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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 , 411 23 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

The Role of Trust and Reciprocity in Transnational Care Towards Children
Charlotte Melander, Oksana Shmulyar Gréen, Ingrid Höjer
Family Life in Transition Borders, Transnational Mobility, and Welfare Society in Nordic Countries, Routledge, Chapter in book 2020
Chapter in book

Conceptualising children's and young people's experiences of mobility, transnationality and affective bonds
Oksana Shmulyar Green, Charlotte Melander, Ingrid Höjer
Organizing Migration and Integration in Contemporary Societies – OMICS Conference November 6-9, 2019, University of Gothenburg, Sweden , Conference contribution 2019
Conference contribution

Editorial "leaving care in the Nordic countries"
Veronika Paulsen, Ingrid Höjer, Anna Melke
Nordic Social Work Research, Editorial letter 2018
Editorial letter

The Role of Agency in Finding Pathways From Care to Work of Former Care Leavers: A Cross-National Study#11;
Helena Johansson, Ingrid Höjer, Yvonne Sjöblom
15 th EUSARF Conference, Porto, 2-5 October, EUSARF conference in Porto 2018 , Conference contribution 2018
Conference contribution

Samhällsvård mellan svek och tillit
Zulmir Becevic, Ingrid Höjer, Yvonne Sjöblom
Manifest - för ett socialt arbete i tiden, Studentlitteratur , Chapter in book 2018
Chapter in book

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2011

Förord
Ingrid Höjer, Staffan Höjer
Familj, vardagsliv och modernitet. En festskrift till Margareta Bäck-Wiklund, Göteborg, University of Gothenburg, Chapter in book 2011
Chapter in book

Familj, vardagsliv och modernitet. En festskrift till Margareta Bäck-Wiklund
Ingrid Höjer, Staffan Höjer
Göteborg, University of Gothenburg, Edited book 2011
Edited book

A long and winding road
Ingrid Höjer, Helena Johansson, Margreth Hill
Projekt YIPPEE's hemsida, Magazine article 2011
Magazine article

Att stå på egna ben - om övergången från samhällsvård till vuxenliv
Ingrid Höjer, Yvonne Sjöblom
Socialvetenskaplig tidskrift, Journal article 2011
Journal article

Det bara är så ... man ska ta ansvar för sig själv och andra! (flicka, 15 år)
Ingrid Höjer, Monica Nordenfors
Höjer & Höjer, "Familj, vardagsliv och modernitet", Göteborg, University of Gothenburg, Chapter in book 2011
Chapter in book

Why one goes to school: what school means to young people entering foster care
Lena Hedin, Ingrid Höjer, Elinor Brunnberg
Child and family social work, Journal article 2011
Journal article

Managing Loss and a Threatened Identity: Experiences of Parents of Children Growing Up in Foster Care, the Perspectives of their Social Workers and Implications for Practice
Gillian Schofield, Bente Moldestad, Ingrid Höjer, Emma Ward, Dag Skilbred et al.
British Journal of Social Work, Journal article 2011
Journal article

2010

School as an opportunity for young people placed in care
Ingrid Höjer
Poat 16 Pathways for young people in care. Thomas Coram Research Unit. London. November 2010, Conference contribution 2010
Conference contribution

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