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God behind bars: series of interviews with prison chaplains
Kulasová, Magdalena ; Novotný, David Jan (advisor) ; Lovaš, Karol (referee)
The aim of the practical bachelor's thesis God behind Bars: A Series of Journalistic Interviews with Prison Chaplains is to provide insight into the historical development of spiritual service in the Czech prison system, and in particular to describe its current form and the ways and specifics of its functioning. The series of journalistic interviews documents six personal stories in which male and female chaplains describe the reasons and motivations that led them to the vocation of prison chaplains, and share their personal experiences with this profession that they have gained during their practice. Through the interviews, the respondents characterize the chaplaincy work, the principles of prison spiritual service, and offer various perspectives on the work of spiritual professionals in Czech prisons.
Possibilities and limits of the work of an addictologist in the Prison Servise of the Czech Republic
Čtveráčková, Jana ; Volfová, Anna (advisor) ; Fidesová, Hana (referee)
Background: Substance use among people commiting crime has been an important issue for a long time. Since 2016, the Czech Prison Service (VSČR) has established the position of an addictionologist to provide expert addiction care in prisons using the same interventions and procedures that are used in civilian facilities. The position is classified under health services, but is expected to work closely with correctional and detention services. The conditions of work depend on each prison specifics. Aims: The research describes actual situation of addictologists employed in the Prison Service of the Czech Republic. Using sub-objectives, the author tried to find out the characteristics of people working as addictologists in the Prison Service, to describe their activities in the Prison Service system and to find out the addictologist's view on the perceived possibilities and limits of this position. Methods: The base file was selected using the total selection method. All the 10 employees who were employed in the Prison Service at the time of the research as addictocologists were contacted. The research sample consisted of 8 workers who were interested in research participation. A qualitative method of semi-structured interviews was used in order to collect data via online communication tools or by...
Resocialization of convicts, as a transition from penitentiary to post-penitentiary care
Rohanová, Kateřina ; Remr, Jiří (advisor) ; Hejzlarová, Eva (referee)
The thesis deals with the resocialization and social inclusion of persons after serving a prison sentence and the possibilities of assistance from the penitentiary and post- penitentiary care system. The aim of the thesis was to identify the needs of persons concerning social inclusion after release from prison, to further reflect the identified needs with the possibilities of the penitentiary and post-penitentiary care system and to offer alternatives to optimize the current care system. The research part of the thesis was conducted by qualitative research. Data was collected using the method of semi-structured interviews with respondents from among women serving sentence and workers from penitentiary and post-penitentiary care. A thematic analysis method using open coding was chosen to analyse the data. A needs assessment was used to identify needs in six specified dimensions of social inclusion after serving a prison sentence. The thesis was able to identify the needs of people in their integration after incarceration. In particular, the needs in the dimensions of financial security and employment, housing and interaction and family relationships emerged a s key to inclusion. While the need to have a social background appeared as the most important for meeting needs across the dimensions. In...
Social dilemmas of resocialization of conditionally released
LIDOVÁ, Štěpánka
The diploma thesis deals with dilemmatic situations, which are solved by conditionally released individuals. It is primarily aimed at gaining and retaining employment and the resulting dilemma. The first part deals with the theoretical description of the process of reintegration of prisoners, the factor of work in the prison and the activities of the Probation and Mediation Service during parole. The next part of the work focuses on employment, reintegration tools and the dilemmatic situation of parole prisoners. In order to describe the dilemmatic situations that the target group experiences during the acquisition of the work, these were conducted in a sample of three informants as part of the survey using semi-structured interviews. As a result, several major dilemma situations have arisen. Quotations from interviews with informants are reflected in the work findings from the literature dealing with the issue of employment of people after serving a sentence of imprisonment. In the past, many researches have described dilemmas and dilemmatic situations that a probation officer or other parole worker. However, this work aims to point out the dilemmas that specifically address conditional release.
Actual problems of social work during parol
LIDOVÁ, Štěpánka
This bachelor thesis deals with current problems in social work during parole. It aims to describe the current situation of parole in the Czech Republic. At the same time, the thesis pays attention to the naming and description of current issues, including finding relevant opinions and attitudes of workers operating within this specific activity. Research work aims at formulating certain optimization recommendations for further activity of Probation and Mediation Services in the Czech Republic. The theoretical part describes current trends in prison system as well as individual activities of probation workers within parole. The research part consists of qualitative research using the method of open-questioned structured interviews that are then being used to analyse interviews with the workers of Probation and Mediation Services in South Bohemia, Prague, and Hradec Králové. Via research, it was found out that the workers of Probation and Mediation services understand the following things to be problematic: great amount of administrative work, no respect for certain recommendations meant for the courthouse, and employing prisoners. Simultaneously, it was found out that those on conditional release do not perceive any relevant problem when cooperating with Probation and Mediation Services. Based on these results, solutions and recommendations have been designed for the purposes of probation officers´ work in the future, the application of which should make some work easier for the officers. Further, some solutions have been designed to problems in employing individuals on conditional release. These solutions include simplifying administration, greater respect towards probation officers from the courthouse´s side as well as greater awareness of potential employers of individuals on conditional release.
