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Att arbeta med samhällets mest utsatta barn och unga - ingen prioritering för socionomer? En kvalitativ studie om socionomers skäl till att inte arbeta med myndighetsutövning med barn och unga.

Ståhl, Marie LU and Emanuelsson, Tilda LU (2016) SOPA63 20161
School of Social Work
Abstract
The aim of this qualitative study is to investigate why Swedish social workers, who has taken the advanced course “Social work with children and youths”, choose not to work with the exercise of public authority with children and youths within Social Services.
Our findings show us that the eight social workers we have interviewed choose not to work with the exercise of public authority with children and youths within Social Services because of bad working environment, such as high workload, high employee turnover, more paperwork than client meetings, combined with psychologically stressful work and low salaries. But also because of the wide workfield, that enables social workers to work in other fields. Our respondents shared ideas of... (More)
The aim of this qualitative study is to investigate why Swedish social workers, who has taken the advanced course “Social work with children and youths”, choose not to work with the exercise of public authority with children and youths within Social Services.
Our findings show us that the eight social workers we have interviewed choose not to work with the exercise of public authority with children and youths within Social Services because of bad working environment, such as high workload, high employee turnover, more paperwork than client meetings, combined with psychologically stressful work and low salaries. But also because of the wide workfield, that enables social workers to work in other fields. Our respondents shared ideas of improvement as they consider necessary to attract social workers and to retain existing employees. (Less)
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author
Ståhl, Marie LU and Emanuelsson, Tilda LU
supervisor
organization
course
SOPA63 20161
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
children welfare, social work, social workers
language
Swedish
id
8890714
date added to LUP
2016-09-05 16:12:13
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2016-09-05 16:12:13
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  abstract     = {The aim of this qualitative study is to investigate why Swedish social workers, who has taken the advanced course “Social work with children and youths”, choose not to work with the exercise of public authority with children and youths within Social Services.
Our findings show us that the eight social workers we have interviewed choose not to work with the exercise of public authority with children and youths within Social Services because of bad working environment, such as high workload, high employee turnover, more paperwork than client meetings, combined with psychologically stressful work and low salaries. But also because of the wide workfield, that enables social workers to work in other fields. Our respondents shared ideas of improvement as they consider necessary to attract social workers and to retain existing employees.},
  author       = {Ståhl, Marie and Emanuelsson, Tilda},
  keyword      = {children welfare,social work,social workers},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Att arbeta med samhällets mest utsatta barn och unga - ingen prioritering för socionomer? En kvalitativ studie om socionomers skäl till att inte arbeta med myndighetsutövning med barn och unga.},
  year         = {2016},
}