Search for dissertations about: "out-of-home care"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 swedish dissertations containing the words out-of-home care.

  1. 1. Out-of-Home Care and Educational Outcomes : Prevalence, Patterns and Consequences

    Author : Marie Berlin; Gunnar Andersson; Lars Brännström; Anna Rotkirch; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; out-of-home care; foster care; foster parents; school performance; educational outcomes; intergenerational transmission; Sweden; Nordic countries; sociologisk demografi; Sociological Demography;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to examine educational stratification in the context of out-of-home care (OHC; foster family care, residential care) and to place one of society’s most vulnerable groups in the fields of social stratification and family complexity research. About 5% of the Swedish population experience OHC during childhood or adolescence. READ MORE

  2. 2. Addressing poor educational outcomes among children with out-of-home care experience : Studies on impact, pathways, and interventions

    Author : Hilma Forsman; Lars Brännström; Bo Vinnerljung; Marie Sallnäs; Mattias Strandh; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; child welfare; out-of-home care; educational outcomes; impact; pathways; interventions; longitudinal; evaluation; socialt arbete; Social Work;

    Abstract : Children with out-of-home care (OHC; foster family/residential care) experience is a high-risk group for future adverse outcomes. With an ambition of supporting the design of effective preventive child welfare measures targeting children in OHC, the overall aim of this thesis is to examine education as a possible intervention path for improving their development and overall life chances. READ MORE

  3. 3. Health, Experienced Support and School Performance among Children in Out-of-home care

    Author : Rikard Tordön; Gunilla Sydsjö; Carl Göran Svedin; Martin Bergström; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Children in out-of-home care (OHC) have higher risks for developing poorer health and school achievement, being subjected to more abuse experiences, as well as negative long-term outcomes related to occupational performance, socioeconomic status, addiction, and criminality. Research related to OHC children is fragmented and the effects of interventions are under-studied. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Prerequisites and Practices of Auditing Residential Care : On the Licensing and Inspection of Residential Homes for Children in Sweden

    Author : David Pålsson; Stefan Wiklund; Marie Sallnäs; Kerstin Svensson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Child welfare; Out-of-home care; Residential care for children and adolescents; Audit; Licensing; Inspection; Quality Indicators; socialt arbete; Social Work;

    Abstract : The aim of this dissertation is to describe and analyse the prerequisites and practices of auditing Swedish residential care for children. Residential care is a complex intervention provided to children in vulnerable life situations. READ MORE

  5. 5. The (re)construction of home : Unaccompanied children’s and youth’s transition out of care

    Author : Åsa Söderqvist; Yvonne Sjöblom; Pia Bülow; Carin Björngren Cuadra; Högskolan i Jönköping; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; unacccompanied; children; youth; culture; ethnicty; transitions; out-of-home care; home;

    Abstract : This dissertation focuses on how perceptions of ethnicity and culture become meaningful in relation to the transition from care into independent living, studied from unaccompanied youths’, professionals’, and a methodological perspective. The findings from interviews with unaccompanied youth with experience of leaving care showed that thoughts about their ethnic minority background are constantly present in the young men’s lives. READ MORE