“Outdoor” Technology as Innovative Experience in Training Specialists in Social Work



The game is a key element of a child’s life, and outdoor activity enables development of creativity, imagination, social network and behavior. Daily outdoor activity increases children's concentration level and enhance cognitive abilities. The “outdoor” technology itself is not new, but for its successful implementation and application as a tool of socialization certain skills and abilities are required from a social worker. The purpose of the article is to reveal the key aspects of the “outdoor” technology and assess the possibility of its use in the current education conditions. The article presents the scientific, methodological and organizational basis of the professional training of specialists in social work using the "outdoor" technology. The article presents the foreign experience of training specialists in working with children and youth using the “outdoor” technology and analyzes the practical application of training for Russian social specialists.

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Keywords: education, social work, open spaces, “outdoor” environment.

Journal rubric: Problems of Training of Specialists in Legal Psychology

Article type: scientific article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.17759/psylaw.2019090304

For citation: Galushkin A., Korovyakovsky D.G., Zaostrovtseva M.N., Skripnikova N.B., Solomina L.A. “Outdoor” Technology as Innovative Experience in Training Specialists in Social Work [Elektronnyi resurs]. Psikhologiya i pravo = Psychology and Law, 2019. Vol. 9, no. 3, pp. 45–56. DOI: 10.17759/psylaw.2019090304. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)


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Information About the Authors

Aleksandr Galushkin, Doctor of Education, professor, First Pro-Rector for Scientific Work, International Institute of Informatization and Public Administration named after P.A. Stolypin, Moscow, Russia, e-mail: alexander.galushkin@yandex.ru

Denis G. Korovyakovsky, Doctor of Education, Associate Professor, Senior Researcher at the Center for Financial Monitoring, the Institute of World Economy and Finance VAVT Ministry of Economic Development of Russia, Moscow, Russia, ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6915-0248, e-mail: sirah13@mail.ru

Mariya N. Zaostrovtseva, PhD in Education, Specialist of the Educational Department, the A.V. Vishnevsky Institute of Surgery, Moscow, Russia, e-mail: zaostrovtseva@inbox.ru

Natalya B. Skripnikova, PhD in Education, Associate Professor, Head of the Department of Pedagogy, Psychology and Speech Therapy, Moscow State Pedagogical University (Egorievsk Branch), Moscow, Russia, e-mail: nb_skripnikova@mail.ru

Lina A. Solomina, PhD in Education, Associate Professor, Specialist of the Educational Department, the A.V. Vishnevsky Institute of Surgery, Moscow, Russia, e-mail: lada.web@mail.ru



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