Psychological and Pedagogical Investigation of the Imprisoned Persons

  • Yuliya Zhurat Yuriy Fedkovych Chernivtsi National University, Chernivtsi, Ukraine
  • Tetiana Ternavska «Kropyvnytskyi Institute of State and Municipal Governance», Kirovohrad, Ukraine
  • Alla Bodnar National University of “Kyiv-Mohyla Academy”, Kyiv, Ukraine
Keywords: psychological and pedagogical research, re-socialization, social adjustment, social and psychological therapy, imprisoned


The paper highlights the effective psychological and pedagogical directions of persons who are in places of imprisonment. The problem of returning to a normal lifestyle today is very topical, the social maladjustment of former convicts, unwillingness to leave the former antisocial environment, insufficient or no education in general, irrational motivational sphere, low level of self-esteem and concentration on the main criteria of psychological and social health, become obstacles to re-socialization for those who are in the imprisonment places.
In order to develop psychological and pedagogical support of social adjustment for people who are or are going to leave the prison, the diagnosis of psychological characteristics is relevant, which will be the key elements to the effectiveness of the applied directions that are as follows: focus on changing the social environment; socio-psychological therapy; professional orientation during the educational process.
The following methods were used for scientific research as analysis of scientific literature, theoretical research methods, which study scientific and methodological literature on the problem of individual social adjustment for those who leave the prison; empirical research methods based on psychological and pedagogical observation of cognitive, labor-intensive activities and the use of professionals working at the same time, psychologists and teachers during the re-socialization of imprisoned. The research shows two stages of a pilot study, during which there was implied the diagnosis of intellectual, educational motivation, nonverbal creativity, equal self-esteem and changes in concentration of imprisoned.


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How to Cite
Zhurat, Y., Ternavska, T., & Bodnar, A. (2021). Psychological and Pedagogical Investigation of the Imprisoned Persons. LUMEN Proceedings, 16, 588-599.