PREPARATION OF SOCIAL TEACHERS TO INCLUSIVE EDUCATION OF CHILDREN WITH THE SPECIAL NECESSITIES IN THE ENVIRONMENT OF GENERAL EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS
The article is devoted to the question of professional preparation of social teachers to the inclusive studies of children with the special educational needs in the environment of general educational institutions. The analysis of literary sources and own scientific explore services gave an opportunity to consider the components of professional readiness of future social teacher to work in the conditions of integrationof children with features of psychophysical development. With the aim to form students' professional competence in the field of development, education and upbringing of children with special needs, by us was made the scheme for preparing a specialist to work on the basis of analysis of the curriculum in the specialty "Social work", educational program "Social pedagogy". Analyzing the plan, we have identified the normative and selective disciplines of the cycle of natural science and vocational training that providemasteringby students the system of knowledge about the anatomical and physiological features of children with developmental disabilities; perspective directions, modern technologies of social and pedagogical work, methods of correction and rehabilitation work with children who have features of psychophysical development; patterns of interpersonal communication, etc.
The emotional, motivational, cognitive and activity-practical criteria of the readiness of future social pedagogues to integrate children with features of psychophysical development in the environment of a comprehensive educational institution and their content characteristics are considered in the work. An important component of the educational process is pedagogical practice, which prepares future specialists for practical activity. In order to determine the state of teachers' readiness for work, we conducted a survey among third year and fourthyearstudents. Inclusive education in Ukraine is developing, the legal framework is being improved, the specificity of the activities of social and pedagogical specialists in schools with inclusive orientation requires continuous self-improvement, wide awareness, knowledge, erudition, deep special knowledge and practical skills.