Psychosocial Benefits and Costs of Activism among Female Migrant Domestic Workers in Southern Spain

Reference: Aceros, J. C., Duque, T., & Paloma, V. (2021). Psychosocial benefits and costs of activism among female migrant domestic workers in Southern Spain. Journal of Community Psychology. https://doi.org/10.1002/jcop.22610 Abstract: Economic migrant women often experience oppressive living and working conditions in the receiving societies. Activism is a liberatory behavior these...

9 June, 2021

The Roles of Settings in Supporting Immigrants’ Resistance to Injustice and Oppression: A Policy Position Statement by the Society for Community Research and Action

Reference: Buckingham, S.L., Langhout, R.D., Rusch, D., Mehta, T., Chávez, N.R., Ferreira van Leer, K., Oberoi, A., Indart, M., Paloma, V., King, V.E., & Olson, B.(2021). The roles of settings in supporting immigrants’ resistance to injustice and oppression: A policy position statement by the Society for Community Research and Action....

10 May, 2021

Archetypes, Me Too, Time’s Up and the representation of diverse women on TV

Reference: Garrido, R. y Zaptsi, A. (2021). Archetypes, Me Too, Time’s Up and the representation of diverse women on TV. [Arquetipos, Me Too, Time’s Up y la representación de mujeres diversas en TV]. Comunicar, 68. doi: https://doi.org/10.3916/C68-2021-02. Abstract: The feminist movements Me Too and Time’s Up have showcased the power of...

19 April, 2021

Diversity and Equity in Ibero‐american Universities: An Ecological Analysis and Proposals for Action‐research from Psychology

Reference: Garrido, R., Prado, M. A. y Chaparro, R. A. (2021). Diversity and equity in Ibero‐American universities: An ecological analysis and proposals for action‐research from psychology. Journal of Community and Applied Social Psychology. doi: https://doi.org/10.1002/casp.2519 Abstract: Despite the numerous advances towards the recognition of LGBT rights worldwide, real equity has not yet...

29 March, 2021

The Role of Contextual Factors in the Electoral Resurgence of Extreme Right-wing Forces in Spain: The Case of Andalusia

Reference: Iglesias-Pascual, R., Paloma, V., & Benítez, I. (2021). The role of contextual factors in the electoral resurgence of extreme right-wing parties in Spain: The case of Andalusia. Political Geography, 86. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.polgeo.2021.102356  Abstract: Up until the end of 2018, extreme right-wing parties and their anti-immigration discourse, now a common...

18 February, 2021

Hacia la Equidad en Salud en Andalucía: Diagnóstico de la Incorporación de una Perspectiva Sensible a la Diversidad Cultural y al Género en las Políticas y Servicios Sanitarios

Reference: Garrido, R. (2019). Hacia la Equidad en Salud en Andalucía: Diagnóstico de la incorporación de una perspectiva sensible a la diversidad cultural y al género en las políticas y servicios sanitarios. Sevilla: MAD África. Abstract: Este estudio se enmarca en el proyecto Nder: Alzando la voz desde los feminismos...

29 January, 2021

Energy Poverty in Torreblanca and Polígono Sur: The Current Situation

The group of Roma women from Polígono Sur and Torreblanca, through their grassroots organization YILÓ, @somosyilo, is denouncing the constant problems in their neighborhoods due to the constant power cuts. They expressed this situation during a heat wave last August, now, in the middle of a cold wave, the cuts...

22 January, 2021

ApartTogether Survey: Preliminary Overview of Refugees and Migrants Self-reported Impact of COVID-19

Reference: World Health Organization. (2020). ApartTogether survey: Preliminary overview of refugees and migrants self-reported impact of COVID-19. Geneva: World Health Organization. Licence: CC BY‐NC‐SA 3.0 IGO. Abstract: ApartTogether is a collaboration between World Health Organization​ and a consortium of research centres led by Prof. Ilse Derluyn and Dr. An Verelst...

20 December, 2020

A Reproductive Justice Lens in COVID19 Times: the Rights of Roma Girls

On World Children’s Day in the climate of COVID-19 we must highlight the urgent challenge to protect the rights of Roma girls across Europe. COVID-19 has marked a grim time in which Roma girls have experienced a significant loss in their closest networks, insufficient resources to continue their schooling at home, the...

1 December, 2020

Training for Roma Health Advocacy: a Case Study of Torreblanca, Seville

Reference: Miranda DE, et al. Capacitación de población gitana en abogacía para la salud: un estudio de caso en Torreblanca, Sevilla. Gac Sanit. 2020. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gaceta.2020.09.002 Abstract: The objective of this study is to build advocacy capacity among a group of gipsy Roma neighbours living in contexts of risk of...

22 November, 2020

RoMoMatteR: Empowering Roma Girls’ Mattering through Reproductive Justice

Reference: Garcia-Ramirez, M., Soto-Ponce, B., Albar-Marín, M.J., Parra-Casado, D.L., Popova, D., & Tomsa, R. (2020). RoMoMatteR: Empowering Roma Girls’ Mattering through Reproductive Justice. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health,17(22), 8498. doi: https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph17228498 Abstract: Aim: To present a protocol study directed at tackling gender discrimination against Roma girls by...

