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Att bli sedd men inte hörd: En studie om hur barnperspektivet tydliggörs och beaktas vid handläggning av ekonomiskt bistånd

Karlsson, Angelica and Petersson, Mathilde (2006)
School of Social Work
Abstract
The main purpose of this essay was to make a critical study of how the social worker made the child perspective distinct in the administration of the supplementary benefit. To be able to answer this purpose we decided to examine what knowledges, possibilities and what concrete procedures the social workers use in those cases.

We carried out this study by interwieving eight social workers, at a social service office. We also made a study of the documentation in that office, by reading 23 documents. The results were analysed from the theoretical ideas of the three P:s, provision, protection and participation.

The study revealed that children were seen and prioritized in the administration of the supplementary benefit, but that the social... (More)
The main purpose of this essay was to make a critical study of how the social worker made the child perspective distinct in the administration of the supplementary benefit. To be able to answer this purpose we decided to examine what knowledges, possibilities and what concrete procedures the social workers use in those cases.

We carried out this study by interwieving eight social workers, at a social service office. We also made a study of the documentation in that office, by reading 23 documents. The results were analysed from the theoretical ideas of the three P:s, provision, protection and participation.

The study revealed that children were seen and prioritized in the administration of the supplementary benefit, but that the social worker hardly never spoke personally to the children. Information about the children were mainly collected by asking the parents about the children´s situation and needs. The result of the study showed that the child perspective was used indirectly by asking the parents about the child and by helping the parents to become self-supporting. (Less)
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  abstract     = {The main purpose of this essay was to make a critical study of how the social worker made the child perspective distinct in the administration of the supplementary benefit. To be able to answer this purpose we decided to examine what knowledges, possibilities and what concrete procedures the social workers use in those cases.

We carried out this study by interwieving eight social workers, at a social service office. We also made a study of the documentation in that office, by reading 23 documents. The results were analysed from the theoretical ideas of the three P:s, provision, protection and participation.

The study revealed that children were seen and prioritized in the administration of the supplementary benefit, but that the social worker hardly never spoke personally to the children. Information about the children were mainly collected by asking the parents about the children´s situation and needs. The result of the study showed that the child perspective was used indirectly by asking the parents about the child and by helping the parents to become self-supporting.},
  author       = {Karlsson, Angelica and Petersson, Mathilde},
  keyword      = {socialt arbete,social work,ekonomiskt bistånd,supplementary benefit,barnperspektiv,child perspective,Social problems and welfare, national insurance,Sociala problem, social välfärd, socialförsäkring},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Att bli sedd men inte hörd: En studie om hur barnperspektivet tydliggörs och beaktas vid handläggning av ekonomiskt bistånd},
  year         = {2006},
}