The Conference of the Family Group (KGR) as a Method of the Working with the Families in Danger of Social Exclusion (results of the work District Centre of the Family Help in Bytów)
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Akademia Pomorska w Słupsku, Bohaterów Westerplatte 64, 76-200 Słupsk, Polska
Powiatowe Centrum Pomocy Rodzinie, Miła 26 , 77-100 Bytów, Polska
Submission date: 2011-10-01
Final revision date: 2011-12-31
Acceptance date: 2011-12-31
Publication date: 2011-12-31
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Wiesław Lesner   

Akademia Pomorska w Słupsku, Bohaterów Westerplatte 64, 76-200 Słupsk, Polska
Wychowanie w Rodzinie 2011;4(4):183-195
Conference of the family group (KGR) is a method of the work with the family leading families in functioning to positive changes, giving the possibility of constructive and effective solving her problems. The specificity of this method causes employing the wide circle of members of a family, as well as other persons important for the child: of acquaintances, of neighbors, of friends; on the established forum discussion is being entered into with the possibility of using the participation of professionals, granting technical consultation; plans concerning solving difficult situations of the child and the family are being formulated. The KGR method is applied in final years in, bringing unprecedented beneficial results. Thanks to conducting fifteen conferences of the family group in the district of Bytów over twenty children missed to institutions social and behavioral, and it stayed in related and unrelated foster families and around their families. Moreover the families received the psychological support, possibility to use the services of the assistant of the family and the assistant of the person with disabilities. Drawing fifteen social contracts up was a final result of held conferences. All members of a family are becoming involved in the problem solving, behind taken decisions lives concerning them have a sense of responsibility, they are establishing positive reports with employees of the system of the welfare. Apart from that a number of children is reducing at institutions social and behavioral, a time of staying foster children in substitute forms of the care is undergoing shortening, also a number of institutional intervention is reducing in families.
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