18 November, 2020

Barriers to and Facilitators of Community Participation among Latinx Migrants with Disabilities in the United States and Latinx Migrant Workers in Canada: An Ecological Analysis

Reference: Suarez-Balcazar, Y., Viquez, F., Miranda, D., & Early, A.R. (2020). Barriers to and facilitators of community participation among Latinx migrants with disabilities in the United States and Latinx migrant workers in Canada: An ecological analysis. Journal of Community Psychology, 48 (8), 2773-2788. doi: 10.1002/jcop.22452 Abstract: Abstract Individuals migrate to improve their...

29 October, 2020

Constructions of Burnout, Identity and Self-care in Professionals Working toward the Psychosocial Care of Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Italy

Reference: Marco Gemignani & Massimo Giliberto (2021) Constructions of burnout, identity, and self-care in professionals working toward the psychosocial care of refugees and asylum seekers in Italy, Journal of Constructivist Psychology, 34:1, 56-78. doi: 10.1080/10720537.2019.1700853 Abstract: Professionals who provide psychosocial services to refugees and asylum seekers in Italy are a population at high-risk of job stress...

1 October, 2020

Building Meaningful Community Advocacy for Ethnic‐based Health Equity: The RoAd4Health Experience

Reference: Miranda, D., García-Ramírez, & M., Albar-Marín, M. J. (2020). Building Meaningful Community Advocacy for Ethnic‐based Health Equity: The RoAd4Health Experience. American Journal of Community Psychology. doi: https://doi.org/10.1002/ajcp.12443 Abstract: The pervasive failure of policies aimed at overcoming health inequities suffered by European Roma reflects the oppressive and impoverished living conditions of many...

13 September, 2020

A Community-Based Participatory Action Research for Roma Health Justice in a Deprived District in Spain

Reference: Miranda, D. E., Garcia-Ramirez, M., Balcazar, F. E., & Suarez-Balcazar, Y. (2019). A Community-Based Participatory Action Research for Roma Health Justice in a Deprived District in Spain. International journal of environmental research and public health, 16(19), 3722. doi: https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph16193722 Abstract: Addressing health disparities and promoting health equity for Roma...

1 July, 2020

COVID-19 Effects on Roma Health Rights and Social Determinants in Seville

Seville, 16 May 2020. Following the meeting with the Mayor of Seville, Juan Espadas, on Wednesday 6th May, Roma women, CESPYD, Studio 41013 and other collaborators developed a policy brief with a set of recommendations that have been proposed to the City Council. Roma populations of Seville suffer a constant violation of their human...

16 May, 2020

Convivencia, Participación y Diversidad en Sevilla

Reference: Garrido, R. (2019). Living together, Participation and Diversity in Seville. Claver y Ayuntamiento de Sevilla. Abstract: Este informe recoge los resultados del proyecto “Construyendo redes de convivencia y participación ciudadana y vecinal”, financiado por el Ayuntamiento de Sevilla y desarrollado por la asociación Claver. Concretamente, se presenta un diagnóstico...

30 September, 2019

Sociopolitical Control for Immigrants: The Role of Receiving Local Contexts

Referencia: Paloma, V., Lenzi, M., Furlanis, N., Vieno, A., & García-Ramírez, M. (2018). Sociopolitical Control for Immigrants: The Role of Receiving Local Contexts. American Journal of Community Psychology, 62 (1-2), 41-50. doi: https://doi.org/10.1002/ajcp.12263 Resumen: This study examines the individual and contextual factors associated with sociopolitical control expressed by immigrants in southern...

18 July, 2018

Psychosocial Intervention Is Now Rated by Clarivate Analytic Journal Impact Factor

The journal Psychosocial Intervention is now indexed and abstracted in the Clarivate Analytics’ Social and Behavioral Sciences Journal Citation Reports and Social Sciences Edition Social Sciences Citation Index. Psychosocial Intervention is included in the most influential and recognized  international databases such as:  Current Contents® (Clarivate), DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals), Google...

3 May, 2018

Experiences of Oppression, Liberation, and Well-being among Moroccans in Andalusia

Reference: Luque-Ribelles, V., Herrera, I., & García-Ramírez, M. (2017). Experiences of oppression, liberation, and well-being among Moroccans in Andalusia. Journal of Community Psychology, 45, 831–845. doi: https://doi.org/10.1002/jcop.21895 Abstract: This qualitative study explores the settlement experiences of  Moroccan migrants living in Andalusia (southern Spain). Taking a liberation psychology approach, we focus on the roles that power relations, oppression, well-being, and liberation play in the newcomers’...

