Research Team / Research Group Name (if any)
Factores Psicosociales, Voluntariado Y Apoyo Social
Brief description of the Research Team / Research Group / Department
This is a multidisciplinary group integrated by social psychologists, social workers, sociologists, political scientists, philosophers belonging to the faculties of Psychology and Social Work.
Research lines / projects proposed
The group studies the relationships between main psychosocial process and key elements on social intervention and social work practice. It pays special attention to the study of innovative processes and to volunteers, professionals and users behavior. Some of the group research projects have been focus on volunteers burnout and permanence in institutions; new organizational arrangements to improve social attention to immigrant women victims of gender violence; psycho-social factors affecting professional decision making in cases of child sexual abuse; and new models to improve professional social work with groups.