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Employability of graduates of the follow-up master's programme in addictology with an original bachelor's degree in another field
Černá, Kateřina ; Lososová, Amalie (advisor) ; Šťastná, Lenka (referee)
Background: The follow-up Master's programme in Addictology was first opened in the academic year 2010/2011. Applicants from the graduates of the bachelor's programme in addictology as well as graduates of other bachelor's programmes are eligible to apply. Miovsky et al. (2021) give examples of applicants from related fields such as psychology, social work or general nursing. Candidates studying the programme do not gain eligibility to practise as an addictologist; it is an interest-based study. The employability of graduates of the master's degree in addictology alone has not yet been mapped separately. Pavlovska (2018) examined in detail the employability of all graduates of addictology from 2008 to 2016. The study expands on this work by specifically focusing on the employability of master's-only graduates with an original bachelor's degree in another discipline and adds data through January 2023. Aims: The aim of the research is to map the employability of graduates of a follow-up Master's programme in Addictology with an original Bachelor's degree in another discipline. Methods: 73 respondents formed the core sample. The respondents were approached by total sampling method, the sample was selected by self-selection. The research sample consisted of 49 respondents, the return rate was 67%. Data...
Motivation of graduates of the bachelor's study programme Addictology to work in addiction treatment services
Gajdošová, Klára ; Lososová, Amalie (advisor) ; Volfová, Anna (referee)
Background: A study programme Addictology was first opened in the academic year of 2005/2006. The profession of addictologist was enshrined in legislation by the Act No. 96/2004, of paramedical professions, in 2007. Thus, graduates in bachelor's degree in addictology became healthcare professionals gaining qualification to exercise this profession (Miovský et al., 2021). Job motivation represents a psychological process bringing energy and giving direction to work of a person. Motivation to choose and remain in helping professions is the topic of many specialised publications in Czech and foreign literature but minimum number of those focusing on motivation for work in addiction treatment services. Addictology as a field of study is specific not only by its historical context and development, but also by its scope and specialization. This might be also influential in specificity of motivation of workers to enter and stay working in the services. Aim: The aim of the thesis is to identify factors that influence motivation for work in addiction treatment services by graduates in a study programme Addictology (bachelor's degree). Methods: The basic set comprised of 409 absolvents. Selection of respondents was carried out by the method of total selection. Then the filling in of the form was done by the...
Needs analysis of workers of Probation and Mediation Service in Prague on further education in the addictology field
Vespalcová, Tamara ; Lososová, Amalie (advisor) ; Fidesová, Hana (referee)
Background: The Probation and Mediation Service (PMS) deals with offenders of criminal activity, some of whom also have addictive behavior. The addiction of the offender is considered as a significant risk factor for criminal recidivism. According to the PMS annual report, there has been an increase in the proportion of the drug crime by 2-3 percentage points per year since 2017, to 26 % in 2021. Working with addicted offenders requires specific knowledge and skills. Objectives: The thesis has the objective to identify and analyze the current needs of further education of probation officers of the Prague centre in the field of addictology. The partial objective is to find out how - according to respondents - the proportion of offenders of criminal activity with addiction problems is and its comparison with official statistics. Methods: The data was collected in the form of a questionnaire survey. The research sample included 32 probation officers from the Prague centre (out of 41 in total). The staff was selected by total sampling method, the return rate was 78 %. The data was analyzed using descriptive analysis method. The research was conducted in accordance with ethical principles. Results: All staff considered addictology knowledge and skills to be important for their work. They rated their...
Competence Design of Addiction Studies Pregraduates
Vondrová, Anna ; Lososová, Amalie (advisor) ; Libra, Jiří (referee)
IN ENG Name of thesis: Competence Design of Addiction Studies Pregraduates Background: The study program addictology is an interdisciplinary field dealing with treatment and prevention of addictions and addictive behavior. The field of addictology is still looking for its position, helpful could be creating a document defining competencies of this profession that would bring transparency in practice and in the context of other related disciplines. The design of competencies of a pregraduate student of addictology can serve as a basis for defining professional competencies. Aims: The aim of the thesis is to create a design of competencies of the pregraduate of the study program addictology. Partial goals are the creation of a proposal for the formulation of learning outcomes and the comparison of the acquired competency design with the foreign formulation of competencies of the workers in addictological services. Methods: The research file consists of the accreditation files of the pregraduate degree of addictology study program and information about the subjects taught in the Charles University Study Information System which were subjected to the content analysis and the Q-RAM project methodology was used to formulate the learning outcomes (knowledge, skills, general competencies), these were...
Possibilities of employing the profession of addictologist in pedagogical-psychological counselling centres: pilot study of the Ústí region
Hribiková, Květoslava ; Lososová, Amalie (advisor) ; Fialová, Helena (referee)
Background: The region of Ústí nad Labem has long been at the forefront of the prevalence of substance abuse; it is likewise specific for the occurrence of other negative social phenomena. The studies carried out in the region of Ústí nad Labem point to the fact that addictology issues are a current problem that deserves special attention as the target group of pedagogical-psychological counselling is children who consider themselves vulnerable to risky behaviour. The pedagogical- psychological counseling center is the main partner of schools and school facilities and the role of the prevention methodologist lies not only in the coordination of school prevention methodologists, but also in mapping the occurrence of risky behavior for the creation of remedial programs and risky behavior prevention programs. There is just one addictology clinic in the whole region, focusing on the target group of children and adolescents. The motive for the topic of the work was also the fact that the studies focused on the applicability of an addictologist in education have not yet been carried out in the Czech Republic. Aims: The main aim of this bachelor thesis is to map the characteristics of the profession of addictologist in pedagogical-psychological counselling (PPC) in the region of Ústí nad Labem (RUL). The...
