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UO > About > Organizational Structure > Faculties & Institutes > Faculty of Social Studies > About > Organizational Structure > Departments & Centres > Department of Social Work

Soňa Kalenda

Soňa Kalenda

Academic degree, name, surname:
doc. Mgr. Soňa Kalenda, Ph.D.
Room, floor, building:
B 425, Building B
Position:
Research interests and teaching:
Phone number, mobile:
+420 732 333 321
+420 553 46 3225
E-mail:

Education

2014
Faculty of Social Studies, University of Ostrava, habilitation in social work (habilitation thesis titled Perspectives of Residential Social Services for Seniors).
2002 – 2006
Faculty of Health Studies, University of Ostrava, a doctoral degree in Social Work (dissertation titled Time Understanding by Users of Residential Social Services)
1995 – 1996
Philosophical Faculty of Palacký University in Olomouc, supplementary Pedagogical Study of Sociology - Andragogy
1991 – 1996
Philosophical Faculty of Palacký University in Olomouc, Masters studies in Sociology - Andragogy
 

Working Practice

Since 2015
University of Ostrava, associate professor at the Faculty of Social Studies
Since 2008
Tomas Bata University in Zlín, associate professor at the Research Centre of the Faculty of Humanities
2002 – 2008
Social Services Uherské Hradiště, Head of the Home for People with Disabilities in Velehrad
1996 – 2002
Regional Office of Social Affairs in Uherské Hradiště, since 1999, Head of the Department of Social Affairs
 

Professional Activities in the Field

Assoc. Prof. Mgr. Soňa Kalenda, Ph.D., is an associate professor of social work at the Faculty of Social Studies, University of Ostrava. She specializes in qualitative methodologies in social work research, human rights, and participatory approaches to social work. She studies social work digitalisation, positions of social workers in social services, the quality of social services and their transformation; primarily with regards to endangered children, elderly people, and persons with disabilities. Her research also focuses on deinstitutionalization and transformation of various types of total institutions, residential social services, and residential institutions for minors and people with disabilities. She was a member of the research teams working on projects supported by the Czech Science Foundation titled Cognitive and Non-cognitive Determinants of Self-Regulated Learning Development in Students of Helping Professions (2009-2011) and Spots in Non-Formal Education of Adults: Non-Participants and their Social Worlds (2019-2021), an investigator of the projects titled Understanding the Mechanism of Self-Regulation in Children and Minors in Institutional Care (2013-2015) and Social Adjustment of Homeless Children with Domestic Violence Experience in the Territory of the City of Ostrava (2018-2020). As an independent expert, she cooperates with several social service agencies to which she provides supervision, support, and counseling. She cooperated with the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs as an independent expert in several projects focused on deinstitutionalization of social services. The results of her work can be found in Clinical Social Work and Health Intervention, European Journal of Social Work, Journal of Social Work Practice, Czech and Slovak Social Work, Kontakt and many others.
 


Year: 2022
presentations (congresses, symposia, conferences, workshops)
 
Year: 2022, Palgrave Macmillan
specialist book chapter
 
Year: 2022
presentations (congresses, symposia, conferences, workshops)
 
Year: 2022, Springer Nature
specialist book chapter
 
Year: 2022, Sociální práce / Sociálna práca / Czech and Slovak Social Work
journal article
 
Year: 2021, Ostravská univerzita
specialist book
 
Year: 2021
presentations (congresses, symposia, conferences, workshops)
 
Year: 2021
presentations (congresses, symposia, conferences, workshops)
 
journal article
 
Year: 2020, Palgrave Macmillan
specialist book chapter
 
Year: 2020, Czech and Slovak Social Work
journal article
 
Year: 2020, Sociální práce / Sociálna práca
journal article
 
journal article
 
Year: 2020, Sustainability
journal article
 
Year: 2020, Routledge
specialist book chapter
 
Year: 2020
research report
 
Year: 2019
abstract in proceedings
 
Year: 2019
others
 
Year: 2019
others
 
Year: 2019
others
 
Year: 2019, Sociální práce / Sociálna práca /
journal article
 
Year: 2019
abstract in proceedings
 
Year: 2019
software
 
Year: 2019
others
 
Naďa Hazuchová, Jana Stávková, Ľudmila Nagyová, Zuzana Poláková, Soňa Vávrová
journal article
 
