs & World Bank Group

Monitoring and Evaluation

24.10.201628.10.2016

Criminal Intelligence and Investigation

International Organization for Migration (IOM)
27.07.201629.07.2016

Threat Assessment and management: Preventing violent attacks course

Bureau Of Diplomatic Security, U.S. Department of State

Threat Assessment

22.07.201626.07.2016

Summer school for Young Researchers

Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University (TSU)

Research Methods in social science

25.07.201625.07.2016

Training of Trainers

Training center of juctice of Georgia

Academic Writing; Research Methodology; Teaching Methodology;

Feb 2016Mar 2016

Winter school in social science research methods

I. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University (TSU)

Research methods

Dec 2015Feb 2016

Training of trainers in psychiatry

Global Initiative on Psychiatry

Types of personality disorders

Nov 2015Dec 2015

Legal psychology

GEORGIAN INSTITUTE OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS

Psychology of law. Forensic psychology.

Oct 2015Oct 2015

Interview Skills Development Course

The international Narcotics and Law Enforcement Section of the U.S. Embassy

Investigative interview Skills Development

Mar 2015May 2015

Communication psychology

GEORGIAN INSTITUTE OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS

Verbal and non-verbal communication, Lie detection, Influence of technique and manipulation.

Apr 2015Apr 2015

Leadership and Managment

Academy of the Ministry of Finance in Coperation with US Embassy in Georgia

Leadership, Motivation, Team building, Effective Management.

Mar 2015Mar 2015

Training for trainers: "Adult Education Teaching and Learning Methods"

Tbilisi state University's Center for Interdisciplinary Programmes and Research Development

Adult education, learning motivation , learning methods and strategies in high education.

Apr 2013Apr 2013

Role of Psychology in High education system

LVIV STATE UNIVERSITY OF INTERNAL AFFAIRS

Educational psychology, police recruitment;

Sep 2011Dec 2011

Conflict management

Tbilisi state University's institution of conflict analysis and management

Conflict management, conflict prevention,

Aug 2011Aug 2011

Training in psychometric testing

AEA-Europe workshop, Frans kleintjes, psychometric research center, Cito

Item writing process, Classical test theory, Item response theory.

May 2004May 2004

Peer education

USAID AND SAVE THE CHILDREN

Peer education

Skills

Communication skills
  • Individual and group working skills;
  • Superior oral and written communication skills and the ability to communicate with a wide variety of audiences.
Organisational / managerial skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to handle multiple competing priorities under time constraints;
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, including the ability to maintain a professional and effective working relationship with project staff and respondents.
Job-related skills

▪      Mentoring skills (Training, lecturing, day-to-day mentoring);

  • Good experience as an Accreditation and Authorization expert, while working for National Centre for Educational Quality Enhancement in Georgia;
  • Knowledge of educational policies and quality assurance issues;
  • Quantitative research experience and experience working in Qualitative research, developed through numerous trainings, workshops and round table discussions;
  • Good collaboration with the national public and private institutions, such as Tbilisi State University, Georgian Institute of Public Affairs, National Centre for Educational Quality Enhancement and others;
  • High Research and report writing skills;
  • Advanced expertise in organizing training and workshops;
  • Fluency both written and spoken in Georgian (mother tongue) and English.

Publication

1."Communication and Crisis Management in Temporary Detention Isolators Shall", Handbook, MIA Academy of Georgia,2018.      ISBN 978-9941-27-802-0

2."Psychological Aspects of Juvenile's Investigative Interviewing and Interrogation", Handbook, MIA Academy of Georgia, 2016.                                              ISBN 978-9941-D-8508-6

3."Research on Intercultural Sensitivity in Georgian Youth.", Academic Swiss Caucasus NET, Tbilisi, 2015

4."Role of Psychology in Law enforcement subordinate  Educational institutions"  Conference Thesis,  Lviv, 2013

5."Criminal Police Officers Attitudes Towards The Role of Teaching and Education in Police Activities", Georgian National University 2017 

6."Psycho-social risk-factors of criminal behavior and their role in crime preventive measures", TAIEX abstract booklet, Tbilisi 2016