Harald Gegner combines graduate studies with work as development leader in social services in Lund. In the current thesis he investigates how Evidence-based practice, as a model for knowledge, is understood when it is translatetd to social Work pracice.

With experience of social work in Germany, South Africa and Sweden, he has broad knowledge of the social work practice in different countries and contexts.

He has been involved in various research projects concerning social child care, both at regional and national level. In addition, he is responsible for research-led conversetion with professionals within social services, where focus is on developing a knowledge-based approach. Another area he is involved in, is collaboration between universities and practice.