Migrants’ Involvement in Health Policy, Service Development and Research in the WHO European Region: A Narrative Review Policy and Practice

Reference: MacFarlane, A., Ogoro, M., De Freitas, C., Niranjan, V., Severoni, S., Waagensen, E. (2021). “Migrants’ involvement in health policy, service development and research in the WHO European Region: A narrative review policy and practice”. Tropical Medicine & International Health. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/tmi.13643. Abstract: OBJECTIVES. The involvement of individuals and communities in...

15 October, 2021

Posttraumatic Growth Intervention for Refugees

Reference: Paloma, V., de la Morena, I., & Busche, V. (2021). Posttraumatic Growth Intervention for Refugees: Implementation Manual. Center for Community Research and Action at the Universidad de Sevilla. Abstract: Este manual ha sido elaborado para facilitar la puesta en funcionamiento del programa de intervención diseñado al amparo del proyecto...

12 October, 2021

CESPYD Attends Fundamental Rights Forum 2021 to Discuss Role of Roma Girls in Advocacy and Political Participation

CESPYD asiste al Fundamental Rights Forum 2021 para hablar del rol de las niñas gitanas en la abogacía y la participación política el día 12 de octubre a las 14.30 horas (CET). Para más información, os dejamos el enlace de la sesión: https://epha.org/investing-in-roma-youth-for-advancing-fairer-and-healthier-european-societies/  Welcome to the Fundamental Rights Forum 2021...

11 October, 2021

Virginia Paloma, CESPYD Coordinator, on Noticias 7

En el informativo de 7 TV Andalucía han entrevistado a Virginia Paloma la coordinadora de CESPYD acerca del estudio Apart Together y sus resultados a nivel internacional. Os dejamos el fragmento del informativo en el que podéis ver la entrevista que le hizo Moisés Ruz a nuestra compañera Virginia Paloma. Pinchad...

4 October, 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

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

Citizen’s Concentration: Human rights have no borders

A la opinión pública: El final del verano y el comienzo del otoño, que en muchos espacios se considera comienzo de nuevos proyectos y procesos, se presenta nefasto en general y especialmente denigrante para el colectivo de personas migrantes en España y Europa. Y aunque podemos seguir pensando que es...

13 October, 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

Advocating for Roma Rights in the Face of the Coronavirus Crisis

Seville, 8 May 2020. CESPYD, together with a group of Roma women, leaders of community organizations, researchers and journalists are concerned about the consequences that the crisis of the coronavirus is having on the neighbors who live in the most unjust conditions during the confinement period in Seville (Spain). In...

8 May, 2020

Effects of the Economic Crisis and Austerity Policies on Health and Health Care Access of Migrant Population in Southern European Countries: Scoping Review

Reference: Jordão, N. M., Freitas, C. D., & García Ramírez, M. (2018). Effects of the economic crisis and austerity policies on health and health care access of migrant population in southern European countries: scoping review. REMHU: Revista Interdisciplinar da Mobilidade Humana, 26(54), 213-230. Abstract: The aim of this article is to gather...

13 December, 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

Experimentos Virtuales de Intervenciones Sociales para la Mejora del Bienestar Inmigrante en Andalucía

Reference: Paloma, V. (Coord.) (2017). Experimentos virtuales de intervenciones sociales para la mejora del bienestar inmigrante en Andalucía. Sevilla: Centro de Estudios Andaluces. Abstract: El presente informe recoge los resultados del proyecto de investigación financiado por el Centro de Estudios Andaluces en la convocatoria 2014 denominado ‘Bienestar Inmigrante y Justicia...

27 December, 2017

Effects of the Community Engagement of Migrants on their Well-being: The Case of Moroccan Leaders in Southern Spain

Reference: Taurini, E., Paloma, V., García-Ramírez, M., Marzana, D., & Marta, E. (2017). Effects of the community engagement of migrants on their well-being: The case of Moroccan leaders in southern Spain. Journal of Prevention and Intervention in the Community, 45 (1), 32-43. doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/10852352.2016.1197737 Abstract: Community engagement of migrants has been identified...

