Yuri Swalb




Yuri  Swalb

POSITION
Professor of the Department of Social Work

WORK EXPERIENCE
1977 - 2000
Researcher
G.S. Kostiuk Institute of Psychology of the National Academy of Pedagogical Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv (Ukraine)

2000 - present
Head of the Laboratory of Ecological
G.S. Kostiuk Institute of Psychology of the National Academy of Pedagogical Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv (Ukraine)

2001 - 2015
Head of the Department of Social Work
Taras Shevchenko national University of Kyiv, Kyiv (Ukraine)

2015 - Present
Professor of the Department of Social Work
Taras Shevchenko national University of Kyiv, Kyiv (Ukraine)

EDUCATION AND TRAINING


1972-1977
Diploma
Kharkiv State University, Kharkiv (Ukraine)

1980 - 1983
Postgraduate studies
G.S. Kostiuk Institute of Psychology of the National Academy of Pedagogical Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv (Ukraine)

1993 - 1996
Doctoral studies

G.S. Kostiuk Institute of Psychology of the National Academy of Pedagogical Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv (Ukraine)

Institutionalization of socio-psychological technologies in the practice of social work

Research Fields:
Social Science & Humanities

Previous and Current Research

The purpose of the research is development of a model and means of implementation the latest social and psychological technologies into the practice of social workers in state social services and public organizations of social orientation.

Expected scientific results:

Definition, description and classification of socio-psychological technologies used in the world practice of social work;

Theoretical model of the functional place of social-psychological technologies in the structure of the social worker's activity.

Organizational-managerial model of institutionalization of socio-psychological technologies in the system of social services activities;

Standardized and validated socio-psychological practices in adapting to the tasks of social work;

Expected practical results:

Programs of the special course "Social-psychological technologies in social work" for students of the specialty "social work" at the level of training "master" and for students in the system of advanced training and postgraduate education;

Methodical recommendations for heads of state social services and non-governmental social organizations of social direction on implementation of social psychological technologies of work with clients;

Recommendations for the heads of the Ministry of Social Policy of Ukraine on the institutionalization of socio-psychological practices in the structure of the activities of state social services and centers of social (socio-psychological) assistance to the population.

Psychological problems of goal setting, structure and functions of consciousness, organizational and managerial counseling, ecological and psychological problems of modern lifestyle, psychology of teaching and education, psychological principles of social work.

Projects:

  • Grant of the International Renaissance Foundation for the writing of the textbook "Practical Psychology in Economics and Business" - published 1998.
  • 1996 - 2001 - Consultant of the UNO Chornobyl project on organizational and managerial development (UNESCO certificate No. 006).
  • Monitoring of Implementation of the Community's Self-Governance and Development Program in Communities Affected by the Chornobyl Catastrophe (2004).
  • UNDP Grant "Improving the conditions for the educational socialization of mothers" in the context of the project "Development of Civil Society" (2011)


Selected Publications

Monographs:

Shwalb Y., Dancheva O.  
Loneliness: social and psychological problems 
1991

Shwalb Y. 
Psychological models of goal-setting, 1997 

Shwalb Y. 
Goal-setting as a phenomenon of consciousness, 1997

Shwalb Y. 
Goal-setting: Models and Research, 2003 

 Shwalb Y. 
Methodology and theory of expert activity: psychological aspects, 2013

Shwalb Y. 
The Future and Present of Students with Limited Functional Capabilities: Psychological Aspects

Tutorials:

Shwalb Y., Dancheva O. 
Practical psychology in economics and business, 1998

Shwalb Y., Mykhina Y. 
Age Psychology, 2005

Shwalb Y. 
Psychology of social work, 2010, 2014

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