Shoshana Chovan

Shoshana Chovan

Mgr. Shoshana Chovan received her Bachelor’s degree in psychology and Master’s degree in clinical psychology from Faculty of Social Studies, Masaryk University in Brno. She is pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in special education at the Faculty of Education, Masaryk University in Brno. As a Robitschek scholar, she has spent one year studying psychology and special education at the University of Nebraska—Lincoln. During her time in Nebraska, she had gained experience from the BUROS Center for Testing, where she supported the publication team in the preparations of 20th Ed. of the Mental Measurements Yearbook; and the University Children Center, where she served the role of an assistant teacher. She worked for the People in Need—Slovakia as a part of Social Integration Program team, working with marginalized Romani mothers of young children. At the present time she is a PhD student at the Department of Health Psychology, Faculty of Medicine, Pavol Jozef Šafárik University in Košice. Her thesis is focused on clinical, environmental, social and psychological determinants of early childhood development in marginalized Roma communities.

E-mail: shoshana.chovan@student.upjs.sk