Tamar Makashvili

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School of Arts and Science, Full Professor

Research Associate of the Institute of Applied Psychology; Member of the Professional Board of the Child Development Institute; Head of the Educational-Practical Center for Exceptional Sudents’ Education, Consulting and Rehabilitation.

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Ketevan Makashvili graduated from the Lomonosov Moscow State University, with diploma in psycology (specialisation neuropsychology and clinical psychology) in 1980. From 1981 she worked at the Uznadze Institute of Psychology of the Georgian Academy of Sciences as Fellow Researcher. In 1986 she defended her doctoral thesis “ Pecularities of Fixed Set in Children with Pervasive Disorders”. From 1987 to 1997 she was a head of the research laboratory for   psychic development disorders in children at the Institute. At the same time she was in charge of psychological services of a school and an outpatient clinic. In 1997-2007 she was one of the coordinators of the international projects: “Psycho-Social-Emotional Grow of Handicapped Children in Orphanages and Boarding Schools” (UNICEF), “Reform of Higher Education and Social Care” (TEMPUS). She had completed the international professional training programs: “Educational and Social Inclusion for Children and Adolescents with Special Needs” (Scranton University,  USA), “Mental  Health of Children and Adolescents” (Vilnius University), “Clinical Supervision” (Catania Supervision Institute, Berlin, Germany). From 1989 she taught courses at the Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, the Training Institute for Medical and Applied Psychology, the Gogebashvili Telavi State University. As Associate Professor of the Sulkhan-Saba Orbeliani Pedagogical State University, in collaboration with Scranton University, she established the Educational-Practical Center for Exceptional Sudents’ Education, Consulting and Rehabilitation. Applying the TUNING methodology she developed the undergraduate moduls: “Autism” and “Inclusive Education and Vocation”. She was a head of the faculty quality assurance service. She supervised the graduate  program “School Psychologist, Counselling Psychologist”. She authored a textbook in methodology, a monograph, and about 70 research papers.


სამეცნიერო ინტერესის სფეროები

  • Priming and anticipation in the process of psychic adjustment (psyco-physiological studies);
  • Enxiety and pecularities of cognitive processes in autism spectrum disorders (finest possible
    level of changes);
  • Psychological determinants of least restricted educational environment for students with
    special needs;
  • Supportive employnment in transition period from adolescent to adolthood for social
    inclusion and cohesion;
  • Characteristics of the psychological well-being in adolescents groups under marginality risk;
  • Inner form of language and imagination as factors of behavior;
  • Effectiveness of problematic situations in psychological group work for changing
    assumptions and dispositional attitudes of participants.

About

Ketevan Makashvili graduated from the Lomonosov Moscow State University, with diploma in psycology (specialisation neuropsychology and clinical psychology) in 1980. From 1981 she worked at the Uznadze Institute of Psychology of the Georgian Academy of Sciences as Fellow Researcher. In 1986 she defended her doctoral thesis “ Pecularities of Fixed Set in Children with Pervasive Disorders”. From 1987 to 1997 she was a head of the research laboratory for   psychic development disorders in children at the Institute. At the same time she was in charge of psychological services of a school and an outpatient clinic. In 1997-2007 she was one of the coordinators of the international projects: “Psycho-Social-Emotional Grow of Handicapped Children in Orphanages and Boarding Schools” (UNICEF), “Reform of Higher Education and Social Care” (TEMPUS). She had completed the international professional training programs: “Educational and Social Inclusion for Children and Adolescents with Special Needs” (Scranton University,  USA), “Mental  Health of Children and Adolescents” (Vilnius University), “Clinical Supervision” (Catania Supervision Institute, Berlin, Germany). From 1989 she taught courses at the Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, the Training Institute for Medical and Applied Psychology, the Gogebashvili Telavi State University. As Associate Professor of the Sulkhan-Saba Orbeliani Pedagogical State University, in collaboration with Scranton University, she established the Educational-Practical Center for Exceptional Sudents’ Education, Consulting and Rehabilitation. Applying the TUNING methodology she developed the undergraduate moduls: “Autism” and “Inclusive Education and Vocation”. She was a head of the faculty quality assurance service. She supervised the graduate  program “School Psychologist, Counselling Psychologist”. She authored a textbook in methodology, a monograph, and about 70 research papers.


Research interests

  • Priming and anticipation in the process of psychic adjustment (psyco-physiological studies);
  • Enxiety and pecularities of cognitive processes in autism spectrum disorders (finest possible
    level of changes);
  • Psychological determinants of least restricted educational environment for students with
    special needs;
  • Supportive employnment in transition period from adolescent to adolthood for social
    inclusion and cohesion;
  • Characteristics of the psychological well-being in adolescents groups under marginality risk;
  • Inner form of language and imagination as factors of behavior;
  • Effectiveness of problematic situations in psychological group work for changing
    assumptions and dispositional attitudes of participants.