Practice-oriented research fellows

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    Project title

    Granted funds (SEK)

  • Adapting community support for people with intellectual disability and challenging behaviours: barriers and facilitators in developing high quality support for a vulnerable group.


  • Ylva Spånberger Weitz, Stockholm University

    Teaching about the social services in school – evaluating a social innovation aimed at increasing the accessibility of social services for children and youth.


Project grants

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    Project title

    Granted funds (SEK)

  • Anna Melke, Göteborgsregionens kommunalförbund

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


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


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


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


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


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


  • 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


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


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


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


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


Postdoc grants

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    Project title

    Granted funds (SEK)

  • Pär Grell, University of Gävle

    Informal organization in specialized personal social services – an unexplored path to service integration for clients with complex needs


  • Person-centered service as a double-edged sword: Investigating relationships among person-centered service, emotional demands, and social workers’ well-being in their everyday meetings with clients


PhD studies for social services professionals

  • Organisation

    Project title

    Granted funds (SEK)

  • Lund University and Malmö University

    National Research Programme (NRP) for social services professionals