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Research Team

Collaboration around persons with special needs

About this team

Team information


Berth Danermark

Research Subject

Research environments

The group carries out research on the collaboration process and the importance of collaborating on issues relating to persons in need of special support. Collaboration on children with disabilities, children in distress or at risk, people with mental disabilities and addictions, children's mental health are examples of ongoing studies and studies conducted. The team´s research has been characterized by contract research (such as The National Agency for Education, the Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions, (SKL in Swedish), National Network for Coordinating federals, and individual municipalities) and the group has developed valid instrument for studying the collaboration process. The group works closely with the National Agency for Special Needs Education and Schools (SPSM in Swedish).