Mels Pargevi Mkrtumyan
08.09.2017

Doctor of Psychology, professor

Doctor of Psychology, professor/Department of Psychology Named After Academician Mkrtich Mazmanyan

Education
1973-1977 - Student at Armenian State Institute of Physical Culture
1977-1978 - assistant at Armenian State Institute of Physical Culture, Chair of Sports Medicine
1978-1987-senior assistant at Armenian State Institute of Physical Culture ,Chair of Psychology and Pedagogy
1979-1983 -aspirant at All-Union Scientific-Research Institute of Physical Culture Psychology
1987- 1991 - senior researcher at Armenian State Institute of Physical Culture Laboratory of Problematic Researches
1991-2006 - Docent of chair of Psychology, The Faculty of Philosophy and Psychology, Yerevan State University
1993-2011-Head of Chairof Psychology and Pedagogy, Yerevan State University Ijevan Branch, Humanitarian Faculty
2006-2011 - Professor at chairof Psychology of Theory and History Yerevan State University, Faculty of Philosophy and Psychology
2011- Till now - Professor at chairof Psychology and Pedagogy, Yerevan State University Ijevan Branch, Humanitarian Faculty
2011-Till now - head of chairof Psychology Theory and History at Armenian State Pedagogical University after Kh. Abovyan, The Faculty of Educational Psychology And Sociology

Academic Credentials
<<The system of psychological protection of the vital functions of the people in extremal conditions (on the example of the most suffered population of RA)>>.PhD defended the thesis on competition of scientific degree of Doctor of Psychology for speciality 19.00.01. <<Theory and History of Psychology>>

Work Experience
1987- 1991 - senior researcher at Armenian State Institute of Physical Culture Laboratory of Problematic Researches
1991-2006 - Docent of chair of Psychology, The Faculty of Philosophy and Psychology, Yerevan State University
1993-2011-Head of Chairof Psychology and Pedagogy, Yerevan State University Ijevan Branch, Humanitarian Faculty
2011-Till now - head of chairof Psychology Theory and History at Armenian State Pedagogical University after Kh. Abovyan, The Faculty of Educational Psychology And Sociology
2006-2011 - Professor at chairof Psychology of Theory and History Yerevan State University, Faculty of Philosophy and Psychology
2011- Till now - Professor at chairof Psychology and Pedagogy, Yerevan State University Ijevan Branch, Humanitarian Faculty
2011 Head of the Department of Theory and History of Psychology of the Faculty of Psychology, Education and Sociology of the State University named after Kh. Abovyana:
2016 - to this day - Professor of the Department of Psychology named after M.A. Mazmanyan, Faculty of Philosophy and Psychology of the State University of Applied Sciences named after Kh. Abovyana:
2017 - to this day - Professor of the Department of Psychology of RAU
2017 - Member-correspondent of the International Academy of Psychological Sciences.

Courses
Bachelor's degree course
General psychology

Master's degree course
Psychology of extreme situations, Psychological preparation and support of specialists working in crisis situations, Psychology of modern family, Methods of psychological support and evaluation.

Scope of Academic Interests
1. Psychological prevention and rehabilitation of individuals in crisis situations
2. Psychological rehabilitation
3. Psychological support and control of extreme and crisis situations
4. Area of extreme situations
5. Psychological support and control of mental health of a person
6. Psychological support of families
7. Psychological support, teams and crews of special purpose
8. Psychological preparation of sports teams.
9. Psychological preparation of rescuers
10. Problems of mental performance of a person
11. Psychological preparation of special detachments of fast reaction

M. Mkrtumyan has been working for more than two decades on the problems of preserving human life in crisis and extreme conditions, psychological mechanisms for increasing and maintaining the mental stability and reliability of the personality of rescuers, as well as general and special psychological preparation of the individual in extreme conditions.

He is the founder of the psychology of extreme and crisis situations in the Republic of Armenia

He was the project manager for the maintenance and development of the basic infrastructure for financing scientific and scientific-technical activities, scientific topic 1: “System for ensuring the psychological safety of students in extreme situations,” 2017-19. and scientific topic 2: “Formation of skills to ensure psychological safety of students,” 2019-21.

