Marzanna Farnicka

Marzanna Farnicka
University of Zielona Góra | UZ · Institiute of Psychology

PhD
Teaching, leading the projects

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Additional affiliations
March 2016 - June 2016
Universität Potsdam
Position
  • Researcher
Description
  • DAAD Scholarschip
October 2013 - present
University of Zielona Góra
Position
  • Researcher
Description
  • Aggression, Adolescence, educational environment, Externalization problems and the role of social and psychological conditions to the undertaking aggressive and non aggressive behavior
June 2011 - August 2013
University of Zielona Góra
Position
  • Researcher
Description
  • The research focused on processes of marginalization and social support among Lubusz Youth
Education
March 2020 - February 2021
WAPP World Association for Positive and Transcultural Psychotherapy
Field of study
  • Thransculturl Psychotherapy
October 2018 - September 2019
University of Zielona Góra
Field of study
  • Criminology and victimology
October 2017 - September 2018
University of Zielona Góra
Field of study
  • Therapy of aggressive adolescents behavior

Publications

Publications (86)
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The aim of this research was to examine the hypothetical model of conditionings of adolescents to positive adaptation and to identify risk and protective factors for being victims or aggressors in interpersonal relation. In the research exploratory model adopted for the study, the following variables were considered: temperament; attachment; aggres...
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The precarious rights of senior citizens, especially those who are highly educated and who are expected to counsel and guide the younger generations, has stimulated the creation internationally of advocacy associations and opinion leader groups. The strength of these groups, however, varies from country to country. In some countries, they are suppo...
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The article discusses problems with choosing rational and socially responsible behaviour when facing danger, fear or threats. This issue is extremely important nowadays, particularly when we witness conflicts and recognize threats (physical, mental, economic, health threats or natural disasters) in the immediate vicinity and cyberspace including ma...
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Rapidly changing time is a problem: are we able to deal with all challenges in a humanistic and peaceful way? Is it possible? Do falling barriers to trade have led to a rapid change in social life and in the movement of products and labor? With these exciting transformations also came great challenges and threats, at a time when we seem to like eac...
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The paper presents studies related to positive psychology that have been conducted in Poland. The article is based on a review of texts available in the databases of Google Scholar and EBSCO published by Polish researchers in the years 2001–2021. The selection criterion was the presence of some concepts in the title and/or abstract of articles that...
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The aim of this article was to present the current research on coping with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and, on this basis, to indicate the implications of risk management in the situation of adaptation to the crisis or re-adaptation after its end. This article considers the psychological significance of the socially experienced situation ba...
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Entrepreneurship will make it possible for young people to adapt to the employment market and participate in not only professional but also social and personal adult life effectively and satisfactorily. This article aimed to emphasize the way of developing entrepreneurship in the educational practice. The base of reflection as Culturally Relevant P...
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The Chapter is about the role of organizations in the system of education. The idea of managing the network of institutions focused on educational goals was presented from Bronfenbrenner's perspective.
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The chapter is about the role of parents- youth RELATIONS in social functioning in adolescence. The attachment bonds were presented as RISK OR PROTECTIVE FACTORS in social development.
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EDUCATION AGAINST VIOLENCE - INTERVENTION PROGRAM IN AN EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION. APPLICATION OF THE IDEA OF HOW TO REDUCE THE SENSE OF INSECURITY CULTURE AND INSTITUTIONAL VIOLENCE IN EDUCATION M. Farnicka, M. Kowalski Zielona Góra University (POLAND) Rapidly changing time is a problem: are we able to deal with all challenges in a humanistic and p...
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p>Ponad 41 lat temu ukazał się we Francji dokument przygotowany przez Komitet Badań nad Przemocą, Zbrodnią i Występkiem pt. „Społeczeństwo wobec przemocy”. W raporcie starano się naświetlić nie tylko przyczyny przemocy jako problemu społecznego, lecz także zawarto w nim wskazówki mające na celu ograniczenie jej występowania. W niniejszym opracowani...
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This issue consists of three parts: Creativity and innovation – a basic approach, Conditions and methods of the development of creativity and Support of creativity in education. The first part Creativity and innovation – a basic approach consists of three articles. In the first, Marzanna Farnicka and Maria Miłkowska introduced a contextual approach...
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The aim of this article is to present the history of changes in the significance of action research. It also attempts to operationalize it and lists its challenges that favoured a specific revival of the idea of this research trend in the second half of the twentieth century in research and educational practice. Moreover, its limitations and possib...
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Over 40 years ago the French Research Committee on Violence, Crime and Delinquency published a document that contained current analyses on the occurrence of social problems and their determinants, as well as guidelines to reduce risks and reduce the sense of threat and insecurity in modern society. The document became the basis for the reflection o...