The importance of education within the process of resocialization of convicts
Hořejší, Šárka ; Veteška, Jaroslav (advisor) ; Kříž, Jaroslav (referee)
This diploma thesis deals with the issue of education of people serving a prison term. Education represents the key tool of resocialization, i.e. a specialist work with convicts. The first part of the thesis is going to devote attention to resocialization and to the subsequent education of convicts in terms of prevention as well as in terms of the atonement by means of the integrative tools. Within the scope of the execution of the prison sentence, education is an essential part of the treatment programs, which are oriented to create the preconditions for an independent way of life. The theoretical part is also going to focus on the legislative embedding of education of convicts in the Czech Republic and the best practice from abroad. In the descriptive-analytical part, the focus is going to be laid on two particular institutions (the improsenment facility Světlá nad Sázavou, the improsenment facility Všehrdy) and their comparison. The aim of the work is to investigate the specifics of the choice of the formal education, mostly provided by school educational centres, and non-formal education provided directly by employees of the individual institutions. It describes their connection with the motivation of convicts for further education. KEYWORDS imprisonment, resocialization of convicts, factors of...
Prisoner's Family as an Object of Social Work
Potocká, Veronika ; Matoušková, Andrea (advisor) ; Pazlarová, Hana (referee)
The diploma thesis deals with families who face sudden separation of a loved one due to imprisonment. From previous experience the work differs in focusing primarily focused on the family, not prisoners. Theoretical part is devoted to conceptual and legislative definition, the negative effects of imprisonment and the specific needs of the prisoners families as an object of help. Thesis marginally touches on recidivism in the chapter about the family as an entity assist in the reintegration of prisoners and also highlights the potential risks that may family for imprisoned in the process mean. It results from foreign experience, which is traditionally ahead. The empirical part of the qualitative research carried out within of self-help groups of prisoners families provides insight into the specific experiences of families. Its purpose is both to draw attention to this marginalized social group and its needs, as well as outline effective assistance, which would deal with this life situation the best. POTOCKÁ, Veronika. Prisoner's family as an object of social work. Prague, 2014. 121 pages. The diploma thesis. Charles University in Prague, Department of social work. Supervisor: Andrea Matoušková
New approaches in penitentiary care - model of the Open Prison Jiřice
Prokopová, Hana ; Veteška, Jaroslav (referee)
The aim of the rigorous work is to identify and characterize the innovative concept of penitentiary care applied in the treatment of convicted men in the building Open Prison in Jiřice. Emphasis is placed on the analysis of elements of innovation at the architectural level (modification of outdoor spaces "Open Prison", specific accommodation for convicts, construction of a breeding zone, cultivation zone, ornamental gardens) and at the socio-psychological level. This is reflected in the professional work and application of specifically focused activities of the treatment program. It is based on a higher degree of professional intervention in terms of the application of the method of "accompaniment" and "case management", an open approach of employees in a mutually constructive, supportive communication with convicts. In the practical part, a qualitative survey will be used, which will aim to compare selected areas of activities of the program of treatment of convicts included in the execution of imprisonment in a ward with a medium level of security and a low level of security. Case studies were chosen as the research method. The intention is to find out whether the applied foreign trends of penitentiary care in Open Prison in Jiřice correspond to the needs of convicts in terms of the overall...
Prison with general security regime - high security department
Kvízová, Kateřina ; Šotolová, Eva (advisor) ; Mlčková, Marie (referee)
The thesis aims to describe and analyze the process of professional treatment with emphasis on reducing criminogenic risks with convicted men placed into guarded prisons in section with a high level of security. Convicted criminals show diverse degrees of riskiness and different structures of criminogenic factors. In order for the Prison Service of Czech Republic to work with them effectively, it needs to know their criminological profile. For this stated purpose, it analyzes relevant anamnestic and special pedagogical data. The content of the treatment program is then determined based on their evaluation, which takes into account the variation of pedagogical, socio-legal and psychological approaches and methods, in regards to particular identified high-risk criminogenic factors and needs. The own research of the study, which forms the core of the practical/empiric part of the thesis, consists of the analysis of the self-reported assessed risk factors and subjectively percieved reactivity (alternatively analogous therapeutic responsiveness) and appropriate penitentiary-pedagogical interconnection of available treatment program activities. The design of the research project is methodologically processed in a combination approach with a suitable link of both qualitative and quantitative methods of...

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