publication . Article . 2018

Child welfare services and social media - childhood, being and becoming in a digital society.

Björktomta, Siv-Britt; Hansen, Heidi Aarum;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2018
Abstract
In the internet arena, children have more space for action. Accordingly, their use of social media challenges the public services. Children´s navigating social media landscapes is an example of a change that calls for new research into the following questions: What do social workers think about contacting children via social media? Can social media be used as a tool in case assessment? And can the internet enable social workers to reach children in difficult life situations? Navigating Knowledge Landscape
Subjects
free text keywords: Child welfare services, social media, childhood, being and becoming, Sociology, Sociologi, Knowledge Landscapes, General Medicine
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