Experiences of turning points for young people in the process of leaving care


Objective: In this study our aim is to investigate what can be identified as “turning points” for a group of young people leaving public care and discuss how the concept of agency can be understood in their narratives.... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Ingrid Höjer (department of social work, University of Gothenburg)
  2. Yvonne Sjöblom (Department of social work, Högskolan i Gävle)

Topic Areas

Family foster care and adoption , Transition to adulthood from care


SYM16 » Researching Agency in Transitions from Out-of-Home Placements (12:30 - Thursday, 15th September, Sala 5)