Dr Joan Alfred Amer Fernández
PhD in Sociology (Autonomous University of Barcelona). From 2010 on, he is Lecturer at the Department of Pedagogy and Specific Didactics. Postdoctoral researcher at Lancaster University (United Kingdom) 2006-2008.
Member of the Research Group GIFES (Social and Educational Training and Research Group)(http://gifes.uib.eu) of the UIB. He works in the fields of evidence-based family education programmes, social pedagogy, sociology of family and education, and qualitative research. Formerly he worked in the field of sociology of tourism.
Selection of recent publications:
Valero, M., Ballester, L., Orte, C., & Amer, J. (2017). Meta-analysis of family-based selective prevention programs for drug consumption in adolescence. Psicothema, accepted, in press.
Orte, C., Ballester, L., Amer, J., & Vives, M. (2016). Quality of implementation in an evidence-based family prevention program: 'The Family Competence Program'. Psychosocial Intervention, 25, 2, 95-101.
Orte, C., Ballester, L., Vives, M., Amer, J., & March, M.X. (2016). Cultural adaptation of family evidence-based drug prevention programs in Spain. In M. Israelashvili & J.Romano (Eds.). The Cambridge Handbook of International Prevention Science. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Orte, C., Ballester, L., Amer, J., & Vives, M. (2015). Assesing the role of facilitators in evidence-based family prevention programs via Delphi technique. Families in Society, The Journal of Contemporary Social Services, 95, 4, 236-244.
Orte, C., Ballester, L. & Amer, J. (2015). The Strengthening Families Program in Spain: A long-term evaluation. Journal of Children's Services, 10,2, 101-119
|Start Date||End Date||Day||Start Time||End Time||Location|
|18/09/2017||09/02/2018||Friday||12.30||13.30||B-204 Edifici Guillem Cifre|
|12/02/2018||29/06/2018||Friday||11.30||12.30||B-204 Edifici Guillem Cifre|
Subjects taught. Academic Year 2017-18
|22328 - Final Degree Project|
|21900 - Foundations of Contemporary Society|
|10985 - Advanced Sociological and Anthropological Research into Families and Relati|
|10990 - Master's Thesis|
|10905 - Master's Thesis|
|10989 - Qualitative Research|
|Educational and social research and training (GIFES)||Member|