Here you find the project grants that have been funded within the national programme on applied welfare research. All links below lead to the Swecris database. The database enables you to search, compare and produce statistics for Swedish research projects. Information from several research funding bodies is gathered in one place.

Started 2022

Dialogue support for the social services’ risk assessment of violence in close relationships against people with intellectual and developmental disabilities

Efter barnförhöret – Evaluation of an early intervention from the social services in cases of child abuse

Mapping, development and evaluation of sustainable models for digitalization of addiction care in social services

Housing support- a way for moving from dependence to independence in life? A pluralist study of housing support from the perspectives of users, next of kin, housing support workers and social services

Promoting successful schooling for young offenders with ADH(D). A co-produced evaluation of the Homework, Organization, and Planning Skills (HOPS) intervention in Swedish social services

RECO: Resilient Communities by Sustainable Welfare Transformation

A comparative study on investigation, assessment and decision-making in child protection. Does Signs of Safety contribute to improved practice?

Children as capable participants in decisions affecting their lives – how can the child rights perspective be realized by Health-Learning-Safety teams within the welfare sector?

Development and evaluation of a mobile app to provide bereavement support for teenagers in grief

Evidence over Conviction: Controlled studies of short- and long-term effects of psychoeducational interventions for trauma informed care to promote child health and resilience

Promoting the psychosocial health of children of incarcerated parents and their non-incarcerated caregivers through the development and assessment of an intervention

Development and evaluation of a digital twin for person-centred home care from client and social service perspectives

Welfare@Home – Challenges with welfare technology for older social service recipients and their home care service staff

Started 2021

Ameliorating Child poverty through Connecting Economic Services with child health Services (ACCESS): A randomised controlled trial of the Healthier Wealthier Families model in Sweden

Hands on the wheel? Managing automation processes in social work

Open care as an intervention for children at risk in the social services: Working methods, children´s participation and the outcome of care

Foster families wanted. Recruitment, assessment and municipal partnerships in foster care

The method and model of IBIC (The Individual´s needs in focus) – a critical perspective

Mental health literacy of young adults receiving housing assistance and their assistants – situational analysis and feasibility of the “Talk-to-Me” Mass Open Online Course

Effect, cost-effectiveness, and usefulness of the ’Everyday Life Rehabilitation’ (ELR) intervention: a pragmatic RCT of integrated, personcentred rehabilitation within sheltered housing facilities

Crossing borders – for a knowledge-driven and competent social service in sparsely populated areas for the benefit of the client

Leaving Care – a comparison study of implementation, change mechanisms and effectiveness of transition services for youth

Talking Mats to support involvement in choice and decision-making around home care services for older people living with mild to moderate dementia

Com-CooP – A community-based participatory research project to co-design collaborative prevention of deterioration of health in older adults

Daring to ask about violence? Analysing and improving social services’ question-centred responses to gender-based violence

Strengthening parenting practices and capacity in times of temporariness: A study on preventative social work at family centers with families who migrated to Sweden

Moral stress and moral agency in Swedish eldercare

Started 2020

Developing and validating a method for assessment of children´s caring activities in child protection assessments

Why? How? A process evaluation of a novel treatment for hoarding disorder – investigating effects, mechanisms and factors for successful implementation in the social services

Closing the gap between the ambitions of carer support and its uptake – Investigating perspectives of and conditions for different welfare professionals and carers

Do service users experiences matter? Examining user involvement in community mental health service evaluation

Evaluation of a home-based parenting support program – Parenting Young Children – for parents with intellectual and developmental disabilities when there is a risk for neglect

How can we support NEET youth through neat interventions? A realist evaluation and implementation study of (re)engagement initiatives for young people not in employment, education or training

Children’s participation in the process of assessing the need for support according to the LSS Act

Self-assured parents – a parenting support program for immigrant parents with teenage children living in deprived areas

Investing in young adults with mental health problems – Career-oriented outcomes and responsibility in the Swedish Welfare system

Started 2018

Two controlled studies of Safer Kids: A manualized intervention to prevent child abuse

Supporting birth-parents when a child is placed in foster care – building an evidence-based practice for a target group at the margins

Ways to the labour market for long-term unemployed: a comparison between municipality and private labor market interventions, effects, mechanisms and implementation

Housing and living environments for people with psychiatric disabilities. Aligning social services and housing planning through experimental collaborative practices

Developing a digital tool for increased participation in child assessments (Dig-Child)

Children´s participation and the outcome of care in Swedish child and family welfare: Building a model for regional development work

Crossing boundaries in social work – Collaborative partnerships and interventions towards particularly vulnerable areas in Sweden

TRANSITION – development and evaluation of a standardized program for emerging adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder and/or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder receiving housing assistance

What works and why? The significance of how interventions and cooperation among organizations affect victims health and well – being

I-Share; User participation and innovation to increase person centering in social services

Implementation of evidence-based practice in rural Sweden – Exploring innovative strategies for realization of national guidelines for treatment and support for people with schizophrenia

How can evidence-based interventions give the best value for service users? Balance between adherence and adaptations

Ceasefire Malmö: Urban security and violence prevention efforts in socially vulnerable areas in Malmö, Sweden

Shaping rapid reviews in the nexus of evidence, stakeholder involvement and professional trust

Mechanisms of Trust: Citizens and societal institutions in three marginalized residential areas

Welfare technologies and governance: trust, control and service quality

Capability Adjusted Life years (CALYs) – a novel measure for evaluating welfare interventions