Military Social Work – Possibilities and Challenges in the Czech Context (2)


The paper focuses on the topic of social work in the Czech Armed Forces, its possibilities and specific implementation. Based on the broad definition of the objectives of social work in an international context reflects the current status of social work with military personnel in the Czech Armed Force in the past 25 years. On the basis of two different surveys among professional soldiers, realized by different methods and at different stages of development of a professional army support the idea, that soldiers feel the lack of social work in the long term, and in the specific areas of their lives, which are inevitably professionally determined.

Assoc.Prof. Peter Brnula, Ph.D. He studied social work at Comenius University in Bratislava. He has also undergone long-term training: in C. R. Rogers's psychotherapy directed to a human, at the Institute PCAI ISTER Bratislava (2006) and supervision training at ASSP Bratislava (2007). He is currently working at the Department of Social Work at the Faculty of Socio-Economic Studies at Jan Evangelista Purkyně University in Ústí nad Labem. He deals with the history, ethics and theories of social work. In the application area, he deals with social work with migrants. He is the author of several articles and monographs. Social Work. History, Theory and Methods, published in IRIS in Bratislava in 2012 is the most important one.

Country: Czech Republic


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