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Oro för barn som far illa: förskolechefers tillämpning av anmälningsskyldigheten
Stockholm University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Social Work.
Stockholm University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Social Work.
2007 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

The purpose of this study was to investigate how directors of preschool apply the mandatory reporting and what information they say is important in the decision to report child maltreat-ment. The study was built on five semi-structure interviews with five directors of preschool working in Greater Stockholm. The perspective of this paper is sociology of law theory. This means to study how out of law information makes sense when director of preschool applies the mandatory reporting. The result was analysed with three different analytic tools: action plan, consulting social services and the considerations of the directors of preschool them-selves. The result showed that the information from the preschool teachers is very important the decision to report child maltreatment. None of the directors referred to an action plan that was written down. Clear signs of maltreatment, as physical and psychological signs, were information that directly was reported. When anxiety was explained to lack clear physical and psychological signs the directors were left alone with their own subjective feelings. The pos-sibility to consult with social services was told to be a very important support.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2007. , 41 p.
Keyword [en]
Sociology of Law, Mandatory reporting, Child maltreatment, Director of preschool
Keyword [sv]
Rättssociologi, Anmälningsskyldighet, Barn som far illa, Förskolechef
National Category
Social Work
URN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-6956OAI: diva2:197363
Available from: 2007-06-26 Created: 2007-06-26Bibliographically approved

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