¿Quién Explica el Comportamiento?

Reference: Manzano-Arrondo, V. (2017). ¿Quién explica el comportamiento?. Crítica. Revista de Psicología, 2(1), 35-46. Abstract: La utilidad pública de la psicología depende del modo en que se construye. La tesis de este trabajo es que el modo habitual de hacer psicología dificulta la orientación científica hacia el bien común. Este documento...

6 June, 2017

Ideología y Aversión Ideológica

Referencia: Manzano-Arrondo, V. (2017). Ideología y aversión ideológica. Revista Internacional de Sociología, 75(3), 1-15. doi: https://doi.org/10.3989/ris.2017.75.3.15.117 Resumen: La ideología es un concepto controvertido que genera actitudes muy diversas. Este trabajo propone el constructo “aversión ideológica” para describir una de esas reacciones. La aversión ideológica consiste en la combinación de dos componentes: rechazo de...

27 May, 2017

Longitudinal Analysis of the Role of Family Functioning in Substance Use

Reference: Sánchez-Queija, I., Oliva, A., Parra, A., & Camacho, C. (2015). Longitudinal Analysis of the Role of Family Functioning in Substance Use. J Child Fam Study. doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10826-015-0212-9 Abstract: Substance use during adolescence and emerging adulthood is a risk factor for subsequent substance abuse, and it may be related to emotional and behavioral problems. Research...

22 December, 2015

Well-Being and Social Justice Among Moroccan Migrants in Southern Spain

Reference: Paloma, V., García-Ramírez, M. y Camacho, C. (2014). Well-Being and Social Justice Among Moroccan Migrants in Southern Spain. American Journal of Community Psychology, 54, 1-11. doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10464-014-9663-1 Abstract: The decision to migrate is normally based on expectations of improving one’s actual living conditions and herefore, one’s well-being. However, these expectations are...

22 December, 2014

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

Teacher Well-being and Innovation with Information and Communication Technologies; Proposal for a Structural Model

Reference: Pablos-Pons, J., Colás-Bravo, P., González-Ramírez, T. y Camacho, C. (2013). Teacher well-being and innovation with information and communication technologies; proposal for a structural model. Quality & Quantity, 47: 2755–2767. Abstract: The fundamental objective of the study presented in this article is to formulate a theoretical model with an empirical base that...

22 December, 2013

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...

22 December, 2011

Development and Validation of the Cultural Competence Assessment Instrument: A Factorial Analysis

Reference: Suárez-Balcazar-, Y., Balcazar, F., Taylor-Ritzler, T., Portillo, N., Rodakowsk, J., Garcia-Ramirez, M. y Willis, C. (2011). Development and validation of the cultural competence assessment instrument: A factorial analysis. Journal of Rehabilitation, 4-13. Abstract: The purpose of this study was to develop and validate an instrument to measure cultural competence among rehabilitation...

Growth and Development in Internationally Adopted Children: Extent and Timing of Recovery after Early Adversity

Reference: Palacios, J., Román, M., Camacho, C. (2010). Growth and development in internationally adopted children: extent and timing of recovery after early adversity. Child: care, health and development, 37, 2, 282–288. Abstract: Background. Following initial adversity, internationally adopted children arrive with significant growth and developmental delays. Post-placement recovery has been widely documented, but little has been...

22 December, 2010

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

Psychopolitical Validation of Health Promotion Research for Migrant Populations: Conceptualising Well-being among Andalusian Moroccan Immigrants

Reference: Paloma, V., Herrera, I., & García-Ramírez, M. (2009). The psychopolitical validation of health research for minorities: Conceptualizing well-being among Moroccan immigrants. International Journal of Migration, Health and Social Care, 5 (1), 25-33. doi: https://doi.org/10.1108/17479894200900004 Abstract: This study will show how social investigation requires psychopolitical validity in order to guarantee the...

5 July, 2009