Ukraine Mental Health Project

Ukraine Mental Health Project

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Ukraine Mental Health Project

Projects

  • Week 1 | Depart US:  Thursday, May 14, Arrive US: Sunday, May 24
  • Week 2 | Depart US:  Friday, May 22, Arrive US: Sunday, May 30
  • Week 3 | Depart US: Saturday, May 30, Arrive US:  Monday, June 8
  • Week 4 | Depart US:  Sunday, June 7, Arrive US: Monday, June 15
  • Week 5 | Depart US: Sunday, June 14, Arrive US:  Monday, June 22
  • Week 6 | Depart US: Sunday, June 21, Arrive US:  Monday, June 29

Travel Notes:

  • The cost per week will be $1950. A second week costs an additional $950.
  • Regent will organize travel from Washington D.C. to Kyiv and back. If you live in the U.S. you will be responsible for transportation to Washington D.C. and home.
  • If you live in Europe or Asia, we may adjust cost of your trip based on the price of your air travel.

Questions?  Feel free to call or email either of the contacts below:

Checklist

  • Commitment form (on-line with deposit)
  • International Travel Waiver form (on-line with deposit)
  • Student Application (on-line with deposit)
  • If you would like a credit for elective class, please, register for COUN 568 or CES 668 Cross Cultural Supervision I or COUN 580 Practicum in Trauma Studies when you register for your Summer classes (3-credit elective). If you already took those, you may be able to take COUN 569 or CES 669 Cross-cultural supervision II.  Contact Dr. Zaporozhets to consult.
  • Send out support letters
  • Apply for your passport and if you are a resident of the European Union or the U.S. you do not need a Visa, other nations should check visa requirements
  • Make all payments on time (see payment schedule). Students will not be permitted to travel unless their final payment has been received.

 

Payment Timeline for Trip Expenses (for those attending one week)
Jan 2 – Nonrefundable deposit due $500
*Feb 1 – Payment due $500
March 15 – Payment due $500
April 12 – Final Payment for ONE week travelers $450

 

Payment Timeline for Trip Expenses (for those attending two weeks)
Jan 2 – Nonrefundable deposit due $500
*Feb 1 – Payment due $500
March 30 – Payment due $950
April 30 – Final Payment TWO week travelers $950

*February 1st payment deadline is firm. Airline tickets will not be purchased unless this payment is submitted on time.

Courses

If you would like course credit for an elective in conjunction with this trip, please register for COUN 568/CES 668 (Cross-Cultural Supervision) or COUN 580 (Practicum in Trauma Studies) when you register for your Summer classes.  Each elective is 3 credits.  If you have taken COUN 568/CES 668 (Cross-Cultural Supervision), you may be able to take COUN 569/CES 669 (Cross-Cultural Supervision II).  Contact Dr. Zaporozhets to discuss this option.

 

Students provide clinical supervision under the supervision of Regent faculty in a cross-cultural setting either face-to-face outside of the US or online. Students will develop their own supervision style and practice servant leadership in the cross-cultural setting.

Students provide clinical supervision under the supervision of Regent faculty in a cross-cultural setting either face-to-face outside of the US or online. Students will act in leadership roles as they supervise and co-teach in cross-cultural environment.

Students will engage in trauma-informed clinical work under the supervision of Regent faculty in a cross-cultural setting. Students will engage children and/or members of armed forces and their families in obtaining skills that will enhance intrapersonal and interpersonal resiliency and well-being.

Travel Itinerary

Limited to selected few students assisting with sexuality and pre-marital counseling classes teaching & assisting with the international conference conducted in partnership with Bohomolets National Medical University in Kyiv, Ukraine

Departs US on Thursday, May 14 (arriving to Ukraine the next day due to time change) – Return to U.S. Sunday May 24 (departs Ukraine and arrives to the U.S. on the same day)

May 14 – Thursday – the first week team is departing from IAD, Washington DC

May 15, Friday  – Arriving to Kyiv, hosting Open Doors center in the afternoon/evening (Possible breakfast in the European city during morning layover)

May 16 – Saturday attending the conference at Bohomlets National Medical University

May 16-17 – Saturday and Sunday – orientation, teaching prep, attending church service in Kyiv, open market, sightseeing

May 18-22, Monday – Friday –  Regent students are co-teaching with faculty and supervising Ukrainian students’ pre-marital counseling and sexuality and marriage courses.

May 23 – Saturday (tentative)- student conference in Kyiv Institute of Business and Technology (tentatively) or Bohomolets National Medical University.  Regent students will have an opportunity to present and publish in Ukrainian journal (if accepted by reviewing board).  http://kibit.edu.ua/en/

May 24 – Sunday, first week team departs for U.S., arrives to U.S. on the same day (due to the time change).

Departs US on Friday, May 22 (arriving to Ukraine the next day due to time change) – Return to U.S. Sunday, May 30 (departs Ukraine and arrives to the U.S. on the same day).

