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Intergenerational programs realized by persons over 50 years of age in other people's families
Pokorná, Anna ; Matoušek, Oldřich (advisor) ; Šťastná, Jaroslava (referee)
This bachelor thesis will focus on the topics of intergenerational programs realized by people over 50 years in different families. The theoretical part characterizes families who have a need for intergenerational contact with other people. It will clarify the needs and advantages of the generation over 50 years. It will also describe the general features of intergenerational programs and explain their history. The practical part will mainly deal with the 3G-three generation program and compare its variants in the Czech Republic. The vision of this program is to connect people over the age of 50 with other families for a long-term friendly intergenerational relationship and mutual assistance. The main issue that this bachelor thesis will focus on is the difference in program delivery depending on local conditions. Furthermore, it will compare the Prague center with other centers in the Czech Republic. In the practical part, qualitative research will be conducted based on the interviews. Finally, recommendations will be offered for its further development in the Czech Republic.
Home Share as an Alternative of Institucional Care
Vosická, Petra ; Šámalová, Kateřina (advisor) ; Matoušek, Oldřich (referee)
This work deals with the model of care Home Share in the world, especially in Ireland, and introduces its beginning activity in the Czech Republic for people with autism spectrum disorder. For many years, this target group has not found in the Czech system of social services affordable and suitable services, especially of the residential type, which it would need. Parents of these children are thus exposed to the burden of long-term care without the possibility of relieving them. Home Sharing is a way to complement this social system. The practical part focuses on mixed research, which aims to describe and critically reflect the current situation of Home Share in the Czech Republic. Through interviews, I investigated the beginning, course and possible future of organizations that are currently introducing Home Share for families with a person with autism spectrum disorder. Furthermore, I used interviews and a questionnaire to find out the opinions of experts who are in the field of support for families with autistic people.
Professional practice of social workers in tertiary education in the Czech Republic
Vejnarová, Kateřina ; Matoušek, Oldřich (advisor) ; Vodáčková, Daniela (referee)
The diploma thesis is devoted to professional practice in tertiary education of social workers in the Czech Republic. It focuses on the course of professional practice at universities and higher professional schools in the Czech Republic which prepare students for the performance of a social worker - concretely, the professional practice of full-time social work students at universities at bachelor's level and at higher professional schools that are the members of the Association of Educators in Social Work (ASVSP). The aim of this thesis is to find out how this process is currently going on. The diploma thesis is divided into a theoretical and a practical part. The theoretical part focuses mainly on the education of social work students in the Czech Republic, professional practice in social work (e.g. the concept of practical education, the importace of theory for practice, theoretical approaches to practical education, mentoring) and supervision of professional practice. The practical part presents the results of the questionnaire which was answered by the heads of professional practice at schools and the results of the analysis of documents of schools accessible on the Internet. These results are divided according to partial research questions. Keywords Professional practice, social work,...
Approach of Child Protection Services to Addressing Parental Conflicts
Hejnová, Kateřina ; Matoušek, Oldřich (advisor) ; Navrátil, Pavel (referee) ; Kuchařová, Věra (referee)
Child protection is one of the most demanding fields of social protection and requires comprehensive solutions which have a major impact on the lives of children and their families. It also includes the agenda of parental conflicts and related child custody proceedings. The thesis deals with the practice of child protection social workers at the municipal authorities with extended powers in the Czech Republic in solving parental disputes. The theoretical part introduces legal, educational and competence framework of child protection and sets it into the context of specific aspects and pitfalls associated with the profession and approach of child protection social workers to solving parental conflicts. It also provides recommendations on how to solve parental conflicts followed by a case study of child protection department at the Prague 8 Municipality District Authority. It identifies attributes of best practice that contribute to the best interests of the child, including participation of families, multidisciplinary cooperation, transparency of processes and neutrality, professionalism and reflexivity of child protection social workers. The empirical part focuses on the understanding of working conditions and attitudes of child protection social workers at the municipal authorities with extended...
Partnerships and sexuality of people with mild and moderate mental disabilities.
Rodová, Barbora ; Havránková, Olga (advisor) ; Matoušek, Oldřich (referee)
The topic of this bachelor thesis is the partnership and sexual relations of people with mild and moderate mental disabilities. The bachelor thesis deals with the investigation of partner and sexual life of people with mild and moderate mental disabilities. The aim of this work is to present data obtained during interviews and to map problematic aspects in relationships of persons with mild and moderate mental disabilities who live in institutions and families. The thesis is divided into theoretical and empirical part. The theoretical part explains terms such as: mental disability, partnership, sexuality, partner and sexual life in institutions. In the empirical part is the analysis and interpretation of data, which is based on research conducted in the form of interviews, whose respondents are persons with mild and moderate mental disabilities. Respondents are users of social services such as sheltered housing, day care centre, home for people with disabilities and two respondents are students of special secondary school and live in a family.
