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Social and psychological support of stigmatized minorities:a technological approach

- Коробка, Лариса Миколаївна ( (2020) Social and psychological support of stigmatized minorities:a technological approach Наукові студії із соціальної та політичної психології, 45 (48). pp. 100-109. ISSN 2309-8287

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According to the generalized and systematized results of theoretical and empirical study of the problem, the conceptual foundations for the study of persons, groups and minorities stigmatization in modern society are grounded with the application of technological approach to the problem of social and psychological support of minorities’ representatives experiencing stigmatization in different social and educational environments. The content of technologies of social and psychological support of stigmatized minorities is specified in the context of understanding stigma as a complex and heterogeneous phenomenon that unfolds over time, manifests itself in situations of social interaction and is defined as both a process and a state that expresses both cause, result and its consequences. The list of the most stigmatized minorities in Ukrainian society and the list of psychological factors of stigmatization and conditions of its occurrence and distribution are specified. Understanding the content of technology for social and psychological support of stigmatized minorities and ways of its realization at the cognitive, emotional and behavioral levels on the basis of selection (depending on the specificity of the target groups) of forms, techniques, methods, means and influences aimed at enhancing tolerance, actualization of empathy and reflexivity mechanisms, increasing the social activity of representatives of stigmatized minorities and improving their social well-being. The directions of the support technologies application, depending on the target groups, are defined: prevention and overcoming of prejudices prevailing in the society, increase of tolerance (implementation of destigmatization programs through the education system and the media); enhancement of professional competence of specialists in the system of social and psychological service (training programs, seminars etc.); social and psychological work of specialists with people who have become the object of prejudice and their close social environment (increase of stigmatized persons’ self-esteem, correction of attributive style, which ensures their successful adaptation in conditions of stigmatization).

Item Type: Article
Keywords: stigma, stigmatization, stigmatized minorities, technological approach, technology, social and psychological support
Subjects: Science and knowledge. Organization. Computer science. Information. Documentation. Librarianship. Institutions. Publications > 1 Philosophy. Psychology
Divisions: The Institute of Social and Political Psychology > Department of Mass and Community Psychology
Depositing User: ст.н. Лариса Миколаївна Коробка
Date Deposited: 27 Nov 2020 07:32
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2020 07:32


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