Essays about: "Unaccompanied minors"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 52 essays containing the words Unaccompanied minors.

  1. 1. Seeking assylum in Sweden: a qualitative study on social workers experience, confidence and competence with unaccompanied minors.

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    Author : Gureh Abukar; [2021]
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    Abstract : Abstrakt  Sverige har genom åren välkomnat tusentals flyktingar, mer så under åren mellan 2014 och 2017 då ett stort antal flyktingar och asylsökande kom in i Europa. Bland dem tusentals ensamkommande barn, mestadels från länder som Afghanistan, Iran, Syrien, Eritrea och Somalia. READ MORE

  2. 2. Managing conflicting professionalisms: social assistants work with unaccompanied minors within the Swedish municipal social services

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Linnea Roslund Gustavsson; [2020-06-12]
    Keywords : Social Assistants; unaccompanied minors; street-level bureaucrats; discretion; professionalism;

    Abstract : This Masters thesis aimed to explore how social assistants have been impacted by the changes enforced since 2016 in their work with unaccompanied minors. They have worked in an ethically complex situation, of attempting to fulfil the needs of the unaccompanied minors, as this period has seen a restriction of the humanitarian ethos of Swedish migration policies, but also a movement towards new public management policies. READ MORE

  3. 3. Navigating Clandestinity : A qualitative study on rejected unaccompanied asylum-seeking children and solidarity work in Sweden and France

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för kultur och samhälle

    Author : Alexandra Ganstrand Beltrán; [2020]
    Keywords : Asylum seekers; unaccompanied refugee minors; solidarity work; civil society activism; migration; Sweden; France;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to study how unaccompanied asylum-seeking children navigate through the asylum systems of two European member states, Sweden and France. By using a qualitative approach, five interviews have been conducted in order to study the complex situation of three Afghan young adults, having experienced a rejection to their asylum application in Sweden and who now live in France, engaged together in solidarity work with two European civil society activists and their experiences across these questions. READ MORE

  4. 4. Psychometric properties of the Children’sRevised Impact of Events Scale (CRIES-8) used for PTSD screening in studies with unaccompanied refugee minors

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för folkhälso- och vårdvetenskap

    Author : Tove Hasselblad; [2020]
    Keywords : psychometric properties; temporal stability; construct validity; PTSD symptoms; unaccompanied refugee minors;

    Abstract : Background: Unaccompanied refugee minors (URM) report increased levels of mental health problems, specifically symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are very common. They have often experienced multiple trauma events and additional stressors related to migration, acculturation and family separation. READ MORE

  5. 5. Negotiating Agency: Age assessment experiences of former unaccompanied minors seeking asylum in Germany

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Fakulteten för kultur och samhälle (KS)

    Author : Astrid Daiana Jessen; [2020]
    Keywords : Unaccompanied minors; Refugees; Agency; Age assessment; Germany;

    Abstract : The thesis explores on the negotiation of agency in experiences of age assessment of former unaccompanied refugee minors who seek asylum in Germany, as well as in their interaction with the situational context. As a combination of narrative and thematic analysis, the study is based on six online semi-structured interviews with young people and two with professionals working in Youth Welfare Offices. READ MORE