Proceedings of the II International Scientific-Practical Conference "Psychology of Extreme Professions" (ISPCPEP 2019)

The collection presents materials from the II International Scientific and Practical Conference "Psychology of Extreme Professions" (ISPCPEP 2019), which was held on June 27-29, 2019, Arkhangelsk and the Solovetsky Islands, Arkhangelsk Region, Russian Federation (organized by the Northern (Arctic) Federal University named after M.V. Lomonosov ", Arkhangelsk, Russia).

The event was held with the financial support of the Russian Foundation for Basic Research, project No. 19-013-20032.

This international scientific-practical conference is devoted to the problems of professional activity in extreme conditions. At the same time, the concept of extremism permits a broad interpretation: it can be both extreme and emergency situations, as well as high long-term work intensity. It unites, popularizes and develops both world and domestic scientific traditions in the stated perspective.

Traditionally, extreme conditions include professional activities of rescue services, military, Interior Ministry, Federal Penitentiary Service, Emergencies Ministry, cosmonauts. However, it should be noted the expansion of the range of employment posts with extreme conditions of professional activity, despite the improvement of living conditions - now the content of activities is actively changing in many professions; there is a lack of time and an increase in the intensity and intensity of work. Optimization of psychological support will contribute to the professional longevity of the subject of labor with an increase in the level of his psychological health and well-being.

Human labor in extreme conditions is the subject of interest of many scientific fields, including physiology, occupational health and medicine, social anthropology and geography, sociology, etc. The organizers seek to combine the efforts of various specialists and the mutual enrichment of the information space on the conference theme. The program committee and the conference content take this circumstance into account.

The purpose of the conference is to summarize the developments, to advance in scientific issues of psychological support and psychological support of professional activity in extreme conditions; further conceptualization in the sphere of human interaction with the environment and factors of his work activity; discussion of modern approaches to the concept of extreme work, taking into account the poly-factorial negative impact of the environment on staff and total innovation.

The effectiveness of the event is provided by the competence of the organizers in the field of the conference topics. This is confirmed by the participation of 11 doctors of science in the program committee, as well as the implementation of research funded by research funds: RFBR grant No. 18-013-00623 "Comparative analysis of psychological risks in the professional work of shift workers in the south and the Far North of the Russian Federation"; RFBR grant №19-013-00517 "Interconnection of professional deformations, professional self-awareness and effectiveness of law enforcement officers' activity" and a grant of the President of the Russian Federation for state support of young Russian scientists - candidates of sciences MK-6409.2018.6 industries in the Far North and the Arctic. "

The II International Scientific and Practical Conference "Psychology of Extreme Professions" opens up opportunities for creative and scientific cooperation, the development of joint scientific and practical projects, the formation of public opinion on the stated problem.

The conference includes the results of both basic research and applied research carried out in real or experimentally simulated conditions aimed at optimizing the work activities of individual workers, working teams or organizations in general.

The results of the conference in the stated areas stimulate the solution of urgent problems of psychological support and support of enterprises and organizations in modern, innovative conditions. The participation of the heads of the psychological services of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation and the Center for Emergency Psychological Aid EMERCOM of Russia will help promote the discussed ideas and technologies at the administrative level.

The scientific discussions at the conference included coverage of the problems of psychological preparation of the individual for extreme activities; professional and psychological selection of specialists for professions of extreme profile; adaptation and development of personality in the extreme conditions of professional activity .; psychological security in extreme conditions of activity; psychological support of labor in the Arctic; psychological support of the activities of specialists of extreme professions in emergency situations; prevention and correction of socio-psychological and personal deviations among workers in professions of extreme profile; professional destruction of personality; risks in professional activities; traditional types of labor of the indigenous population of the North; everyday stress.

The conference aims to further develop various scientific areas in the field of labor psychology and organizational psychology in terms of clarifying the methodology and concepts of occupational stress, occupational risk, stylistic features of activity, occupational deformations, socio-environmental professional adaptation, tension, efficiency and success of professional activity, psychological security and psychological readiness for professional activity in special conditions.

The Organizing Committee of ISPCPEP 2019

The event was held with the financial support of the Russian Foundation for Basic Research, project No. 19-013-20032