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Ana Isabel Martins Teixeira de Melo. Completed the Doutoramento in Doutoramento em Psicologia in 2011 by Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Psicologia e de Ciências da Educação, Mestrado in Masters degree in Psychology, Speciality in Clinical Psychology in 2005 by Universidade do Minho, Licenciatura in Licenciatura em Psicologia [5-years Undergraduate degree] in 2001 by Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Psicologia e de Ciências da Educação, Postgraduate Certificate in Course of Health Services Administration, integrated in PhD program in Health Promotion and Education in 2005 by University of Utah, Postgraduate Certificate in Course of Program evaluation integrated in the PhD program in Health Promotion and Education in 2005 by University of Utah, Postgraduate Certificate in Course in Professional Preparation Health Education integrated in the PhD program in Health Promotion and Education in 2005 by University of Utah and Postgraduate Certificate in Course of Teaching Practicum in disciplines/curricular units Prevention Research and Research Methods, integrated in the PhD in Health Promotion and Education in 2005 by University of Utah. Is Researcher in Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Estudos Sociais and Associate in University of York York Cross-Disciplinary Centre for Systems Analysis. Published 19 articles in journals. Has 10 section(s) of books and 5 book(s). Organized 19 event(s). Participated in 1 event(s). Has received 3 awards and/or honors. Participates and/or participated as Invited Scientist Fellow in 3 project(s), Other in 3 project(s), PhD Student Fellow in 1 project(s), Pos-doctoral Fellow in 1 project(s), Principal investigator in 5 project(s) and Research Fellow in 1 project(s). Works in the area(s) of Social Sciences with emphasis on Psychology, Natural sciences with emphasis on Other Natural Sciences and Social Sciences with emphasis on Other Social Sciences with emphasis on Social Sciences, Interdisciplinary. In their professional activities interacted with 39 collaborator(s) co-authorship of scientific papers. In his curriculum Ciência Vitae the most frequent terms in the context of scientific, technological and artistic-cultural output are: Complexity; Complex thinking; Complex systems'; Complex systems ; Circular Economy; Participative approach; Community engagement; Families; Resilience; Change processes; .
Identification

Personal identification

Full name
Ana Isabel Martins Teixeira de Melo

Citation names

  • Melo, Ana Teixeira
  • Melo, A.

Author identifiers

Ciência ID
2615-C898-6D1E
ORCID iD
0000-0001-7816-3836

Email addresses

  • anamelopsi@gmail.com (Professional)
  • anatmelo@ces.uc.pt (Professional)

Addresses

  • Centro de Estudos Sociais, Colégio de S. Jerónimo, Largo D. Dinis, Apartado 3087 , 3000-995, Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal (Professional)

Websites

  • https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7816-3836 (Scholar)
  • https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Ana_Teixeira_De_Melo (Scholar)
  • https://ces.uc.pt/pt/ces/pessoas/investigadoras-es/ana-teixeira-de-melo (Professional)

Knowledge fields

  • Social Sciences - Psychology
  • Natural sciences - Other Natural Sciences
  • Social Sciences - Other Social Sciences - Social Sciences, Interdisciplinary

Languages

Language Speaking Reading Writing Listening Peer-review
English Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1)
French Beginner (A1) Intermediate (B1) Beginner (A1) Beginner (A1)
Spanish; Castilian Beginner (A1) Intermediate (B1) Beginner (A1) Beginner (A1)
Education
Degree Classification
2007 - 2011
Concluded
Doutoramento em Psicologia (Doutoramento)
Major in Psicologia Clínica
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Psicologia e de Ciências da Educação, Portugal
"The strengths of the professionals and the multichallenged family in child protection: An Integrated Family Assessment and Intervention Model for the CAFAP" (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
Approved with Honour and Distinction (Cum Laude)
2009
Concluded
Year 1 of the Course of Training in Systemic and Family Intervention by the Portuguese Family Therapy Society (Pós-Graduação)
Sociedade Portuguesa de Terapia Familiar, Portugal
"N/A" (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
Conclusion with approval
2005 - 2006
Concluded
Certificate of Trainer of the Strengthening Families Program (Outros)
LUTRAGROUP, United States
2003 - 2005
Concluded
Masters degree in Psychology, Speciality in Clinical Psychology (Mestrado)
Universidade do Minho, Portugal
"Emotions in the school age period: parental strategies in face of the children's emotional expression and internalizing and externalizing symptoms" (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
Very good
2005
Concluded
Courses integrated in PhD program in Health Promotion and Education (Postgraduate Certificate)
University of Utah, United States
"N/A" (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
A
2004
Concluded
Postgraduate course in Community Interventions (Pós-Graduação)
Colégio Universitário de Altos Estudos (UCAE) , Portugal
Approved
2002
Concluded
Postgraduate course in Forensic Psychology (Pós-Graduação)
Colégio Universitário de Altos Estudos (UCAE) , Portugal
Approved
2001
Concluded
Licenciatura em Psicologia [5-years Undergraduate degree] (Licenciatura)
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Psicologia e de Ciências da Educação, Portugal
"N/A" (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
Final average of 15 (scale 0-20)
Affiliation

Science

Category
Host institution
Employer
2018/04/01 - Current Researcher (Research) Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Estudos Sociais, Portugal
2017/01/01 - 2018/12/31 Visiting Researcher (Research) University of York Department of Health Sciences, United Kingdom
2016/05/01 - 2018/12/31 Visiting Researcher (Research) University of York York Cross-Disciplinary Centre for Systems Analysis, United Kingdom
2018/01/01 - 2018/03/31 Postdoc (Research) Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Estudos Sociais, Portugal
2015/01/01 - 2017/12/31 Postdoc (Research) Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, Portugal
Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Estudos Sociais, Portugal
(...)
2012/01/01 - 2014/12/31 Postdoc (Research) Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, Portugal
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Psicologia e de Ciências da Educação, Portugal
2008/01/01 - 2011/11/03 Researcher (Research) Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, Portugal
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Psicologia e de Ciências da Educação, Portugal
2007/08 - 2007/12 Contracted Researcher (Research) LUTRAGROUP, United States
2005/08/01 - 2005/12/17 Research Assistant (Research) University of Utah Department of Health Promotion and Education, United States

Other Careers

Category
Host institution
Employer
2001/09 - 2007/12 Técnico Superior (Técnico Superior) Gabinete de Atendimento à Família, Portugal

Positions / Appointments

Category
Host institution
Employer
2020/11 - Current Elected member of the Executive Committee Complex Systems Society, France
2020/07 - Current Co-Coordinator of the Scientific Extension Program CES Goes to School Centre for Social Studies, University of Coimbra, Portugal
2019 - Current Elected Council Member Complex Systems Society, France
2016/05/01 - Current Associate University of York York Cross-Disciplinary Centre for Systems Analysis, United Kingdom
University of York York Cross-Disciplinary Centre for Systems Analysis, United Kingdom

Others

Category
Host institution
Employer
2006/11/01 - 2007/03/27 Trainer for the Strengthening Families Program (SFP) LUTRAGROUP, United States
Projects

Grant

Designation Funders
2019 - Current Complexity, Family Change and an Integrated Family Assessment and Intervention Model
NA
Principal investigator
Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Estudos Sociais, Portugal
Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Estudos Sociais
2018 - 2018/09/07 Diffusion of Complexity Concepts: An interdisciplinary mapping
Building Foundations for Complex Thinking
Principal investigator
Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Estudos Sociais, Portugal

University of York York Cross-Disciplinary Centre for Systems Analysis, United Kingdom
University of York York Cross-Disciplinary Centre for Systems Analysis
2007 - 2007/12/31 Consultancy lead by Prof. Karol Kumpfer to the United Nations Office on Drug and Drug Abuse,
NA
Invited Scientist Fellow
LUTRAGROUP, United States
United Nations Office on Drug and Drug Abuse
2002 - 2007/12/31 Searching Family Treasure: supervision, training and evaluation
NA
Principal investigator
Gabinete de Atendimento à Família, Portugal
Instituto da Droga e da Toxicodependência
2005 - 2005/12/29 General research office of the Strengthening Families Program
NA
Research Fellow
University of Utah Strengthening Families Office, United States

Contract

Designation Funders
2019 - 2019/05 Sustainable Community Laboratory
JUNTAr+195
Scientific Coordinator and member of the team writing the grant
Junta de Freguesia de Arcozelo, Portugal
Fundo Ambiental
2018 - 2018/09/30 Hidden Depths: Resources for Adolescents
59475
Invited Scientist Fellow
University of New York, United Kingdom
John Templeton Foundation
2012 - 2017/12/31 Pathways of change in contexts of multiple challenges: Integrated analysis of factors and processes facilitators of the change in families and professionals
SFRH/BPD/77781/2011
Post-doc Fellow
Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Estudos Sociais, Portugal

Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Psicologia e de Ciências da Educação, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2008 - 2011/11/30 The strengths of the professionals and the multichallenged family in child protection: An Integrated Family Assessment and Intervention Model for the CAFAPCentres of Family Support and Parental Counselling].
SFRH/BD/39912/2007
PhD Student Fellow
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Psicologia e de Ciências da Educação, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2007 - 2007/12/31 Families in Mission
NA
Principal investigator
Gabinete de Atendimento à Família, Portugal
Instituto da Droga e da Toxicodependência
2004 - 2004/01/01 Khórus
NA
Member of the team writing of the grant proposal
Gabinete de Atendimento à Família, Portugal

Other

Designation Funders
2018 - Current Building Foundations For Complex Thinking To Promote Positive Change In Complex Systems
NA
Principal investigator
Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Estudos Sociais, Portugal
2013 - 2013/06/30 Assessing the role of trainers in evidence-based family prevention programmes
NA
Invited Scientist Fellow
Grupo de Investigación y Formación Educativa y Social) of the Universitat de les Illes Balears, Spain, Spain
2006 - 2007/12/31 Characterization of narratives across the therapeutic process
NA
Other
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Psicologia e de Ciências da Educação, Portugal
Outputs

