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Tina Olsson

Senior lecturer

Tina Olsson
Senior lecturer
tina.olsson@socwork.gu.se
+46 31 786 1101

Room number: K205
Postal Address: Box 720, 40530 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Sprängkullsgatan 25 , 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 Tina Olsson

 Research Interests

Risk and protective factors during childhood; families at risk; behavior problems during chidhood and adolescence; positive development during childhood and adolescence; prevention and intervention science; effectiveness and efficiency of social services for vulnerable groups; implementation science; applied health economics within social welfare.

Current research projects

PsPATHS: Preschool Promoting Alterntiv Thinking Strategies (PsPATHS) is an evidence based intervention (EBI) developed in the USA to promote social emotional competence in preschool children. This project is a randomized controlled trial of PsPATHS effectiveness in Sweden.  Implementation drivers and the meaning of culture i preschool environments is also investigated.  The culteral adaptation of PsPATHS from the American to Swedish context has been guided systematically by the Planned Intervention Adaptation (PIA) protocol.  There are currently 300 four- and five-year olds in a number of preschools enrolled in the study.

Lunden study: The Lunden study follows a cohort of women placed in state run institutional care for severe drug dependency according to the Care of Young Persons Act (LVU) and the Law on Compulsory Care for Substance Abusers (LVM) between 1997-2000. The study follows their use of several societal resources over a 30 year period and aims to describe the societal costs that arrise as a result of severe substance abuse.  In addition, this study investigates the difference in societal costs that arrise as a result of descrete clinical activities provided in conjunction with placemetn.

Completed research projects

Cost-effectiveness of MultifunC: MultifunC is a structured treatment provided in the context of state insitutional care for youth with severe behavior problems and at high risk for criminal recidivism. The treatment model extends from intake and assessment through placement and aftercare.  MultifunC was developed from the evidence base on effective services for this group of youth.  This project investigates the cost-effectiveness of MultifunC compared to the traditional services offered this population with state run institutional care.

Kvinnofredsprojektet: This project aims to describe and compare the unit costs and treatment costs attached to interventions that were assessed in three national evaluations: the evaluation of treatments for men that engaged in violence in the home, evaluation of social service interventions for women exposed to violence in the home, and evaluation of treatments that support children that have witnessed violence toward their mothers.

National comparison of parent training programs (NJF): The purpose of this study is to investigate the effectiveness of parent training programs in (1) reducing child social, emotional, and behavioral problems, and (2) improving parenting.  For parent training programs are included in the nation wide randomized trial: Connect, COPE, the Increadible Years, and Komet.

Previdence (MST-study): Multisystemic Therapy is a structured family and community based intervention for youth with severe behavior problems.  This multi-site, multi-center, randomized controll trial investigates the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of MST compare to traditional services offered this group by the municipal social welfare agencies.

Teaching

I currently teach students of social work at the Bachelor and Master level. Academic advisor for students of social work at all levels.

 

 

 

Latest publications

Lessons learned from implementing preschool PATHS in a Swedish context
Laura Ferrer-Wreder, Lillianne Eninger, Kyle Eichas, Mara Allodi Westling, Hanna Ginner Hau et al.
International PATHS Learning Conference proceedings, Conference contribution 2019
Conference contribution

Contributions of positive youth development to intervention science
Kyle Eichas, Laura Ferrer-Wreder, Tina M. Olsson
Child and Youth Care Forum, Journal article 2019
Journal article

Social intervention research
Knut Sundell, Tina M. Olsson
Oxford Bibliography of Social Work, Oxford, Oxford University Press, Encyclopedia entry 2017
Encyclopedia entry

Culture and young children's social emotional competence: findings and implications for the cultural adaptation of interventions
Lillianne Eninger, Laura Ferrer-Wreder, Kyle Echles, Mara Allodi Westling, Ann-Charlotte Smedler et al.
Symposium at the Society for Research on Child Development (SRCD). Austin, Texas: 6-8 April, Conference contribution 2017
Conference contribution

Cigarette and shisha smoking among adolescents in Saudi Arabia: determinants and implications
Fadia AlBuhairan, D El Sayed, Tina M. Olsson
Pediatric Academic Society (PAS) Annual Meeting. San Diego, California: 25-28 April, Poster 2015
Poster

Teacher innovation and implementation in an ongoing Swedish effectiveness trial of Preschool PATHS
Lillianne Eninger, Laura Ferrer-Wreder, Mara Allodi Westling, Ann-Charlotte Smedler, Hanna Ginner Hau et al.
International PATHS Learning Conference. Lisbon, Portugal, Conference contribution 2015
Conference contribution

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2019

Lessons learned from implementing preschool PATHS in a Swedish context
Laura Ferrer-Wreder, Lillianne Eninger, Kyle Eichas, Mara Allodi Westling, Hanna Ginner Hau et al.
International PATHS Learning Conference proceedings, Conference contribution 2019
Conference contribution

Contributions of positive youth development to intervention science
Kyle Eichas, Laura Ferrer-Wreder, Tina M. Olsson
Child and Youth Care Forum, Journal article 2019
Journal article

2018

2017

Social intervention research
Knut Sundell, Tina M. Olsson
Oxford Bibliography of Social Work, Oxford, Oxford University Press, Encyclopedia entry 2017
Encyclopedia entry

Culture and young children's social emotional competence: findings and implications for the cultural adaptation of interventions
Lillianne Eninger, Laura Ferrer-Wreder, Kyle Echles, Mara Allodi Westling, Ann-Charlotte Smedler et al.
Symposium at the Society for Research on Child Development (SRCD). Austin, Texas: 6-8 April, Conference contribution 2017
Conference contribution

2016

2015

Cigarette and shisha smoking among adolescents in Saudi Arabia: determinants and implications
Fadia AlBuhairan, D El Sayed, Tina M. Olsson
Pediatric Academic Society (PAS) Annual Meeting. San Diego, California: 25-28 April, Poster 2015
Poster

Teacher innovation and implementation in an ongoing Swedish effectiveness trial of Preschool PATHS
Lillianne Eninger, Laura Ferrer-Wreder, Mara Allodi Westling, Ann-Charlotte Smedler, Hanna Ginner Hau et al.
International PATHS Learning Conference. Lisbon, Portugal, Conference contribution 2015
Conference contribution

Showing 1 - 10 of 35

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