PARENTS COUNSELING FOR IMPROVING THE CAPACITY OF SOCIALIZATION OF THEIR PRESCHOOL CHILDREN

<doi>10.24250/JPE/2/2019/CG</doi>

  • Cosmin Goian

Abstract

Social networks are gaining more and more users among adults and adolescents. Socialization is not done anymore, nowadays face to face, but online. One of the major effects of this phenomenon is the socialization difficulties that preschool children have when entering kindergarten. The purpose of the present research is to improve the socialization capabilities of preschoolers, using as a method the counseling of parents. The counseling process lasted two months and have been approached topics related to parent-child relationships, parent’s identification of the child's stimulation needs, ways of meeting these needs, parents 'involvement in the children's games, parents' collaboration with the kindergarten represented by educator and social worker. The intensity of the difficulties of socializing the children was appreciated at the beginning and the end of the experiment. The results show that if the parents are more involved in the activities of the children following the counseling by the social worker, then their ability to socialize will see significant improvements.

Author Biography

Cosmin Goian

West University of Timișoara, Romania

Published
2019-10-27