Publications

Book
  1. Melo, Ana Teixeira. The family as a complex system: Contributions to understanding and supporting family change and resilience. London, United Kingdom: Routledge. 2021.
    Accepted
  2. Melo, Ana Teixeira. Performing complexity. Building foundations for the practice of complex thinking.. Cham, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing. 2020.
    Published
  3. Teixeira de Melo, Ana. Viagem por terras da(s) parentalidade(s): Guia para uma parentalidade preferida [Travelling through lands of parenthood: Guide to a preferred parenthood]. Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal: Author edition [Ebook]. 2014.
    Published
  4. Melo, A.. Em Busca do Tesouro das Famílias Intervenção familiar em prevenção primária das toxicodependências (2ª ed. Revista e aumentada) [Searching Family Treasure. Family-based prevention of drug abuse. 2nd revised and augmented edition]. Viana do Castelo: Gabinete de Atendimento à Família [Funded by the Portuguese Institute of Drug and Drug Abuse]. 2009.
    Published
  5. Melo, A.. Em Busca do Tesouro das Famílias Intervenção familiar em prevenção primária das toxicodependências. Viana do Castelo: Gabinete de Atendimento à Família [Funded by the Portuguese Institute of Drug and Drug Abuse]. 2004.
    Published
Book chapter
  1. Ana Teixeira de Melo; Leo Simon Dominic Caves. "Complex Systems of Knowledge Integration: A Pragmatic Proposal for Coordinating and Enhancing Inter/Transdisciplinarity". In From astrophysics to unconventional computing: Essays presented to Susan Stepney on the occasion of her 60th birthday, 337-362. Cham, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing, 2020.
    Published • 10.1007/978-3-030-15792-0_14
  2. Caves, Leo. "(Gardening) Gardening: A Relational Framework for Complex Thinking About Complex Systems". In Narrating Complexity, edited by Richard Walsh; Susan Stepney, 149-196. London, United Kingdom: Springer International Publishing, 2018.
    Published • 10.1007/978-3-319-64714-2_13
  3. Caves, Leo; Melo, Ana Teixeira; Stepney, Susan; Uprichard, Emma. "Time Will Tell: Narrative Expressions of Time in a Complex World". In Narrating Complexity, edited by Richard Walsh; Susan Stepney, 269-284. London, United Kingdom: Springer International Publishing, 2018.
    Published • 10.1007/978-3-319-64714-2_19
  4. Caves, Leo; Melo, Ana Teixeira; Walsh, Richard. "Discussion and Comment (Gardening Gardening)". In Narrating Complexity, 197-199. London, United Kingdom: Springer International Publishing, 2018.
    Published • 10.1007/978-3-319-64714-2_14
  5. Walsh, Richard; Caves, Leo; de Melo, Ana Teixeira; Stepney, Susan; Uprichard, Emma. "Discussion and Comment (Time Will Tell)". In Narrating Complexity, edited by Richard Walsh; Susan Stepney, 285-287. London, United Kingdom: Springer International Publishing, 2018.
    Published • 10.1007/978-3-319-64714-2_20
  6. Melo, Ana Teixeira. "Abducting". In Routledge Handbook of Interdisciplinary Research Methods, edited by Celia Lury; Rachel Fensham; Alexandra Heller-Nicholas; Sybille Lammes; Angela Last; Mike Michael; Emma Uprichard, 90-94. London, United Kingdom: Routledge, 2018.
    Published • 10.4324/9781315714523-11
  7. Melo, Ana Teixeira de. "Qualitative methods for the exploration of complexity in human social systems: Applications in family psychology". In Proceedings of ECCS 2014 / European Conference on Complex Systems, 21-32. Springer: Springer International Publishing, 2016.
    Published • 10.1007/978-3-319-29228-1
  8. Teixeira de Melo, A.; Alarcão, M.. "Qualitative methods for the exploration of complexity in human social systems: Applications in family psychology". 21-32. 2016.
    10.1007/978-3-319-29228-1_3
  9. Melo, Ana Teixeira; Alarcão, Madalena. "The Family at the Center of Interdisciplinary Research in Complex Systems: A Call for Future Research Programs". In Proceedings of the European Conference on Complex Systems 2012, 813-818. Cham, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing, 2013.
    Published • 10.1007/978-3-319-00395-5_98
  10. Melo, Teixeira de; Madalena Alarcão. "Estudo preliminar das propriedades psicométricas de uma versão portuguesa do Multidimensional Neglectful Behavior Scale- Parent Report.". In Crianças em risco e perigo: contextos, investigação e intervenção, 81-98. Lisboa: Sílabo, 2011.
    Published
  11. Catherine Hamilton-Giachritsis; Carlos Silva Peixoto; Melo, A.. "Risk: Assessment and Intervention". In Abuse and Neglect Series, 1. To improve the management of child abuse and neglect, 89-132. Porto: SPECAN, 2011.
    Published
Conference abstract
  1. Melo, Ana Teixeira. "The role of the family’s potential for change in the construction of positive sustainable futures.". Paper presented in 10th ESRF Conference Book of Abstracts. Sustainable relationships? Families, personal lives and global change., Oxford Brookes, 2021.
  2. Melo, Ana Teixeira; Carlos Nolasco; Cláudia Pato de Carvalho; Fernando Fontes; José Pedro Monteiro; Rita Campos. "Comunicar a ciência de um centro de investigação em ciências sociais, humanidades e artes: O caso do Centro de Estudos Sociais da Universidade de Coimbra". Paper presented in SciComPT. Velhos desafios, novas ameaças: Comunicar a incerteza e combater a desinformação, Online, 2021.
    Published
  3. Melo, Ana Teixeira; Leo Simon Domic Caves; Campos, Rita. "As Academias do Pensamento Complexo como atividades de extensão científica e laboratórios de transformação". Paper presented in SciComPT. Velhos desafios, novas ameaças: Comunicar a incerteza e combater a desinformação, Online, 2021.
    Accepted
  4. Melo, Ana Teixeira. "From research to practice: qualitative methods for complex thinking in ‘real-world’ interventions". Paper presented in 5th World Conference on Qualitative Research 2021, Virtual conference, 2021.
    Published
  5. Melo, Ana Teixeira; Caves, Leo; Garnett, Philip; Campos, Rita. "Building Foundations for Complex Thinking: A call for inter/transdisciplinarycollaborations". Paper presented in Conference on Complex Systems 2020 (CCS 2020), Online, 2020.
    Published
  6. Melo, Ana Teixeira. "Managing complexity through the complexity of our thinking: Key research questions and challenges to the development of a meta-heuristic". Paper presented in Conference on Complex Systems 2020 (CCS 2020), 2020.
    Published • https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4419178
  7. Melo, Ana Teixeira; Leo Simon Dominic Caves. "Complex Thinking and Emergence". Paper presented in The Second International TRANSIT Workshop on Cross-disciplinary Research: Emergence, York, 2019.
    Published
  8. Melo, Ana Teixeira. "Complex thinking applied to family change: A guide for case conceptualization". Paper presented in 9th Congress of the European Society on Family Relations, “Families through the lens of diversit, Porto, 2018.
    Published
  9. Melo, Ana Teixeira. "What's love got to do with it? Positive family change and resilience". Paper presented in 9th Congress of the European Society on Family Relations, Porto, 2018.
    Published
  10. Melo, Ana Teixeira. "Family adaptation change processes: from the transformations of coupling as a process, to patterns/bonds and networks of coupling". Paper presented in 17th European Conference on Developmental Psychology, Braga, 2015.
    Published
  11. Melo, Ana Teixeira. "Preliminary foundations of an informed grounded theory of the family as a complex system: implications for investigating family development.". Paper presented in 17th European Conference on Developmental Psychology, Braga, 2015.
    Published
  12. Melo, Ana Teixeira. "Coordination of changes during professional training for working with multichallenged families: An exploratory, discovery-oriented study". Paper presented in European Conference on Complex Systems’13, Barcelona, 2013.
    Published
  13. Melo, Ana Teixeira. "Beyond the family life-cycle: Understanding family development in the 21st century through complexity theories". Paper presented in 6th Congress of the European Society on Family Relations (ESFR) “Families in Changing Europe: Challenges, Conflicts and Intervention”, Lillehammer, 2012.
  14. Melo, Ana Teixeira. "A psicologia clínica em equipas interdisciplinares na intervenção familiar baseada na comunidade: Afirmar a diferença na proximidade. [The clinical psychology in interdisciplinary teams in community-based family intervention: affirming the difference in proximity].". Paper presented in 1st National Congress of the Order of Portuguese Psychologists, “Affirming the psychologists”, Lisboa, 2012.
  15. Melo, Ana Teixeira. "A intervenção com famílias multidesafiadas pobres em contexto domiciliário: Desafios ao psicólogo e à sua formação. [The intervention with multichallenged poor families in home context: challenges to psychologists and their training].". Paper presented in 1st National Congress of the Order of Portuguese Psychologists, “Affirming the psychologists, Lisboa, 2012.
  16. Melo, Ana Teixeira. "The home as a privileged context and object of systemic assessment and intervention practices with multidefied families". Paper presented in 7th European Family Therapy Association Congress, Paris, 2010.
  17. Melo, Ana Teixeira; Madalena Alarcão. "Integrated Family Assessment and Intervention Model- An integrative collaborative systemic approach in the crossroad of clinical, educational, social, community and forensic practices". Paper presented in 7th European Family Therapy Association, Paris, 2010.
Conference paper
  1. Melo, Ana Teixeira de; Alarcão, Madalena. "O papel das avaliações em situações de risco e perigo na facilitação da mudança parental". Paper presented in O papel das avaliações em situações de risco e perigo na facilitação da mudança parental, Porto, 2012.
    Published
Conference poster
  1. Melo, Ana Teixeira; Caves, Leo Simon Dominic; Philip Garnett; Rita Campos. "Building Foundations for Complex Thinking: A call for inter/transdisciplinary collaborations". Paper presented in Conference on Complex Systems, 2020.
    10.13140/RG.2.2.14353.86880
  2. Melo, Ana Teixeira. "Managing complexity through the complexity of our thinking: Key research questions and challenges to the development of a meta-heuristic.". Paper presented in Conference on Complex Systems 2020 (CCS 2020), 2020.
  3. Teixeira de Melo, Ana; Alarcão, Madalena. "Qualitative methods for the exploration of complexity in human social systems: Applications in family psychology”". Paper presented in European Conference on Complex Systems'14, 2014.
  4. Melo, Ana Teixeira de; Alarcão, Madalena. "O papel das avaliações em situações de risco e perigo na facilitação da mudança parenta". 2012.
  5. Melo, Ana Teixeira de; Alarcão, Madalena. "The family at the center of interdisciplinar research in complex systems: A cal for future research programs". Paper presented in European Conference on Complex Systems’12, 2012.
  6. Melo, Ana Teixeira de; Alarcão, Madalena; Inês Pimentel. "The scale for the assessment of practitioner’s basic in-home sessions skills: Validity and Reliability". Paper presented in 6th Congress of the European Society on Family Relations (ESFR) “Families in Changing Europe: Challenges, Conflicts and Intervention”, 2012.
Encyclopedia entry
  1. Melo, Ana Teixeira. "Complexity". In Words beyond the pandemic: a hundred-sided crisis.. Centre for Social Studies, 2020. https://ces.uc.pt/publicacoes/palavras-pandemia/?lang=2&id=30514.
    Published
  2. Melo, Ana Teixeira. "Complexity". In Words beyond the pandemic: a hundred-sided crisis, edited by Reis, José, 2020. https://ces.uc.pt/publicacoes/palavras-pandemia/?lang=2&id=30514..
    Published
Journal article
  1. Ana Teixeira de Melo. "Reflections on Methodological Congruence in Systems and Complexity-Informed Research Comment on "What Can Policy-Makers Get Out of Systems Thinking? Policy Partners’ Experiences of a Systems-Focused Research Collaboration in Preventive Health"". International Journal of Health Policy and Management (2020): https://doi.org/10.34172/ijhpm.2020.231.
    10.34172/ijhpm.2020.231
  2. Melo, Ana Teixeira. "Reflections on Methodological Congruence in Systems and Complexity-Informed Research; Comment on “What Can Policy-Makers Get Out of Systems Thinking? Policy Partners’ Experiences of a Systems-Focused Research Collaboration in Preventive Health". International Journal of Health Policy and Management (2020):
    Open access • Published
  3. Teixeira de Melo, Ana; Caves, Leo Simon Dominic; Dewitt, Anna; Clutton, Evie; Macpherson, Rory; Garnett, Philip. "Thinking (in) complexity: (In) definitions and (mis)conceptions". Systems Research and Behavioral Science 37 1 (2019): 154-169. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/sres.2612.
    10.1002/sres.2612
  4. Melo, Ana Teixeira; Alarcão, Madalena. "Exploring family change processes: A dynamic analysis of family trajectories, change and coordination in child protection cases". The Qualitative Report 22 2 (2017): 601-634. http://nsuworks.nova.edu/tqr/vol22/iss2/15.
    Published
  5. Melo, Ana Teixeira de; Alarcão, Madalena. "Instrumentos para Avaliação da Capacidade Parental e Familiar em Situações de Risco". Psicologia: Teoria e Pesquisa 31 1 (2015): 73-85.
    Published • 10.1590/0102-37722015010753073085
  6. Melo, Ana Teixeira; Teixeira de Melo, Ana; Alarcão, Madalena. "From 1st and 2nd order cybernetics to Complexity: Building grounded theories of family complexity in family therapy process research.". Human Systems: The Journal of Therapy, Consultation and Training. 26 1 (2015): 86-102.
    Published
  7. Teixeira de Melo, Ana; Alarcão, Madalena. "Building future communities: Strengthening relational bonds for a positive future". Journal of Community Psychology 43 7 (2015): 878-884.
    Published
  8. Teixeira de Melo, Ana; Alarcão, Madalena. "Beyond the family life-cycle: Understanding family development in the 21st century through complexity theories". Family Science 5 1 (2014): 52-59.
    Published • 10.1080/19424620.2014.933743
  9. Teixeira de Melo, Ana; Alarcão, Madalena. "Training professionals in community settings: Change processes and outcomes in a child protection context". Psychologica 57 2 (2014): 53-72. http://iduc.uc.pt/index.php/psychologica/article/view/2313/1512.
    Published
