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Förväntningar kontra upplevd verklighet : en studie om socionomstudenters syn på utbildningen och yrkesrollen i jämförelse med socialsekreterares syn på detsamma (Expectations versus expect reality)

Edblom, Lisa and Söderström, Anneli (2004)
School of Social Work
Abstract
Purpose: To compare the expectations of coming profession in social work with experienced social work. We wanted to compare the pictures between the students in school of social work studies with social workers. We also wanted to increase social workers as well as other readers? awareness of social work as a profession.

Questions: What characterizes the school of social studies? How do students in school of social work view the coming role as a professional? How do students in school of social work view upon social workers as professionals? How do social workers view upon their own profession? How do social workers view upon the own role as a professional? How do social workers view upon the relation between the idea of the profession and... (More)
Purpose: To compare the expectations of coming profession in social work with experienced social work. We wanted to compare the pictures between the students in school of social work studies with social workers. We also wanted to increase social workers as well as other readers? awareness of social work as a profession.

Questions: What characterizes the school of social studies? How do students in school of social work view the coming role as a professional? How do students in school of social work view upon social workers as professionals? How do social workers view upon their own profession? How do social workers view upon the own role as a professional? How do social workers view upon the relation between the idea of the profession and the daily practice? How do the students in school of social work studies and social workers view upon professional social work?

Method: Qualitative study with qualitative interviews.

Conclusion: Social work is a low status profession. How to increase the status of social work is not easy. Important patterns are identified; knowledge has to meet unknowledge, theory has to meet practice, the organization has to meet the human being and last of all but not to forget the social services has to meet the social worker. (Less)
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author
Edblom, Lisa and Söderström, Anneli
supervisor
organization
year
type
H1 - Master's Degree (One Year)
subject
keywords
profession, professionals, status, social work, school of social work studies, Social problems and welfare, national insurance, Sociala problem, social välfärd, socialförsäkring
language
Swedish
id
1334253
date added to LUP
2004-11-15
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2004-11-15
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  abstract     = {Purpose: To compare the expectations of coming profession in social work with experienced social work. We wanted to compare the pictures between the students in school of social work studies with social workers. We also wanted to increase social workers as well as other readers? awareness of social work as a profession.

Questions: What characterizes the school of social studies? How do students in school of social work view the coming role as a professional? How do students in school of social work view upon social workers as professionals? How do social workers view upon their own profession? How do social workers view upon the own role as a professional? How do social workers view upon the relation between the idea of the profession and the daily practice? How do the students in school of social work studies and social workers view upon professional social work?

Method: Qualitative study with qualitative interviews.

Conclusion: Social work is a low status profession. How to increase the status of social work is not easy. Important patterns are identified; knowledge has to meet unknowledge, theory has to meet practice, the organization has to meet the human being and last of all but not to forget the social services has to meet the social worker.},
  author       = {Edblom, Lisa and Söderström, Anneli},
  keyword      = {profession,professionals,status,social work,school of social work studies,Social problems and welfare, national insurance,Sociala problem, social välfärd, socialförsäkring},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Förväntningar kontra upplevd verklighet : en studie om socionomstudenters syn på utbildningen och yrkesrollen i jämförelse med socialsekreterares syn på detsamma (Expectations versus expect reality)},
  year         = {2004},
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