Is the Decision in the Best Interest of the Child? A Socio-Legal Study of Care Order Decisions in Norway


Objectives The aim of this study is to establish a framework for evaluating the use of best interest principle in child protection cases in Norway. In Norway it is the County Social Welfare Board that has the formal... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Line Marie Sørsdal (University of Bergen, Norway)

Topic Areas

Assessment and decision making in child welfare , Participation of children and families in child welfare interventions


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