  10. Melo, Ana Teixeira de; Alarcão, Madalena. "Transforming risks into opportunities in child protection cases: A case study with a multi-systemic, in-home, strength-based model". Journal of Family Psychotherapy 24 1 (2013): 1-21.
    Published • 10.1080/08975353.2013.762865
  11. Teixeira de Melo, Ana; Alarcão, Madalena. "IMPLEMENTATION OF A COMMUNITY-BASED FAMILY-CENTERED PROGRAM IN PORTUGAL: A MULTIPLE CASE STUDY EVALUATION". Journal of Community Psychology 40 6 (2012): 665-680.
    Published • 10.1002/jcop.20524
  12. Teixeira de Melo, Ana; Alarcão, Madalena; Pimentel, Inês. "Validity and Reliability of Three Rating Scales to Assess Practitioners’ Skills to Conduct Collaborative, Strength-Based, Systemic Work in Family-Based Services". The American Journal of Family Therapy 40 5 (2012): 420-433.
    Published • 10.1080/01926187.2011.627316
  13. Melo, Ana Teixeira de; Madalena Alarcão. "Avaliação de processos de resiliência familiar: Validade e fidelidade do Questionário de Forças Familiares". Mosaico 48 48 (2011): 34-41.
    Published
  14. Melo, Ana Teixeira de; Madalena Alarcão. "Avaliações em situações de risco e perigo para as crianças: Um roteiro organizador". Análise Psicológica. XXIX (2011): 451-466.
    Published
  15. Teixeira de Melo, Ana; Alarcão, Madalena. "Integrated Family Assessment and Intervention Model: A Collaborative Approach to Support Multi-Challenged Families". Contemporary Family Therapy 33 4 (2011): 400-416.
    Published • 10.1007/s10591-011-9168-0
  16. Melo, Ana Teixeira. "Avaliação de processos de resiliência familiar: Validade e fidelidade do Questionário de Forças Familiares [Assessment of family resilience processes: Validity and reliability of the Family Strengths Questionnaire].". Mosaico 48 (2011): 34-41.
    Published
  17. Melo, Ana Teixeira de; Madalena Alarcão. "Avaliação da qualidade do planeamento do Modelo de Avaliação e Intervenção Familiar Integrada para os Centros de Apoio Familiar e de Aconselhamento Parental". Psicologia 2 XXIV (2010): 197-221.
    Published
  18. Melo, Ana Teixeira de; Madalena Alarcão. "Centros de Apoio Familiar e Aconselhamento Parental: Proposta de um modelo global de organização.". Psicologia & Sociedade 1 21 (2009): 55-64.
    Published
  19. Karol Kumpfer; Methinin Pinyuchon; Melo, Ana Teixeira de; Henry O. Whiteside. "Cultural adaptation process for international dissemination of the Strengthening Families Program (SFP)". Evaluation & the Health Professions 2 31 (2008): 226-239.
    Published
  20. Melo, A.; Isabel Soares. "Socialização emocional no contexto familiar e psicopatologia da criança.". Psicologia: Teoria, Investigação e Prática, 1 12 (2007): 25-39.
    Published
  21. Melo, A.; Isabel Soares. "Desenvolvimento emocional e psicopatologia da criança". Psychologica 43 (2006): 41-62.
    Published
Manual
  1. Melo, Ana Teixeira; Madalena Alarcão. Manual for Qualitative Dynamical Coding of Individual of Dyadic Coordination Trajectories. Version 2015. 2018.
    10.17605/OSF.IO/M56ZX
  2. Melo, Ana Teixeira; Madalena Alarcão. Manual de apoio ao preenchimento dos instrumentos de síntese de avaliações familiares compreensivas no maifi (revisto. Versão 1.2 de 2015). [User manual for the instruments for the synthesis of comprehensive assessments in IFAIM]. 2018.
  3. Melo, Ana Teixeira; Madalena Alarcão. Manual de introdução ao modelo de avaliação e intervenção familiar integrada para o encaminhado. Versão 2012. [Introduction manual for the referral to the Integrated Family Assessment and Intervention Model. version 2012].. 2018.
  4. Melo, Ana Teixeira; Madalena Alarcão. Fichas de controlo de procedimentos do Modelo de Avaliação e Intervenção Familiar Integrada: do encaminhamento ao follow-up. Versão 2012. [Forms for procedural control in the implementation of the Integrated Family Assessment and Intervention Model]. 2018.
  5. Melo, Ana Teixeira. Guide to a complex case conceptualisation to support the assessment and promotion of the potential for family well-being and flourishing, positive change and resilience (version 1, in study).. Coimbra: Available with the authors. 2017.
  6. Melo, Ana Teixeira; Madalena Alarcão. Manual de Orientação para a Implementação do Modelo de Avaliação e de Intervenção Familiar Integrada (MAIFI )(Revisto) [Guidance manual for the implementation of the Integrated Family Assessment and Intervention Model (revised)]. Coimbra. Coimbra: Available with authors. 2012.
  7. Melo, Teixeira de. Manual do Encaminhador para o Modelo de Avaliação e de Intervenção Familiar Integrada [Referral manual for the Integrated Family Assessment and Intervention Model]. 2010.
  8. Melo, Teixeira de; Madalena Alarcão. Manual de orientação para a implementação do Modelo de Avaliação e de Intervenção Familiar Integrada [Guidance manual for the implementation of the Integrated Family Assessment and Intervention Model]. 2009.
  9. Melo, Teixeira de; Madalena Alarcão. Manual do Formador do Modelo de Avaliação e de Intervenção Familiar Integrada [Trainers' manual for the Integrated Family Assessment and Intervention Model]. 2009.
  10. Melo, Ana Teixeira de; Paula Oliveira; Marisa Lamas. jogo “Sem Violência, Solta a Palavra”. 2004.
Newspaper article
  1. Melo, Ana Teixeira de. "Em Busca do Optimismo Perdido.", Jornal Público, 2013
  2. Melo, Ana Teixeira de. "Acerca da Violência", Repórter Local, 2001
Preface / Postscript
  1. Melo, Ana Teixeira. "Prefácio". Preface to Com família nos entendemos: modelos e práticas para e com famílias, edited by Obra do Frei Gil, 9-12. Beira Alta: Edições Esgotadas. 2018.
    Published
Report
  1. Campos, Rita; Melo, Ana Teixeira; Patrícia Silva. 2021. Desafios metodológicos na pandemia [Methodological challenges in the pandemics]. Ciclo de metodologias Roda de Saberes, relatório de tertúlia [Cycle of MethodologiesWheel of knowledges, report of round-table discussion. chrome-extension://oemmndcbldboiebfnladdacbdfmadadm/https://www.ces.uc.pt/ficheiros2/files/Relatorio%20de%20Tertulia_5_Desafios%20metodologicos%20na%20pandemia.pdf.
  2. Campos, Rita; Melo, Ana Teixeira; Caves, Leo Simon Dominic; Garnett, Philip. 2021. CES Winter School 2020. ‘Sustainable development, complexity and change: thinking and practices for the SDG and other objectives’. Descriptive and evaluation summary report.. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/351821420_CES_Winter_School_2020_%27Sustainable_development_complexity_and_change_thinking_and_practices_for_the_SDG_and_other_objectives%27_Descriptive_and_evaluation_summary_report.
  3. Campos, Rita; Melo, Ana Teixeira; Patrícia Silva; Sancho Querol, Lorena; Lucas dos Santos, Luciane. 2021. Narrativas Museais: processos de descolonização, participação e visibilização de outras histórias da história a partir de algumas experiências transformadoras [Museum narratives: processes of decolonisation, participation and visibilisation of other histories of history from some transformative experiences]. Ciclo de metodologias Roda de Saberes, relatório de oficina [Cycle of Methodologies Whe. chrome-extension://oemmndcbldboiebfnladdacbdfmadadm/https://www.ces.uc.pt/ficheiros2/files/Relatoorio%20de%20Oficina-%20Narrativas%20museais.pdf.
  4. Campos, Rita; Melo, Ana Teixeira; Silva, Patrícia. 2021. Relações entre Arte e Ciências [Relations between Art and Science]. Ciclo de Metodologias Roda de Saberes. Relatório de Tertúlia [Cycle of Methodologies Wheel of Knowledges. Round table report]. chrome-extension://oemmndcbldboiebfnladdacbdfmadadm/https://www.ces.uc.pt/ficheiros2/files/Relatorio%20de%20Tertulia_4_Relacoes%20arte%20ciencia.pdf.
  5. Melo, Ana Teixeira; Cláudia Carvalho; Giovanni Alegretti; Rita Campos; Patrícia Silva. 2020. Práticas metodológicas colaborativas. Ciclo de Metodologias Roda de Saberes, relatório de oficina [Methodological collaborative practices. Cycle of Methodologies Roda de Saberes, Workshop report]. chrome-extension://oemmndcbldboiebfnladdacbdfmadadm/https://www.ces.uc.pt/ficheiros2/ files/relatoriocomanexoOficina3_final_.pdf.
  6. Campos, Rita; Cunha, Teresa; Melo, Ana Teixeira; Silva, Patrícia. 2020. Há palavras que não falam. Gritam. Reflexões sobre palavras, saberes e metodologias insurgentes [Some words don’t speak. They scream. Reflections about insurgent words, forms of knowledge and methodologies]. Ciclo de metodologias Roda de Saberes, relatório de tertúlia [Cycle of MethodologiesWheel of knowledges, report of Round-table discussion]..
  7. Campos, Rita; Melo, Ana Teixeira; Silva, Patrícia. 2020. A complexidade da relação entre poder, investigação e prática [The complexity of relationship between power, research and practice ]. Ciclo de metodologias Roda de Saberes, relatório de tertúlia [Cycle of Methodologies Wheel of knowledges, report of Round-table discussion].. chrome-extension://oemmndcbldboiebfnladdacbdfmadadm/https://www.ces.uc.pt/ficheiros2/files/Relato%CC%81rio%20de%20tertulia%203_%20Complexidade%20da%20relacao%20poder%20investigacao%20e%20pratica(1).pdf.
  8. Campos, Rita; Melo, Ana Teixeira; Silva, Patrícia. 2020. A responsabilidade no olhar sobre o sofrimento alheio. [Responsibility in looking on the suffering of others] Ciclo de metodologias Roda de Saberes, relatório de tertúlia [Cycle of MethodologiesWheel of knowledges/Knowings, report of Round-table discussion].. chrome-extension://oemmndcbldboiebfnladdacbdfmadadm/https://www.ces.uc.pt/ficheiros2/files/Relato%CC%81rio%20final%20de%20tertulia_A%20responsabilidade%20no%20olhar.pdf.
  9. Melo, Ana Teixeira; Campos, Rita; Silva, Patrícia. 2020. A pesquisa-acção como opção epistemológica para pesquisas colaborativas [Action-research as an epistemological option for collaborative research]. Ciclo de metodologias Roda de Saberes, relatório de oficina [Cycle of MethodologiesWheel of knowledges/Knowings, report of workshop].. chrome-extension://oemmndcbldboiebfnladdacbdfmadadm/https://www.ces.uc.pt/ficheiros2/files/Relatorio%20Pesquisa-Accao_Maio2020.pdf.
  10. Campos, Rita; Lechner, Elsa; Renault, Leticia; Melo, Ana Teixeira; Silva, Patrícia. 2020. Pesquisa colaborativa e saberes da experiência: Recursos metodológicos da investigação biográfica e cartografia. Oficina 2. Ciclo de metodologias Roda de Saberes, relatório de oficina. Ciclo de metodologias Roda de Saberes, relatório de oficina [Cycle of MethodologiesWheel of knowledges, report of workshop]..
  11. Campos, Rita; Lechner, Elsa; Melo, Ana Teixeira; Renault, Letícia; Silva, Patrícia. 2020. Pesquisa colaborativa e saberes da experiência: Recursos metodológicos da investigação biográfica e cartografia. Oficina 1. Ciclo de metodologias Roda de Saberes, relatório de oficina. Ciclo de metodologias Roda de Saberes, relatório de oficina [Cycle of MethodologiesWheel of knowledges report of workshop].
  12. Rita Campos; Melo, Ana Teixeira. 2019. Desafios éticos [ethical challenges]. Ciclo de Metodologias Roda de Saberes [Cyle of MethodologiesWheel of knowledges/Knowings], report of Round-table discussion.. https://www.ces.uc.pt/pt/agenda-noticias/agenda-de-eventos/2019/metodologias-visuais/ resumo.
  13. Rita Campos; Melo, Ana Teixeira; Patrícia Silva. 2019. Metodologias visuais [Visual methodologies]. Methodologies Cycle Roda de Saberes [Wheel of knowledges/Knowings], report of Round-table discussion. https://www.ces.uc.pt/pt/agenda-noticias/agenda-de-eventos/2019/metodologias-visuais/ resumo.
  14. Ana Teixeira de Melo; Cláudia Pato de Carvalho; Raquel Ribeiro; Tiago Castela. 2019. Relatório: Fórum-Debate Investigação, Ensino e Docência, que desafios para as universidades e centros de investigação?.
  15. Filomena Gaspar; Teixeira de Melo, Ana. 2015. Gaspar, F. & Melo, A. T. (2015). Relatório do projeto piloto de educação parental coordenado pelo sasit. Intervenção com os programas mais-família mais criança e tesouro das famílias em s.miguel – açores, 2010-2012..
  16. Melo, Ana Teixeira de. 2007. AVALIAÇÃO EXTERNA DA IMPLEMENTAÇÃO DO PROGRAMA “EM BUSCA DO TESOURO DAS FAMÍLIAS”- ESCOLA DE PAIS CASTRO DAIRE.
  17. Melo, Ana Teixeira de. 2005. AVALIAÇÃO EXTERNA DA IMPLEMENTAÇÃO DO PROGRAMA “EM BUSCA DO TESOURO DAS FAMÍLIAS”- PMP VIANA DO CASTELO.
  18. Melo, Ana Teixeira de. 2005. AVALIAÇÃO EXTERNA DA IMPLEMENTAÇÃO DO PROGRAMA “EM BUSCA DO TESOURO DAS FAMÍLIAS”- PMP MONÇÃO, PROJECTO DESCOBRIR.
  19. Melo, Ana Teixeira de. 2005. AVALIAÇÃO EXTERNA DA IMPLEMENTAÇÃO DO PROGRAMA “EM BUSCA DO TESOURO DAS FAMÍLIAS”- PMP CAMINHA.
Test
  1. Melo, Ana Teixeira. 2017. Card-sorting instrument to assess properties of family coupling (versions 1 e 1.2, under study; self-report and other-report versions)..
  2. Melo, Ana Teixeira; Madalena Alarcão. 2015. Instrumento de avaliação de fatores e processos constrangedores do potencial para a mudança familiar e parental (versão 1.5, em estudo). [Instrument to assess processes and factors constraining family and parental potential for change]..
Working paper
  1. Melo, Ana Teixeira; Melo, Ana Teixeira. 2020. "Relational thinking for emergence methodology v1.2019 [Method]". Working Paper.
    10.13140/RG.2.2.30469.70881
  2. Melo, Ana Teixeira. 2020. "Método de pensamento relacional complexo para facilitação da emergência e integração de ideias em debates, tertúlias e outros encontros dialógicos. v2.pt.2020. [Relational thinking method to facilitate emergence and integration of ideas in debates, round-about discussions and other dialogic encounters. V2. PT. 2020]". Working Paper.
    10.13140/RG.2.2.21504.38409
  3. Melo, Ana Teixeira. 2020. "Complex relational thinking method. A proposal for facilitating the emergence and integration of ideas in debates, round-table discussions and dialogical meetings. [Method] V3.EN.2020.". Working Paper. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/346808582_COMPLEX_RELATIONAL_THINKING_METHOD_A_PROPOSAL_FOR_FACILITATING_THE_EMERGENCE_AND_INTEGRATION_OF_IDEAS_IN_DEBATES_ROUND_TABLE_DISCUSSIONS_AND_DIALOGICAL_MEETINGS.
    10.13140/RG.2.2.17185.02408
  4. Ana Teixeira Melo; Madalena Alarcão. 2017. "Profiles of change: Patterns and dynamics and change coordination during a specialized educational program for professionals working with multi-challenged families". Working Paper. https://doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/5s7yc.
    10.31234/osf.io/5s7yc
  5. Ana Teixeira Melo; Leo Simon Dominic Caves. 2017. "What is love? A complex systems perspective". Working Paper. https://doi.org/10.31219/osf.io/3w982.
    10.31219/osf.io/3w982

