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Práce s mládeží v době nejisté
Youth Work in Times of Uncertainty

Author(s): Monika Punová
Subject(s): Social Sciences
Published by: Univerzita Tomáše Bati ve Zlíně
Keywords: risk; individual level of risk; social level of risk; strength based approach;resilience;

Summary/Abstract: This theoretical essay is oriented towards helping workers who focus on work with the youth. The aim is to indicate the individual and social level of risk in the lives of young people and show possible implications for helping workers, which lie in the application of the concept focusing on the strengths-based approach and the resilience concept. These considerations come out of the present-day trends as well as from the historical experience in the field of social work. According to them, the focus on risk is not the most appropriate approach as the clients did not reach the expected results.

  • Issue Year: 3/2015
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 70-84
  • Page Count: 15
  • Language: Czech