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Vändpunkten Kristianstad: en stödgruppsverksamhet
Kristianstad University, School of Health and Society.
Kristianstad University, School of Health and Society.
2011 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 15 credits / 22,5 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
The turning point Kristianstad : a support group activity. (English)
Abstract [en]

The aim of this study has been to investigate children and adolescent development in ”The turning point” children´s and adolescent program in Kristianstad. We also wanted to find out the support group leaders experiences concerning the children´s and the adolescents development in programs and how they apprehended their role as a support group leader. Our intension was also to study how the adolescent and the children considered their own development in the program. To carry through this study, we used two types of qualitative methods i.e. qualitative interviews with the support group leaders who used the ”Turning point”  method in their work with the children’s and adolescents groups. We also used qualitative content analysis on the children’s and the adolescents written answers in their evaluation forms. The support group leaders and the adolescents described a positive development through the programs. Both parts states that this development has been noticed by an increased openness about the abuse in the family. Other results was that the children and the adolescent answered that they had realized that they were not alone in their situation, had been helped by the programs, felt happier and had come to realize that they had an identity of their own. 

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2011. , 67 p.
Keyword [en]
children, adolescent, support group leaders, the turning point, abuse, development.
Keyword [sv]
barn, tonåring, vändpunkten, stödgrupp
National Category
Social Sciences Social Work Social Work
URN: urn:nbn:se:hkr:diva-8214OAI: diva2:425503
Educational program
Social Work Study Programme
Social and Behavioural Science, Law
Available from: 2011-06-22 Created: 2011-06-21 Last updated: 2011-06-22Bibliographically approved

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