Other

Other output
  1. Ana Teixeira Melo; Madalena Alarcão. 2018. Manual de introdução ao modelo de avaliação e intervenção familiar integrada para o encaminhado. Versão 2012. https://doi.org/10.31219/osf.io/6st8y.
    10.31219/osf.io/6st8y
  2. Ana Teixeira Melo; Madalena Alarcão. 2018. Manual de apoio ao preenchimento dos instrumentos de síntese de avaliações familiares compreensivas no maifi (revisto. Versão 1.2 de 2015).. https://doi.org/10.31219/osf.io/d5bpt.
    10.31219/osf.io/d5bpt
  3. Ana Teixeira Melo; Madalena Alarcão. 2018. Fichas de controlo de procedimentos do Modelo de Avaliação e Intervenção Familiar Integrada: do encaminhamento ao follow-up. Versão 2012.. https://doi.org/10.31219/osf.io/9ykd4.
    10.31219/osf.io/9ykd4
  4. Ana Teixeira Melo; Madalena Alarcão. 2018. Manual for Qualitative Dynamical Coding of Individual of Dyadic Coordination Trajectories. Version 2015. https://doi.org/10.31219/osf.io/m56zx.
    10.31219/osf.io/m56zx
  5. Melo, Ana Teixeira. 2007. Family-based prevention programme “Ufa. Missão cumprida” [Family based-prevention program focused on family organisation and basic child care]. 2006-2007: Development, in co-authorship, of a family-based prevention programme “Ufa. Missão cumprida” aimed at promoting positive family organisation and basic child care at the Gabinete de Atentimento à Família [Office for Family Support], at Viana do Castelo..
Activities

