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Brief description of your activity focus
Students training (Phd and master courses), research on developmental psychology, parenting, parent education, and psychological intervention
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Member of the staff of Faculty of Psychology and of Sciences of Education of Porto University since 1982. Dean of the Faculty from 2005 to 2008.
She has a Major in Psychology (July 1983; Faculty of Psychology and of Sciences of Education of Porto University), she got the master degree on Developmental Psychology (January 1988; Faculty of Psychology and of Sciences of Education of Porto University) and got the doctoral degree (September 1996 on Developmental Psychology; Faculty of Psychology and of Sciences of Education of Porto University).
Current position: Associate professor, teaching in undergraduate and graduate courses (Master’s and PhD). Director of the Psychology Doctoral Program.
She has accomplished several orientations of PhD and Master’s dissertations.
Investigator in many financed research projects, both national and international.
Member of the international societies Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD), European Society for Developmental Psychology (ESDP) as well as Portuguese Association of Psychology (APP).
She also has several publications under the form of books, chapters in books and articles in scientific journals. She has participated in many international and national congresses.