International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

Biographical Approach And The Effectiveness Of Help To Young People In The Resocialization Process
Dr. Darja Zorc-Maver

The article stresses the importance of biographical research in dealing with young people facing difficult circumstances of socialization, who are in residential care institutions. The author particularly foregrounds the fact that the effectiveness of help planning depends on the adolescent’s internal motivation and the significance of choosing concrete life changing goals in order to achieve a successful re-socialization.The article advocates the need for a pedagogical method founded on a biographical approach, on empowerment and on the participatory role of the adolescent using a collaborative method. This new approach, based on a good comprehension of an individual's biography, the experiences of his/her social reality, signifies a departure from standardized and ready-made forms of help and represents a move towards participation-oriented help in residential care institutions.

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