Suvi Raitakari

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Integration - and its synonym inclusion - is emphasised in the western welfare states and in the European Union in particular. Integration is also a central topic in the social sciences and in current mental health and homelessness research and practice. As mental healthcare has shifted from psychiatric hospitals to the community, it has inevitably become(More)
This article analyses the accomplishment of boundary work performed by professionals engaged in inter-agency collaboration. As a means of building authority within a particular field, boundary work is found to be a common feature of most professional practices. By analysing the talk of Finnish professionals who work in the field of supported housing in(More)
Introduction: In Finland nowaday it is emphasized in the rehabilitation of the schizophrenia the importance of the seamless rehabilitation path and the service user's expertise and experience. Research setting is the rehabilitation course which has been planned for the young adults who have schizophrenia. The rehabilitation course is a cooperation project(More)
Professionals in human service work are at the centre of complicated client cases. The ways client cases are constructed and the problems explained form the basis for professionals' assessments, decisions, actions and interventions. In this article the ways professionals make sense of dual-diagnosis client cases are examined. Applying the concept of causal(More)
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