Department of Social Work

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Department projects

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Professional assessment and decision-making in child welfare
01/01/2003 - 31/12/2004

Referrals in child protection have increased during recent years. Social Services are obliged to investigate suspicion of harmful domestic conditions and children’s own problems if the child’s development is at risk. Considerable leeway is given to municipalities t...

Social Care of Children - the Medias Image and Practitioners Views
01/01/2001 - 31/12/2003
The guiding question for this project was: How does the Swedish press portray disadvantaged children (aged 0-18) and child welfare work? We have also investigated the meaning of media reporting on child welfare for social workers and the interplay between press and social work on...

Health/social problems among young adults who received
child welfare interventions during childhood. National cohort studies
of prevalence and variable risk factors
In Sweden, 6-8% of all children will experience child welfare interventions before age 18, and 4% will be placed in out-of-home care. Few interventions have been evaluated. Research into outcomes is fragmented. National studies have revealed high excess risks for future problems ...


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