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Kontaktmannaskapet inom Kriminalvården : en kvalitativ studie om kontaktmäns upplevelser av sitt arbete på en Kriminalvårdsanstalt.

Eriksson, Anna LU (2015) SOPA63 20142
School of Social Work
Abstract
My purpose with this essay was to understand the contact persons view of his/her own professional role/identity, and the specific work environment at a correctional facility as an organization. To reach my purpose I answered three questions: how the correctional organization affect the individual contact person and their workmanship seen from a professional perspective, how contact persons find their professional role and professional identity, and what obstacles and possibilities there are within the job as a contact person in corrections. I chose to use qualitative semi structured interviews to collect the empirical material. I concluded six interviews of contact persons at a correctional facility. What I found was the following: that... (More)
My purpose with this essay was to understand the contact persons view of his/her own professional role/identity, and the specific work environment at a correctional facility as an organization. To reach my purpose I answered three questions: how the correctional organization affect the individual contact person and their workmanship seen from a professional perspective, how contact persons find their professional role and professional identity, and what obstacles and possibilities there are within the job as a contact person in corrections. I chose to use qualitative semi structured interviews to collect the empirical material. I concluded six interviews of contact persons at a correctional facility. What I found was the following: that the job as a contact person is an important part of the daily work at a correctional facility. It is very demanding both in resource and space. Safety issues take a lot of time from the contact person work itself. This lead to a split in the work group and organization, as some of the staff wants specialization of the contact person role. I have also found that the basic training offered by the office of corrections is insufficient for new staff and it takes too long to get. (Less)
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Eriksson, Anna LU
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organization
course
SOPA63 20142
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
Kriminalvårdsanstalt, Kontaktmannaskap, Kriminalvård, organisation, handlingsutrymme, yrkesroll, Contact acumen, Correctional organization, Correctional facility, organization, discretion, professional role
language
Swedish
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5154105
date added to LUP
2015-03-25 12:51:51
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2015-03-25 12:51:51
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  abstract     = {My purpose with this essay was to understand the contact persons view of his/her own professional role/identity, and the specific work environment at a correctional facility as an organization. To reach my purpose I answered three questions: how the correctional organization affect the individual contact person and their workmanship seen from a professional perspective, how contact persons find their professional role and professional identity, and what obstacles and possibilities there are within the job as a contact person in corrections. I chose to use qualitative semi structured interviews to collect the empirical material. I concluded six interviews of contact persons at a correctional facility. What I found was the following: that the job as a contact person is an important part of the daily work at a correctional facility. It is very demanding both in resource and space. Safety issues take a lot of time from the contact person work itself. This lead to a split in the work group and organization, as some of the staff wants specialization of the contact person role. I have also found that the basic training offered by the office of corrections is insufficient for new staff and it takes too long to get.},
  author       = {Eriksson, Anna},
  keyword      = {Kriminalvårdsanstalt,Kontaktmannaskap,Kriminalvård,organisation,handlingsutrymme,yrkesroll,Contact acumen,Correctional organization,Correctional facility,organization,discretion,professional role},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Kontaktmannaskapet inom Kriminalvården : en kvalitativ studie om kontaktmäns upplevelser av sitt arbete på en Kriminalvårdsanstalt.},
  year         = {2015},
}