May 23 – Saturday – if works out we can possibly shift arrival to a day early for students attend a conference at Kyiv Institute of Business and Technology (tentatively) or Bohomolets National Medical University.  Regent students will have an opportunity to present and publish in Ukrainian journal (if accepted by reviewing board).  http://kibit.edu.ua/en/

May 24 – Sunday  orientation, attending church service in Kyiv, open market, sightseeing, teaching prep

May 25 – 29 – Monday – Friday, Regent team is teaching skill development in triads via direct observation and video recording; Additionally some students will assist with addictions and supervision classes teaching.

May 30  – Sat. debriefing, sightseeing.

Sunday – May 30th second week team departs for U.S., arrives to U.S. on the same day (due to the time change).

Departs US on Saturday, May 30 (arriving to Ukraine the next day due to time change) – Return to U.S. Monday, June 8 (departs Ukraine and arrives to the U.S. on the same day).

May 31 – Sunday, Arriving to Kyiv, hosting Open Doors center in the afternoon/evening (Possible breakfast in the European city during morning layover)

June 1 – Monday  orientation, sightseeing, preparing for teaching

June 2 – 6 – Tuesday – Saturday, Regent team is teaching group counseling, counseling theories, and family counseling.  Those participating in the trauma practicum will be engaged with children at a local transitional home for orphaned/abandoned children. 

June 7 – Sunday, church attendance, debriefing, open market, sightseeing

June 8 – Third week team departs for U.S., arrives to U.S. on the same day (due to the time change).

MILITARY FAMILY RETREAT PROGRAMS

Departs US on Sunday, June 7 (arriving to Ukraine the next day due to time change) – Return to U.S. Monday, June 15 (departs Ukraine and arrives to the U.S. on the same day).

June 8 – Monday, Arriving to Kyiv, hosting Open Doors center in the afternoon/evening (Possible breakfast in the European city during morning layover)

June 9 – Tuesday  orientation, sightseeing, preparing for the military family retreat program

June 10 – 13  Tuesday – Saturday, Regent team is teaching facilitating military family retreat at the military hospital or similar partnering organization.

June 14 – Sunday, church attendance, debriefing, open market, sightseeing

June 15 – Fourth week team departs for U.S., arrives to U.S. on the same day (due to the time change).

Departs US on Sunday, June 14 (arriving to Ukraine the next day due to time change) – Return to U.S. Monday, June 22 (departs Ukraine and arrives to the U.S. on the same day).

June 15 – Monday, Arriving to Kyiv, hosting Open Doors center in the afternoon/evening (Possible breakfast in the European city during morning layover)

June 16 – Tuesday  orientation, sightseeing, preparing for the military family retreat program

June 17 – 20 Tuesday – Saturday, Regent team is teaching facilitating military family retreat at the military hospital or similar partnering organization.

June 21– Sunday, church attendance, debriefing, open market, sightseeing

June 22– Fifth week team departs for U.S., arrives to U.S. on the same day (due to the time change).

Departs US on Sunday, June 21 (arriving to Ukraine the next day due to time change) – Return to U.S. Monday, June 29 (departs Ukraine and arrives to the U.S. on the same day).

June 22 – Monday, Arriving to Kyiv, hosting Open Doors center in the afternoon/evening (Possible breakfast in the European city during morning layover)

June 23 – Tuesday  orientation, sightseeing, preparing for the military family retreat program

June 24 – 27 Tuesday – Saturday, Regent team is teaching facilitating military family retreat at the military hospital or similar partnering organization.

June 28 – Sunday, church attendance, debriefing, open market, sightseeing

June 29 – Sixth week team departs for U.S., arrives to U.S. on the same day (due to the time change).

Financial Info

Tuition for the 3-Credit Course (cost varies by program, 3 credits) $2130-2550
Trip Expenses (Includes airfare from Washington DC, travel insurance, transportation in Kyiv, lodging, and most meals.) $1,950
Second Week $950
Personal Costs bring with you (Passport, Visa, spending money, meals while in route, and some meals in Kyiv) $250

 

Payment Timeline for Trip Expenses (for those attending one week)
Jan 2 – Nonrefundable deposit due $500
*Feb 1 – Payment due $500
March 15 – Payment due $500
April 12 – Final Payment for ONE week travelers $450

 

Payment Timeline for Trip Expenses (for those attending two weeks)
Jan 2 – Nonrefundable deposit due $500
*Feb 1 – Payment due $500
March 30 – Payment due $950
April 30 – Final Payment TWO week travelers $950

*February 1st payment deadline is firm. Airline tickets will not be purchased unless this payment is submitted on time.

Fundraising

There are four types of payments that can be made for this trip (credit card, checks, money orders, & cash)

  • Payments/Donations made by a student, church, friend, employer, or family member
    • It is tax deductible
    • Make checks payable to Regent University with “Ukraine 2019” in the memo line
    • Donors need to include the attached donation slip (put your initials on the donation slip in the bottom corner where it says “source code”).
    • Donations and payments are non-refundable and can be applied to the whole team if your trip has been fully funded;

Raising Tax-Deductible Support

Make all checks payable to Regent University with Ukraine 2019 in memo

All payments and donations can be made out to Regent University and sent to:

Regent University
School of Psychology and Counseling
Attn. Shelley Craig,
1000 Regent University Drive, CRB 215,
Virginia Beach, VA 23464
(or dropped off in her office CRB 215)

Registration & Payment