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Balansgång i att utveckla sitt eget arbetssätt: En kvalitativ studie om socialsekreterares upplevelser om handlingsutrymme i arbetet med ensamkommande flyktingbarn
Linnaeus University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Social Work.
2015 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
Balancing act to developing ways of working (English)
Abstract [en]

A large quantity of children travels and come to Sweden without a guardian. The unaccompanied refugee children got forced to leave their home, family, friends to be able to get a better and safer life. This subject is very current today and different operators are involved to take care of the unaccompanied refugee children and work to integrate them in the Swedish society.The main purpose for this study was to examine social workers experience of working with unaccompanied refugee children from an organizational perspective. The studies aim is also to examine if the social workers come across any obstacles and challenges when they work with unaccompanied refugee children.Six semi-structured interviews have been done with social workers who in the same municipality and only works with unaccompanied refugee children. The interviews has been analyzed with a hermeneutic interpretation method.The result shows that social workers themselves consider that they have a large working space with and that they can affect the organization in their work. The challenges that the social workers meet on their work in the organization is the cooperation with other agencies. It can involve different challenges for example the cooperation on the unaccompanied refugee children’s economy, lodging etc.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2015.
Keyword [en]
Social worker, unaccompanied refuge children, organization.
Keyword [sv]
Socialarbetare, ensamkommande flyktingbarn, organisation
National Category
Social Sciences
Identifiers
URN: urn:nbn:se:lnu:diva-51648OAI: oai:DiVA.org:lnu-51648DiVA: diva2:915718
Subject / course
Social Work
Educational program
Social Work Study Programme, 210 credits
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Available from: 2016-04-11 Created: 2016-03-30 Last updated: 2016-04-11Bibliographically approved

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