Nadiia Skotna, Mykola Pantiuk, Iryna Sadova. The Use of Art Therapy in Psycho-Pedagogical Support of Children Affected By Internal Migration Processes in Ukraine.

(2017) Science and education, 9, 53-58. Odessa.


Nadiia Skotna,
Doctor of Philosophy, professor, rector of
Drohobych Ivan Franko State Pedagogical University,
I. Franko St., 24, Drohobych, Ukraine,
Mykola Pantiuk,
Doctor of Pedagogy, professor, Department of General Pedagogy and
Preschool Education, vice-rector for research,
Drohobych Ivan Franko State Pedagogical University,
I. Franko St., 24, Drohobych, Ukraine,
Iryna Sadova,
Candidate of Psychology Sciences, Assistant Professor of the Department of
Pedagogy and Methods of Preschool Education
Drohobych Ivan Franko State Pedagogical University,
I. Franko St., 24, Drohobych, Ukraine



The article presents information about the state of internal migration in Ukraine, considers the methods and forms of providing psychological and pedagogical assistance to children who have become its victims. The criteria for a successful psychological and pedagogical adaptation to the conditions of life in the new socio-economic environment are systematized. The aim of the study is to explore the use of art therapy in correctional work with children affected by internal migration processes in Ukraine; on the basis of psychodiagnostic results to develop a program for psychocorrective, pedagogical, psychological and rehabilitative support. The following research methods were used: interviewing, R. Tamml, M. Dorky and V. Amen’s Anxiety Test, H. Lavrentieva and T. Titarenko’s Questionnaire “The Level of a Child’s Anxiety”, S. Veliieva’s methods “House. Tree. Man”. The analysis of the obtained results has shown that after art therapy classes a high index of anxiety among diagnosed children has normalized, their emotional and psychological status has stabilized, their self-esteem, self-belief and self-confidence have increased.


adaptation, art therapy, internal migration, rehabilitation, socialization, correction, anxiety, art therapy technologies.




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