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Vem kan bli familjehem? En belysning av familjehemssekreterarens roll i urvalsprocessen

Gustafsson, Sofia LU and Möller, Frida LU (2012) SOPA63 20112
School of Social Work
Abstract
Who can become a foster home? An illumination of the foster home secretaty´s role in the selection process

Is it possible for anyone to become a foster parent? What if you are homosexual, highly religious or from a foregin culture; is it even worthwhile to applay? We were curious about if one person´s prejudice can effect wehether a person applaying is approved or not.
We interviewed social workers active in different sized communities and specialised in investigating foster home. We also interviewed a psychologist consultning the social workers and a foster mother (contact person). The results turned out to be quite interesting. We found that a person making these decisions has a tremendous influence on who is approved or not. Thus,... (More)
Who can become a foster home? An illumination of the foster home secretaty´s role in the selection process

Is it possible for anyone to become a foster parent? What if you are homosexual, highly religious or from a foregin culture; is it even worthwhile to applay? We were curious about if one person´s prejudice can effect wehether a person applaying is approved or not.
We interviewed social workers active in different sized communities and specialised in investigating foster home. We also interviewed a psychologist consultning the social workers and a foster mother (contact person). The results turned out to be quite interesting. We found that a person making these decisions has a tremendous influence on who is approved or not. Thus, one applicant that is not approved in one community might very well be approves in another. Importantly. for us soon starting our careers , we have to consider what influences that are acceptable in our future decisions apart from professional knowledge; our own experiences, society´s expectations, co-workers attitudes or else... (Less)
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author
Gustafsson, Sofia LU and Möller, Frida LU
supervisor
organization
course
SOPA63 20112
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
Fosterparent´s, Fosterhome, Homosexual, Religion, Ethnicity
language
Swedish
id
2374612
date added to LUP
2012-03-21 09:27:37
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2012-03-21 09:27:37
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  abstract     = {Who can become a foster home? An illumination of the foster home secretaty´s role in the selection process

Is it possible for anyone to become a foster parent? What if you are homosexual, highly religious or from a foregin culture; is it even worthwhile to applay? We were curious about if one person´s prejudice can effect wehether a person applaying is approved or not.
We interviewed social workers active in different sized communities and specialised in investigating foster home. We also interviewed a psychologist consultning the social workers and a foster mother (contact person). The results turned out to be quite interesting. We found that a person making these decisions has a tremendous influence on who is approved or not. Thus, one applicant that is not approved in one community might very well be approves in another. Importantly. for us soon starting our careers , we have to consider what influences that are acceptable in our future decisions apart from professional knowledge; our own experiences, society´s expectations, co-workers attitudes or else...},
  author       = {Gustafsson, Sofia and Möller, Frida},
  keyword      = {Fosterparent´s,Fosterhome,Homosexual,Religion,Ethnicity},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Vem kan bli familjehem? En belysning av familjehemssekreterarens roll i urvalsprocessen},
  year         = {2012},
}