Legal support for the activities of psychologists in correctional facilities

Суліцький, Вадим Володимирович (2020) Legal support for the activities of psychologists in correctional facilities Znanstvena misel journal, 1 (44). pp. 30-33. ISSN 3124-1123

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The article analyzes the legal status of the psychological service in the activities of the penitentiary system of Ukraine. It is proposed to amend the existing state legislation governing penitentiary institutions. Relevant steps are proposed in the issue of legal recognition of the role and place of psychological service in the structure of execution of punishment. The definition of the concepts of "psychological provision" and "psychological support" of the processes of serving and execution of court sentences is given. The processes of correction and resocializa-tion are considered from the standpoint of conscience and repentance. The first step in Ukraine's penitentiary reform is to "Develop a concept for the Development of the DCAO psychological service". The second step should be to review the content of social, pedagogical, educational, psy-chological support and support of the processes of execution and serving of punishment. The third step is to build work with prisoners based on the remorse theory. The fourth step in the reform is to identify effective diagnostic methods for determining the extent of remorse and the risks of a convicted repeat or recurrent crime. The reform of the psychological service needs to address the following issues: development and implemen-tation of a new regulation on the psychological bureau of penitentiary institutions; conducting scientific research, developing and implementing methodological recommendations for prison psychologists; reviewing the rights and responsibilities of psychologists; improvement of logistical and scientific and methodological support; conversion of premises. In addition to work rooms and psycho-emotional discharge rooms, it is advisable to have a testing class; crisis hospital for convicts who find themselves in difficult life circumstances but do not require medical supervision; staffing psychologists with appropriate professional education; introduction of non-formal learning experience and advanced training, etc. Thus, in connection with the reform of the penal service of Ukraine, it is necessary to review the role and place of psychological work among the convicts, to direct it to the tasks related to the preservation of the mental health of the individual, to create conditions for the psychological safety of citi-zens as an important factor mental health of the Ukrainian nation.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: penitentiary service; psychological service; psychological provision; psychological support; con-science; repentance
Subjects: Це архівна тематика Київського університету імені Бориса Грінченка > Статті у журналах > Наукові (входять до інших наукометричних баз, крім перерахованих, мають ISSN, DOI, індекс цитування)
Divisions: Це архівні підрозділи Київського університету імені Бориса Грінченка > Факультет психології, соціальної роботи та спеціальної освіти > Кафедра соціальної педагогіки і соціальної роботи
Depositing User: доцент Вадим Володимирович Суліцький
Date Deposited: 14 Aug 2020 08:48
Last Modified: 14 Aug 2020 08:48

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