"Many of Sweden's municipalities buy or rent in psychological services, as to the school. It shows Psykologtidningens survey in which 210 of 290 municipalities responded. Several feel obliged when they cannot find any school psychologist to hire."
" We have received a total of a competent applicant. It is above all the prevention and health promotion work will suffer, " says Pia Ehrlund Bengtsson, operations manager at Vimmerby municipality's children and ungdomsförvaltning, to Psykologtidningen."
"the 57 percent of the respondents the municipalities stated that they bought or rented in psychological services, as to a snittarvode 1 260 sek per hour."
"According to the education act should psychologists be involved in the preventive and health promotion work at the school. In the schools reviewed by the schools Inspectorate, has about one-third had not had a psychologist involved in the daily operations."
"– In many schools, the psychologist only in order to investigate the pupils. It will be a bit of a firefighter putting out fires, " says Anna Blom, investigator at the Swedish schools Inspectorate."