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Sociálny pracovník ako súčasť multidisciplinárneho tímu odborníkov v oblasti psychiatrie
Social Worker as a Part of Multidisciplinary Team of Experts in Psychiatry

Author(s): František Radi, Katarína Bundzelová, Pavol Tománek
Subject(s): Welfare systems, Welfare services
Published by: VERBUM - vydavateľstvo Katolíckej univerzity v Ružomberku
Keywords: Psychiatry; Multidisciplinary team; Social worker; Nongovernmental organizations; Prevention; Awareness;

Summary/Abstract: The paper points to one of the scientific areas of medicine, psychiatry. The number of people with mental illnesses and disorders in the modernized, modernized, power and money chasing world is constantly increasing. However, it is similar in third world countries, where states are not able to provide only primary medical and nursing care. The aim of the article is to present the position of psychiatry in the past to the present. Furthermore, the multi-temporal collaboration of all professionals involved in the treatment process is important for the successful treatment of psychiatric patients. There is also a relatively wide space for a social worker, who is a certain aid distributor, working closely with the medical team as well as other health care professionals (nurse, psychologist, physiotherapist), family members, social workers, courts, social curators, the CPSR. It applies methods, forms and techniques of work with clients. Such a social worker must be fully funded, besides education he also needs to have personal qualifications, be fully knowledgeable, trained, proficient. It can also work within non-govern-mental organizations dedicated to prevention, forms of assistance in the treatment or dissemination of enlightenment. These particular aspects have been given due consideration.

  • Issue Year: XX/2020
  • Issue No: 2
  • Page Range: 55-76
  • Page Count: 22
  • Language: Slovak