"Outdoor" Technology as Innovative Experience in Training Specialists in Social Work
The game is a key element of a child's life, and outdoor activity enables development of creativity, imagination, social network and behavior. Daily outdoor activity increases children's concentration level and enhance cognitive abilities. The "outdoor" technology itself is not new, but for its successful implementation and application as a tool of socialization certain skills and abilities are required from a social worker. The purpose of the article is to reveal the key aspects of the "outdoor" technology and assess the possibility of its use in the current education conditions. The article presents the scientific, methodological and organizational basis of the professional training of specialists in social work using the "outdoor" technology. The article presents the foreign experience of training specialists in working with children and youth using the "outdoor" technology and analyzes the practical application of training for Russian social specialists.