Trainings
1991 January-April, France, Paris
1993, 1995, 1997, 2000 Sevan-Tsaghkadzor (UNSF)
1995 June, Greece, Athens
2000 May-June, Russia, Moscow
2004 Professional training international courses, Tsaghkadzor
2007 January-March, YSU postgraduates educational training courses
2010 October-November - postgraduate education training courses at Yerevan State University
2015 «Individual psychological consultation» (64 hours) at the psychological service «Apaga», Yerevan,
2021 «Problems of applied and clinical psychology» (36 hours) ASPU named after Khachatur Abovyan, Yerevan

Membership
2003-2006 - Editorial Board Member «Public Management» Academic Journal
2007-2008 - Editorial Board Member «Issues of Pedagogy and Psychology»
2002-2007 - Member «020 Professional Board of HCC of the Republic of Armenia» for the Provision of Academic Degrees within the Armenian State Pedagogical University after Kh. Abovyan
2007-2014 - Member «060 Professional Board of HCC of the Republic of Armenia» for the Provision of Academic Degrees within the Armenian State Pedagogical University after Kh. Abovyan
20014 to this day - member of the scientific specialized council 064 of the Higher Attestation Commission of the Republic of Armenia, which awards scientific degrees at the Armenian State Pedagogical University named after. Kh. Abovyan

Publications
Monographs
1. Mkrtumyan M.P. The Technique of Persons Psychological Rehabilitation in Emergency Situations, Yer., YervanUnivercity Press, 1997, 125pg (in armenian)
2. Mkrtumyan M.P. People Vital Activity and Mental Health Maintenance Feature in Emergency Conditions Yer., YervanUnivercity Press, 1999, 180pp (in armenian)
3. Mkrtumyan M.P. Issues of Emergency Situation Psychology Prevention and Rehabilitation. Manual. –Yer. Zangak-97, 2008 -320 pp. (in armenian)
4. Mkrtumyan M.P. Psychology of extremal situations. Technologies of the rescuer's psychological training. -Yer. Zangak, 2013. -248pp. (in armenian)
5. Mkrtumyan M. P., Mkrtumyan L. Yu. Emotional reactions of the system of psychological security of the individual. – Yerevan, Tire, 2017. -226 p. (in armenian)
6. Mkrtumyan MP Psychology of extreme-crisis situations. Problems of ensuring the psychological security of the individual. – Yerevan, Tire, 2021. – 316 p. (in armenian)

Methodological manuals
1. Mkrtumyan M.P. Psycho-Regulation Techniques and Self-Regulation Methodic Teaching in Sport. Armenian SSR The State Committee of Physical Culture And Sports, Yerevan, 1989, 35 pp (in armenian)
2. Mkrtumyan M.P. Teaching Techniques of Psycho-Regulation Methodic and Self-Rehabilitation USSR Ministry of Public Education, Republic Methodological Cabinet, Yerevan, 1989, 58pp (in armenian)
3. Mkrtumyan M.P. Emergency Situation Psychology (Subjection program)Yerevan University Press, Yerevan, 2005, 52 pp (in armenian)
4. Mkrtumyan M.P. Psychology of Emotional-Will Aspect: Bachelors Subjection Program Learning Course YSU Press, Yerevan, 2010, 43pp (in armenian)

Author of more than 90 scientific articles, the latest of which
• Mkrtumyan M.P. - Features of psychological alienation in conditions of threats of loss of psychological safety of adolescents / Scientific journal of modern psychology, -Er.:, 2020, 1(6), pp.: 100-106 (in armenian)
• Mkrtumyan M.P., Sargsyan L.Kh. - Psychological features of the organization of rehabilitation work of participants of the Artsakh war / Scientific journal “Modern Psychology”, -Er.:, 2021, 1(8), pp.: 83-89 (in armenian)
• Mkrtumyan M.P., Mkrtumyan L.Yu. Features of the organization of psychological work with groups affected by war // Problems of military psychology in the 21st century, science and life. Materials of the Republican Scientific and Practical Conference, May 25. -Er: ASPU, 2022. (p. 45-53). (in armenian)
• Mkrtumyan M.P. Socio-psychological features of the organization of first psychological assistance to military personnel who participated in the war // Psychological problems No. 1 (1). Social and psychological consequences of war. Proceedings of the international conference. -S.: 10.21-22.2022 (pp.: 63-71) (in armenian)

Awards
• Certificate of honor from Yerevan State University in connection with many years of impeccable work, significant contribution to the training of young specialists and the 90th anniversary of the founding of Yerevan State University.
• Armenian Open University named after L. Kalashyan, International Academy of Education of the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Armenia, for the best support and progress in the educational process of students of the Armenian Open University after L. Kalashyan.
• Certificate of honor from the Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Armenia for providing psychological support to military personnel and members of their families during combat operations.

Languages Armenian, Russian, French

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