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Psychological Counseling Service

The mission of UPCS is to create an environment that fosters student growth, development, and psychological well-being.

UPCS assists students in resolving personal difficulties and in acquiring the skills, attitudes, and resources necessary to succeed in both the university environment and after graduation, so they can pursue productive and satisfying lives.

We assist with both personal and professional development of university faculty and staff as well.

Our goal is to promote the development of the full potential of students, staff and faculty.

Psychological Counseling Service

 

Center for Socio-Humanitarian Aspects of Regional Studies

 

The center works in the following areas:

  • public opinion research;

  • focus groups and study needs of target groups;

  • expert research; marketing researches;

  • gender audit;

  • analytical research;

  • conducting of seminars and trainings;

  • study of the information space and content analysis of the media;

  • sociometry and staff assessment.

Center for Socio-Humanitarian Aspects of Regional Studies

 

Gender resource center

 

The Center was established in 2008 with the support of the UNDP Equal Opportunities and Women's Rights Program in Ukraine

The center works in the following areas:

  • combining the efforts of the educational and scientific community,public organizations and authorities to achieve gender equality;

  • studying and analyzing the situation with implementation of gender equality in the Sumy region;

  • studying public opinion, organizing and conducting research on gender equality, as well as monitoring regional media;

  • conducting training for various target groups on gender issues;

  • dissemination of objective information on the situation of men and women in the region providing expert services on gender issues;

  • development of methodological and teaching materials for general education and higher educational institutions on gender equality issues;

  • conducting scientific and practical conferences, seminars, roundtables, student debates and other activities  to achieve gender equality and overcome gender stereotyping.

Gender resource center

 

Research Centre for Regional Security

 

The center was established at the Sumy State University with the support of the Center for Information and Documentation of NATO in Ukraine to consolidate efforts of scientists, the public, voluntary and patriotic organizations, forming a region of experts to analyze issues that affect the security situation and stability in the region, promotion authorities and self-government in maintaining stability and minimize risks in the face of rising social tension in society, preparing evidence-based guidelines and enhance national-patriotic education of youth.

The scientific supervisor of the Center is the Head of the department of Philosophy, political science and innovative social technologies Nina Svitailo, the Head of the Centre is junior researcher Nikolay Nazarov.

Research Centre for Regional Security

 

Center of family support

 

The initiative "Sumy State University is a Family Friendly Institution" started in 2011. It appears for the purpose to help students and staff to find the balance between family and work/educational duties. The general goal of the initiative is a creation of opportunities, which lead up to fruitful and effective combination of such two spheres of live as profession and family. Directions of Initiative Activity: - Child space arrangements in University (with service of look after the child while parents involved in study/professional activity); - Consultative services (psychological, pedagogical); - Trainings oriented on personal growth; - Family events.

Center of family support

Family Friendly University

 

Center of Monitoring quality educational activities

 

The Center was created as a structural subdivision of the SSU organizational and methodological department in 2015. The activity of the Center is provided by the Department of Psychology, Political Science and Socio-Cultural Technologies.

The main goal of the Center is to get operational information on the quality of the educational process by continuously studying the needs and interests of scientific and pedagogical workers, employers, entrants, applicants of higher education and other consumers in the market of educational services, implementation of the component of sociological support in the system the internal quality assurance of educational activity and the quality of higher education of the University and the fulfillment of the requirements of the Law of Ukraine "On Higher Education" in terms of creating an organizational the structure of the designated system.

Center of Monitoring quality educational activities

 

 

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