Personalized Approach to Professional Development of “Helping” Professions Specialists

Natalya Ivanovna Nikitina, Tatyana Engersovna Galkina, Natalya Iosifovna Agronina, Svetlana Nikolaevna Tolstikova, Veronica Mickhailovna Grebennikova


In modern Russia the problem of personalized approach in the system of refresher training of “helping” professions specialists (social workers, psychologists, and social pedagogues) is one of the urgent problems of professional education pedagogy. The article explains its authors` position to the nature of personalized approach in the system of postgraduate education of social profile professionals, as well as the principles (temporality, potentiality, clusternode, positivity, predictability, socio-pedagogical support of an adult student individuality, etc.), conditions, substantial-technological basis for the implementation of this approach. The authors of the article in theory summarize the extensive empirical material, which was obtained by them as a result of their research work in the period from 2000 to 2015 at improvement of qualification and professional retraining courses for social workers, psychologists, social pedagogues, education managers in a number of Russian universities. The article considers features (diagnostic, predictive, reflective-compensatory, professionally responsible, constructive and transformative, adaptive-environmental, preventive, creative and developmental), stages (analytical and marketing, diagnostic and orientation, organizational, procedural, expert monitoring), performance criteria for the implementation of personalized approach in the system of additional professional education of social sphere specialists (subjective-personal, professional, objective, constructive and didactic criteria); the data on the value (positive dynamics) of satisfaction index of personalized approach implementation at their own courses, which refresher training faculties graduates in a number of Russian universities showed.

DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2015.v6n5s4p437

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