Behandlingspersonals förhållningssätt till flickor med självskadebeteende
Independent thesis Basic level (university diploma), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
In this study the aim is to examine how employees in treatment programmes relate to girls that self-harm. To achieve this four questions were formulated: (1) What experiences does the empolyees have of meeting girls that self-harm? (2) Based on the employees’ experiences, what has been the background to why the girls self-harm? (3) Based on the employees’ experience, what increases or decreases the risk of self-harm? (4) How do the employees’ work with girls that self-harm? The method being used was qualitative interviews with vignettes. The theoretical framework is Becker’s Labeling Theory and Bronfenbrenner’s Ecology of Human Development. The result shows that according to the employees issues in the family is a common factor among girls that self-harm. It also shows that the employees’ opinions on how to work with the girls’ physical wounds are divided. Some think that paying attention to the wounds can increase the risk of self-harm while others think that paying attention to the wounds can be helpful for the girls.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2012. , 53 p.
self-injury, self-harm, employees in treatment programmes, approach, girls
självskadebeteende, behandlingspersonal, förhållningssätt, flickor
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-77228OAI: oai:DiVA.org:su-77228DiVA: diva2:530610
UppsokSocial and Behavioural Science, Law