Młodzieżowy Ośrodek Socjoterapii (Youth Sociotherapy Center).
The Center began operation in september 2006 as the only facility in Poland at the time accepting youth with mild mental retardation.
The Youth Sociotherapy Center provides education in juvenile training school :
– Primary School – classes IV, V, VI, VII, VIII
– Level 1 Vocational School teaching skills required for cooks – classes I, II, III
The center is intended for boys and girls aged 13 – 18 years at risk of social maladjustment .We accept young people at the request of parents or legal guardians.Our juvenile training school has an established juvenile correctional education curriculum that stipulates the goals, content and implementation methods of correctional education curriculum for a particular juvenile training school. On that basis, according to the characteristics and educational needs of each and every juvenile in the juvenile training school, individualized correctional education plans referring to the information and opinions of family courts and juvenile classification homes, and detailed education plan is carried out. In juvenile training school, various educational activities are conducted according to the needs of the juveniles . The content of correctional education consists of lifestyle guidance, vocational guidance, school course teaching, physical education and special activities guidance.
Lifestyle guidance: Acquisition of knowledge and attitudes for living an independent life as a sound member of society.
Vocational guidance: Stimulation of will to work, and acquisition of knowledge and skills useful for work.
School course teaching: Improvement of basic academic ability, and instruction for compulsory education and for school examinations. The center conducts additional classes for alumni. These include: sociotherapy, psychological therapy, pedagogical therapy, revalidation classes. The Center offers membership in various school clubs: sports, art, music, tourism, information technology, where young people can develop their interests and passions. In addition, in order to plan a smooth reintegration into society, while focusing on cooperation with related organizations, we put great deal of effort into supporting the successful return of juveniles into society. The staff of our Center are qualified specialists committed to their work. Substantive preparation, creative attitude and personal commitment of teachers and educators provide our students with support and assistance in full development, in particular by: supporting the student in solving educational and social problems, developing psychological and pedagogical diagnosis and prognosis; organizing and conducting preventive work, and creating and implementing preventive sociotherapeutic programs. They always find time to talk and, above all, accept the children as they are, which makes it easier for them to modify the negative behavior which led to their various charges.
Młodzieżowy Ośrodek Wychowawczy (Juvenile Training School)
The Juvenile Training School for socially maladjusted and demoralized juvenile offenders was opened at the start of the 2012/13 school year. It is part of the ZPRW – educational facility for both special needs youth and juvenile offenders. All this was made possible thanks to the efforts of the local education authority and the school principals.
Level 1 Vocational School is part of the facility and teaches boys skills required for cooks. There are 36 places for future culinary arts adepts in the dormitory. Our foster students are divided into three educational groups. They have a gym, computer room, library and a common room at their disposal. Our afternoon classes comprise various sports and recreational activities as well as bicycle trips. Our students have the opportunity to demonstrate their artistic talents by joining the photography, music or art clubs. Our highly qualified staff take constant care of the students who can always count on their kindness and help. Both in class and in the dormitory when they are in their respective educational groups, our students can consult our pedagogy specialist or psychologist, who are always ready to help them in difficult life situations.