• Olga Pezhynska Ternopil Volodymyr Hnatiuk National Pedagogical University, Ukraine
  • Viktoriia Hevko Ternopil Volodymyr Hnatiuk National Pedagogical University, Ukraine




social work, military service, corrective services, social workers.


One of the aspects of work with servicemen is providing social and psychological support in adapting to military service. Ideally, this work can be done during having socio-psychological training sessions, which contributes to the development of reflection and constructing a communication process for regular servicemen at the adaption stage. Training programs for adapting young people to military service should include the following points: - adaptation of new recruits to military service; -developing skills of constructive communication; - uniting military personnel. Consequently, social and pedagogical work with military personnel is aimed at organizing support to servicemen in resolving social and psychological problems by providing informational, psychological and corrective services. Social work with conscripted youth, servicemen and members of their families is complex and integrative. At the same time, together with the solution of specific problems related to the military service of young people, social workers implement a system of social preventative measures for negative phenomena (tendency to deviant, addictive, delictual behavior, spreading sexually transmitted infections and HIV / AIDS), crime and violations. Social workers also promote a healthy lifestyle, solve issues of meaningful recreation, leisure and secondary employment of pre-accused and conscripted youth, servicemen and young men who are released from the Armed Forces, Their job is to provide psychological, counselling and informational assistance to young people bound to military service and their families, as well as scientific, methodological and practical assistance to officers on educational issues.

Author Biographies

Olga Pezhynska, Ternopil Volodymyr Hnatiuk National Pedagogical University

PhD, Associate Professor,

Viktoriia Hevko, Ternopil Volodymyr Hnatiuk National Pedagogical University

Associate Professor,


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