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Academic Background

Doctor of Philosophy in Social Work (Ph.D.) 2008-2016

Dissertation Title: Social Work Educators’ Perceptions of Instructor Characteristics, Student Characteristics, and University Supports Critical for the Creation of an Effective Learning Environment in Social Work Distance Education.

Research Area: Social Work Education and Distance Education

Primary Advisor: Brad McKenzie

Place of Study: Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada

Master in Social Work (MSW) 2004-2008

Thesis Title:  An exploratory study of the fourth wave Ukrainian immigration in Winnipeg: Problems and perspectives of immigrants’ adaptation

Primary Advisor: Bruce Unfried

Place of Study:   Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada

Certification in Higher Education Teaching (CHET) 2005-2006

Primary Advisor: Daniel Bowers

Place of Study: University Teaching Services, Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada

Master in Education (MEd) 2003-2004

Primary Advisor: Leonid Kyzymenko

Thesis Title: The effectiveness of using distance education technology in teaching arts degree courses at the Lviv National Polytechnic University: Student’s and Instructor’s perspectives.

Place of Study: Department of Education, Psychology and Law Lviv National Polytechnic University, Lviv Ukraine

Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) 2003 (equivalency)

Place of Study: Faculty of Social Work, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada

Bachelor of Arts (BA) 1999-2003

Major: Sociology; Minor: Psychology

Place of Study: Department of Sociology and Social Work, Lviv National Polytechnic University, Lviv Ukraine

Honours Theses 1: A Family Center service delivery model for multi-children families in Lviv, Ukraine: A case study of St. Volodymyr Foundation.

Honours Theses 2: The importance of community access centers in service delivery for residents: A comparative study of West Broadway Community Center in Winnipeg, Canada, and St. Volodymyr Community Family Center in Lviv, Ukraine.

 

Employment History

  • 2016 Assistant Professor, School of Social Work and Human Service, Faculty of Education and Social Work, Thompson Rivers University Supervisor: Airini
  • 2017 Content Specialist (multiple courses) School of Social Work, Faculty of Health Professions, Dalhousie University Supervisor: Judy MacDonald
  • 2017-2018 Content Specialist (Advanced Quantitative Research Methods Course) School of Social Work, University of Northern British Columbia Supervisor: Glen Schmidt
  • 2016-2017 Content Specialist for HUMS 2221 Theoretical Perspectives of Human Service Practice and HUMS 1561 Family in Human Service Practice School of Social Work and Human Service, Faculty of Education and Social Work, Thompson Rivers University Supervisors: Jackie Stokes and Vicki Bruce
  • 2014-2017 Instructor, School of Social Work, Faculty of Health Professions, Dalhousie University Supervisor: Judy MacDonald
  • 2013-2014 Acting Coordinator Distance Delivery Social Work Program, Faculty of Social Work, University of Manitoba, Supervisor: Denis Bracken
  • 2009-2014, Sessional Instructor University of Manitoba Faculty of Human Ecology, Family Social Sciences Department Supervisors:  Karen Duncan, Caroline Piotrowski
  • 2013-2017 Content Specialist for FMLY 2012 Conflict Development and Displacement at the Family Social Sciences, University of Manitoba Extended Education. Supervisor: Caroline Piotrowski, Kirsten Rogers
  • 2011 Content Specialist for FMLY 1012 Introduction to Social Development at the Family Social Sciences, University of Manitoba Extended Education. Supervisor: Caroline Piotrowski, Kirsten Rogers
  • 2006-2017 Content Specialist for Community and Organizational Development Course at the Aboriginal Focus Programs University of Manitoba Extended Education Supervisor: Rainey Gaywish, Adrienne Carriere.
  • 2011-2016 Content Specialist for SWRK 2080 Interpersonal Communication Skills at the Faculty of Social Work, University of Manitoba Extended Education. Supervisor: Deana Halonen
  • 2007-2014 Distance Education Instructor University of Manitoba Faculty of Social Work / Human Ecology, Extended Education Supervisors: Karen Duncan, Caroline Piotrowski
  • 2006-2014 Distance Education Instructor University of Manitoba Distance Delivery Program Supervisor Deana Halonen
  • 2005-2014 Sessional Instructor Faculty of Social Work the University of Manitoba, supervisor Bob Mullaly, Denis Bracken, Harvy Frankel, Jim Mulvale
  • 2007-2014 Russian / Ukrainian Interpreter services Winnipeg School Division
  • 2006-2014 Sessional Instructor University of Manitoba Aboriginal Focus Program, Supervisor Sally Hatcher, Rainey Gaywish, Cathy Rocke, Adrienne Carriere.
  • 2007-2014 Sessional Instructor University of Manitoba Faculty of Social Work, Inner City Program Supervisor Kim Claire, Yvonne Pompana.
  • 2012-2013 Sessional Instructor University of Manitoba Northern Social Work Program, Thompson Manitoba Supervisor Colin Bonnycastle
  • 2007-2009 Research Assistant Human Service Organizations project Principal Researcher Alex Wright. Part 1, 2, and 3 (Canadian Voluntary Sector literature review, Human Service Organization Effectiveness literature review and Human Service Organization Data Collection). Faculty of Social Work, University of Manitoba
  • 2005-2009 Poll Clerk / Deputy Returning Officer, University of Manitoba Student’s Union Annual Elections.
  • 2004-2005 Research Assistant Manitoba Legal Aid Evaluation project. Principal Researcher: Brad McKenzie Faculty of Social Work, University of Manitoba.
  • 2004 – 2007 Customer representative Digital Copy Center, General Manager: Sheilah Campbell University of Manitoba Students Union
  • 2004 – 2006 Research Assistant / Translator Canada-Russia Disability Project Supervisor: Kelly Scott Faculty of Social Work, University of Manitoba
  • 2004 – 2005 Research Assistant First Nation Disability Children’s project. Principal Researcher Alex Wright Faculty of Social Work, University of Manitoba
  • 2004 Research Assistant Distance Education Project. Principal Researcher: Leonid Kyzymenko Department of Education, Psychology, and Law, Lviv National Polytechnic University.
  • 2003-2004 Seminar Leader / Teaching Assistant Lviv National Polytechnic University, Faculty of Education, Psychology and Law
  • 2002 Social work student Winnipeg Child and Family Services           Field Instructor Audrey Lumsden
  • 2001-2004 Teaching Assistant / Translator Lviv National Polytechnic University, Faculty of Sociology and Social Work, Canada-Ukraine Reforming Social Services CIDA funded project. Project Director: Brad McKenzie
  • 2001 Social work student Lviv Regional Mediation Association Field Instructor Luba Tkachyk
  • 2001 – 2004 Social worker, volunteer (counselling, community development, project management) Non-Governmental Organization Family Center / St. Volodymyr Fund, Lviv, Ukraine Supervisor: Lesya Krypyakevytch
  • 2000 Social work student Lviv Youth Correction Center Field Instructor Sonya Stavkova

 

 

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