Martin Bergström, Marianne Cederblad, Kickan Håkansson, Ann Kristine Jonsson, Christian Munthe, Bo Vinnerljung, Ingegerd Wirtberg, Pernilla Östlund, Knut Sundell - Research on Social Work Practice28 Feb 2019
This article presents the findings from a systematic review conducted on interventions for foster children and foster carers.
Alli Klapp - Children and Youth Services Review10 Feb 2019
The overall purpose of the study was to investigate how two different grading systems, the norm-referenced and the criterion-referenced garaging systems influence the educational achievement for children and youths placed in out-of-home care.
Anders Hjern, Bo Vinnerljung, Lars Brännström - Developmental Child Welfare10 Jan 2019
To inform decisions about permanent care arrangements, the authors of this study used Swedish national population registers to create a sibling population consisting of 194 children born 1973–1982 who had been in out-of-home care (OHC) at least 5 years before adolescence but were never adopted (50% boys) and their 177 maternal birth siblings who also had been in OHC at least 5 years before their teens but were adopted before adolescence (52.5% boys).
To raise attention to the fact that it is possible to change policies, attitudes and behaviours, the Council of the Baltic Sea States organised a high-level conference on implementing the prohibition of corporal punishment.
Bo Vinnerljung, Stefan Kling, Anders Hjern - International Journal of Social Welfare20 Aug 2018
International research has consistently reported that youth in secure residential care have high rates of somatic/dental health problems. Here, the authors report results from the first such study in a Nordic country.