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"Det kan hända att jag kommer fram till att det är något annat som behövs än det du önskar dig": -En studie om hur socialsekreterare hanterar frågor om delaktighet och etik
University West, Department of Social and Behavioural Studies, Division of Social Pedagogy and Sociology.
University West, Department of Social and Behavioural Studies, Division of Social Pedagogy and Sociology.
2012 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (professional degree), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

It is a qualitative study that describes and analyzes how professionals deal with social issues of inclusiveness and ethics in the investigation of cases involving interventions for adolescents. The focus is on the strategies that staff in social services expressed in terms of obstacles and opportunities for working participatively and especially when it comes to dealing with ethical dilemmas that may arise.

    The method used was qualitative research interviews. Five social workers from two different municipalities were interviewed and the material is analyzed on the basis of socio-cultural theory and organizational theory. Themes that emerged were participation, ethics, discretion and flexibility, collaboration, organization, skills and time. The main obstacles that have emerged in the study are that those who work in social services have had been difficulties to fully create participation due to various factors. The study has shown that organizational factors, limited room for maneuver, and time has a huge impact and can be seen as a threat towards quality and job involvement. The main conditions that have emerged in the study is that discretion, knowledge and experience as an opportunity to create participation.


Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2012. , 53 p.
Keyword [sv]
delaktighet, ungdomar, socialtjänst, öppenvårdsinsatser, BBIC, handlingsutrymme, sociokulturellt perspektiv, etik
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Social Work
URN: urn:nbn:se:hv:diva-4873OAI: diva2:575641
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Social work
Social and Behavioural Science, Law
Available from: 2012-12-27 Created: 2012-12-10 Last updated: 2012-12-27Bibliographically approved

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