Social Adaptation as a Social Process in the Adaptation of Military Personnel
Сборник материалов I Международной (X Всероссийской) научно-методической конференции 29-30 апреля 2014 года
20 Pages Posted: 7 Aug 2017
Date Written: 2014
Social work is a relatively young, gaining distinction nowadays as a rapidly growing branch of knowledge and practical work, whose development has not been completed yet. Having emerged as a social phenomenon and a special area of human activity, it has been on a more frequent basis attracting the attention of those engaged in the field of research and becoming subject of special scientific studies. This means that the studies of leading specialists dedicated to social work are based on methodological approaches, aggregations of methods and technologies, generalized practical work experience applicable to most Social Sciences and Humanities. The concept of Social work is inherently polysemantic. Presently, there are several approaches to its understanding amongst which more significant are the following: the area of scientific knowledge about laws governing the utilization of internal and external resources of an individual, a family or a community being in difficult situations of inadequate social functioning; specific type professional activity, manifestation of which is evident in rendering governmental and non-governmental assistance to people in order to provide cultural, social and well circumstanced level of life, providing personal assistance to an individual, a family or group of persons; rendering assistance within in the context off an of immediate interaction with individuals and families to resolve problems in their mental life, interpersonal relations, social and economic problems; helping an individual placed in a difficult life situation, encouraging him to become socially self-sufficient, socially developed and socially active member of society; type of activity of individuals and organizations providing assistance to various segments of population.
Keywords: Social process, social adaptation, social inclusion
JEL Classification: J45; J49
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