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Research presentation

Sven Trygged

Sven Trygged 2020, professor i socialt arbete

Research presentation

Sven Trygged


Research subject: Social Work

Sven Trygged is a Professor of Social Work at University of Gävle. His research relates to vulnerable positions on the labour market, to social consequences of poor health and exposure to violence, and to international social work. He has written several textbooks. His forthcoming research will focus on employees in elderly care related to privatization of public services.


Sven Trygged participates in several current research projects and more detailed information about each project can be read on the page about the research area.

  • Samverkan Gävleborg 2022. The project is in progress 2023-2025 and the project funding comes from Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund (AMIF).
  • The digitalization of social services.
  • Reports of concern about children.
  • Interprofessional learning.
  • The textbook Supportive conversations, Meetings, and Relationships in Social Work.


Conference papers

Kusterer, H., Lilja, M. & Trygged, S. (2021). Krokiga vägar till etablering – upplevda hinder för arbetsmarknadsetablering av migranter under coronapandemin. . [More information]
Trygged, S. (2018). Gruppbostad på entreprenad: Vad innebär upprepade byten av huvudman för vårdpersonalen?. FALF KONFERENS 2018 Arbetet – problem eller potential för en hållbar livsmiljö?   10-12 juni 2018 Gävle : Program och abstracts. Gävle: Gävle University Press. P. 141-. External link [More information]
Trygged, S. (2009). Patterns of support to vulnerable families in Russia. . [More information]
Trygged, S. (2009). Two examples of Academic Capacity Building : Peer Mentoring Network;The Regional Network on the Balkans. . [More information]
Trygged, S. (2008). The Debate on International Social Work : some Normative Reflections. 34th Biennial Congress of the International Association of Schools of Social Work (IASSW) : Theme: Transcending Global-Local Divides. P. 228-. [More information]
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