Index of Child Well-being in Russia: Current Issues of Development and Development Prospects (Review of the Results of the International Scientific and Practical Conference “Prospects for the Introduction of the Index of Child Well-being in Russia”)

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Abstract

Currently, the main assessment of the state’s attitude to children is the degree of ensuring their well-being. Approved by Decree of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 122-r of January 23, 2021, the plan of the main activities carried out within the framework of the Decade of Childhood for the period up to 2027 (hereinafter referred to as the plan) defines the main goals and objectives for ensuring the well—being of children in the Russian Federation. The plan provides for the organization of scientific research to assess the quality of life of children, including the subjective well-being of children and adolescents; development of guidelines for the assessment of child well-being, assessment tools; comparative analysis of the level of child well-being in Russia; assessment (rating) of child well-being of the subjects of the Russian Federation. The review article presents the main theses of the international scientific and practical conference “Prospects for the introduction of the index of child well-being in Russia” held on December 12, 2022. The article reveals the existing issues, developments and prospects for development in the field of child well-being, including the Russian experience of developing a child well-being index, conducting research in the field of subjective well-being of minors.

General Information

Keywords: graduates of organizations for orphans, graduates of foster families, readiness for independent life, criteria, assessment of readiness, psychodiagnostic approach, behavioral approach, competence approach

Journal rubric: International Conferences

Article type: report about the event

DOI: https://doi.org/10.17759/ssc.2022030210

Funding. The study was carried out within the framework of the state task of the Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation No. 073-00110-22-01 dated 21.01.2022 “Scientific and methodological support for conducting and analyzing the assessment of child welfare in the Russian Federation”.

Received: 10.12.2022

Accepted:

For citation: Merkul I.A. Index of Child Well-being in Russia: Current Issues of Development and Development Prospects (Review of the Results of the International Scientific and Practical Conference “Prospects for the Introduction of the Index of Child Well-being in Russia”) [Elektronnyi resurs]. Sotsial’nye nauki i detstvo = Social Sciences and Childhood, 2022. Vol. 3, no. 2, pp. 139–147. DOI: 10.17759/ssc.2022030210. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)

References

1.  1. Announcement of the scientific and practical conference “Prospects for the introduction of the index of child well-being in Russia” [Electronic resource]. Official website of the Moscow State University of Psychology & Education, 2022. Available at: https://mgppu.ru/events/1507. (Accessed 20.12.2022). (In Russ.).

2. Post-release of the scientific and practical conference “Prospects for the introduction of the index of child well-being in Russia” [Electronic resource]. Official website of the Moscow State University of Psychology & Education, 2022. Available at: https://mgppu.ru/news/11710 (Accessed 20.12.2022). (In Russ.).

3. Video recording of the conference (December 12, 2022) [Electronic resource]. Official website of the Moscow State University of Psychology & Education, 2022. Available at: https://drive.google.com/file/d/ 1MbIL5PFkQl0WGwXC75aAVFukFsna6snD/view?usp=share_link(Accessed 20.12.2022). (In Russ.).

Information About the Authors

Irina A. Merkul, PhD in Psychology, Associate Professor, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, Moscow, Russia, ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3808-6076, e-mail: merkul07@mail.ru

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