Oral presentation

Presentation title Event name
Host (Event location)
2021/09/16 Conceptualisating and designing (Co)Augmented Intelligence(s) enacting Complex Thinking: reflecting on the morphological constraints, challenges and implications 4th International Workshop on Morphological Computing - MORCOM 2021, integrated in the 2021 Summit of the International Society for the Study of Information
International Society for the Study of Information (IS4SI) (Online)
2021/08/24 Enhancing clinical intuition as second-order complex thinking: Enactivist foundations and challenges Enaction in perspective and foresight
Faculté de Sciences de l’Éducation, University of Montréal (Online, Canada)
2021/08/18 The role of the family’s potential for change in the construction of positive sustainable futures 10th ESFR Conference “Sustainable relationships? Families, personal lives and global change”
Oxford Brookes University (Online, United Kingdom)
2021/08/04 How complex is your thinking? Challenging complexity in complexity science Complex Systems Seminar, Weekly Summer Series
Complex Systems India in collaboration with the Complex Systems Society (Online, India)
2021/07/19 From Love-Force and families as a complex system towards an integrative approach to the complexity of Love International Congress of Psychology, ICP2020+ Psychology in the 21st century, Open minds, societies & world”
Czech and Moravian Psychological Society under the auspices of the International Union of Psychological Science. (Online, Czech Republic)
2021/07/19 Dissolving Psychology: Psychology of Inter/Transdisciplinarity and an Interdisciplinary identity for Psychology nternational Congress of Psychology, ICP2020+ “Psychology in the 21st century, Open minds, societies & world”
Czech and Moravian Psychological Society under the auspices of the International Union of Psychological Science. (Online, Czech Republic)
2021/06/25 As Academias do Pensamento Complexo como atividades de extensão científica e laboratório de transformação” [The complex thinking academies as scientific extension activities and laboratories of transformation], 1h30m, workshop Congress of Science Communication, SciCOMPT, “Old challenges new threats: Fighting uncertainty and misinformation"
Network of Science Communication and Technology of Portugal (Online, Portugal)
2021/06/24 Comunicar a ciência de um centro de investigação em ciências sociais, humanidades e artes: O caso do Centro de Estudos Sociais da Universidade de Coimbra” [“Communicating Science of a research centre in the social sciences, humanities and arts: The case of the Centre for Social Studies of the University of Coimbra” Congress of Science Communication, SciCOMPT, “Old challenges new threats: Fighting uncertainty and misinformation”
etwork of Science Communication and Technology of Portugal (Online)
2021/04/08 Co-facilitation with Rita Campos, Patrícia Silva and Marisa Gonçalves (Guest) of the Round-Table discussion titled “Desafios Metodológicos da Pandemia” [Methodological challenges of the pandemic], integrated into the Cycle of Methodologies Roda de Saberes [Wheel of Knowledges], online Round-Table discussion titled “Desafios Metodológicos da Pandemia” [Methodological challenges of the pandemic], integrated into the Cycle of Methodologies Roda de Saberes [Wheel of Knowledges].
(Online)
2021/01/21 From research to practice: qualitative methods for complex thinking in ‘real-world’ interventions 5 th World Conference on Qualitative Research (WCQR2021)
University of Barcelona and Ludomedia (Online)
2020/12/18 Facilitation of the Integrative Discussions, Story-tellings and Crafts Studio sessions, at the CES WInter School "Sustainable development, complexity and change" CES Winter School "Sustainable development, complexity and change: thinking and practices for the SDG and others" [online]
Centre for Social Studies, University of Coimbra (online)
2020/12/17 Facilitation of the Integrative Discussions, Story-tellings and Crafts Studio sessions, at the CES WInter School "Sustainable development, complexity and change" CES Winter School "Sustainable development, complexity and change: thinking and practices for the SDG and others" [online] [Co-coordination with Rita Campos, Philip Garnett, Leo Caves. Activity associated with the Building Foundations for Complex Thinking project] https://ces.uc.p
Centre for Social Studies, University of Coimbra (online)
2020/12/16 Facilitation of the Integrative Discussions of the Day, Story-tellings and Crafts Studio sessions, at the CES WInter School "Sustainable development, complexity and change" CES Winter School "Sustainable development, complexity and change: thinking and practices for the SDG and others" [online]
Centre for Social Studies, University of Coimbra (online)
2020/12/15 Complexity, change and complex thinking CES Winter School "Sustainable development, complexity and change: thinking and practices for the SDG and others" [online]
Centre for Social Studies, University of Coimbra
2020/12/15 Facilitation of the Integrative Discussions, Story-tellings and Crafts Studio sessions, at the CES WInter School "Sustainable development, complexity and change" CES Winter School "Sustainable development, complexity and change: thinking and practices for the SDG and others" [online] [Co-coordination with Rita Campos, Philip Garnett, Leo Caves. Activity associated with the Building Foundations for Complex Thinking project] https://ces.uc.p
(online)
2020/12/14 Facilitation of the Integrative Discussions of the Day, at the CES WInter School "Sustainable development, complexity and change" CES Winter School "Sustainable development, complexity and change: thinking and practices for the SDG and others" [online]
Centre for Social Studies, University of Coimbra (online)
2020/12/11 Chair of the parallel session 'Innovation' Conference on Complex Systems 2020 (CCS2020)
Complex Systems Society (Online)
2020/12/10 Performance et relationnalité dans la pratique de la pensée complexe: apports d'une approache énactive Semináire international L'énaction: réflexiones et pistes méthodologiques
Université de Montréal (online, Canada)
2020/10/01 Co-facilitation of roundtable discussion "Relations between Art and Science" ¿Relações entre Arte e Ciência¿ [Relations between Art and Science] Roundtable discussion integrated in the Methodologies Cycle Wheel of knowledges]
(Online)
2020/09/15 Commentator on the seminar "Deconfined talks #11: Mental illness and abandonment during the pandemic period" Deconfined talks #11: Mental illness and abandonment during the pandemic period” integrated in the Cycle of Seminars “Deconfined talks”
Centro de Estudos Sociais, Universidade de Coimbra (Online)
2020/09/09 On the complexity of the pandemic in coupled social-environmental systems Deconfined Talks #10: On the complexity of the pandemic in coupled social-environmental systems[Integrated in the cycle of seminars Deconfined Talks"
Centro de Estudos Sociais, Universidade de Coimbra (Online)
2020/03/05 Co-facilitation of roundtable discussion "The complexity of the relationship between power, research and practice" [3h] Roundtable discussion "The complexity of the relationship between power, research and practice" [ Integrated in the Cycle of Methodologies Wheel of Knowledges"
Centro de Estudos Sociais, Universidade de Coimbra
2020/01/09 Co-facilitation of roundtable discussion "Responsibility in looking on the suffering of other" [ 3h] Responsibility in looking on the suffering of other Event integrated in the Cycle of Methodologies Roda de Saberes [Wheel of knowledges]
Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Estudos Sociais (Coimbra, Portugal)
2020 Facilitation of the Integrative Discussion of the Day, at the CES WInter School "Sustainable development, complexity and change" CES Winter School "Sustainable development, complexity and change: thinking and practices for the SDG and others" [online] [Co-coordination with Rita Campos, Philip Garnett, Leo Caves. Activity associated with the Building Foundations for Complex Thinking project] https://ces.uc.p
Centre for Social Studies, University of Coimbra (online)
2019/12/16 Collaborative methodological practices [Workshop (3h), Keynote; Co-facilitated with Giovanni Alegretti and Cláudia Carvalho] Collaborative methodological practices. Event integrated in the Cycle of Methodologies Roda de Saberes [Wheel of knowledges/knowing]
Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Estudos Sociais (Coimbra, Portugal)
2019/11/07 Co-facilitation of roundtable discussion "Ethical Challenges" [1,5 h] Roundtable discussion “Ethical Challenges” [Integrated in the Cycle of Methodologies Roda de Saberes [Wheel of knowledges/knowing]
Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Estudos Sociais (Coimbra, Portugal)
2019/03/28 Relational thinking for emergence [Invited keynote; Co-facilitation of guided discussion and final integration of event] Second International TRANSIT Workshop on Cross-disciplinary Research: Emergence
University of York York Cross Disciplinary Centre for Systems Analysis (York, United Kingdom)
2019/03/27 Complex Thinking and Emergence The Second International TRANSIT Workshop on Cross-disciplinary Research: Emergence
York Cross-Disciplinary Centre for Systems Analysis (York, United Kingdom)
2018/12/14 From love as (non) emotion to love as an emergent relational force: Crossing of perspectives under a complex systems approach [Invited keynote] Permanent Seminar of Phenomenology: “Phenomenological Psychology”
Research Line Phenomenology and Group Therapy, PRAXIS/UÉ, of Lab.ComIFP, and the Doctoral Program in Philosophy, University of Évora (Évora, Portugal)
2018/11/28 Quando as famílias nos mudam e como mudam as famílias [When families change us and how families change] [Invited keynote] Boas práticas para a intervenção dos CAFAP com famílias multidesafiadas [Good practices of the intervention of the Centres for Parental Counselling and Family Support with multichallenged families]
CAFAP of Centro Juvenil de S. José (Guimarães, Portugal)
2018/04/18 Um roteiro para a complexidade familiar: Processos, recursos e estratégias para apoiar a mudança e fortalecimento da família multidesafiada [A route through family complexity: processes, resources and strategies to support the change and strengthening of the multichallenged family] [Invited keynote] Celebração do Mês de Prevenção dos Maus Tratos [Celebration of the Month of Maltreatment Prevention]
Comissão de Proteção de Crianças e Jovens de Góis [ Comission of Protection of Children and Youth of Góis] (Góis, Portugal)
2017/09/14 Appreciating YCCSA [Invited keynote, Co-organisation and co-facilitation with Dr. Leo Caves of a world cafe format event, as part of the York Centre for Complex Systems Analysis Away Day, aimed at supporting the evaluation and re-definion of YCCSA¿s strategy, mission, goals, objectives and action plans, as a centre for interdisciplinary research.] YCCSA Away Day
York Cross-Disciplinary Centre for Systems Analysis (United Kingdom)
2017/05/04 Famílias que florescem: A arte de jardinar o amor em Família. Implicações para as políticas e práticas de suporte à família [Families that flourish: the art of gardening love in families. Implications for policies and practices of family support] [Invited keynote] IV Forum Abrigo. Sec XXI: O desafio de ser crianca [IV Forum abrigo. XXI century: the challenged of being a child]
Associação Abrigo (Montijo, Portugal)
2016/02/26 The Self-Organisation of love [Invited keynote] York Centre of Complex Systems Analysis (YCCSA) Seminar Series,
York Centre of Complex Systems Analysis (YCCSA), University of York (York, United Kingdom)
2015/11/06 Change and Method. [Invited Facilitator/Table host using the methodology of World Café ] "Change and Method” integrated in the ESRC Seminar Series, “Complexity and Method in Social Sciences: An Interdisciplinary Approach”
Centre for Interdisciplinary Methodologies University of Warwick (Warwick, United Kingdom)
2015/05/15 A parentalidade no seio de uma rede complexa de relações, desafios e mudanças: o papel do amor como padrão auto-organizado e organizador na emergência e prática da parentalidade [Parenthood embedded in a complex network of relationships, challenges and changes: the role of love as a self-organised patter organizing the emergence and practice of parenthood] {Invited keynote] 1ºas Jornadas Técnicas da Rede Nacional de CAFAP "Do (outro) lado da família- (Des) Construir conceitos, estereótipos e relações [Deconstructing concepts, stereotypes and relationships]
National Network of Centres for Family Support and Parental Counselling and the Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences of the University of Coimbra (Coimbra, Portugal)
2015/05/08 Exploring, Participating and Constructing Complexity: How a Complex Complexity Science looks like to a curious family psychologist {Invited keynote] Epistemology of method and complexity", part of "ESRC Seminar Series:Complexity and Method in Social Sciences: An Interdisciplinary Approach"
Center for Interdisciplinary Methodologies, University of Warwick, United Kingdom, organized by Emma Uprichard, Associate Professor University of Warwick, UK, Brian Castellani, Professor, University of Kent, USA e David Byrne, Universi (University of Warwick, United Kingdom)
2015/03/20 Como mudam as famílias? Apontamentos para uma participação profissional positiva na mudança e adaptação familiar [How do families change? Notes for a positive professional participation in family change and adaptation] {Invited keynote] I Jornadas Sociais da Guarda
CLDS+, Aldeia de Crianças SOS, ADM Estrela (Guarda, Portugal)
2015 Preliminary foundations of an informed grounded theory of the family as a complex system: implications for investigating family development. 17th European Conference on Developmental Psychology
Universidade do Minho and European Association of Developmental Psychology (Braga, Portugal)
2015 Family adaptational change processes: from the transformations of coupling as a process, to patterns/bonds and networks of coupling 17th European Conference on Developmental Psychology
Universidade do Minho e European Association of Developmental Psychology (Braga, Portugal)
2014/11/26 Promover a parentalidade positiva por via da ligação à criança: Conteúdos, processos e implicações para a intervenção. [Promoting positive parenting via the bond with the child: contents, processes and implications for intervention] {Invited keynote] Ser família!... Desafios da parentalidade positiva [Be a family!...challenges of positive parenting]
Commission of Protection of Children and Youth of Vouzela (Vouzela, Portugal)
2014/11/21 Processos de adaptação e mudança em percursos de múltiplos desafios: Da família como sistema complexo ao amor como processo auto-organizado e organizador da adaptação familiar [Processes of adaptation and change in pathways of multiple challenges: from the family as a complex system to love as a self-organised and organizing process of family adaptation] {Invited keynote] Seminário Transversalmente Família
Solar do Mimo (Seia, Portugal)
2013/01/18 Caminhos integradores na compreensão, avaliação e gestão do risco [Integrated pathways for the understanding, assessment and risk management] {Invited keynote] 3rd Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect
SPECAN (Porto, Portugal)
2013 Fatores e processos de mudança familiar em situações de negligência da criança: Estudo de caso. VIII Simpósio Nacional de Investigação em Psicologia
Associação Portuguesa de Psicologia (Aveiro, Portugal)
2013 O papel da comunidade no fortalecimento da família e da criança. VIII Simpósio Nacional de Investigação em Psicologia
Associaçao Portuguesa de Psicologia (aveiro, Portugal)
2013 Coordination of changes during professional training for working with multichallenged families: An exploratory, discovery-oriented study European Conference on Complex Systems’13
Complex Systems Society (Barcelona, Spain)
2012/04/12 Apoiar a família multidesafiada no contexto da proteção da criança {Invited keynote] Apoiar a família multidesafiada no contexto da proteção da criança [upporting the multichallenged family in the context of child protection]
Commission of Protection of Children and Youth of Arouca (Arouca, Portugal)
2012/04/04 Sobre os riscos do presente e a oportunidade do futuro: Reflexões em torno dos desafios da intervenção em contextos de múltiplos desafios [On the risks of the present and the opportunities of the future; reflections about the challenges of intervention in contexts of multiple challenges] {Invited keynote] Famílias em risco: contextos, problemas e desafios [Families at risk: Contexts, problems and challenges]
Institute of Family Sciences, Portuguese Catholic University of Lisbon (Lisbon, Portugal)
2012 A psicologia clínica em equipas interdisciplinares na intervenção familiar baseada na comunidade: Afirmar a diferença na proximidade 1º Congresso Nacional da Ordem dos Psicólogos Portugueses, “Afirmar os Psicólogos”, Lisboa, 20 de Abril de 2012
Ordem dos Psicólogos Portugueses, ( Lisboa)
2012 A intervenção com famílias multidesafiadas pobres em contexto domiciliário: Desafios ao psicólogo e à sua formação 1º Congresso Nacional da Ordem dos Psicólogos Portugueses, “Afirmar os Psicólogos”,
(Lisboa)
2012 A intervenção com famílias multidesafiadas pobres em contexto domiciliário: Desafios ao psicólogo e à sua formação 1º Congresso Nacional da Ordem dos Psicólogos Portugueses, “Afirmar os Psicólogos”, Lisboa
Ordem dos psicologos (Lisboa)
2012 A psicologia clínica em equipas interdisciplinares na intervenção familiar baseada na comunidade: Afirmar a diferença na proximidade 1º Congresso Nacional da Ordem dos Psicólogos Portugueses, “Afirmar os Psicólogos
Ordem dos psicólogos (Lisboa)
2012 Beyond the family life-cycle: Understanding family development in the 21st century through complexity theories 6th Congress of the European Society on Family Relations (ESFR) “Families in Changing Europe: Challenges, Conflicts and Intervention”
European Society on Family Relations (Norway)
2011/11/14 Moderator of the panel “Maltreatment, Neglect and Risk: Protection and Rights of Children and Youth- Community and Educational Features [Invited] IV Encontro de Maus Tratos, Negligência e Risco[ºIV Encounter of Maltreatment, Neglect and Risk]
Association of Social Solidarity of Santo Tirso (ASAS), of Santo Tirso (Maia, Portugal)
2011/10/28 Da família multidesafiada à família multiproblemática. Uma mudança de paradigma [From the multiproblem to multichallenged family. A change of paradigm] {Invited keynote] Seminar “Avaliação do risco e intervenção familiar"Assessment of risk and family intervention
(Aveiro, Portugal)
2011/09/27 A família multidesafiada: compreender para apoiar [The multichallenged family: understand to support] {Invited keynote] Encontro da Rede Nacional de CAFAPs
National Network of the Centres for Family Support and Parental Counselling (Mealhada, Portugal)
2011/06/20 O que sabemos e o que não sabemos sobre parentalidade e educação parental em situações de risco e perigo: contributos da investigação no painel “Formação parental e sistema de protecção de crianças e jovens em perigo: Caminhos percorridos e a percorrer” {Invited keynote] Course of specialization “Themes of family and children law”,
Centre of Judiciary Studies of Porto (Porto, Portugal)
2011/05/04 From risks to decisions to change: The Integrated Family Assessment and Intervention Model (IFAIM) as a family-centred approach” {Invited keynote] 2nd. International Conference Child Abuse and Neglect,
Portuguese Society for the Study of the Abused and Neglected Children (Porto)
2011 Factores de protecção e risco: como aumentar os factores de protecção. Reflexão a partir de uma perspectiva centrada na família [Risks and protection factors: how to increase the protection factors. Reflection from a family-focused perspective] {Invited keynote] Conferência “Primeiro as crianças e depois... as crianças" [First children and then…children]
Comission of Protecion of Children and Youth of Resende (Resende, Portugal)
2010/11/23 Planear, oferecer, co-construir e (co)avaliar a intervenção familiar e parental: o papel dos CAFAP e sua organização [Planning, offering, co-constructing and (co)assessing family and parental intervention: the role of CAFAP and their organisation] {Invited keynote] Parentalidades- modelos e estratégias de intervenção parental [Parenting- models and strategies of parental education]
Centre for Family Support and Parental Counselling of the Cáritas of Coruche (Coruche, Portugal)
2010/10/01 O MAIFI: Uma abordagem integradora, comunitária e centrada na família no cruzamento das abordagens terapêuticas, sociais, educativas, comunitárias e forenses [The IFAIM: An integrative, community and family centre approach at the crossroad or therapeutic, social, educational, community and forensic approaches] {Invited keynote] 1º Encontro Crescer em Família [1st Meeting Growing in Family]
Association ASAS (Troga, Portugal)
2010/07/06 Parentalidades preferidas em contextos de múltiplos desafios: estratégias de apoio centradas nas forças [Preferred parenting in contexts of multiple challenges: strength-based support strategies] {Invited keynote] I Jornadas Sociais, “Desafio Social” [I Social Seminars, “Social challenge”]
Associação Vidas Cruzadas (Abrantes, Portugal)
2010/04/23 Reconstituindo discursos, integrando práticas e saberes nos processos de apoio às famílias multi-desafiadas: o exemplo do MAIFI [Reconstructing discourses, integrating practices and knowledges in the cases of supporting multichallenged families] {Invited keynote] Boas práticas institucionais no trabalho com famílias [Good institutional practices in working with families]
Catholic University (Porto, Portugal)
2010 The home as a privileged context and object of systemic assessment and intervention practices with multidefied families {Invited keynote] 7º Congress of the European Family Therapy Association
European Family Therapy Association (Paris, France)
2010 Integrated Family Assessment and Intervention Model- An integrative collaborative systemic approach in the crossroad of clinical, educational, social, community and forensic practices {Invited keynote] 7th Congress of the European Family Therapy Association
European Family Therapy Association (Paris, France)
2009/11/25 Intervenções com famílias? Que resultados? Que resultados criamos com os resultados que procuramos?[Interventions with families? What outcomes? What outcomes to we create with the outcomes we look for] {Invited keynote] III Congresso do Instituto Profissional do Terço: O DOM do presente, as IPSS’s do Futuro [ III Congress of the Professional Institute of TerçoThe GIFT of the present, the Private Organisations of Social Solidarity of the Future]
Instituto Profissional do Terço (Porto, Portugal)
2009/10/15 Dos jovens às famílias: Os Centros de Apoio Familiar e de Aconselhamento Parental na promoção e protecção do fortalecimento e bem-estar de famílias com crianças e jovens [From youth to families: The Centres of Family Support and Parental Counselling in the promotion and protection of the well-being of children and youth] {Invited keynote] IV Encontro Técnico Crescer Ser
Crescer Ser (Porto, Portugal)
2009/05/18 Algumas questões para reflexão levantadas a partir do enquadramento e experiência do MAIFI [Some questions for reflection based on the framework and experience of the Integrated Family Assessment and Intervention Model] {Invited keynote] National Meeting for the Evaluation of the Commissions for the Protection of Children and Youth
(Braga, Portugal)
2009/02/02 Dos riscos à protecção. Da protecção à construção de forças [From risks to protection. From protection to the construction of strengths] {Invited keynote] Factores de Risco e Protecção que afectam a população infantil e juvenil [Risks and protection factors that affect children and youth population]
European Anti-Poverty Network of Aveiro in collaboration with the Social Networks of the Intermunicipal Platform of Baixo Vouga (Anadia, Portugal)
2009 As forças da família face aos riscos: desafios e potencialidades de uma avaliação colaborativa [The strengths of families in face of risks: challenges and potentialities of a collaborative assessment] {Invited keynote] 3ª Encontro sobre Maus Tratos, Parentalidade e Intervenção Psicossocial e Jurídica
Association of Solidarity and Social Action of Santo Tirso (Maia, Portugal)
2009 Targeting mental health: working in and with families (communication read by Joana Prego in substitution of the speaker, due to health reasons) {Invited keynote] Identifying Europe’s information needs for effective drug policy”, Organised by the European Monitoring Centre on Drug and Drug Abuse, panel Targeting mental health: working in and with families
European Monitoring Centre on Drug and Drug Abuse (Lisboa)
2008/11/27 O trabalho com famílias multidesafiadas [The work with multichallenged families] {Invited keynote] Eu falo contigo, fala comigo [I talk with you, talk with me]
Associação Crescer Ser (Porto, Portugal)
2008/06/11 O Tesouro das Famílias no painel/simpósio: Programas de Educação Parental: Incredible Years, Parenting Wisely, Strengthening Families, o Tesouro das Famílias {Invited keynote] Congress “Psychology and Education, Actual tendencies
Centre of Psychopedagogy of the Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences of the University of Coimbra (Coimbra, Portugal)
2008/05/26 Os Centros de Apoio Familiar e Aconselhamento Parental (CAFAP) na construção de talentos relacionais: da família à comunidade [The Centres for Family Support and Parental Counselling in the construction of relational talents: from the family to the community] {Invited keynote] Para Cuidar Melhor- Propostas Alternativas [To care better- alternative proposals]
Associação Chão dos Meninos (Évora, Portugal)
2008/04/11 Os Centros de Apoio Familiar e Aconselhamento Parental nos Processos de Suporte à Mudança- Da Família à Comunidade [The Centres for Family Support and Parental Counselling in processes of support for change- from the family to community] {Invited keynote] III Jornadas da CPCJ de Ponte da Barca
Commission for the Protection of Children and Youth in Ponte da Barca (Ponte da Barca, Portugal)
2007/11/28 Crianças, Pais e Famílias: Leituras e Intervenções [Children, Parents and Families: Readings and Interventions] {Invited keynote] 3º Encontro Confluências
Commission of Protection of Children and Youth of Constância, (Constância, Portugal)
2007/11/19 Families in Mission {Invited keynote] Pompidou Group Conference “Families, lifestyles and drugs- reaching families in prevention
Pompidou Group of the Council of Europe (Portugal)
2007/05/18 Abordagem integrada na intervenção com famílias com menores em situação de risco [Integrated approach for intervention with families with children at risk] {Invited keynote] Negligenciar o Cuidar no âmbito das III Jornadas da CPCJ de Albergaria-a-Velha. [“Neglecting the care” in the III Seminar of the Commission for the Protection of Children and Youth (child protection services) of Albergaria-a-Velha. ]
Commission for the Protection of Children and Youthof Albergaria-a-Velh (Albergaria-a-Velha, Portugal)
2007/05/17 Os talentos das famílias na construção de forças relacionais [The talents of families in the construction of relational forces] {Invited keynote] A Família: problemas e desafios [The Family: problems and challenges]
Commission for the Protection of Children and Youth of Murtosa. (Murtosa, Portugal)
2007/03/08 Abordagem integrada na intervenção com famílias com menores em situação de risco Integrated approach in the intervention with families with children at-risk] {Invited keynote] ovos saberes, outros olhares, grandes desafios”, integrado na Expo Criança 2007[New knowledges, other looks, great challenges, integrated in Expo Child 2007]
Expo criança (Santarém, Portugal)
2007/02/28 Prevenção em meio familiar [Family-based prevention] {Invited keynote] I Simpósio de Alcoologia de Aveiro [ Symposium of Alcohology of Aveiro]
CARDA (Aveiro, Portugal)
2006/05/18 Integrated approach to the intervention with families at risk {Invited keynote] II Seminars of the Commission for the Protection of Children and Youth of Ponte da Barca
Commission for the Protection of Children and Youth of Ponte da Barca (Ponte da Barca, Portugal)
2005/05/05 Abordagem Integrada no âmbito da violência [Integrated approach to violence] {Invited keynote] Jornadas de Trabalho e Reflexão Violência Familiar [Seminar of work and reflections on domestic violence]
Interinstitucional Network of Support to Victims of Domestic Violence (Figueira da Foz, Portugal)
2005 Programa Em Busca do Tesouro das Famílias [Searching family treasure] {Invited keynote] Educação ao Longo da Vida
interns of the undergraduate degree in Education, University of Minho, (Braga, Portugal)
2004/12/12 The page Shelters_net on the seminar about the international Project Shelters {Invited keynote] seminário sobre o Projecto Shelters
Centre of Studies for Social Intervention (Carcavelos, Portugal)
2004/04/02 Programa “Em Busca do Tesouro das Famílias" [Searching Family Treasure Programme] {Invited keynote] We in prevention-project parents XXI”
FapFeira (Santa Maria da Feira, Portugal)
2003/09/09 Projecto Ecos {Invited Keynote] Prevenção Primária das Toxicodependências em Reflexão
Municipality of Barcelos (Barcelos, Portugal)
2003/05/16 Projecto Ecos {Invited keynote] Cuidar da Comunidade: Políticas, Práticas e Desafios na Prevenção Primária das Toxicodependências
Gabinete de Atendimento à Família (Viana do Castelo, Portugal)

