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"Jag ser det inte som ett straff. Jag ser det som en hjälp." - En studie av påföljden "Samtalskontakt med socialtjänsten" i Malmö

Pettersson, Pontus (2004)
School of Social Work
Abstract
The purpose of this paper was to examine how the intervention "Conversational-contact with the social services" actually looks and how it is experienced by the youths who attend it and the social workers who are providing it. The research was based on a qualitative method consisting of individual interviews. Main issues of the paper: - The youths- and social workers' experience of the intervention - The youths' experience of being able to be open with the social worker - The youths' and social workers- experience of changes, as a result of the intervention - The youths and social workers ideas of improving the intervention - Content of the meetings that constitutes the intervention - For the purpose, functional theories and methods that... (More)
The purpose of this paper was to examine how the intervention "Conversational-contact with the social services" actually looks and how it is experienced by the youths who attend it and the social workers who are providing it. The research was based on a qualitative method consisting of individual interviews. Main issues of the paper: - The youths- and social workers' experience of the intervention - The youths' experience of being able to be open with the social worker - The youths' and social workers- experience of changes, as a result of the intervention - The youths and social workers ideas of improving the intervention - Content of the meetings that constitutes the intervention - For the purpose, functional theories and methods that the social workers use according to themselves The youths were more positive to the intervention than the social workers and believed that they are less likely to commit crime again, mainly because of the conversational-contact. The social workers believed that they lack competence, but the results indicates that they include several relevant factors in the intervention. The intervention is more supported by theory and method than what could be expected from previous research. (Less)
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author
Pettersson, Pontus
supervisor
organization
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
Social problems and welfare, national insurance, Sociala problem, social välfärd, socialförsäkring
language
Swedish
id
1358452
date added to LUP
2004-11-08
date last changed
2004-11-08
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  abstract     = {The purpose of this paper was to examine how the intervention "Conversational-contact with the social services" actually looks and how it is experienced by the youths who attend it and the social workers who are providing it. The research was based on a qualitative method consisting of individual interviews. Main issues of the paper: - The youths- and social workers' experience of the intervention - The youths' experience of being able to be open with the social worker - The youths' and social workers- experience of changes, as a result of the intervention - The youths and social workers ideas of improving the intervention - Content of the meetings that constitutes the intervention - For the purpose, functional theories and methods that the social workers use according to themselves The youths were more positive to the intervention than the social workers and believed that they are less likely to commit crime again, mainly because of the conversational-contact. The social workers believed that they lack competence, but the results indicates that they include several relevant factors in the intervention. The intervention is more supported by theory and method than what could be expected from previous research.},
  author       = {Pettersson, Pontus},
  keyword      = {Social problems and welfare, national insurance,Sociala problem, social välfärd, socialförsäkring},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {"Jag ser det inte som ett straff. Jag ser det som en hjälp." - En studie av påföljden "Samtalskontakt med socialtjänsten" i Malmö},
  year         = {2004},
}