Universitat Rovira i Virgili

Social Work - Research lines and thesis supervisors

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Description:

Study of current debates on the fundamentals, development and methodology of applying Social Work and social services.

Topics:

  1. Social, family, group or community intervention
    - Innovation in social intervention methodologies
    - Systematization of social practices
    - Family networks and dynamics and social intervention
    - Formal and informal family support networks
    - Social intervention in individuals, groups and communities
    - Networking
  2. Third sector
    - Third Social Sector
    - Formal and informal networks
  3. Care
    - Policies and strategies in the care of long-term dependents
    - The care of professionals
    - Supervision and evaluation of social service and healthcare teams
    - Ageing and care
  4. Health
    - Social intervention in health
    - Health education/Food education
    - Social Work and eating disorders
    - Food and social vulnerability.  Food safety
    - Mental health
  5. Gender
    - Socialization, gender and health processes
    - Gender and Social Work
    - Gender violence: models and methods of intervention
    - History of Social Work from the gender perspective
  6. Ageing
    - Digital technologies: digitalization of social services and care systems
    - Housing for the elderly: co-housing
    - Ageism, loneliness, abuse and negligence of the elderly 

Supervisors:

Dr Alemán Bracho, Carmen (UNED)
Dr Berasaluce, Ainhoa (UPV)
Dr Bódalo Lozano, Ester (UM)
Dr Deusdad Ayala, Blanca (URV)(ELIMINAR) - CV
Dr Gómez Gómez, Francisco (UCM)
Dr Pastor Seller, Enrique (UM)
Dr Pelegri Viaña, Xavier (UdL)
Dr Puig Cruells, Carmina (URV)(ELIMINAR) - CV
Dr Sánchez Vera, Pedro (UM)
Dr Torrens Bonet, Ramona (URV)(ELIMINAR) - CV
Dr Vázquez Aguado, Octavio (URV)
Dr Eva Zafra Aparici (URV)(ELIMINAR) - CV

Description:

Research on the theoretical and practical perspectives (conceptualization, development and application) of the relationships between social work and migration.

Topics:

  1. Migration
    - Migration and Social Work (mobility, interculturalism, resources and capacities, services)
    - Poverty, social exclusion and marginalization
    - Intercultural education
    - Supervision and advice of professional teams

Supervisors:

Dr Agrela Romero, Belén (UJA)
Dr Alberich Nistal, Tomás (UJA)
Dr Antón Hurtado, Josefa Maria (UM)
Dr Díaz Aznarte, María Teresa (UGR)
Dr Espadas Alcázar, María Ángeles (UJA)
Dr García Moreno, Cristina (URV)(ELIMINAR) - CV
Dr Girela Rejón, Blanca (UGR)
Dr Lorente Molina, María Belén (UMA)
Dr Raya Lozano, Enrique E. (UGR)

Description: Research on the theoretical and practical perspectives of the relationships between social work and mediation. Social work and the functions of mediation in its intervention process.  Contributions to mediation made by Social Work.

Supervisors:

Dr Armadans, Inmaculada (UB)
Dr Bolaños, Ignacio (UCM)
Dr García-Longoria, Mª Paz (UM)
Dr Gómez Ciriano, Emilio José (UCLM)
Dr López San Luis, Rocío (UAL)
Dr Molina Cano, Jerónimo (UM)
Dr Munuera Gómez, Mª Pilar (UCM)
Dr Olalde Altarejos, Alberto (UPV)
Dr Rondón García, Luis Miguel (UMA)
Dr Sánchez Urios, Antonia (UM)
Dr Vázquez de Castro, Eduardo (UC)

Description:

Epistemological and ethical tools for addressing dilemmas and making ethical decisions in professional practice in the field of Social Work.

Supervisors:

Dr Salcedo Megales, Damián (UCM)
Dr Úriz Pemán, María Jesús (UPN)
Dr Ursúa, Nicanor (UPN)
Dr Viscarret Garro, Juan Jesús (UPN)

Description:

Research on poverty, social policy strategies at the national and regional levels, and the system for guaranteeing income, such as non-contributory benefits and the provision of basic social services for people with few resources.

Topics:

  1. Social policies
    - Social Policies and Social Services
    - Equality policies in the workplace
    - Co-creation of public services and policies. Laws of long-term care

Supervisors:

Dr Anaut Bravo, Sagrario (UPN)
Dr Laparra, Miguel (UPN)
Dr Pérez Eransus, Begoña (UPN)