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prof. PaedDr. Peter Jusko, PhD.
Ružová 13
974 11 Banská Bystrica
Slovenská republika

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prof. PaedDr. Peter Jusko, PhD. has been working at the Pedagogical Faculty of the Matej Bel University in Banská Bystrica since September 1998. In the years 1998-2004, he worked at the Department of Pedagogy and Social Work of the Faculty of Education, UMB. In this period, in his pedagogic activity, he mainly devoted himself to the issues of social policy, employment policy, social pathology, social security, sociology of education and administrative order in social practice. He supervised bachelor's theses in the fields of social work and education, focusing mainly on the areas of socio-pathological phenomena in children and youth, unemployment, social policy and the personality of the social worker. He was a member of the commissions for state exams in the bachelor's degree in social work and education. In the years 1998-2001, he organized a cycle of discussion clubs with experts from practice for students of the social work field, focusing on the prevention of socio-pathological phenomena. In 1998, he began a rigorous continuation, which he finished in 1999 by taking rigorous exams and defending a rigorous thesis on the topic of Personality of a social worker. In 1999, he was accepted for doctoral studies in the study specialization social pedagogy, which he completed in 2004 by defending his dissertation on the topic of prevention of drug addiction with a focus on university students. In 2008, he completed the habilitation procedure at the Faculty of Arts of PU in Prešov. In 2017, he completed the inaugural proceedings at the FZaSP TU in Trnava. In the years 2000, 2001, 2002, in cooperation with the Center for Counseling and Psychological Services at the Addiction Prevention Center in Banská Bystrica, he implemented a cycle of training blocks for students studying social work, social pedagogy and psychology on the topic Preparation of PF UMB students in the field of addiction prevention, which was financed from the Anti-Drug Fund of the Slovak Republic. In the years 2002-2004, he was a co-investigator of the state order of the Slovak Kindergarten "Increasing the level of socialization of the Roma community through education systems for social and missionary workers and teacher assistants." In the years 2002-2004, he performed the function of departmental coordinator of the study credit system. In 2004, the Department of Pedagogy and Social Work was divided into the Department of Pedagogy and the Department of Social Work. PaedDr. Peter Jusko, PhD. became one of the founding members of the Department of Social Work PF UMB. From its inception until 2009, he served as secretary of the department, and at the same time, in 2004-2008, he was a member of the Academic Senate of the PF UMB. In the years 2008 - 2017, he held the position of vice dean for international cooperation and public relations at the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration of UMB. From 2017 to 2022, he was the head of the Department of Social Work PF UMB. In 2008, he successfully completed the habilitation procedure at the Faculty of Arts of the University of Prešov in Prešov in the field of social work by defending his habilitation thesis on the topic of Social work with youth and socio-pathological phenomena. In this period, in his pedagogical activity he mainly deals with issues of social policy, social work with youth, social administration, employment policy, cults and sects, and probation and mediation service. He leads bachelor's and diploma theses in the fields of social work, social pedagogy and andragogy with a focus on the prevention of socio-pathological phenomena in children and youth, current problems of social policy and employment policy, seniors and poverty. He is a member of the commissions for state examinations in bachelor's and master's studies in the fields of study social work, education, social pedagogy and leisure pedagogy. Since 2003, PaedDr. Peter Jusko, PhD. actively participates in the organization of student scientific, professional and artistic activities (ŠVOUČ) in the social work field of study. He was the chairman of the professional evaluation committee of the all-Slovak student scientific-professional conference in the field of social work in Ružomberok in 2008 and a member of the professional evaluation committee of the all-Slovak student scientific-professional conference in the field of social work in Nitra in 2004, in Bratislava in 2007 and in Prešov in 2009. In 2006, he organized the all-Slovak round ŠVOUČ in the field of study of social work at the Faculty of Education UMB in Banská Bystrica. In the years 2004-2005, he was the deputy leader of the international project on the topic of Socio-pathological phenomena in the university training of social workers and social pedagogues, which was implemented as part of Slovak-Czech