The main reason of children’s non-adaptive behaviour is socially unsuccessful families. The number of Russian families with unfavourable conditions of child upbringing, including money problems, has reached 30%. Half of such families have deviant and conflict environment. Children in these families are “pushed out” in the streets and have to join other outcasts.
Therefore the members of public institution of “YRYIC” consider organizing work with families to play an important role in preventing child neglect.
As Yaroslavl Region main centre of social work in the sphere of youth policy the public institution of “YRYIC” generalizes home and foreign experience, works out and helps in adapting and carrying out innovation activity programs for social services dealing with teenagers and their families.
Among the works published by our institution of methodical stuff the following ones can be singled out:
“Family Upbringing” (2000)
This work describes the experience of using Dutch methods of rising social adaptation of children and teenagers as part of family upbringing. In this methodical programme special training courses are introduced and recommendations are given as to how to conduct such lessons. This information is a result of putting these methods into practice by “YRYIC” and social youth services of Yaroslavl Region.
“Conscientious attitude towards parent duties” (2000)
In this work analysis of problem situations in families is represented, advice is given how to carry out practical work with clients and theoretical and practical training courses for parents are described.
“Psychological behaviour of modern teenagers: behaviour problems, imparting tolerance” (2001)
In this work methodical materials are represented that allow parents and specialists working with youth to better understand teens, to impact them to be tolerant to themselves and other people in spite of their personal peculiarities, beliefs or ethnic origin.
“Correcting relations between parents and a child” (2003)
Here methods of work with teens and their families are represented aiming at forming good relations in families, overcoming conflict situations and children’s aggressive behaviour.
“Help in teenager’s professional self-determination” (2003)
The most important aspect discussed in this work is how a family can help a growing child to choose his future profession and his way of life.