Nadiia Horishna


The globalization processes that are taking place in the world today significantly expand the spheres and tasks of social work as a profession. Social workers are increasingly facing global challenges such as international migration, international adoption, human trafficking, cross-border crime, etc. In the complexity of goals, content, and functions of social work, modernization of social workers training is relevant not only in countries where social education is a new area of professional training but also in the developed world, where the national models of social work education have already been formed. The purpose of the article is to analyze the current trends of modernization of social workers' professional training in the context of global challenges facing the profession.
Analytical and synthetic analysis of scientific publications related to the research topic made it possible to determine that the main trends of modernization of training of social workers are: decentralization of higher education management, the unification of the content of social workers training, the introduction of distance education technologies, strengthening of interdisciplinary interaction, internationalization of education. Understanding and observing the world trends of modernization of social workers training, taking into account the historical, socio-economic and cultural factors of their formation, is important not only in terms of improving the quality of social education, but also in the context of reforming the entire system of higher education and its integration into the European and world educational space.


social work; social work tataining; social work education; globalization; trends of social workers' professional training modernization.

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