Supervision

Thesis Title
Role
Degree Subject (Type)
Institution / Organization
2019/07 - 2019/08 Interdisciplinary research project 'What is (in) a relation? An interdisciplinary inquiry and applications on the nature of relations and relational processes'. Co-supervision, with Dr. Susan Stepney, Dr. Richard Law, Dr Leo Caves and Dr. Philip Garnett, York-Cross Disciplinary Centre for Systems Analysis Summer School 2019, University of York, United Kingdom [Project was not completed due to student's health reasons.
Co-supervisor
Interdisciplinary research project at YCCSA Summer School (Other)
University of York York Cross-Disciplinary Centre for Systems Analysis, United Kingdom
2018/07/09 - 2018/09/07 Interdisciplinary Research Project 'Diffusion of complexity concepts: An interdisciplinary mapping', co-supervision with Leo Caves nd Philip Garnettt, York-Cross Disciplinary Centre for Systems Analysis Summer School 2018, University of York, UK
Co-supervisor
Interdisciplinary research project at YCCSA Summer School 2018 (Other)
University of York York Cross-Disciplinary Centre for Systems Analysis, United Kingdom
2006 - 2007 Curricular internship in Psychology
Supervisor
Undergraduate degree in Psychology [ 5 years], Pre-specialisation in Counselling Youth and Adults (Other)
Gabinete de Atendimento à Família, Portugal
2006 - 2007 Professional internship in social service
Supervisor
Professional internship in social service funded by Portuguese Institute of Professional Training and Employment (Specialization course)
Gabinete de Atendimento à Família, Portugal
2006 - 2007 Curricular internship in social service
Supervisor
Curricular internship in social service by Instituto Politécnico de Leiria (Other)
Gabinete de Atendimento à Família, Portugal
2002 - 2004 Curricular internships in Justice Psychology Orientação
Supervisor
Undergraduate degree in Psychology, pre-specialisation in Justice Psychology by the University of Minho (Other)
2001 - 2001 Curricular internship in Clinical Psychology
Supervisor
Undergraduate degree in Psychology, Pre-Specialisation Area in Clinical Psychology by Instituto Superior da Maia (Other)

