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Dr Joan Alfred Amer Fernández

Dr Joan Alfred Amer Fernández
Senior lecturer
Theory and History of Education
  • Despatx B-204segon pisGuillem Cifre de Colonya

Curriculum

Brief CV

From 2010 on, he is Lecturer at the Department of Pedagogy and Specific Didactics.

Director of the Education Yearbook of the Balearic Islands (Colonya-Caixa Pollença/UIB).

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 life education programmes, family drug prevention programmes, social pedagogy, sociology of family and sociology of education.

Selection of recent publications:

Orte, C., Marsiglia, F., & Amer, J. (eds.)(2023). Programas de familias para la comunidad. Buenas prácticas en implementación de intervenciones basadas en la evidencia. Octaedro

Orte, C., Amer, J., & Quesada, V. (coord.)(2022). Avances y desafíos en la educación familiar. Programas basados en la evidencia científica. Tirant Humanidades.

Orte, C., Amer, J., Gomila, M.A., & Pascual, B. (2022). Combining the European Prevention Curriculum (EUPC) and Universal Treatment Curriculum (UTC) in a Master's Degree in Addictions. Addictology, 22, 1, 7-12.

Orte, C., Pérez-Padilla, J., Maya, J., Sánchez-Prieto, L., Amer, J., Baena, S., and Lorence, B. (2022). An Integrated Analysis of the Impact of Spanish Family Support Programmes with Informed Evidence. Psicología Educativa.

Orte, C., Amer, J., Pascual, B., & Cabellos, A. (2022). Niveles de riesgo en adolescentes en consumo de tabaco y en actitudes hacia el consumo de drogas después de la intervención preventiva 'Programa de Competencia Familiar'. Revista Española de Drogodependencias, 47, 3, 55-68.

Negreiros, J., Ballester, L., Valero, M., & Amer, J. (2021). Systematic review of universal family prevention programs: analysis in terms of efficacy, retention and adherence. Adicciones, 33, 4, 345-358.

Orte, C., Ballester, L. & Amer, J. (eds.) (2020). Educación familiar. Programas e intervenciones basadas en la evidencia. Octaedro.

Ballester, L., Valero, M., Orte, C., & Amer, J. (2020). An analysis of family dynamics: a selective substance abuse prevention programme for adolescents. European Journal of Social Work, 23,1, 93-105.

Sánchez-Prieto, L., Orte, C., Ballester, Ll., & Amer, J. (2019). Can Better Parenting Be Achieved Through Short Prevention Programmes? The Challenge of Universal Prevention through Strengthening Families Program 11-14. Child & Family Social Work, 1-11. DOI: 10.1111/cfs.12717

Orte, C., Ballester, L., Amer, J. (eds.) (2020). Educación familiar. Programas e intervenciones basadas en la evidencia. Barcelona: Octaedro.

Ballester, L., Valero, M., Orte, C., & Amer, J. (2020). An analysis of family dynamics: a selective substance abuse prevention programme for adolescents. European Journal of Social Work, 23,1, 93-105.

Negreiros, J., Ballester, L., Valero, M., & Amer, J. (2020). Revisión sistemática de programas de prevención familiar universal: análisis en términos de eficacia, retención y adherencia. Adicciones.

Sánchez-Prieto, L., Orte, C., Ballester, Ll., & Amer, J. (2019). Can Better Parenting Be Achieved Through Short Prevention Programmes? The Challenge of Universal Prevention through Strengthening Families Program 11-14. Child & Family Social Work, 1-11. DOI: 10.1111/cfs.12717

Orte, C., Ballester, L., Amer, J. & Vives, M. (2019). Building Family Resilience Through an Evidence-Based Program: Results From the Spanish Strengthening Families Program. The Family Journal, 27,3, 1-9.

Orte, C.; Ballester, L.; Pascual, B.; Gomila, M.A.; Amer, J. (2018). Las competencias de los formadores en el Programa de Competencia Familiar, un programa de educación familiar basado en la evidencia. Revista Complutense de Educación, 28 (2), 33-46.

Orte, C., Ballester, L., Amer, J., & Vives, M.(2017). Training of practitioners and beliefs about family skills in family-based prevention programmes. British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 45, 5, 573-582.

Valero, M., Ballester, L., Orte, C., & Amer, J. (2017). Meta-analysis of family-based selective prevention programs for drug consumption in adolescence. Psicothema, 29, 3, 299-305.

Orte, C., Ballester, L., Amer, J., & Vives, M. (2017). Género y cambio de actitudes ante el consumo de drogas. Los efectos del Programa de Competencia Familiar con adolescentes (12-14 años). Universitas Psychologica, 16, 4.

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.

Teaching

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Teaching, 5 previous years

Subject Information
10900 - Models and Intervention Techniques in Foster Care and Adoption
  • Master's Degree in Social and Educational Intervention with Minors and Families2020-21
  • Master's Degree in Socio-educational Intervention for Children, Adolescents and Families (2010)2020-21
10905 - Master's Thesis
  • Master's in Social and Educational Intervention with Minors and Families2019-20
10985 - Advanced Sociological and Anthropological Research into Families and Relationships
  • Master's Degree in Social and Educational Intervention with Minors and Families2020-21
  • Master's Degree in Socieducational Intervention with Children, Adolescents and Families2019-20
  • Master's Degree in Socio-educational Intervention for Children, Adolescents and Families2022-23, 2023-24
  • Master's Degree in Socio-educational Intervention for Children, Adolescents and Families (2010)2020-21, 2021-22, 2023-24
  • Master's in Social and Educational Intervention with Minors and Families2019-20
10990 - Master's Thesis
  • Master's in Social and Educational Intervention with Minors and Families2019-20
11048 - Intervention Practices for Early Childhood, Adolescence and Families
  • Master's Degree in Socieducational Intervention with Children, Adolescents and Families2019-20
  • Master's Degree in Socio-educational Intervention for Children, Adolescents and Families2022-23, 2023-24
  • Master's Degree in Socio-educational Intervention for Children, Adolescents and Families (2010)2020-21, 2021-22, 2023-24
11049 - Master's Thesis aimed at Developing Research Skills
  • Master's Degree in Socieducational Intervention with Children, Adolescents and Families2019-20
  • Master's Degree in Socio-educational Intervention for Children, Adolescents and Families2022-23, 2023-24
  • Master's Degree in Socio-educational Intervention for Children, Adolescents and Families (2010)2020-21, 2021-22, 2023-24
11050 - Master's Thesis aimed at Developing Advanced Research Skills
  • Master's Degree in Socieducational Intervention with Children, Adolescents and Families2019-20
  • Master's Degree in Socio-educational Intervention for Children, Adolescents and Families2022-23, 2023-24
  • Master's Degree in Socio-educational Intervention for Children, Adolescents and Families (2010)2020-21, 2021-22, 2023-24
21900 - Foundations of Contemporary Society
22232 - Final Degree Project in Pedagogy
22304 - Education Research Methods and Techniques
  • Degree in Social Education2023-24
22326 - Practical Placements on the Degree in Social Education I
22327 - Practical Placements on the Degree in Social Education II
22328 - Final Degree Project in Social Education

Research

Research groups

Group Membership type
Educational and social research and training (GIFES) Member
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