• A comparison of systems and outcomes for safeguarding children in Australia and Norway 

      Kojan, Bente Heggem; Lonne, Bob (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012-02)
      Using aggregated national data, this paper compares outcomes of Australian ‘child protection’ (CP) and Norwegian ‘child welfare services’ (CWS).We highlight each nation’s context and key elements of their CP/CWS organizations, ...
    • Collaboration and conversations with children in Child Welfare Services —Parents' viewpoint 

      Juul, Randi; Husby, Inger Sofie Dahlø (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Collaboration and conversations are important in meeting vulnerable children's needs in the context of Child Welfare Services (CWS). Building on 10 qualitative interviews with parents of children in Norwegian Child Welfare ...
    • Emergency out-of-home placements in Norway: Parents' experiences 

      Storhaug, Anita S.; Kojan, Bente Heggem (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      The number of emergency placements of children has increased rapidly in Norway over the recent years. Nevertheless, there is little knowledge about how parents experience the processes involved in emergency placements. We ...
    • Norwegian child welfare workers' perceptions of emergency placements 

      Storhaug, Anita S.; Kojan, Bente Heggem; Fjellvikås, Grethe (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Emergency placements in child welfare services have increased during the last 10 years in Norway. At the time of placement, some of these children have been in the child welfare system for several years. Based on qualitative ...
    • Partnerships with children in child welfare: The importance of trust and pedagogical support 

      Husby, Inger Sofie Dahlø; Slettebø, Tor; Juul, Randi (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Within the context of Norwegian Child Welfare Services, children's best interests are often promoted through inter‐professional collaboration. Although children have the right and desire to participate, research reveals ...
    • The transition to adulthood from care as a struggle for recognition 

      Paulsen, Veronika; Thomas, Nigel (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      This article explores young people's experiences in the transition to adulthood from child welfare services and how Honneth's theory of recognition can be useful as an analytical tool to help us understand these experiences. ...