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Att göras delaktig i sin egen tvångsvård: En kvalitativ studie om hur personal på särskilda ungdomshem arbetar för att göra ungdomar delaktiga i sin behandling
Mälardalen University, School of Health, Care and Social Welfare.
2016 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

The ultimate treatment is when the person actually wants to make a change, this is often not

the case for the youths that get placed at an institution for substance use problems. This

thesis examines the participation in youth care through looking into how the staff in youth

care make boys aged 16-21 at a closed institution to participate in their treatment, and if the

participation has a meaning for the treatment. This thesis uses a qualitative method with

semi-structured interviews. The theory of self-efficacy has been used to gain an

understanding for the results of the thesis. Treatment staff from a department who works

with this target group has been interviewed. The results showed that the staff works with

motivation, respect and are trying to create a good treatment relationship with the youths.

The staff thinks it’s positive that the youths can affect their treatment, but they’re also saying

that the treatment the youths have to participate in can’t be affected. The staff thinks this is

good because treatment for their substance use is the reason they are placed at the

institution. Therefore the staff tries to motivate the youths to participation. At last the thesis

shows that participation is the key to go through with treatment and therefore become drug


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Keyword [sv]
Delaktighet, tvångsvård, särskilda ungdomshem, institutionsvård, SiS, behandlingsrelation, self-efficacy
National Category
Social Work
URN: urn:nbn:se:mdh:diva-32449OAI: diva2:952863
Available from: 2016-09-05 Created: 2016-08-15 Last updated: 2016-09-05Bibliographically approved

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