Effective factors for improving the quality of life of clients in substitution treatment
Skořepová, Hana ; Lososová, Amalie (advisor) ; Minařík, Jakub (referee)
Background: Substitution treatment has become a stable part of the addiction services system for drug users. In the beginning, it primarily reacted to healthcare complications related to intravenous substance use and was an alternative for those not able to keep an abstinence. It is proved that only pharmacotherapy is not enough intervention and that it is key to add counseling or therapy as it becomes similarly effective as abstinence-oriented treatment where we work on lifestyle changes in clients. Objective: Identification of effective factors leading to an increase in quality of life from the perspective of clients in substitution treatment in CADAS SANANIM z.ú. Methods: A semi-structured interview and a standardized WHOQOL-BREF questionnaire of the World Health Organization were used to obtain the required data. The descriptive method of thematic (focal) analysis was used to process data from the interviews, and data from the questionnaire was evaluated according to the instructions of the User's Guide of the Czech version of the WHO quality of life. Sample: The research participants consisted of 11 clients of the substitution program in CADAS SANANIM z.ú., who have been in treatment for at least 5 years and are included in the stabilization phase category. I contacted 15 clients, which I...
Services for clients in conflict with the law in the context of the changed system of providing addiction treatment
Schubertová, Annika ; Fidesová, Hana (advisor) ; Lososová, Amalie (referee)
Background: Care for addictological clients that have a conflict with the law has been provided by non-governmental organizations with this specialization for many years. From 2018, the prison service has begun to expand services for addictological clients with new jobs for civilian staff, for prison addictologists. The possibilities of addiction treatment in prison are becoming more diverse. The question is how the already established system of treatments is prepared for these changes from the point of view of employees of non-profit organizations. Aim: The main goal of this research is to present addiction treatments in prison provided by employees of the prison staff and services for clients in conflict with the law, provided by employees of non-governmental non-profit organizations who come to prisons. The essence of the research lies in finding out how the established system of services for clients in conflict with the law responds to changes in the prison system due to the newly estabilished position of prison addictologists and whether there is a certain cooperation between them. Methods: The data were collected through qualitative research, using a semi-structured interview with the workers of the service for clients in conflict with the law and prison addictologists. A total of 10...
Role of addiction specialist in children's home in the Ústí nad Labem region
Králová, Tereza ; Šťastná, Lenka (advisor) ; Lososová, Amalie (referee)
Background: Studies situated in an institutional care environment point to the fact that addiction issues in institutional care are a topic that deserves special attention, even with regard to the fact that the children of these institutions are considered vulnerable to risky behavior. The Ústí nad Labem Region has long been in the first places in the prevalence of substance use and is also specific in the occurrence of a number of negative social factors. In the whole region there is 1 addiction treatment outpatient clinic focused on the target group of children and adolescents, which during its operation registered repeated demand for specialized help that originates from children's homes. Aim: The main aim of the study is to identify the opportunity of applying an addiction specialist in the children's home in the Ústí nad Labem region. The partial aims of the study are to map the current state of addiction issues in these children's homes and to describe the possible form of cooperation of these facilities and addiction specialist with regard to the identification of barriers to this cooperation. Methods: The research is based on a qualitative approach. The research sample was obtained by a combination of selective sampling method and self-selection method. All 17 children's homes in the Ústí...
Motivation for abstinence in the aftercare process
Medková, Aneta ; Vacek, Jaroslav (advisor) ; Lososová, Amalie (referee)
Background: During addiction treatment, clients build their motivation to abstain and should leave with their own decision to abstain. After taking up aftercare, their motivation is exposed to reality, many different factors and risky situations. Kuda (2003) states that craving after entering the aftercare is inevitably manifested in the same intensity as at the beginning of treatment. So what does client's motivation during aftercare look like? Objectives and research questions: The aim of this study is to describe how the motivation for abstinence is manifested on aftercare program clients. Research questions are: 1) What motivates clients to abstain in the aftercare process? 2) How does motivation for abstinence change and what affects it? 3) How do clients integrate into society in the sphere of interpersonal relations? Methodology: The research was carried out in a qualitative form, using semi-structured interviews. The research group consists of 8 clients of the aftercare program. The research was of a longitudinal nature, the interviews took place in 3 waves - the first in November, the second in December, the third in February 2019/2020. Data analysis was performed by open and axial coding, it is an inductive analysis. Results: Among positive and negative motives, relationship motives...
The quality of education of adiktology in the Czech Republic from the point of view of students
Farná, Karolína ; Svěcená, Kateřina (advisor) ; Lososová, Amalie (referee)
Background: The addictology is taught in the Czech republic at the first faculty of medicine of Charles University. Continuous assessment of the quality of teaching, whether by means of evaluation questionnaires, interviews with teachers or students, can have a decisive influence on the further development of this field and its possible improvement. Aims: The aim of this bachelor thesis is to find out how students of full-time study of addictology view quality of teaching of addictology and quality of the practice associated with it. Methods: The practical part of the bachelor thesis is made by using qualitative research methods, it uses the possibilities of the focus group, which is composed of a students of the 3rd year of full-time bachelor study of addictology. In total, focus groups are attended by 11 students. The data was further processed by the encoding method. Results: The research results were divided into 3 categories: 1. Requirements of knowledge and skills in practice, 2. Forms of teaching, 3. Organization of courses and their time requirements. The results indicate a lack of practical exercises and demonstrations during the lessons. Research results that students are overloaded with a number of subjects. Results are not reliable, but they can be the basis for further research on this...

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