UTB

doc. Mgr. Soňa Vávrová, Ph.D.
associate professor

doc. Mgr. Soňa Vávrová, Ph.D.

Research Centre of FHS
E-mail: vavrova@utb.cz TEL: +420 576 037 333 Office:
U18/438

Soňa Várová obtained her PhD in Social Work from the University of Ostrava where she also completed habilitation in social work. At present, she is a researcher at the Research Center of the Faculty of Humanities at Tomas Bata University in Zlín and at the Faculty of Social Studies of the University of Ostrava. Her research deals with the role of social work and the position of social workers in social services, the quality of social services and the process of their transformation associated with deinstitutionalization.


Curriculum vitae

Education

2014: University of Ostrava, Faculty of Social Studies, Social Work (doc.)

2002-2006: Ostrava University in Ostrava, Faculty of Health and Social Studies, Social Work (Ph.D.)

1991-1996: Palacký University Olomouc, Faculty of Arts, Sociology and Andragogy (Mgr.)

Internships and study stays

2017: Universidad de las Islas Baleares, Spain, Institute for Research and Innovation in Education, Grupo de Technologia Education

2014: University of British Columbia, Vancouver; Point Loma Nazarene University, San Diego; University of California, San Francisco a Stanford University, Stanford

2011: University of Central Lancashire, Preston, Lancashire, Velká Británie (Erasmus)

2009, 2010, 2012, 2014: Uniwersytet JagiellońskiKraków, Wydział Filozoficzny, Polsko (Erasmus)

Process of employment

from 2015: University of Ostrava, Faculty of Social Studies, Department of Social Work

from 2008: Tomas Bata University in Zlín, Faculty of Humanities, Research Center of FHS

2002-2008: Social Services Uherské Hradiště, Home for People with Disabilities Velehrad-Buchlovská

1996-2002: District Office of Uherské Hradiště, Department of Social Affairs

Membership of bodies

Scientific Board of the Faculty of Humanities, Tomas Bata University in Zlín, member since 2012

Scientific Board of the Faculty of Social Studies of the University of Ostrava, member since 2014

Board of Doctoral Studies of Social Work of the Faculty of Social Studies of the University of Ostrava, member since 2014

Board of Doctoral Studies of Andragogy at the Faculty of  Arts of the Palacký University Olomouc, member from 2016

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