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"... människan kan förändras om man ger den verktyg" - En kvalitativ studie av elva frivårdsinspektörers synsätt på kontraktsvårdsutredningar för drogmissbrukare

Håkansson, Emma and Schlegel, Anna-Karin (2006)
School of Social Work
Abstract
The object of this essay was to illustrate and analyse what determines that a contract treatment investigation for a drug addict is initiated and what factors influence the investigation itself, from the probation service officer's perspective.

We selected the following two questions:

- What does the probation service officer see as being the deciding factor for a contract treatment investigation to be initiated?

- What questions appear in a contract treatment investigation and how do they influence the investigation, according to the probation service officer?

To find answers to these questions we conducted interviews with 11 probation service officers, during November and December 2005, at three different locations across Skåne. We... (More)
The object of this essay was to illustrate and analyse what determines that a contract treatment investigation for a drug addict is initiated and what factors influence the investigation itself, from the probation service officer's perspective.

We selected the following two questions:

- What does the probation service officer see as being the deciding factor for a contract treatment investigation to be initiated?

- What questions appear in a contract treatment investigation and how do they influence the investigation, according to the probation service officer?

To find answers to these questions we conducted interviews with 11 probation service officers, during November and December 2005, at three different locations across Skåne. We decided to use the qualitative method for collecting the data we needed.

In our essay we came to the conclusion that the will and motivation of the client is a deciding factor whether or not a contract treatment investigation is to be initiated. An important collaborator in this process is the social services. According to the probation service officers, many of the problems that may appear in the co-operation are due to the tough economic constraints experienced by the social services. The probation service officers also believed that contract treatment is a good alternative sentence instead of imprisonment. (Less)
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  abstract     = {The object of this essay was to illustrate and analyse what determines that a contract treatment investigation for a drug addict is initiated and what factors influence the investigation itself, from the probation service officer's perspective.

We selected the following two questions:

- What does the probation service officer see as being the deciding factor for a contract treatment investigation to be initiated?

- What questions appear in a contract treatment investigation and how do they influence the investigation, according to the probation service officer?

To find answers to these questions we conducted interviews with 11 probation service officers, during November and December 2005, at three different locations across Skåne. We decided to use the qualitative method for collecting the data we needed.

In our essay we came to the conclusion that the will and motivation of the client is a deciding factor whether or not a contract treatment investigation is to be initiated. An important collaborator in this process is the social services. According to the probation service officers, many of the problems that may appear in the co-operation are due to the tough economic constraints experienced by the social services. The probation service officers also believed that contract treatment is a good alternative sentence instead of imprisonment.},
  author       = {Håkansson, Emma and Schlegel, Anna-Karin},
  keyword      = {frivårdsinspektörer,kontraktsvårdsutredningar,socialtjänst,contract treatment investigations,probation service officers,social services,Social problems and welfare, national insurance,Sociala problem, social välfärd, socialförsäkring},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {"... människan kan förändras om man ger den verktyg" - En kvalitativ studie av elva frivårdsinspektörers synsätt på kontraktsvårdsutredningar för drogmissbrukare},
  year         = {2006},
}