About the psychological readiness of rescuers to risk in the conditions of professional activity

Authors

  • Evgeniy A. Chumila State Educational Establishment «University of Сivil Protection of the Ministry for Emergency Situations of the Republic of Belarus»; 220118, Belarus, Minsk, Mashinostroiteley str., 25 https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5551-4215
  • Dmitriy M. Bulyga Branch «Institute for Retraining and Professional Development» of the State Educational Establishment «University of Сivil Protection of the Ministry for Emergency Situations of the Republic of Belarus»; 222515, Belarus, Minsk region, Borisov district, Svetlaya Roshcha village, 1 https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6269-6790
  • Igor' I. Markach State Educational Establishment «University of Сivil Protection of the Ministry for Emergency Situations of the Republic of Belarus»; 220118, Belarus, Minsk, Mashinostroiteley str., 25 https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6885-7209
  • Aleksey A. Gurin State Educational Establishment «University of Сivil Protection of the Ministry for Emergency Situations of the Republic of Belarus»; 220118, Belarus, Minsk, Mashinostroiteley str., 25
  • Dmitriy R. Voytekhovich State Educational Establishment «University of Сivil Protection of the Ministry for Emergency Situations of the Republic of Belarus»; 220118, Belarus, Minsk, Mashinostroiteley str., 25
  • Diana V. Medvedeva State Educational Establishment «University of Сivil Protection of the Ministry for Emergency Situations of the Republic of Belarus»; 220118, Belarus, Minsk, Mashinostroiteley str., 25

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.33408/2519-237X.2022.6-1.143

Keywords:

cadet, psychological readiness, professional activity, professionalization, employee of rescue service, risk, rationality

Abstract

Purpose. Determination of the motivational and value attitude to risk of employees and students of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Republic of Belarus at various stages of professionalization.

Methods. In the course of the research, an integrated approach was used. The research was based on empirical methods of the use of psychodiagnostic methods and aimed at diagnosing risk motivation (G. Schubert's method of diagnosing risk propensity, T. Ehlers' method of personality diagnostics for motivating success and avoiding failures, questionnaire «Personal factors of decision-making» by T.V. Kornilova). Quantitative and qualitative methods were used to process the data. To compare the tested persons by age, a comparative method was used.

Findings. The complex of motivational and value characteristics influencing the development of psychological readiness for risk in professional activity is concretized. The relationship between the level of development of psychological readiness for professional activity and the level of professional experience is established.

Application field of research. The results of the research can be used in the system of professional training of rescuers, as well as taken into account by psychologists when organizing official activities in combat departments as well as while training personnel at the University of Civil Protection of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Belarus.

Author Biographies

Evgeniy A. Chumila, State Educational Establishment «University of Сivil Protection of the Ministry for Emergency Situations of the Republic of Belarus»; 220118, Belarus, Minsk, Mashinostroiteley str., 25

Chair of Physical Training and Sports, Associate Professor; PhD in Pedagogic Sciences, Associate Professor

Dmitriy M. Bulyga, Branch «Institute for Retraining and Professional Development» of the State Educational Establishment «University of Сivil Protection of the Ministry for Emergency Situations of the Republic of Belarus»; 222515, Belarus, Minsk region, Borisov district, Svetlaya Roshcha village, 1

Chair of Professional Development, Head of Chair

Igor' I. Markach, State Educational Establishment «University of Сivil Protection of the Ministry for Emergency Situations of the Republic of Belarus»; 220118, Belarus, Minsk, Mashinostroiteley str., 25

Chair of Physical Training and Sports, Senior Lecturer

Aleksey A. Gurin, State Educational Establishment «University of Сivil Protection of the Ministry for Emergency Situations of the Republic of Belarus»; 220118, Belarus, Minsk, Mashinostroiteley str., 25

Technosphere Safety Faculty, cadet

Dmitriy R. Voytekhovich, State Educational Establishment «University of Сivil Protection of the Ministry for Emergency Situations of the Republic of Belarus»; 220118, Belarus, Minsk, Mashinostroiteley str., 25

Technosphere Safety Faculty, cadet

Diana V. Medvedeva, State Educational Establishment «University of Сivil Protection of the Ministry for Emergency Situations of the Republic of Belarus»; 220118, Belarus, Minsk, Mashinostroiteley str., 25

Technosphere Safety Faculty, cadet

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Published

2022-02-25

How to Cite

Chumila Е. А., Bulyga Д. М., Markach И. И., Gurin А. А., Voytekhovich Д. Р. and Medvedeva Д. В. (2022) “About the psychological readiness of rescuers to risk in the conditions of professional activity”, Journal of Civil Protection, 6(1), pp. 143–150. doi: 10.33408/2519-237X.2022.6-1.143.