PhD Rosi Enroos is a postdoctoral researcher in social work in the Faculty of Social Sciences. She examines family relations in the context of care order decision-making questioning how do family relations (and do they) influence consent and objection expressed by the individual family members?
PhD Tuija Eronen is a university lecturer in social work in the Faculty of Social Sciences, the Pori unit. She examines care order decision-making from the social workers’ perspective questioning what strengths and shortcomings the parallel use of two different types of care orders (voluntary and involuntary care order) means to social work professionals.
Susanna Hoikkala examines care order decision-making from the perspective of children’s rights by asking how they are negotiated and taken into consideration within the process.
Essi Julin is a PhD candidate in social work in the Faculty of Social Sciences. Her study Investigating Child Abuse focuses on inter-organizational and multi-professional child abuse investigation in Finland from a parent perspective.
Minna Kuusela is a PhD candidate in social work in the Faculty of Social Sciences. She examines Finnish consent based, voluntary care order decision-making process, especially the responsibility of the child welfare offices’ team managers.
Tuuli Lamponen is a PhD candidate in social work in the Faculty of Social Sciences. Her study examines social workers’ decision-making in the situations of emergency placement. Emergency removal can be defined as a public authority intervention to the family sphere and to clients’ self-determination, as the decision of emergency removal does not require consent of the child or parents.
Interdisciplinary Scientific Advisory Group
Dr Kenneth Burns, University College Cork
Professor Staffan Höjer, University of Gothenburg
Professor Judith Masson, University of Bristol
professor Marit Skivenes, University of Bergen
Portraits by Jonne Renvall, University of Tampere.