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Norway

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Hege Stein Helland - Children and Youth Services Review,

This article studies how three groups of professional decision-makers – child welfare workers, experts on children and judges – exercise discretion in decisions on adoption from care in the Norwegian child welfare system.

Brit Oppedal, Visnja Ramberg, Espen Røysamb - Journal of Adolescence,

The overall aim of the present study was to expand knowledge about depression among unaccompanied refugee minors in the years after they were granted protection in Norway.

Siv Oltedal, Ingunn Studsrød, Rasa Naujanienė, Carolina Muñoz Guzmán - Journal of Comparative Social Work,

The study from Chile, Lithuania and Norway explores how social workers define family and more specific the position of extended families within child welfare and thus indicate contextual differences and similarities.

Carolina Øverlien - Child Abuse Review,

In this short report, the author provides insight into the situation of domestic violence refuges in Norway during the spring of 2020 and their concern for their youngest clients.

Ove Heradstveit, Nathalie Gjertsen, Anette Christine Iversen, Sondre Aasen Nilsen, Kristin Gärtner Askeland, Øivin Christiansen, Mari Hysing - Children and Youth Services Review,

The purpose of this study was to investigate whether Norwegian adolescents in contact with child welfare services (CWS) are at higher risk for substance-related problems (SRP) compared with the general adolescent population, and to what extent those in foster care (FC) differ from those receiving in-home services (IHS).

Ove Heradstveit, Nathalie Gjertsen, Anette Christine Iversen, Sondre Aasen Nilsen, Kristin Gärtner, Askelanda Øivin Christiansen, Mari Hysing - Children and Youth Services Review,

The purpose of this study was to investigate whether Norwegian adolescents in contact with child welfare services (CWS) are at higher risk for substance-related problems (SRP) compared with the general adolescent population, and to what extent those in foster care (FC) differ from those receiving in-home services (IHS).

Heidi Jacobsen, Tore Wentzel-Larsen, Hans Bugge Bergsund - Children and Youth Services Review,

The aim of the present study was to investigate cognitive functioning at age 8 years among 39 foster children (FC) compared to 36 children in a non-foster comparison group (NFC).

Elisiv Bakketeig, Janet Boddy, Tonje Gundersen, Jeanette Østergaard, Fidelma Hanrahan - Children and Youth Services Review,

This paper addresses the conceptualization of ‘outcomes’ for care experienced people through an in-depth longitudinal study of 75 young adults in Denmark, England and Norway.

MartikaIrene Brook & Fungisai Gwanzura Ottemöller - Children and Youth Services Review,

The aim of this study was to explore the experiences of unaccompanied refugee minor (URM) girls’ adaptation to life in Norway focusing on their strengths, and to examine the social and structural factors that influence settlement.

Marit Larsen, Valborg Baste, Ragnhild Bjørknes, Kyrre Breivik, Trine Myrvold, Stine Lehmann - Child & Family Social Work,

This study examined quality of care from the foster parent's perspective and associated characteristics.