Year: 2019
abstract in proceedings
 
Year: 2019
research report
 
Year: 2018
presentations (congresses, symposia, conferences, workshops)
 
journal article
 
Year: 2018, Sociální práce / Sociálná práca
journal article
 
Year: 2018
others
 
Year: 2018, Sociální práce / Sociálná práca
journal article
 
Year: 2018
work experience abroad
 
Year: 2018
abstract in proceedings
 
Year: 2018
abstract in proceedings
 
Year: 2017
research report
 
Year: 2017, Sociální práce / Sociálna práca
journal article
 
Ondřej Vávra, Soňa Vávrová, Olga Pechová
journal article
 
Year: 2017
abstract in proceedings
 
Year: 2017
abstract in proceedings
 
Year: 2017
abstract in proceedings
 
Year: 2017
work experience abroad
 
Year: 2016
editorial work
 
Magdalena Hanková, Soňa Vávrová
Year: 2016, Grada Publishing, a.s.
specialist book
 
Year: 2016, Sociální práce / Sociálna práca / Czech and Slovak Social Work
journal article
 
Year: 2014
work experience abroad
 
Year: 2014
work experience abroad
 

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Abbreviation
Subject



Author
Title
Type of thesis
Year
Dořičáková Šárka
Terrain Services for Seniors Provided Without Registration
Doctoral thesis
2019
Recmanová Adéla
Information and Communication Technologies in Interventions of Social Work with Vulnerable Children and Their Families
Doctoral thesis
2019
Francová Tereza
Use of Cochem practice in social and legal protection of children
Master's thesis
2022
Palečková Eva
Institutional Care in the System of Social and Legal Protection of Children
Master's thesis
2022
Konečná Natálie
Using of ICT in interventions of social work in low-threshold facilities for children and youth
Master's thesis
2021
Kučerová Tamara
Transformation of social residential services home with special regime
Master's thesis
2021
Neubauerová Jana
Seniors´ strategies to cope with aging in natural social environment
Master's thesis
2020
Povolná Kateřina
The issue of sexuality in people with intellectual disabilities in sheltered housing
Master's thesis
2020
Kahánková Tereza
Professional development of employees in social activation service for families with children
Master's thesis
2019
Pospíšilová Pavlína
Role of individual actors in the process of community planning of social services in the city of Brno
Master's thesis
2019
Boháčová Jarmila
Personal Management At Retirements Home In The Context Of Standards Quality In Welfare Services
Master's thesis
2018
Vondrka Josef
Need analysis of users in aftercare social servis Darmoděj z.u. Jeseník
Master's thesis
2018
Benčáková Aneta
Home care as prevention of institutionalization of seniors
Master's thesis
2017
Fránková Zuzana
Transformation of retirement home from the employeeś point of view
Master's thesis
2017



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doc. Mgr. Soňa Kalenda, Ph.D.
Period
9/2020 - 8/2023
Provider
Fakulta sociálních studií, Moravskoslezský kraj
State
solved
 
Main solver
doc. Mgr. Soňa Kalenda, Ph.D.
Period
1/2021 - 11/2021
Provider
Rozvojové programy MŠMT
State
finished
 
Main solver
doc. Mgr. Soňa Kalenda, Ph.D.
Period
1/2018 - 12/2020
Provider
Grantová agentura ČR
State
finished
 
Main solver
doc. Mgr. Soňa Kalenda, Ph.D.
Period
5/2017 - 7/2018
Provider
Výzkumná činnost
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finished
 
Main solver
doc. Mgr. Soňa Kalenda, Ph.D.
Period
12/2016 - 11/2017
Provider
Veřejná zakázka
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finished
 

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