intergovernmental scientific and technical cooperation. In 2006-2007, he was a co-investigator of a faculty grant on the topic of Evaluation of study quality and application of social work graduates of the Pedagogical Faculty of the Matej Bel University in Banská Bystrica. In 2007-2008, he was co-investigator of the research project Self-governing policy of regions and cities towards youth in Slovakia. In the years 2008 - 2010, he was involved as a deputy project leader in the project VEGA 1/0615/08 2008-2010 Professional competences of social workers in the context of institutional, intentional and interprofessional reflections and as a co-researcher in the project VEGA 1/0598/08 2008-2010 Theoretical and methodological framework for the analysis of the educational needs of adults. In the years 2009 - 2012, he was the head of the project VEGA 1/0593/09 2009-2012 Spectator violence and its social prevention. In the years 2012 - 2014, he was a co-investigator of the project VEGA 1/1294/12 "Possibilities of accompanying the dying and survivors in the Slovak Republic". In the years 2012 - 2015, he was a co-investigator of the project APVV–0371–11 " Inclusive growth in the Europe 2020 strategy – naivety or genius?". In the years 2013 - 2015, he was an activity expert within the project "Operational program education ITMS 26110230077: Development of innovative forms of education at Matej Bel University in Banská Bystrica". In the years 2014 - 2016, he was the head of the project KEGA 029UMB-4/2013 Probation and mediation as part of the university training of students of helping professions. In 2015 - 2016, he was a co-investigator of the project "Scholarship program EEA Slovakia SK06-IV-02-014: Social services in the education of social workers in Slovakia and Norway". In 2018-2019, he was the national coordinator of the solution of the international project Erasmus + 2017-1-ES01-KA202-038142 under the name Cook for future : New vet horizons for social inclusion in food service . In the years 2018 – 2020, he was a co-investigator of the project VEGA 1/0692/18 under the title Dependence on the Internet among elementary school students in the Slovak Republic and the Czech Republic . In the years 2019 – 2021, he was a co-investigator of the national project ITMS2014+: 314 011 V576 Better public policies through better knowledge of civil society . In the years 2018-2022, he was the national coordinator of the solution of the international project HELSEVEL ES591556 under the name Decisions and Justifications in Child Protection Services . In the years 20021 - 2023, he is a co-investigator of the ESF project ITMS2014 + : 312011BGF7 Support of internal systems for ensuring the quality of higher education at Matej Bel University in Banská Bystrica. In the years 2022 - 2026, he is a co-investigator of the international project COST OC-2020-1-24499 Connecting Theory and Practical Issues of Migration and Religion Diversity . Prof. PaedDr. Peter Jusko, PhD. during his tenure at the PF UMB in the field of publishing activities, he focuses mainly on issues of social policy, employment policy, social work with youth, youth subcultures, socio-pathological phenomena, football hooliganism, methods of social work, target groups of social work, probation and mediation, social pedagogy and other areas. Prof. PaedDr. Peter Jusko, PhD. is the author or co-author of more than 200 publications, including more than 20 books, more than 60 contributions in domestic and foreign magazines and more than 120 studies in domestic and foreign anthologies. He actively participated in over 40 conferences and seminars abroad and over 60 domestic conferences and seminars. He has recorded more than 400 responses to his works in foreign and domestic publications. He is a reviewer of monographs, foreign and domestic scientific collections and university textbooks. In 2005, he received the "2004 Doctorate of the Year" award from the Academy of Education of the Slovak Republic for his excellent book publication Social policy for social and missionary workers. Prof. In the years 2014 - 2016, Jusko was a member of the Scientific Council of ÚSP UHK in Hradec Králové, and since 2008 he has been a member of the Scientific Council of PF UMB in Banská Bystrica. He is a long-time member of the Association of Educators in Social Work in the Slovak Republic and the Section of Social Pedagogy at the Slovak Academy of Sciences, and from 2009 to 2015 he was a member of the Board of Directors of the Association of Educators in Social Work in the Slovak Republic. In the years 2013-2014, he was a member of the working group of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications of the Slovak Republic, which prepared the draft Act of the NR of the Slovak Republic No. 219/2014 Coll. on social work and the conditions for the performance of some professional activities in the field of social affairs and the family and on the amendment and addition of some laws.

 

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