Gvantsa Chvamania

Clinical Director

Education:

2006-2010 – The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Psychology Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University

2014- 2016 –A Master of Psychotraumatology- Ilia State University and Global Initiative on Psychiatry

2012-2017 – Florida Institute of Technology:

  1. concepts and principles of Behavior analysis
  2. Behavior assessment and program evaluation
  3. behavior change procedures and ethical considerations
  4. Developing, Strengthening and Maintaining Behavior
  5. Intro to Ethical & Professional Conduct of Behavior
  6. Decreasing, Eliminating, and Replacing Problem Behavior – Florida Institute of Technology

professional development and training exercises:

2009- Training In Psychological Crisis Support Service Structure – NGO Georgian Association for Psychosocial Aid “NDOBA”

2010 – Summer School in Speech Disorders and Communication Forms – Ilia State University

2011- Applied Behavior Analysis and Aplications to Autism – Ilia State University and Global Initiative on Psychiatry

2011- Theory and Practice in Applied Behavior Analysis – Israel Center of ABA education.

2012- Training in Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) – ???
2016 – Workshop on Research Methodology: Randomized controlled trial, Systemic Review and Meta-analysis -Georgian society of Psychotrauma(GSP), Foundation “Global Initiative of Psychiatry – Tbilisi” and Ilia State University Mental Health Center.

2016 –Workshop on Brief eclectic psychotherapy for PTSD – Georgian society of Psychotrauma(GSP), Foundation “Global Initiative of Psychiatry – Tbilisi” and Ilia State University Mental Health Center.

Professional experience:

2009-2010 – psychologist on emergency telephone psychological assistance center – NGO Georgian Association for Psychosocial Aid “NDOBA”

2010-2012  – Behavioral Therapist – St. George Autism Center

2010-2012 – Psychologist, Behavioral Therapist – Mental Health Department of M.Iashvili Children’s Central Hospital

2012- up to present day – Trainer and Supervisor using behavior analysis

2012 – 2015 – Psychologist, Behavioral TherapySupervisor – The Neurodevelopment Center

2015 –up to present day – Psychologist, Behavioral TherapySupervisor – Mental Health Center