EFFORTS OF INCLUSIVE PRACTICES FOR PARENTS IN CHILDREN DAY CARE CENTERS: WHEN CHILD FAILS TO ATTEND THE SCHOOL
Volume 76, Issue 1 (2017), pp. 1–16
Pub. online: 19 April 2021 Type: Article Open Access
19 April 2021
19 April 2021
In this article the efforts of social workers to promote inclusive practices in children day care centres is analysed. Changes in education based on life-long learning culture require active and conscious participation of parents in child’s education process. However, this participation becomes overburden if family is socially excluded because of the deviant lifestyle or poverty. Indeed, practical observations together with results of the studies reveal that the collaboration between social professions, which aim to implement child welfare and parents is insufficient. In order to help these families children day care centres were established. The aim of the article is to reveal how social workers construct professional help with parents on the purpose to help overcoming child’s issues at school. The study is based on hermeneutical methodology. During Soviet period development of child’s skills belonged to the educational institutions outside the family. Research participants still struggles for the ownership of these developments, pushing neglectful parents aside. The research revealed that within transformation process social workers adapts the forms of professional posture, however, the content of their performance is inherited from the past experiences and historical development.