28 December, 2017

Photovoice as a Research-Intervention Tool for Youth Neighborhood Activism in Societally Vulnerable Contexts

Reference: Guariso, G. Paloma, V., Arias, S., Garrido, R., García-Ramírez, M. (2016). Photovoice as a Research-Intervention Tool for Youth Neighborhood Activism in Societally Vulnerable Contexts. Global Journal of Community Psychology Practice, 7 (3), 1-18. Abstract: Teenagers who live in vulnerable neighborhoods have a higher probability of entering into a vicious circle where...

27 December, 2016

Neurofeedback, Pharmacological Treatment and Behavioral Therapy in Hyperactivity: Multilevel Analysis of Treatment Effects on Electroencephalography

Reference: Moreno-García, I., Delgado-Pardo, G. Camacho, C. Meneres-Sanchoa, S., &  Servera-Barceló, M. (2015). Neurofeedback, pharmacological treatment and behavioral therapy in hyperactivity: Multilevel analysis of treatment effects on electroencephalography. International Journal of Clinical and Health Psychology.  Abstract: Abstract The purpose of this study was to investigate the efficacy of neurofeedback, pharmacological treatment and behavioral therapy...

22 December, 2015

Máster en Migraciones Internacionales, Salud y Bienestar (US)

El Máster en Migraciones Internacionales, Salud y Bienestar: Modelos y Estrategias de Intervención es un programa de posgrado de un año de duración (60 créditos ECTS) que se imparte en la Facultad de Psicología de la Universidad de Sevilla. Tiene como objetivo formar científicos y profesionales competentes en servicios socio-sanitarios dirigidos...

16 September, 2015

Barriers and Proposals for a Radical Psychological Practice

Reference: Manzano-Arrondo, V. (2015). Barreras y propuestas para una práctica psicológica radical. Teoría y Crítica de la Psicología 5, 40–56. Abstract: Psychological science has been built from positivist bases. One effect has been the wide gap between the development of psychology and the structural problems of society. Thus, the academy has worked following...

21 February, 2015

Community psychology contributions to the study of social inequalities, well-being and social justice

Reference: García-Ramírez, M., Balcázar, F. y De Freitas, C. (2014). Community psychology contributions to the study of social inequalities, well-being and social justice. Psychosocial Intervention, 23, 79-81. Abstract: This special issue of the Journal of Psychosocial Intervention aims to contribute to the understanding of human well-being as a matter of social justice....

20 April, 2014

A Liberation Psychology Approach to Acculturative Integration of Migrant Populations

Reference: Garcia-Ramirez, M., de la Mata, M., Paloma, V. y Hernandez-Plaza, S. (2011). A liberation psychology approach to acculturative integration of migrant populations. American Journal of Community Psychology, 47, 86–97. doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10464-010-9372-3 Abstract: This paper describes an acculturative integration approach that stresses the contribution of liberation psychology. Immigrant integration is a challenge...

22 December, 2011

El Papel de las Organizaciones en la Psicología de la Liberación: Aplicaciones al Estudio de las Migraciones.

Reference: Paloma, V. & Manzano-Arrondo, V. (2011). El papel de las organizaciones en la Psicología de la Liberación: Aplicaciones al estudio de las migraciones. Psychosocial Intervention, 20, 309-318. doi: https://doi.org/10.5093/in2011v20n3a7 Abstract: La incorporación de la población inmigrante a la sociedad receptora se realiza frecuentemente bajo relaciones de poder asimétricas respecto a...

Aproximaciones para una Psicología de la Crisis

Reference: Manzano-Arrondo, V. (2011). Aproximaciones para una Psicología de la Crisis. Anduli. Revista Andaluza de Ciencias Sociales, 10, 69-84. ISSN 16960270. Full text: https://cespyd.es/a/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/12.pdf  

22 March, 2011

Contributions of Liberation Psychology to the Integration of the Immigrant Population

Reference: Albar, M. J., Garcia-Ramirez, M., El Karkri, M., Luque-Ribelles, V. et al. (2010) .Contributions of Liberation Psychology to the Integration of the Immigrant Population. Psychosocial Intervention, 19, 223-234. Abstract: Mobility is a human dimension that has been a part of human behaviour since humanity began. However, the actual exodus of...

1 March, 2010

New Settlement and Wellbeing in Oppressive Contexts: A Liberation Psychology Approach

Reference: Hernández-Plaza, S., García-Ramírez, M., Camacho, C., & Paloma, V. (2010). New settlement and wellbeing in oppressive contexts: A liberation psychology approach. In S.C. Carr (Ed.), The psychology of Global Mobility (pp. 235-256). New York: Springer. Full text: https://cespyd.es/a/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/Newsettlementandwb.pdf

18 January, 2010

Gendering Peace and Liberation: A Participatory-action Approach to Critical Consciousness Acquisition among Women in a Marginalized Neighborhood

Reference: Luque-Ribelles, V., Garcia-Ramirez, M. y Portillo, N. (2009). Gendering peace and liberation: A participatory-action approach to critical consciousness acquisition among women in a marginalized neighborhood. In The Psychology of Liberation: Theory and Application. Nueva York: Springer. Full text: https://cespyd.es/a/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/Genderingpeace.pdf

2 June, 2009