Ukraine Mental Health Project

Week 1 | Depart US: Thursday, May 16, Arrive US: Monday, May 27
Week 2 | Depart US: Saturday, May 25, Arrive US: Monday, June 3

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Ukraine Mental Health Project

Week 1 | Depart US: Thursday, May 16, Arrive US: Monday, May 27
Week 2 | Depart US: Saturday, May 25, Arrive US: Monday, June 3 Register Now

Ukraine Mental Health Project

Projects

  • Week 1: Children: Working with children with special needs or children who have lost parents to develop coping skills for lifelong wellness and resiliency
  • Week 2: Family Readjustment Program: Helping families of Police and National Guard service members (who have been in active combat) through post-deployment readjustment

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 Kiev 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.

Schedule

May 17, Thursday – the first week team is departing from IAD, Washington DC

May 18, Friday  – Arriving to Kyiv, hosting seminary in the afternoon/evening (Possible breakfast in the European city during morning layover)

May 19-20, Saturday and Sunday – orientation, teaching prep, attending church service in Kyiv, open market, sightseeing

May 21-25, Monday – Friday – Regent team is teaching psychological trauma class for psychologists and volunteers (9:00 am – 5:30 pm) and Sexuality and Sexual therapy (Dr. Mark Yarhouse and Institute for the Study of Sexual Identity team). Regent students are co-teaching with faculty and supervising Ukrainian students’ skill development in triads via direct observation and video recording; Additionally some students will assist with addictions and supervision classes teaching.

May 24, Thursday – student conference in Kyiv Institute of Business and Technology (tentatively).  Regent students will have an opportunity to present and publish in Ukrainian journal (if accepted by reviewing board).  http://kibit.edu.ua/en/

May 26, Saturday, first week team departs for U.S., arrives to U.S. on the same day (due to the time change).

May 25, Friday, second week team departs the U.S. and arrives Kyiv on Saturday, May 26.

May 26 – 27, Saturday and Sunday – Saturday and Sunday – orientation, teaching prep, attending church service in Kyiv, open market, sightseeing

May 28 – June1, Monday – Friday, Regent team is teaching skills, addictions and supervision classes.  Regent students are co-teaching with faculty and supervising Ukrainian students’ skills development in skills and addictions classes in triads in both classes. Regent PhD students will be co-teaching supervision class.

June 2 – Saturday – attending church service in Kyiv, open market, sightseeing

June 3 – Sunday, second 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) $2330-2570
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

  • Send the University approved support letter to your church, friends, family, coworkers, etc.
  • Include the donation slip.
  • Put your initials on the donation slip in the space marked “source code”
  • Check written to and sent to Regent University (att. Shelley Craig) with “Ukraine 2019” in memo line and includes the donation slip
  • Do not list a specific student’s name in the check’s memo line
  • Can be distributed to other team members if the student who solicited the donation has already raised full support
  • Are non-refundable

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