Anna Kurkuruza

Anna Kukuruza, PhD, Doctor of Science is a Head of the Developmental Psychology Department of the SI “Institute of Health of Children and Adolescents of National Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine”. Her research has focused on the psychological model of ECI. A psychological model of ECI aiming at normalization and improving quality of family life, development of competencies in children, prevention of their invalidization and institualization has been worked out, scientifically grounded and put into practice.
Anna Kukuruza is one of the founders and executive director of the Charity Fund Early Intervention Institute, which is the pioneer organization on ECI in Ukraine. She is a leader of the ECI movement in Ukraine for the development and implementation of the innovative family-centered ECI service.