Event organisation

Event name
Type of event (Role)
Institution / Organization
2021/06/17 - Current Organisation of the workshop "Investigar ciência: Comunicação entre línguas, discursos e culturas [Researching Science: Communication between languages, discourses and cultures], 3 hours, workshop, online, facilitated by Maria Manuela Guilherme e Sofia Branco Sousa, integrated into the Cycle of Methodologies Roda de Saberes [Wheel of knowledges]. https://ces.uc.pt/en/agenda-noticias/agenda-de-eventos/2019/roda-de-saberes/apresentacao. Organising Committee/Coordination of the Cycle: Rita Campos, Ana Teixeira de Melo, Patrícia Silva (2021/06/17)
Workshop (Co-organisor)
2021/04/08 - Current Organisation of the Round-Table discussion titled “Desafios Metodológicos da Pandemia” [Methodological challenges of the pandemic], online,integrated in the Cycle of Methodologies Roda de Saberes [Wheel of knowledges], facilitated by Rita Campos, Ana Teixeira de Melo, Patrícia Silva and Marisa Gonçalves (Guest) (2021/04/08)
Workshop (Co-organisor)
2019/05/02 - Current Co-coordination of Methodologies Cycle Roda de Saberes [Wheel of knowledges] at the Centre for Social Studies (CES) of the University of Coimbra, Portugal. This cycle, organised around the theme of Methodologies and Methods encompasses worshops and round-table discussions,/debating clubs aims to stimulate intra and interdisciplinary interactions. It encompasses other activities such as the collaborative organisation of databases of resources and databases with researcher's profiles of research interests and skills. (2019/05/02)
Other (Member of the Organising Committee)
Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Estudos Sociais, Portugal
2021/05/31 - 2021/10/22 Organisation of the Workshop "Modes of Thinking (in) Complexity: Key challenges for theory research and practice¿ (7h30m), as a Satellite Meeting of the Conference on Complex Systems 2021, online. https://www.complexthinking.org/satellite-meeting-at-ccs2021-modes-of-thinking-in-complexity; https://ccs2021.univ-lyon1.fr/#SATELLITES-PROGRAM. Members of the organising Committee: Ana Teixeira de Melo (Coord.), Leo Caves, Carlos Gershenson, Charbel El-Hani (2021/10/22)
Workshop (President of the Organising Committee)
2021/09/15 - 2021/09/15 Co-coordination and moderation of the Working Group 77 (GT-77) themed “ Sustentabilidade, complexidade e mudança: perspectivas críticas, alternativas e complementares aos ODS” [Sustainability, complexity and change: critical perspectives, alternatives and complementary to the SDG], inserted in CONLAB 20-21, XIV Congresso Luso-Africano-Brasileiro “Utopias Pós-crise. Artes e saberes em movimento” [Pos-crisis utopias. Arts and Knowledges in movement]. (2021/09/15 - 2021/09/17)
Congress (Co-organisor)
2020/12/14 - 2020/12/18 Co-Coordination of CES Winter School "Sustainable development, complexity and change: thinking and practices for the SDG and others" [online] [Co-coordination with Rita Campos, Philip Garnett, Leo Caves. Activity associated with the Building Foundations for Complex Thinking project] https://www.ces.uc.pt/ces/cessummerschool/index.php?id=27490&id_lingua=2 (2020/12/14 - 2020/12/18)
Other (Member of the Organising Committee)
Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Estudos Sociais, Portugal
2020/06 - 2020/12 Member of the Organising Committee for the Conference on Complex Systems 2020 (online) (2020/12/07 - 2020/12/11)
Conference
Complex Systems Society, France
2020/11/23 - 2020/11/23 Museum narratives: decolonising processes, participating and making visible other life histories, from some transformative experiences [Co-organisation with Rita Campos and Patrícia Silva, worshop, 3 h, facilitated by Lorena Sancho Querol and Luciane Lucas dos Santos] (2020/11/23 - 2020/11/23)
Workshop (Co-organisor)
Centre for Social Studies, University of Coimbra, Portugal
2020/10/01 - 2020/10/01 Relations between Arts and Science [Co-organisation with Rita Campos, Patrícia Silva and Maurício Virgulino Silva of round-table discussion, 3 h] (2020/10/01 - 2020/10/01)
Round table (Co-organisor)
Centre for Social Studies, University of Coimbra, Portugal
2020/05/04 - 2020/05/04 Action research as an epistemological option for collaborative research [Co-organisation with Rita Campos and Patrícia Silva, workshop, 3h, facilitated by Sueli de Lima and Paulo Peixoto] (2020/05/04 - 2020/05/04)
Workshop (Co-organisor)
Centre for Social Studies, University of Coimbra, Portugal
2020/03/05 - 2020/03/05 The complexity of the relationship between power, research and practice [Co-organisation with Rita Campos and Patrícia Silva, round-table discussion, 3h] (2020/03/05 - 2020/03/05)
Workshop (Co-organisor)
Centre for Social Studies, University of Coimbra, Portugal
2020/03/03 - 2020/03/03 Collaborative research and knowledge drawn from experience: methodological resources from biographical research and cartography [workshop, 5h, integrated in the Cycle of Methodologies Wheel of Knowledges] (2020/06/03)
Workshop (Co-organisor)
Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Estudos Sociais, Portugal
2020/02/13 - 2020/02/13 Some words don’t speak. They scream. Reflections about insurgent words, forms of knowledge and methodologies [Co-organisation with Rita Campos and Patrícia Silva, workshop, 3h, facilitated b Teresa Cunha] (2020/02/13 - 2020/02/13)
Workshop (Co-organisor)
Centre for Social Studies, University of Coimbra, Portugal
2020/01/09 - 2020/01/09 Responsability in looking on the suffering of other [Round-table discussion/debating, 3h, integrated in the Cycle of Methodologies Wheel of knowledges, with Rita Campos and Patrícia Silva] (2020/01/09 - 2020/01/09)
Round table (Co-organisor)
2019/12/16 - 2019/12/16 Collaborative methodological practices. [Co-organisation of a workshop facilitated by Ana Teixeira de Melo, Giovanni Alegretti and Cláudia Pato de Carvalho. Co-organised with Rita Campos and Patrícia Silva; Event integrated in the Cycle of Methodologies Wheel of knowledges] (2019/12/16 - 2019/12/16)
Workshop (Member of the Organising Committee)
Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Estudos Sociais, Portugal
2019/07/03 - 2019/07/03 Debate-Fórum promoted by SNESup [Union of Superior Education], under the theme “Research, teaching and training: Which Challenges for the Universities and Research Centres” [co-organised with Cláudia Pato de Carvalho, Raquel Ribeiro and Tiago Castela] (2019/07/06 - 2019/07/06)
Workshop (Member of the Organising Committee)
SNESup, Portugal
2019/05/05 - 2019/05/05 Approaches to the material and visual culture in cultural studies. [Co-organization of a workshop, facilitated by Maria José Canelo and Patrícia Silva. Co-organisation with Rita Campos and Patrícia Silva. Event integrated in the Cycle of Methodologies Roda de Saberes [Wheel of knowledges/knowing] (2019/05/05 - 2019/05/05)
Workshop (Member of the Organising Committee)
Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Estudos Sociais, Portugal
2019/05/02 - 2019/05/02 Visual methodologies. [Co-organisation of workshop facilitated by Rita Campos and Alison Neilson. Co-organised with Rita Campos and Patrícia Silva. Event integrated in the Cycle of Methodologies Wheel of knowledges] (2019/05/02 - 2019/05/02)
Workshop (Member of the Organising Committee)
Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Estudos Sociais, Portugal
2018/08/17 - 2018/08/17 Co-organisation and facilitation of Workshop ¿The Voynich Challenge workshop. An experiment in inter/cross/trans-disciplinary dialogue and model (co-)construction¿ (3 hours) [focused on exploring the nature of interdisciplinary relations and practices of interdisciplinarity] at the York Cross-Disciplinary Centre for Systems Analysis, University of York. UK, targeting an interdisciplinary audience of research students and academics. [With Leo Caves ] (2018/08/17 - 2018/08/17)
Workshop (Co-organisor)
University of York York Cross-Disciplinary Centre for Systems Analysis, United Kingdom
2018/07/20 - 2018/07/20 Workshop “Complex Thinking Academy at YCCSA” (4 hours) [focused on the concept and practice of complex thinking] at the York Cross-Disciplinary Centre for Systems Analysis, University of York. UK, targeting an interdisciplinary audience of research students and academics [Co-organisation and facilitation with Leo Caves] (2018/07/20 - 2018/07/20)
Workshop (Co-organisor)
University of York York Cross-Disciplinary Centre for Systems Analysis, United Kingdom
2016/11/30 - 2016/11/30 An experiment in inter /cross/trans-disciplinary dialogue and model (co-)construction (co-organisation and facilitation) (Workshop, 1h30m) (2016/11/30)
Workshop (Co-organisor)
YCCSA, Portugal
2016/05/06 - 2016/05/06 Co-organisation workshop (7 hours), at the University of York, incorporating reflecting team methodologies, to facilitate the development of ideas and working progress of an interdisciplinary working group aimed at the collaborative development of a Book focused on the Teaching of Complexity (2016/05/06 - 2016/05/06)
Workshop (Co-organisor)
University of York York Cross-Disciplinary Centre for Systems Analysis, United Kingdom
2010/10/01 - 2010/10/01 1º Encontro Crescer em Família [1st Encounter Grow in Family] (2010/10/01 - 2010/10/01)
Seminar (Member of the Organising Committee)
ASAS, Portugal
2008/10/09 - 2008/10/10 Carta Aberta à Prevenção [Open Letter to Prevention] (2008/10/09 - 2008/10/10)
Symposium (Member of the Organising Committee)
Movimento Carta Aberta à Prevenção, Portugal
2006/05 - 2006/05 XII Seminars of GAF: “The needs of children and families: assessment and intervention in situations of risk (2006/05 - 2006/05)
Seminar (President of the Organising Committee)
Gabinete de Atendimento à Família, Portugal
2005/05/21 - 2005/05/21 Conference with Prof. Karol Kumpfer of the University of Utah (2005/01/21 - 2005/01/21)
Conference (President of the Organising Committee)
Gabinete de Atendimento à Família, Portugal
2004/05/21 - 2004/05/21 Seminar “Violence in the family. What measures, practices and interventions (2004/05/21 - 2004/05/21)
Seminar (Member of the Organising Committee)
Gabinete de Atendimento à Família, Portugal
2004/05/20 - 2004/05/20 Member of the steering committee of the 1st National Encounter of Shelter Houses (2004/05/20 - 2004/05/20)
Meeting (Member of the Organising Committee)
Gabinete de Atendimento à Família, Portugal
2003/05/16 - 2003/05/17 Coordinator of the steering committee of the seminar “Caring for the community: politics, practices and challenges in the primary prevention of drug abuse”, by organisation of the Gabinete de Atendimento à Família [Office for Family Support], at the Auditorium of the Superior School of Techology and Management- I.P.V.C., Viana do Castelo. (2003/05/16 - 2003/05/17)
Seminar (President of the Organising Committee)
Gabinete de Atendimento à Família, Portugal

Event participation

Activity description
Type of event
Event name
Institution / Organization
2016 - 2016 Participation in an interdisciplinary working group session aimed at the collaborative development of a Book focused on the Teaching of Complexity, with the tentative titles of “Dialogues in Teaching Complexity Science” or “Conversations in Complex Systems”. This group was created by invitations addressed by the organizers of the ESRC Seminar Series: Complexity and Method in Social Sciences: An Interdisciplinary Approach", held at the University of Warwick, by Emma Uprichard, Associate Professor of the Centre for Interdisciplinary Methodologies of t
Meeting

Jury of academic degree

Topic
Role
Candidate name (Type of degree)
Institution / Organization
2020/10/21 External examiner of the doctoral dissertation, authored by Marianne Gush, titled "Pathways to potential actualisation: A qualitative meta-interpretation of 60 years' theory, research and interventions" presented for the Degree of Doctor in Philosophy, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at Stellenbosh University, 21 October, 2020
(Thesis) Arguer
Marianne Gush (PhD)
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Stellenbosh University, South Africa

Association member

Society Organization name Role
2021/07 - Current American Psychological Association International Affiliate member, C2001703719
2019/05 - Current European Society on Family Relations Member
2012/09 - Current Complex Systems Society Member
2012 - Current Complex Systems Society
2010/07/10 - Current Effective member of the Portuguese Order of Psychologists (professional number 3285). Specialist in Clinical and Health Psychology with a Sub-Speciality in Community Psychology

Committee member

Activity description
Role
Institution / Organization
2018/11 - 2018/11 Participation in the working group Children and Youth for the Implementation of the Social Development Plan of the Social Network of Coimbra, in representation of the Centre for Social Studies of the University of Coimbra Social Network of Coimbra, Portugal

Conference scientific committee

Conference name Conference host
2020/06 - 2020/12 Conference on Complex Systems 2020 Complex Systems Society
2018/07/09 - 2018/07/12 International Conference on Applied Psychology University of Madeira

