This partnership between the Psychology Department of American University of Central Asia (AUCA), Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, and the Department of Counseling and School Psychology began in 2005 through an Academic Fellowship program that provides support for Returning Scholars to their home countries. Dr. Sharon Horne of the Department of Counseling and School Psychology has been working closely with the department for nearly a decade, focusing research and teaching mentorship of junior faculty and students; engaged research; and the development of a professional psychology community. Working with 7 Returning Scholars and other colleagues at AUCA, their partnership has produced publications as well as joint presentations at many international conferences, and fostered student exchanges.
Partners include: Psychology Department of American University of Central Asia (AUCA), Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.
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Horne, Sharon, "Supporting Professional Psychological Services and Research in Kyrgyzstan: A Collaboration with the Open Society Foundation & the Psychology Department of American University of Central Asia" (2014). Office of Community Partnerships Posters. 195.