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Ingrid Höjer

Professor

Ingrid Höjer
Professor
Social Work, Foster Family
ingrid.hojer@socwork.gu.se
+46 31 786 1568

Room number: D372
Postal Address: Box 720, 40530 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Sprängkullsgatan 23 , 41123 Göteborg


Department of Social Work (More Information)
Box 720
405 30 Göteborg
www.socwork.gu.se
socarb@socwork.gu.se
Fax: +46 31 786 1888

Visiting Address: Sprängkullsgatan 25 , 405 30 Göteborg

About Ingrid Höjer

Roles and affiliations
Chair of the Section of teaching and research on families and children

Networks

  • Member of the research program Parenting and Childhood in Modern Family Cultures, led by professor Margareta Bäck-Wiklund.
  • Collaboration with Thomas Coram Research Unit in London (see the YIPPEE project).
  • Member of the International Research Network on Transitions to Adulthood from Care (INTRAC), led by professor Harriet Ward, Loughborough University, and professor Mike Stein, York University. The networks includes researchers from 16 different countries.
  • Collaboration with researchers from East Anglia University, UK (professor Gillian Schofield) and Barnevernets Forskningssenter i Bergen (Toril Havik and Bente Moldestad)


Areas of expertice
Research on children and families. Child welfare. Foster care. Young people leaving care.

Completed projects

  • The Inner Life of the Foster Family, (funded by the Swedish Research Council for Working Life and Social Sciences, FAS).
  • Growing up with Foster Siblings (funded by the Swedish Research Council for Working Life and Social Sciences, FAS).
  • In the Best Interest of the Child?
  • Enforcement of contact orders (funded by Stiftelsen Allmänna Barnhuset)
  • Transition From Care to Independent Life, (funded by Stiftelsen Allmänna Barnhuset)
  • Parenting While Apart – the Experiences of Birth Parents of Children in Long –Term Foster Care, (funded by Stiftelsen Allmänna Barnhuset)
  • What Happened After Leaving Care? (funded by Stiftelsen Allmänna Barnhuset)
  • Young People From a Public Care Background: Pathways to Education in Europe (funded by the EU Seventh Framework Program. Five participating countries: UK, Denmark, Hungary, Spain and Sweden. Coordinator Thomas Coram Research Unit, London.
  • Life after care. Young people's transition from care to independent life. (Funded by the Swedish Research Council for Working Life and Social Sciences, FAS)

Current projects
Support to drug/alchohol abusing mothers

Teaching
• Children and Family – Living Conditions and Social Context, 7,5 higher education credits. Bachelor level
• Children in Exposed Situations of Life, 15 higher education credits. Advanced level.
• Further Education for Social Workers Specialising in Foster Care, Focusing on Supervision of Foster Carers, 30 higher education credits. Advanced level.
• Social Problems and Social Work – Theory and Practice, 10,5 higher education credits. International Master – Advanced level.
• Children in Adverse Life Situations; Social Work with Children at Risk and Their Families – 15 hp.
• Children, young people and families in a welfare perspective. Adversities and social work. 7,5 hp, National PhD program in social work.

I am also supervising grade reports for students at bachelor and advanced levels. I am supervisor for one PhD student, and assistant supervisor for another PhD student

Doctoral programme
Assistant supervisor for Monica Nordenfors – PhD completed in December 2006

Assistant supervisor for Lena Hedin – PhD completed in January 2012
Supervisor for Karin Röbäck, PhD completed in March 2012

 

Latest publications

Facilitating factors for educational success - views from young people and carers
Ingrid Höjer, Helena Johansson
EUSARF 2016 Conference, Oviedo, Spain, Conference contribution 2016
Conference contribution

New placement, new school. Change of schools for children in out-of-home care
Ingrid Höjer, Helena Johansson, Helena Lindberg
EUSARF 2016 Conference, Oviedo, Spain, Conference contribution 2016
Conference contribution

The Education of Children and Young People in State Care
Sonia Jackson, Ingrid Höjer
Abingdon, UK, Routledge, Edited book 2015
Edited book

Educational attainments for young people placed in public care in Sweden
Ingrid Höjer
Integrating International Research, Policy and Practice in Developing Welfare Services At the Sun Yat-sen University, 16-17 September, 2015, Conference contribution 2015
Conference contribution

Att vara delaktig i sin egen framtid. Om ungdomar som lämnar placeringar i dygnsvård
Ingrid Höjer
Socinomdagarna, Stockholm, april 2015, Conference contribution 2015
Conference contribution

Övergången från vård till vuxenliv för unga i Sverige
Ingrid Höjer
Nordiska Barnavårdskongressen ÅBO 2015 , Conference contribution 2015
Conference contribution

Young People’s Experience of Participation When Exiting out of Care
Ingrid Höjer, Sjöblom Yvonne
Schweizerische Zeitschrift fur Soziale Arbeit/Revue suisse de travail social , Journal article 2014
Journal article

Sweden: A long and winding road
Helena Johansson, Ingrid Höjer
Improving access to further and higher education for young people in public care, Jessica Kingsley Publishers , Chapter in book 2014
Chapter in book

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2016

Facilitating factors for educational success - views from young people and carers
Ingrid Höjer, Helena Johansson
EUSARF 2016 Conference, Oviedo, Spain, Conference contribution 2016
Conference contribution

New placement, new school. Change of schools for children in out-of-home care
Ingrid Höjer, Helena Johansson, Helena Lindberg
EUSARF 2016 Conference, Oviedo, Spain, Conference contribution 2016
Conference contribution

2015

The Education of Children and Young People in State Care
Sonia Jackson, Ingrid Höjer
Abingdon, UK, Routledge, Edited book 2015
Edited book

Educational attainments for young people placed in public care in Sweden
Ingrid Höjer
Integrating International Research, Policy and Practice in Developing Welfare Services At the Sun Yat-sen University, 16-17 September, 2015, Conference contribution 2015
Conference contribution

Att vara delaktig i sin egen framtid. Om ungdomar som lämnar placeringar i dygnsvård
Ingrid Höjer
Socinomdagarna, Stockholm, april 2015, Conference contribution 2015
Conference contribution

Övergången från vård till vuxenliv för unga i Sverige
Ingrid Höjer
Nordiska Barnavårdskongressen ÅBO 2015 , Conference contribution 2015
Conference contribution

2014

Young People’s Experience of Participation When Exiting out of Care
Ingrid Höjer, Sjöblom Yvonne
Schweizerische Zeitschrift fur Soziale Arbeit/Revue suisse de travail social , Journal article 2014
Journal article

Sweden: A long and winding road
Helena Johansson, Ingrid Höjer
Improving access to further and higher education for young people in public care, Jessica Kingsley Publishers , Chapter in book 2014
Chapter in book

Showing 1 - 10 of 94

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