Conference Proceedings

9th International E- conference on Engineering, Technology and Management - ICETM 2023

Existential Insecurity in Adolescence as a Basis for Social Work with Young People in the Era of Societal Crises

Author(s) : PAVEL NAVRATIL

Abstract

Today, the effects of the COVID19 pandemic are still reverberating, the world community is facing war in Ukraine, we are more consciously experiencing climate change and many people in the Euro-Atlantic area are experiencing unprecedented socio-economic difficulties. For many young people who are just preparing for their active lives, these crises show the world as an uncertain and dangerous place [1]. This situation increases the need to offer young people existential support in the context of social work to help them overcome the feelings of existential threat and insecurity that have weighed heavily on them in recent years. In my study I will thus address the question: "How, from the position of V.E. Frankl's existential analysis and logotherapy, can adolescents and their life situation be addressed in an era of societal crises?"

Conference Title : 9th International E- conference on Engineering, Technology and Management - ICETM 2023
Conference Date(s) : 05,August 2023
Place : Online (viva Video Conference)
No fo Author(s) : 1
DOI : 10.15224/ 978-1-63248-196-2-04
Page(s) : 18-24
Electronic ISBN : 978-1-63248-196-2
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