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Introduction. The article focuses on the problem of integrating high technology into the education system. The aim of the research is to identify the constructive and destructive nature of using high technologies in the education system. Materials and Methods. The study is based on institutional approach, which allows to consider the impact of high...
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Creativity is not only a challenge, nowadays it is an inevitability Modern civilisation is characterised by dynamic changes in the scope of many areas of human life. Ceaseless transformations shape the new reality and the manner in which people function. Creativity and innovation have become objectives, not only in the scope of undertaken practical...
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The aim of the article is to indicate the possibility of adopting a research perspective that allows for the analysis of welfare as an element of school’s organisational culture. The proposed approach is presented in the form of an original research programme, which is embedded in the theory of organisation and positive psychology. The assumptions...
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The conferences Security Forum XII & XLIV CICA Security in Europe and XLV CICA The Future of Security and Defence in Europe were meetings than constituted an exchange of ideas among researchers from different parts of the world who are interested in issues related to the integration of the local security research community. This year, the organiser...
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This study aims to enhance bilingual language acquisition in very young children in a Portuguese kindergarten. The promotion of children’s language and cognition is done through access to another language – English – in their daily context by incorporating the language into the children’s routines and school daily activities. We collected data from...
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Este estudo aborda a Perturbação do Défice de Atenção e Hiperatividade (PDAH) e sua relação com o rendimento neuropsicológico, do diagnóstico à intervenção em contexto escolar. Nos últimos anos o diagnóstico tem sido tardio, realizado apenas quando a criança entra na escola, despertando-nos a necessidade de diagnóstico e intervenção precoce. Este e...
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Psychology, as a field of an applied social science, could offer theories, procedures and trainings in solving some basic problems (e.g. fear, injustice) in security studies. This chapter was inspired by SALTO report (Bortini and Behrooz in SALTO Youth, 2012). The work presented ‘working’ definition of intercultural competence, focused on theories...
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The article presents the effects of the author’s work in a psychological aid centre for students. On the basis of her own experience and the activities of other universities, the author intends to propose an organizational system and intervention strategies among students who encounter problems with coping with duties involved in Higher Education....
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The article is focused on application psychological intercultural approach based on cross-cultural challenges. in the paper the theory, procedures were presented and what is most interested one example of real organisation which can be called "intercultural competence excellence". in the first part of the paper, the report and "working' definition...
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The discussion about different aspects and conditioning of family violence inspired this research. Studies assessing the factors correlated with violence in the home have found that both victimization and exposure to interparental violence in childhood are strongly associated with higher risks for further victimization. This pattern of behavior is...
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The world is under a process of globalization that implies an increase need of adaptation and ‘survival’. Pre-school education as a setting that prepares children for their future needs to be side by side with it. Children in poverty lack many times opportunities to be in the centre of this development. Dream Makers project is a longitudinal study...
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The study results presented below lie within a field of study which seeks to identify adequate risk indicators for risky behaviours in the group of adolescents. The study drew on the tenets of developmental psychopathology. Adaptation assessment was performed on the basis of an objective indicator which comprised adolescents’ problems with social f...
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This chapter focuses on the impact of cyberspace and cyber-activity on individual and small group security. The analyzed issues include problems such as losing social skills, cyber-violence and challenges or profits (multitasking, new way of thinking). The author describes cyberspace users according to developmental theories as a specific developme...
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Abstrakt This study is about the continuous flaring debate how to measure the school’s performance, how the integration efforts will be equivalent in addition to the absolute value of student performance. Contributors analyzed the international processes which determine the role of public education and its effectiveness both internationally and wi...
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Background: Studies on young children indicate that victims of indirect peer aggression often terminate their relations with the perpetrators. This study is based on the social learning and learning theory approach. In this case adolescence is treated in a special period of changes in social functioning. Objective: The study presents specific de...
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W artykule poruszono kwestię uwarunkowań podejmowania roli agresora lub ofiary w kontaktach interpersonalnych wśród młodzieży. Na podstawie współczesnej literatury oraz wyników badań własnych wskazano podmiotowe i społeczne uwarunkowania wchodzenia w rolę sprawcy i ofiary.
