Barbora Faltová, Adéla Mojžíšová
Barbora Faltová is a student of a doctoral study programme Rehabilitation at the Faculty of Health and Social Sciences, University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice. She also works as an assistant lecturer at the Faculty of Health Studies, University of Pardubice. Her research focuses on pedagogy, multiculturalism, and social work and its application to education.
Adéla Mojžíšová is an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Health and Social Sciences, University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice. She currently works at the Institute of Social and Specialpedagogical Sciences. Her main professional and research interests include theories and methods of social work, supervision in social work, social rehabilitation, and social work with the family. She has lectured at several foreign universities, at many international and domestic scientific conferences, and is the author of numerous scientific and professional articles.
OBJECTIVES: The aim of this systematic literature review is to identify appropriate interventions in school social work practice. THEORETICAL BASE: The relevant theoretical concepts for making choices in the review is the Evidence-Based process in the context of the currently described effective interventions of school social work in international practice, primarily in the United States of America for its wide choice of experience. METHODS: For purposes of this study, the findings from professional theory and school social work practice in the current period from 2011 to 2021 were located and synthesized. The best available evidence relating to a specific research question was identified based on critical appraisal in order to provide informative and evidence-based insights into school social work practice. The search criteria in professional publication databases were based on keywords entered in a Czech-English combination: School Social Work, Intervention, Systematic Review, Meta-analysis. OUTCOMES: The results of the systematic literature review provide inspiring evidence-based interventions for the implementation of school social work in the Czech schools. SOCIAL WORK IMPLICATIONS: The analysed international professional sources together with research studies in the Czech Republic aim to unequivocally support the implementation of school social work and its interventions in the educational process with the justified, proven effectiveness of eliminating socially pathological phenomena, otherwise hindering education and reducing student achievements and school success.
intervention, evidence-based practice, school social work