Projects & Grants

Internal Grant Competition DGC
START-UP grant

BuddyUP! Supporting the inclusion of vulnerable children living in segregated environments
Project IdTQ03000519
Main solverMgr. Veronika Mia Racko, Ph.D.
Period1/2024 - 12/2025
ProviderKatedra sociální práce, Technologická agentura ČR
Anotation The aim of the project is to support the integration of children and adolescents at risk of social exclusion into society by setting up a functional and comprehensive student Buddy program that will enable: a) the creation of a systematic structure for providing support; b) support to increase the professional identity and readiness of students of social work to cope with professionally challenging situations and the use of anti-oppressive approaches. The main outputs of the project are the creation of: (1) software enabling the use of online reflective tools for students, as the main means for their case management when working with (at-risk) children and (2) Methodology for providing the student Buddy program to support the inclusion of children and youth at risk of social exclusion.