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Barn som utsätts för våld i nära relationer: Vilken hjälp bistår socialtjänsten med?
University of Gävle, Faculty of Health and Occupational Studies, Department of Social Work and Psychology.
University of Gävle, Faculty of Health and Occupational Studies, Department of Social Work and Psychology.
2013 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

The main purpose of this study is to find out what kind of help social service in one selected municipality in Sweden can provide for children who have witnessed or been victims of domestic violence. Using focus group interview this study investigate how the social workers meet the needs of these children. The bases for our analysis are the Organization Theory and the Attachment Theory, as well as previous research. Important results are that the social services are dependent on notifications in order to do their work and that the most common interventions are foster care, emergency foster care and/or family therapy. The difficulties that social workers perceive their work are unjustified families and heavy workloads. The results showed the difficulties of helping these children, and indicated that children who have witnessed domestic violence not always receive adequate response.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2013. , 48 p.
Keyword [en]
social services, domestic violence, children’s needs, interventions
National Category
Social Work
Identifiers
URN: urn:nbn:se:hig:diva-16263Archive number: SGSMK-2013-6OAI: oai:DiVA.org:hig-16263DiVA: diva2:693697
Subject / course
Social work
Educational program
Social work
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Examiners
Available from: 2014-02-10 Created: 2014-02-04 Last updated: 2014-02-10Bibliographically approved

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