Perception of the meaning of life by adolescents placed in diagnostic institution
Novotná, Lýdie ; Matoušek, Oldřich (advisor) ; Vodáčková, Daniela (referee)
(in English): The bachelor's thesis concerns how adolescent boys placed in diagnostic institution perceive the meaning of life. The main aim of this work is to discover to which extent these boys perceive their life as fulfilled in contrast to boys who have never been in institutional care. The work focuses mainly on how their perception of the meaning of life and the life values differ or match and on the potential possibility to use existential social work when working with adolescents placed in the institutional facility. The first part of the thesis is devoted to the theoretical basis. The second part is devoted to the research itself which was done using the logo-test and a semi-structured interview, thus using both quantitative and qualitative methods.
Social work through the eyes of helping professions
Veselá, Michaela ; Dragomirecká, Eva (advisor) ; Matoušek, Oldřich (referee)
(in English): My thesis refers to social work in hospitals through the eyes of helping professions in the territory of the Prague capital. The thesis is more specifically related to the health-social work which is considered a subdiscipline of social work. The aim of the thesis is to obtain the view of the employees of the assisting professions who work in hospitals on social work and, as such, work of health-social employees. The entire thesis is divided into two parts - theoretical and practical. The theoretical part introduces readers to the profession of social work, its ethics and values. This part presents the social worker, his qualifications and job description. Next, it deals with the quality of social work and shortly presents Quality Standards of social services and provides the insight into the historical background of social work. The second chapter deals with social work in the health sector, its legislative framework, health-social worker - his qualifications, job description and competences. The end part of the second chapter provides an inspiration from abroad respectively from the United States of America and Finland. Chapter three covers assisting professions, their definitions, divisions, characteristics and job descriptions of different professions. In the next chapter we can...
Construction of an educational program for early care consultants
Mertlová, Petra ; Matoušek, Oldřich (advisor) ; Barlová, Jitka (referee)
(in English) This diploma thesis aims to map in detail the profession of an early childhood intervention counselor and to find out professional demands and personality prerequisites, which are necessary for its performance. The first part of the thesis deals with the collection of theoretical knowledge about the early childhood intervention social prevention service from its beginnings in the Czech Republic to the present state. It also defines the clientele of the service, which is a family with a child with a disability or at risk of development under the age of seven years. In the research part, based on an analysis of the results of four methods, which are a questionnaire, a time snapshot of the day, a semi-structured interview and a critical incidents technique, the work analysis of early childhood intervention is compiled. The whole work is concluded by the construction of an educational program, which is based on the research findings and the created work analysis.
How do childern handle shared custody?
Müllerová, Žofie ; Matoušek, Oldřich (advisor) ; Havránková, Olga (referee)
(in English): The aim of this thesis is to find out how shared custody influences lives of children. The theoretical part is divided into six chapters. In the first one, I focus on the issues associated with divorce. The chapter starts with the history of divorce rates in our country including present day divorce rate statistics and the description of what divorce proceedings look like and their effect on the decision making of childcare after divorce. I also talk about how children handle divorce and how it reflects on their adult life. In this context I mention certain organizations and institutions where parents and children can seek help in the time around the divorce. In chapter four, I focus on the types of childcare after divorce and compare its advantages and disadvantages. After that I examine how the media, general public, and professionals view shared custody. The theoretical part ends with a chapter on specific situations in which court can decide for shared custody. That is followed by qualitative research on how shared custody is evaluated by professionals, such as teachers, carers, pedagogical assistants, social workers, workers of advisory centre and psychologists.
Construction of a new social service for multiple-problem clients
Kocmánková, Dagmar ; Matoušek, Oldřich (advisor) ; Vojtíšek, Petr (referee)
The bachelor thesis "Construction of social service for multi-problem clients" deals with barriers in the use of social services by apparent homeless people, maps their needs and proposes a new low-threshold social service based on obtained data from a qualitative survey. The new social service presents models to overcome barriers, addresses the legislative framework of the service, and proposes a type of organization that could deliver the service. Powered by TCPDF (www.tcpdf.org)

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