Volunteerism as a Tool for Preventing Deviant Behavior in Adolescents
This article is devoted to the prevention of deviant behavior through volunteer activities. The growing number of children in a socially dangerous situation, the deterioration of their physical and mental health, social orphanhood, early crime, the use of alcohol and drugs by children and adolescents - this is the series of problems that exist in modern Russia and is related to the social life of children and adolescents. In this regard, the search for new methods of working with children and adolescents to correct their deviations and improve the quality of their life becomes especially relevant. The volunteer movement has a high educational potential and can be effectively adapted to work with children and adolescents. The authors consider the activities of specific volunteer organizations to attract children and adolescents to the volunteer environment in order to prevent deviant behavior. The article analyzes the possibilities from participation in volunteer movements, as well as voluntary associations of children and adolescents with behavioral problems.