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The role of the adult facilitator in accompanying child survivors of violence

E.V. Pchelintseva
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UDC 37.01:37.04

DOI 10.20339/AM.09-23.063


Evgenia V. Pchelintseva, Cand. Sci. (Pedagogy), Associate Professor of Department of Hospital Therapy at Ivanovo State Medical Academy, e-mail:


The article is devoted to the current problem of facilitating technology of accompanying children who have survived violence, used by adults in the process of organizing free creative play, displaying the child’s experiences and traumatic events.

Currently in Russia there is a process of spreading violence against children, which is caused by socio-economic instability and social divisions in society. There is no doubt that preschool age is the most sensitive, sensory stage of formation of moral concepts of ‘good’ and ‘evil’, personal qualities of empathy, sympathy, empathy. However, the dominance in society of aggressiveness and egoistic manifestations on the part of adults, has a serious impact on the socialization of the personality — engenders a state of emotional deprivation of the child to the mother, hypocrisy and adaptation to those forms of behavior that will be advantageous for the child to avoid punishment or all sorts of humiliation in front of adults. The sphere of special interest in the presented format is the innovative search for means and methods that ensure the restoration of the psycho-emotional state of the personality of a child who has experienced adult violence. Special attention in the article is paid to such categories as facilitator, free creative play as a leading means of overcoming the consequences of psychological confusion of a person who has experienced violence, his/her detachment from society, depression, as well as aggression in relations with other subjects, which is often encountered in the created conditions. The scientific understanding of the use in the format of technology of the method of free creative play as a joint activity of an adult with a child, focused on the development of children’s independence, initiative of personality, consistent with the age and individual preferences, leading to the correction of psycho-traumatic consequences of violence, providing positive dynamics of emotional and cognitive spheres of the psyche is outlined

Keywords: facilitating tactics of support, free, creative non-directive game, consequences of violence, moral qualities of personality, communication skills, technology of the game.



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