Newcomer to juvenile rehabilitation work Becoming a juvenile counselor (case study analysis)


The article undertaken focuses on the process of entering the role of a resocialization counselor from the perspective of newly hired individuals. Based on a case study analysis, the process of becoming a juvenile counselor in selected juvenile rehabilitation facilities was reconstructed. The chosen research perspective contributed to the characterization of difficulties and the ways of coping with them by juvenile counselors with short professional experience. An important contribution is the “male” and “female” perspective of the work captured in the course of the research. In the analyses made, not only the status of the newcomer was important, but also the observed differences between the realization and implementation of the professional role from the point of view of a woman and a man.


resocialization counselor; rehabilitation facilities; counseling work; juveniles; case study research

Published : 2024-02-02

Cieślikowska-Ryczko, A., & Dobińska, G. (2024). Newcomer to juvenile rehabilitation work Becoming a juvenile counselor (case study analysis). Resocjalizacja Polska, (26), 197-216.

Angelika Cieślikowska-Ryczko 
Uniwerstytet Łódzki  Poland

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