CHILDREN WITH BEHAVIOURAL DISORDERS IN THE CONTEXT OF INSTITUTIONS – RESEARCH CHALLENGES

M. Ruzicka, M. Hutyrova

Institute of Special Education Studies (CZECH REPUBLIC)
In the Czech Republic, the model of life in schools for institutional education is structured. The main of focus of the article is to map diverse approaches of various institutions to the current process of transformation of Czech system of care of children at risk and to search for a feasible solution of the situation. Professionals from various resorts still much differ in their opinions, the overall approach to relevant problems lacks unity and, so far, not enough quality research has been conducted. The children are taken care of, in particular, from the material perspective since these schools’ level corresponds to the level of a middle-income family. A young individual leaving an institutional education facility should be able to manage various social skills, in particular, when it comes to activities relating to self-management and housekeeping.

The main of focus of the article is to map diverse approaches of various institutions to the current process of transformation of Czech system of care of children at risk and to search for a feasible solution of the situation.