Psychological Assistance to Children Affected by the Fighting

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Abstract

This article presents a comprehensive program of psychological and pedagogical support and rehabilitation of children who witnessed or suffered during hostilities developed by specialists of the Federal Coordination Center for Psychological Services in the Education System of the Russian Federation of the Moscow State University of Psychology & Education. The program is based on the results of a theoretical and methodological analysis of foreign and domestic experience in psychological assistance to minors who have experienced traumatic experiences, and an empirical study of the characteristics of the psychological state of children and adolescents living in territories involved in the consequences of hostilities. The program includes a description and results of the screening procedure, developed algorithms for interdepartmental interaction, technologies for psychological, pedagogical, medical and social assistance to children and families based on educational organizations. The testing of this program was carried out in 2023 in schools of the Donetsk People’s Republic, Kherson, Rostov and Belgorod regions.

General Information

Keywords: maladaptation, traumatic stress, psychological and pedagogical support program, children, adolescents

Journal rubric: Development of Regional Psychological Support Practices in Education and Social Sphere

Article type: scientific article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.17759/bppe.2024210106

Funding. the study was carried out with the financial support of the Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation, the state task: “To study the prevalence of traumatic experience and factors of successful coping with it among participants of the educational relations in the light of the development and testing of the concept of a school responsive to childhood trauma — as an environment of learning, development and rehabilitation.”

Received: 07.02.2024

Accepted:

For citation: Ulyanina O.A., Yurchuk O.L., Khazimullin K.M., Panich O.E., Dvoretskaia D.V. Psychological Assistance to Children Affected by the Fighting [Elektronnyi resurs]. Vestnik prakticheskoi psikhologii obrazovaniya = Bulletin of Psychological Practice in Education, 2024. Vol. 21, no. 1, pp. 72–85. DOI: 10.17759/bppe.2024210106. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)

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Information About the Authors

Olga A. Ulyanina, Doctor of Psychology, Associate Professor, Head of the Federal Coordination Center for the Provision of Psychological Services in the Education System of the Russian Federation, Moscow State University of Psychology & Education, Corresponding member of the RAE, Chief Researcher of the Research Center, Academy of Management of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia; Professor of Faculty of Social Sciences, School of Psychology at National Research University “Higher School of Economics”, Moscow, Russia, ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9300-4825, e-mail: ulyaninaoa@mgppu.ru

Olga L. Yurchuk, PhD in Psychology, Head of the Department of Scientific and Methodological Support, Federal Coordination Center for the Provision of Psychological Services in the Education System of the Russian Federation, Moscow State University of Psychology & Education, Moscow, Russia, ORCID: https://orcid.org/0009-0004-3221-2945, e-mail: yurchukol@mgppu.ru

Oleg M. Khazimullin, Head, Department of Digital Transformation of the Psychological Service in the Education System, Federal Coordination Center for the Provision of Psychological Services in the Education System of the Russian Federation, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education (MSUPE), Moscow, Russia, ORCID: https://orcid.org/0009-0001-4335-4234, e-mail: khazimullinom@mgppu.ru

Olga E. Panich, PhD in Psychology, , Lead Analyst, Department of Scientific and Methodological Support, Federal Coordination Center for the Provision of Psychological Services in the Education System of the Russian Federation, Moscow State University of psychology and education (MSUPE), Moscow, Russia, ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9480-6926, e-mail: panichoe@mgppu.ru

Diana V. Dvoretskaia, Lead Analyst, Department of Digital Transformation of the Psychological Service in the Education System, Federal Coordination Center for the Provision of Psychological Services in the Education System of the Russian Federation, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education (MSUPE), Moscow, Russia, ORCID: https://orcid.org/0009-0005-5871-4991, e-mail: diadv9@gmail.com

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