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Hemlösa Barn i Sverige

Nieminen, Annika LU and Ohlsson, Marie LU (2010) SOPA63 20092
School of Social Work
Abstract
The purpose of this essay was to examine social worker´s opinion about the causes of homelessness and it´s consequences for children (11-18 years old), from a social worker´s point of view. More specifically; what are the reasons for children to become homeless and what does it mean for the child´s daily life to be homeless? We also wanted to know what consequences the child´s homelessness can get, in short term and long term and the importance of risk and protective factors. The analysis was based on two perspectives; one helps us understand how the environment can affect an individual´s development in society and the other perspective focuses on describing and understanding the individual patterns of abnormal development, where time is a... (More)
The purpose of this essay was to examine social worker´s opinion about the causes of homelessness and it´s consequences for children (11-18 years old), from a social worker´s point of view. More specifically; what are the reasons for children to become homeless and what does it mean for the child´s daily life to be homeless? We also wanted to know what consequences the child´s homelessness can get, in short term and long term and the importance of risk and protective factors. The analysis was based on two perspectives; one helps us understand how the environment can affect an individual´s development in society and the other perspective focuses on describing and understanding the individual patterns of abnormal development, where time is a valuable factor. For the study we performed nine individual partly structured interviews on different categories of people. We interviewed four people from volunteer organizations, two social welfare secretaries, one book writer and two researchers in the field of homeless children. The result of our study shows that most children broke up from home because of a conflictual relationship with their parents. For the most part, it was about deficiencies in the home in one way or another. Our study also shows that the society needs to be better at capturing the children and put into measure earlier than is done today. There are far too many children who do not have a secure environment. (Less)
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author
Nieminen, Annika LU and Ohlsson, Marie LU
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organization
alternative title
Uppkomst och konsekvenser ur socialarbetares synvinkel
course
SOPA63 20092
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
konsekvenser, barn, hemlösa, consequenses, risk factors, children, homeless, riskfaktorer
language
Swedish
id
1530823
date added to LUP
2010-01-29 11:29:00
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2010-01-29 11:29:00
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  abstract     = {The purpose of this essay was to examine social worker´s opinion about the causes of homelessness and it´s consequences for children (11-18 years old), from a social worker´s point of view. More specifically; what are the reasons for children to become homeless and what does it mean for the child´s daily life to be homeless? We also wanted to know what consequences the child´s homelessness can get, in short term and long term and the importance of risk and protective factors. The analysis was based on two perspectives; one helps us understand how the environment can affect an individual´s development in society and the other perspective focuses on describing and understanding the individual patterns of abnormal development, where time is a valuable factor. For the study we performed nine individual partly structured interviews on different categories of people. We interviewed four people from volunteer organizations, two social welfare secretaries, one book writer and two researchers in the field of homeless children. The result of our study shows that most children broke up from home because of a conflictual relationship with their parents. For the most part, it was about deficiencies in the home in one way or another. Our study also shows that the society needs to be better at capturing the children and put into measure earlier than is done today. There are far too many children who do not have a secure environment.},
  author       = {Nieminen, Annika and Ohlsson, Marie},
  keyword      = {konsekvenser,barn,hemlösa,consequenses,risk factors,children,homeless,riskfaktorer},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Hemlösa Barn i Sverige},
  year         = {2010},
}