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Barngruppsverksamheter inom socialtjänsten – socialsekreterares uppfattning om effekter för barnen

Levin, Malin LU (2011) SOPA63 20111
School of Social Work
Abstract
The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects on children participating in social service groups of children. The aim was to find out if there were any risks for the children to be labeled. I used a qualitative study with semi-structured interviews with four social workers. I used previous research and the labeling theory when I analyzed my material. The study showed that evaluation of children´s group activities in Sweden is rare and that it therefore is difficult to respond to the impact of child groups for children and adolescents.
The study also showed that it is easier to see the positive effects than finding the negative effects. The social worker´s who was interviewed could see that there may be a risk to children and... (More)
The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects on children participating in social service groups of children. The aim was to find out if there were any risks for the children to be labeled. I used a qualitative study with semi-structured interviews with four social workers. I used previous research and the labeling theory when I analyzed my material. The study showed that evaluation of children´s group activities in Sweden is rare and that it therefore is difficult to respond to the impact of child groups for children and adolescents.
The study also showed that it is easier to see the positive effects than finding the negative effects. The social worker´s who was interviewed could see that there may be a risk to children and adolescents who participate in children's group activities will be labeled. While it is important to note that the positive effects outweigh. (Less)
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author
Levin, Malin LU
supervisor
organization
course
SOPA63 20111
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
child support group, labeling theory, child, adolescent, social services
language
Swedish
id
1973646
date added to LUP
2011-06-08 09:29:07
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2011-06-08 09:29:07
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  abstract     = {The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects on children participating in social service groups of children. The aim was to find out if there were any risks for the children to be labeled. I used a qualitative study with semi-structured interviews with four social workers. I used previous research and the labeling theory when I analyzed my material. The study showed that evaluation of children´s group activities in Sweden is rare and that it therefore is difficult to respond to the impact of child groups for children and adolescents.
The study also showed that it is easier to see the positive effects than finding the negative effects. The social worker´s who was interviewed could see that there may be a risk to children and adolescents who participate in children's group activities will be labeled. While it is important to note that the positive effects outweigh.},
  author       = {Levin, Malin},
  keyword      = {child support group,labeling theory,child,adolescent,social services},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Barngruppsverksamheter inom socialtjänsten – socialsekreterares uppfattning om effekter för barnen},
  year         = {2011},
}