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The research area includes the interaction between definitions of social problems, practitioners' assessments and actions, governance, knowledge forms and life contexts for users. The SOSS research group thus deals with the interaction between definition processes and struggles on what the background to social problems is, as well as how forms of knowledge, such as risk statements and diagnoses, form part of the management of social work. The group deals with all levels of these issues, from the interaction between front-line staff and users to the professionals to the overall social policy framework.
The research group deals broadly with the conditions of vulnerable groups in society, their life world, their contact with the social services and their management, both at the concrete level of case management and at the overall level through specialised institutional structures and professional discourses.
However, a majority of the research group's work in the future will revolve around the interaction between societal change processes and the emergence of new types of social and mental health problems. It empirically theorizes and examines how society, social policy and social and therapeutic work contribute to the generate of psychological vulnerability and new social and emotional divisions between people. In this context, SOSS takes a separate interest in the development of problem definitions and diagnoses and in the social and therapeutic response to people with cognitive problems, as well as focusing on the reality and life context of these people in relation to the efforts and overall management of the field.
The group thus deals broadly with social exclusion and exclusion processes which create psychological vulnerability or exacerbate the situation of people who are already vulnerable. It focuses on definition processes and power struggles in social and therapeutic work, on the human vision and the understandings of normalities underlying prevailing understandings of cognitive impairments, and on the management technologies used to help/discipline people with cognitive problems - including how, for example, risk statements and diagnoses are part of the management of social action. In short, the group deals with all levels of problem understanding and management of social action in the field, from the interaction between front-line staff and users through the professionals to the overall social policy and societal framework for action. It deals with methods and discourses in social pedagogy, counselling and treatment and strives for the development of paradigms and methods that can strengthen coordination and multidisciplinary efforts in the field.
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- The Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities - Collaboration Partner
- Department of Sociology and Social Work - Collaboration Partner
- SOSA - Social Work in the field of psychiatry and disability - Collaboration Partner
Emil Søbjerg Falster
- The Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities - Industrial Postdoc
- Department of Sociology and Social Work - Industrial Postdoc
- SOSA - Social Work in the field of psychiatry and disability - Industrial Postdoc
Inger Bruun Hansen
- The Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities - Emeritus Associate Professor
- Department of Sociology and Social Work - Emeritus Associate Professor
- SOSA - Social Work in the field of psychiatry and disability - Emeritus Associate Professor
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Narrativ pædagogik - med fokus på virkning. Ved Himmelev behandlingstilbud
01/08/2019 → 01/12/2021
Junctures: Junctures of change' in the integration of young refugees.
Vitus, K., Skovdal, M. & Dånge, L.
Independent Research Fund Denmark | Social Sciences
01/01/2018 → 31/12/2021
Kimbrerparken - et projekt om inklusion. Et samarbejde mellem Vesthimmerlands Kommune, Region Nordjylland og Aalborg Universitet
Svensson, C. F., Hansen, I. B. & Breumlund, A.
01/12/2017 → 30/06/2019
Anvendt videnskabsteoriRingø, P. & Christensen, M., 2022, Problembaserede undersøgelser. Engen, M., Østergaard, P., Franklin Svensson, C. & Bak Nielsen, V. (eds.). 1 ed. Hans Reitzels Forlag, p. 115-131 16 p.
Research output: Contribution to book/anthology/report/conference proceeding › Book chapter › Communication
Beboernes Stemme: Beretninger om et systemHolst, S., 2022, Rødby : Kofoedsminde, Region Sjælland. 124 p.
Research output: Book/Report › Report › ResearchFile
Critical reflection: Concepts and forms of knowledge in a global worldRingø, P. & Svensson, C. F., 9 Dec 2022, Revitalising Critical Reflection in Contemporary Social Work Research, Practice and Education. Svensson, C. F. & Ringø, P. (eds.). Routledge, p. 1-9 9 p.
Research output: Contribution to book/anthology/report/conference proceeding › Book chapter › Research › peer-review
Social marginalization and chronic illness: A critical analysis of the role of labour-market exclusion
Nørup, I. (Creator), Sage Journals, 2019
DOI: 10.25384/sage.c.4379444, https://sage.figshare.com/collections/Social_marginalization_and_chronic_illness_A_critical_analysis_of_the_role_of_labour-market_exclusion/4379444/1
Ethnic inequalities in child and adolescent health in the Scandinavian welfare states: The role of parental socioeconomic status – a systematic review
Mock-Muñoz de Luna, C. J. (Contributor), Vitus, K. (Creator), Torslev, M. K. (Creator), Krasnik, A. (Creator) & Jervelund, S. S. (Creator), Figshare, 11 Jul 2018
DOI: 10.25384/sage.c.4160633.v1, https://figshare.com/collections/Ethnic_inequalities_in_child_and_adolescent_health_in_the_Scandinavian_welfare_states_The_role_of_parental_socioeconomic_status_a_systematic_review/4160633/1
Dataset: Supplementary material
SJP779853_Supplementary_Material_REV1 – Supplemental material for Ethnic inequalities in child and adolescent health in the Scandinavian welfare states: The role of parental socioeconomic status – a systematic review
Vitus, K. (Creator), Jervelund, S. S. (Creator), Krasnik, A. (Creator), Mock-Muñoz de Luna, C. J. (Contributor) & Torslev, M. K. (Creator), Figshare, 1 Jan 2018
DOI: 10.25384/sage.6802112.v1, https://doi.org/10.25384%2Fsage.6802112.v1
"Go Gaming" Første resultater om computerspil som middel til at styrke unges sociale færdigheder og sociale tillid
Betina Jacobsen (Lecturer) & Iben Nørup (Lecturer)15 May 2023
Activity: Talks and presentations › Talks and presentations in private or public companies
Acta Sociologica (Journal)
Kathrine Vitus (Peer reviewer)10 Dec 2022
Activity: Editorial work and peer review › Journal editor › Research
Konference Dilemmaer på handicapområdet
Pia Ringø (Lecturer) & Kjeld Høgsbro (Lecturer)3 Nov 2022
Activity: Talks and presentations › Talks and presentations in private or public companiesFile
Danmark har flere børn i fattigdom i dag, end da vi vedtog verdensmålene
1 item of Media coverage
Press/Media: Press / Media
Debat: Samtalen er i krise. Monologen har erstattet dialogen
10/03/2023 → 11/03/2023
2 items of Media coverage
Press/Media: Press / Media
I 20 kommuner vokser børnefattigdommen
21/02/2023 → 25/02/2023
21 items of Media coverage
Press/Media: Press / Media