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Vybrané bariéry inkluze sociálních pracovníků do multidisciplinárních týmů se zaměřením na vztah sociální pedagogiky a sociální práce

Title in English Selected barriers to the inclusion of social workers in multidisciplinary teams focused on the relationship between social pedagogy and social work


Year of publication 2019
Type Article in Periodical
Magazine / Source Sociální pedagogika
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Social Studies

Web článek - open access
Keywords multidisciplinary team; cooperation; barriers to cooperation; inclusion; social work; social education; helping professions; professional identity
Description The aim of the article is to answer the following question based on theoretical research and empirical data: Which barriers to inclusion in multidisciplinary teams can be identified in the statements of social workers, i.e. the research participants? The authors first focus on the clarification of basic concepts such as inclusion in multidisciplinary teams and professional identity, then on the relationship between social work and social education, then latter of which is one of the fields of qualification education for social workers. At this point the research strategy and research sample, which consisted of 14 social workers, is described. In the analytical section the relationship of social workers to their profession is presented, following which focus is placed on their experiences regarding the role of social workers within multidisciplinary teams. Barriers to social worker inclusion in multidisciplinary teams were found to be related to identity issues regarding the profession along with the low prestige of social work.

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