Read Dr. Elena Kim Article
"This article analyzes contradictory practices carried out in Kyrgyzstani crisis centers for victims of gender violence resulting in women-clients failing to obtain the protection they seek. These problematic dynamics are shaped by a global apparatus on women’s human rights protection and international standards of practice..."
Students of MA in Psychology Provide Free-of-Charge Services during the pandemics
Since June 2020, students of Master of Arts Program in Applied Psychology of AUCA have been providing free-of-charge psychological support services for the communities of Bishkek. Beginner psychologists under supervision have worked with 70 individual clients and led several support groups during this time period.
AUCA Professor has been awarded the Ulysses Medal for Leadership in Refugee Health
She is being recognized as a visionary and transformative leader in the areas of Trauma Research and International Collaboration. Her psychiatric expertise of many years of trauma work in Central Asia and Kazakhstan, as well as her extraordinary support for the Veteran and Refugee Center (VIRTIS)