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Dr Joan Alfred Amer Fernández

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

Curriculum

Brief CV

From 2010 on, he is Lecturer at the Department of Pedagogy and Specific Didactics. PhD in Sociology (Autonomous University of Barcelona). 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.

Vice-director of the Master in Socio-Educational Intervention with Infancy, Adolescence and Family of the UIB.

Vice-director of the Education Yearbook of the Balearic Islands (Colonya-Caixa Pollença/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:

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., Fernández-de-Álava, M., & Amer, J. (2017). A Review of Prevention Programmes from a Gender Perspective. Adiktologie, 17, 3, 208-218.

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 ańos). 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.

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.

Teaching

Office Hours

Lecturer Tutorial Times
Start Date End Date Day Start Time End Time Location
04/09/2020 30/07/2021 Wednesday 12.00 13.00 online
04/09/2020 30/07/2021 Thursday 12.00 13.00 B204 Guillem Cifre de Colonya

Subjects taught. Academic Year 2020-21

Subjects taught
Subject Information
22328 - Final Degree Project
21900 - Foundations of Contemporary Society
10985 - Advanced Sociological and Anthropological Research into Families and Relationships

Thesis advising

Thesis advisor during the academic year 2020-21 for the following PHD programmes:

Teaching, 5 previous years

Subject Information
10905 - Master's Thesis
10985 - Advanced Sociological and Anthropological Research into Families and Relati
  • Master's degree in Socieducational Intervention with Children, Adolescents and Families2019-20
  • Master's in Social and Educational Intervention with Minors and Families2015-16, 2016-17, 2017-18, 2018-19, 2019-20
10989 - Qualitative Research
10990 - Master's Thesis
11048 - Intervention Practices for Early Childhood, Adolescence and Families
  • Master's degree in Socieducational Intervention with Children, Adolescents and Families2019-20
11049 - Master's Thesis
  • Master's degree in Socieducational Intervention with Children, Adolescents and Families2019-20
11050 - Master's Thesis
  • Master's degree in Socieducational Intervention with Children, Adolescents and Families2019-20
21900 - Foundations of Contemporary Society
22328 - Final Degree Project

Research

Research groups

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