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Prezentowany artykuł dotyka problemów funkcjonowania w nowoczesnym społeczeństwie grupie osób znanych za „inne”. Dotyczy to osób zagrożonych marginalizacją i wykluczeniem społecznym. W artykule przedstawiono wewnętrzne i związane z własnymi doświadczeniami uwarunkowania akulturacji w społeczeństwie. Zarówno rozważania teoretyczne, jak i wnioski opa...
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There are proposed model of examination social and developmental processes in the era of globalisation. In the era of globalisation, the cultural trends and the opening of individuals to the otherness should be carefully observed. The paper presents results of two studies on the possible ways of helping the adults who are second generation of mar...
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‘Security infrastructure’ may be understood also in social categories as national social capital. This approach is particularly relevant from the perspective of civil-military co-operation. The chapter presents the results of the study on possible ways of helping adults who are the second generation in marginalized families. Particular attention ha...
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The political changes in eastern Europe that took place after 1989 led to a greater number of people leaving their home countries to look for better working conditions in other countries. It is possible to identify two basic patterns of this migration: the first and most common targets are the wealthier countries of the European Union, and the seco...
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The goal of the study was the search for similarity between generations in respect of social knowledge and expected experience connected with parenthood. In the research model, the following variables were distinguished: he concept of normative development in three generations, the sense of influence on one’s own life and expectations towards futur...
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The paper presents the results of a study aimed at the identification of selected subjective and situational determinants of the well-being of children and their adaptation to the environment of an elementary school. The study was conducted on a group of pupils from grades II to V (N = 173) and was based on an analysis of the questionnaires: SPAS (...
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Background Attachment is one of the more important developmental aspects for predicting a person’s level of adaptation and mental health. Previous research in this area suggests a relationship between insecure attachment and behavioural disorders, deviations as well as depression and other affective disorders. The goal of this study was to determi...
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In contemporary times, education creators are faced with new challenges. At the onset of the third millennium education is treated not only as a set of processes serving the purpose of increasing competencies, but also as an indicator of a country’s development level and an element of economy. This latter point may be illustrated by the well-known...
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The paper focuses on the educational system for the future prison staff that is chiefly based on a dedicated university course, i.e. rehabilitation. The paper presents differences between students and problems arising from their inherent properties, being greater readiness for aggression and approval of aggression. The presented study was aimed at...
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b>Background Youthful aggression, perceived both as a social phenomenon and a psychological issue, is the subject matter of numerous theoretical analyses and scientific studies. Usually, their aim is to determine the consequences of aggressive behaviour, especially the development of criminal behaviour. However, empirical studies devoted to the re...
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The objective of the presented research was to find the family determinants for undertaking the aggressor or victim role. The obtained results enabled the description of environmental (family-related) and developmental factors that have a bearing on the formation of perpetrator or victim identity. For that purpose, two groups of variables were iden...
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Background The paper presents the results of a study on the possible role of sense of influencing one’s life and expectations towards the future as a personal condition of adaptation. In accordance with the theory of formulation of temporal perspectives, these variables were assumed to be related to construction of the psychological reality of the...
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The study was undertaken to identify intergenerational transmission in the patterns of early adulthood developmental tasks, with particular emphasis on parenthood. We attempted to explain how intergenerational values are transmitted to young adults when they become parents and how they realize those parental values that are expected of them. The st...
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The present study includes selected conditions of adaptation to the school. The research question focused on different predictors of sense of acceptanceand self-esteem and a sense of exclusion. The study involved 270 children aged 8-12. Data were collected twice using two tools: a questionnaire SUSPO and QSL. The results showed dynamic processes an...

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I am searching a literature and previous research on well being of children aged 5-12 in the context of school adaptation. I am interested in definition, methods and and linkages with mental health and pupils' school achievements.
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I am searching literature and previous research on creativity among children aged 4-6. I am interested in definition and development of the phenomenon of creativity.

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This project is conected with intercultural positive psychology. The main works are focused on intercultural competence, conflict, social insecurity and happiness.