Interventions


Selection of interventions in the search

You can find the job effect for many different interventions on Jobeffekter.dk. To help you, we have divided the interventions into the categories "Active interventions", "Interviews and support", "Financial incentives" and "Programmes and organisation". In the following you can read more about which interventions you can find in the different categories. 

Besides finding the job effect for the chosen intervention, you can also find the job effect for the chosen intervention combined with other interventions. You can find this by clicking on combination interventions. 

Active interventions

Under "Active interventions", you can select the following overall interventions:

  • Business-oriented programmes
  • Training and education
  • Courses, teaching and projects
  • General active interventions

Business-oriented programmes relate to interventions taking place at a business, or interventions with a strong business-oriented focus.

Training and education relate to ordinary education or adult and continuing education, this covers education or training resulting in a degree or a training certificate.

Courses, teaching and projects relate to the counselling and training programmes that are not ordinary education. This may be courses, teaching or projects that aim to develop the vocational, social or language skills of the unemployed individual. This may also include specific projects with work-related content taking place under "artificial" conditions and aiming at making the unemployed individual accustomed to the labour market.

General active interventions relate to non-specific interventions, but where the overall focus of the intervention is stated, for example, whether the focus was on early intervention or integration of several components etc.

Interview and support

Under "Interview and support", you can select the following overall interventions:

  • Interviews
  • Therapy
  • Mentor

Interviews relate to different types of consultation with the Job Centre or the unemployment insurance fund, for example, availability interviews, job-oriented interviews, guidance interviews and problem-solving interviews.

Therapy relates to different types of therapy to help the unemployed individual or sick-listed individual return to work. This may be cognitive behavioural therapy, mindfulness-based stress management or coaching.

Mentor relates to different types of mentors with whom unemployed individuals can be connected, and who support and guide the unemployed individual. This may be education mentors, business mentors and employment mentors.

Financial incentives

Under "Financial incentives", you can select the following overall interventions:

  • Positive change in benefit
  • Negative change in benefit
  • Job premium schemes
  • Sanctions and requirements
  • Financial incentives in generel 

Positive change in benefit relates to changes, such as an increase and extension of the period with cash benefits, cash benefits for unskilled individuals under the age of 30 or unemployment insurance benefits.

Negative change in benefit relates to changes, such as a reduction and shortening of the period with the rights to unemployment benefits or rights to other benefits.

Job premium schemes relate to tax allowances and bonuses that unemployed individuals can redeem by entering employment. Therefore, the aim of job premium schemes is to make it more attractive to get a job.

Sanctions and requirements relate to economic sanctions, which can be imposed on unemployed individuals who fail to fulfil their obligation to be available to the labour market and who fail to attend active labour market programmes, for example. It also relates to rules regarding unemployed individuals' job search behaviour, such as rules on labour-market availability.

Financial incentives in generel relate to intervention, where it isn't specified how, but where the overall focus of the intervention have been on incentives of a financial nature and could be about regulatory change or startup support. 

Programmes and organisation

Under "Programmes and organisation", you can select the following overall interventions:

  • Specific organisational models
  • Caseworker situation
  • Programmes
  • Organisations in generel 

Specific organisational models relate to interventions that test a specific organisational model, for example, integration of interventions through a cross-disciplinary coordination team.

Caseworker situation relates to caseload, change of caseworker, matching of caseworker and citizen, and skills-upgrading of caseworkers.

Programmes relate to intervention programmes that are well defined and described in either Danish or international literature and covers IPS, "Building bridges to education" (Brobygning til uddannelse) "Quick start" (Hurtig i gang), Job-first and VCG2.

Organisations in generel relate to interventions that are not specified, but where the overall focus is an intervention of an organisational nature, this could be interventions about use of a second actor.