Consulting

Activity description Institution / Organization
2018/06/16 - Current Scientific extension and dissemination activities targeting the general population 16 June 2018- Co-organisation and facilitation with Leo Caves of a workshop titled “Thinking: destination unknown”, targeting the general population, at the York Festival of Ideas, 2018, York, UK. Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Estudos Sociais, Portugal
2018 - Current Scientific extension and dissemination activities targeting non-academic practitioners: • 2018-… Extension and Scientific Dissemination Activities with Non-Academic Practitioners: Facilitation of the Collaboration Plans “Alliances Research and Practice” targeting teams of practitioners conducting family assessment and interventions in community contexts, namely from Centres of Family Support and Parental Counselling of different municipalities in Portugal (e.g. Murtosa, St. Maria da Feira, Albergaria-a-Velha,V. N. Famalicão, Barcelos, MG) Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Estudos Sociais, Portugal
2012/05/15 - Current Participation by invitation as an expert in community debates • 15 May 2012: Facilitation, by invitation of the Municipality of Aveiro, of a community debate by celebration of the International Day of the Family with the title “Families of yesterday, families of today”, in Aveiro.
2019/04/04 - 2019/04/11 Scientific extension and dissemination activities targeting the general population 2019- 4 and 11 April-Co/facilitation, with Leo Caves, of a 2 session workshop (2 x 3 h) titled “Complex Thinking Academy), targeting the general population, by organisation and invitation of Associação Cultural Cultura Curto Espaço, Aguda, Arcozelo, Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Estudos Sociais, Portugal
2019 - 2019 Scientific extension and dissemination activities targeting the general population • 2019- Co-facilitation, with Leo Caves, under the scope of the program “CES goes to School” (outreach/extension program of the Centre for Social Studies of the University of Coimbra targeting schools), of the workshop titled “Complex Thinking Academy”, for secondary school students (10-12th grades): ¿ 12 February: Secondary School of Pombal ¿ 20 February: Agrupamento de Escolas da Sé, Lamego ¿ 13 December (2 sessions): Escola B Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Estudos Sociais, Portugal
2012 - 2012 Scientific consultancy for the National Network of Centres of Family Support and Parental Counselling through the participation, as an expert, in meetings aiming the elaboration of proposals to be sent to the Government regarding the legal regulation of such services

Course / Discipline taught

Academic session Degree Subject (Type) Institution / Organization
2021/04/23 - Current Invited Lecturer, with the lecture titled “Democracy, participation and the management of complexity: Contributions from a complex systems perspective” [workshop, 3h15m], in the Module “Local powers and participation” of the PhD programme “Democracy in the XXI Century”, of the Centre for Social Sciences-University of Coimbra and the Faculty of Economics of the University of Coimbra, online PhD programme “Democracy in the XXI Century” (Curso de doutoramento (conclusão de unidades curriculares))
2019/04/01 - 2021 Advance Training and Supervision Course (2019-2021) "Family Complexity and Change: An Integrated Family Assessment and Intervention Model (IFAIM)". Full course: 250 hours. Coordinator and only facilitator; b-learning format; 10 Thematic Modules, w/ 7 Modular Components(MC) each: MC1: Autonomous readings (4h/mod); CM2: Group theoretical training (5/mod +2h/mod); CM3: Theoretical assignment; CM4: Personal development (2h/mod); CM5: Group Supervised practice ; CM6 Skill dev. & enhancement(session in community context)CM7: Supported pers. dev. Advance Training and Supervision Course “Family Complexity and Change: An Integrated Family Assessment and Intervention Model (IFAIM) (Especialização pós-licenciatura) Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Estudos Sociais, Portugal
2016/09/05 - 2016/09/06 Advance training course (12h): The complexity of family change: Contributions for organising a positive professional participation Advanced Training course "The complexity of family change: Contributions for organising a positive professional participation" (Especialização pós-licenciatura) Centro de Estudos Sociais, Portugal
2015/02/02 - 2015/02/02 Brief advance training course (7h) : Understanding to support: Introduction to the challenges of assessment and intervention with multichallenged families Brief advanced training course "Understanding to support: Introduction to the challenges of assessment and intervention with multichallenged families" (Especialização pós-licenciatura) ISS-IP Centro Distrital do Porto- Núcleo de Infância e Juventude, Portugal
2014/12/01 - 2014/12/01 Invited Lecture (4): 'The searching family treasure program', for the curricular unit of Parental Education of the Integrated Masters in Psychology by the Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences of the University of Porto, by invitation of the main lecturers Prof. Doutora Orlanda Cruz e Prof. Doutora Isabel Macedo Pinto. Invited lecture (Integrated Masters in Psychology) (Mestrado integrado) Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Psicologia e de Ciências da Educação, Portugal
2012/09 - 2014/04 Advanced Training Programme for the Implementation of the Integrated Family Assessment and Intervention Model (3rd edition); Developer, coordinator and single lecturer in the third edition of the; Course designed for (6) interdisciplinary teams of professionals developing assessment and intervention with families (mainly in Centres of Family Support and Parental Counselling). Initial training of 11 modules (approximately 316 hours with 167 hours of direct contact ) followed by supervised practice (135 hours, 82 hours of direct contact with tr Advanced training course for the Implementation of the Integrated Family Assessment and Intervention Model (Especialização pós-licenciatura) Acção de formação de especialização integrada em projecto de investigação de pós-doutoramento (SFRH/BPD/77781/2011)., Portugal
2013/11/12 - 2013/11/12 Invited Lecture (4h): 'The searching family treasure program', for the curricular unit of Parental Education of the Integrated Masters in Psychology by the Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences of the University of Porto, by invitation of the main lecturers Prof. Doutora Orlanda Cruz and Prof. Doutora Isabel Macedo Pinto. Invited lecture (Integrated Masters in Psychology) (Mestrado integrado) Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Psicologia e de Ciências da Educação, Portugal
2012/09 - 2013/06 Advance Training Course “Introduction to assessment and intervention with multichallenged families with at-risk children and youth” (66h) ; Developer, coordinator and single lecturer in the training course; complementary training programme for community of professionals of local partner organisations of the teams of the Integrated Family Assessment and Intervention Model (IFAIM) and potential referrers; b-learning w/ 6 modules; Implemented in community contexts in 4 municipalities. Advanced Training Course for local partners of teams of practitioners implementing the Integrated Family Assessment and Intervention Model (Especialização pós-licenciatura) Projecto inserido em atividades de investigação-acção de investigação de pós-doutoramento (SFRH/BPD/77781/2011), Portugal
2013/04/02 - 2013/04/02 Invited lecture (4h) "The Integrated Family Assessment and Intervention Model: from theory to practice, from practice to theory” at the curricular unit “Systemic Intervention: Contexts of Application” at the Integrated Masters in Psychology of the Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences of the University of Coimbra, by invitation of the main lecturer Master Luciana Sotero. Invited lecture (Integrated Masters in Psychology) (Mestrado integrado) Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Psicologia e de Ciências da Educação, Portugal
2013 - 2013 Training of trainers of the program Searching Family Treasure (Especialização pós-licenciatura)
2011/03 - 2011/03 Advanced training course (20h) “Assessment and Intervention with multichallenged families; integrative and collaborative practices" Advanced training course in Assessment and Intervention with multichallenged families (Especialização pós-licenciatura) Núcleo de Intervenção Comunitária, Portugal
2010/07/19 - 2010/07/20 Advanced training course (10h) "Collaborative practices in working with families" Advanced training course in Collaborative practices in working with families (Especialização pós-licenciatura) Casa da Praia, Portugal
2010/06 - 2010/06 Lecture (4h) "Multi-systemic readings and practices in contexts of multiple challenges and poverty: a collaborative, integrative, family-centred and community-based approach" in the curricular unit of Contexts of Systemic Intervention of the Masters in Clinical Psychology by the Superior Institute Miguel Torga, main lecturer Master Joana Sequeira Outra (Curso médio) Instituto Superior Miguel Torga, Portugal
2010/06 - 2010/06 Lecture (4h) "The home as a space, object and instrument of assessment and intervention”, in the curricular unit of Contexts of Systemic Intervention of the Masters in Clinical Psychology; main lecturer Master Joana Sequeira Masters in Clinical Psychology (Mestrado) Instituto Superior Miguel Torga, Portugal
2010/04/15 - 2010/04/15 Invited lecture (2h30m) " The Integrated Family Assessment and Intervention Model (IFAIM): A systemic approach at the crossroad of knowledges”, in the curricular unit of Systemic Intervention II of the Integrated Master in Psychology of the Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences of the University of Coimbra, by invitation of the main lecturer Prof. Doutora Madalena Alarcão. Integrated Masters in Psychology (Mestrado integrado) Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Psicologia e de Ciências da Educação, Portugal
2008/08 - 2010/03 Advanced Training Course for the Implementation of the Integrated Family Assessment and Intervention Model (1st and 2nd editions); Developer, coordinator and trainer; Course designed for interdisciplinary teams of professionals of Centres for Family Support and Parental Counselling of eight municipalities in Portugal; Developer, coordinator and main and single teacher; 182 hours (101 hours of direct contact with trainer) and supervised practice (aprox 42 hours) Advanced Training Course for the Implementation of the Integrated Family Assessment and Intervention Model (Especialização pós-licenciatura)
2010 - 2010 Lecturer, in collaboration, and by invitation, in three modules (18h) of a training course titled “Family Based Prevention and Intervention. Programme development and evaluation + Searching Family Treasure”, including the modules “Programme Evaluation” (6h), “Family and parental development” (6h) and “From assessment to family and parental intervention”, at the European Anti-Poverty Network in Aveiro. Advanced Training Program Family Based Prevention and Intervention in Programme development and evaluation + Searching Family Treasure (Diploma de especialização) Rede Europeia Anti Pobreza- Núcleo de Aveiro, Portugal
2009/12 - 2009/12 Lecturer in Advanced training course coordinated “Intervention with multichallenged families coordinated by Prof. Madalena Alarcão”. Taught modules: “From multiproblem to multichallenged family” (6h); “Family and community based collaborative assessment and support for change” (6h); “Processes of support for change: the maintenance of transformative dialogues and the promotion of the exercise of the right to freedom (6h); “The home and the community as spaces and objects of intervention" Advanced Training Course in Intervention with multichallenged families (Diploma de especialização) European Anti-Network Poverty-Aveiro,, Portugal
2009/07 - 2009/07 Lecturer of the module “Family intervention in contexts of multiple risks in the interfaces family, network and legal system” (7h) integrated in the “Course of Family Intervention in Different Contexts”, coordinated by Mestre Joana Sequeira and organised by the Superior Institute of Applied Psychology, for the Casa Pia de Lisboa Post-Graduate Course of Family Intervention in Different Contexts (Especialização pós-licenciatura) Instituto Superior de Psicologia Aplicada para a Casa Pia de Lisboa, Portugal
2009/05 - 2009/07 Lecturer of module (8) "Systemic practices at the crossroad of knowledges: integrated practices in working with multichallenged families with at-risl or in danger children” at the curricular unit of Contexts of Systemic Intervention of the Master in Clinical Psychology of the Superior Institute Miguel Torga in Coimbra (Mestrado) Instituto Superior Miguel Torga, Portugal
2009/05 - 2009/07 Lecturer of module (6) "Systemic practices at the crossroad of knowledges: integrated practices in working with multichallenged families with at-risl or in danger children” at the curricular unit of Contexts of Systemic Intervention of the Master in Clinical Psychology of the Politechnical Institute of Leiria Master in Clinical Psychology (Mestrado) Instituto Politécnico de Leiria, Portugal
2009 - 2009 Invited lecture (3h) "Assessment in at-risk and child maltreatment cases” “thematic Doctoral Programme in Clinical Psychology: Family Psychology and Family Intervention , by the Faculties of Psychology and Educations Sciences of the Universities of Coimbra ad Lisbon, by invitation of the main lecturer Prof. Doutora Madalena Alarcão Doctoral programme in Clinical Psychology (Curso de doutoramento (conclusão de unidades curriculares)) Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Psicologia e de Ciências da Educação, Portugal
2008 - 2008 Lecturer/facilitator of training courses for the implementation of the family-based prevention programme “Searching Family Treasure” (18-24h) Advanced Training course for the implementation of the "Searching Family Treasure" program (Especialização pós-licenciatura) Unidade Municipal de Atención a Drogodependentes (UMAD), Spain
2007/01 - 2007 Invited lecture (2h)“Child emotional development in family context and childhood psychopathology”, at the Masters of Developmental Psychology by the Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences of the University of Coimbra, by invitation of Prof. Doutora Teresa Machado. Masters in Developmental Psychology (Mestrado) Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Psicologia e de Ciências da Educação, Portugal
2007 - 2007 Advanced training course for the implementation of the program "Searching Family Treasure" Advanced training course for the implementation of the program "Searching Family Treasure" (Especialização pós-licenciatura) Centro de Acolhimento Mãe D’Água, Portugal
2006 - 2006 Acções de formação para técnicos para implementação do Strengthening Families Program Especialização (Curso médio) CEIFAC, Portugal
2006 - 2006 Advanced Training Course for the implementation of the "Strengthening Families Program" Advanced Training Course for the implementation of the "Strengthening Families Program" (Especialização pós-licenciatura) Câmara Municipal de Lagos, Portugal
2006 - 2006 Training Course "Detection and diagnostic of child maltreatment" Training course "Children and families at-risk: child focused intervention modalities" (Especialização pós-licenciatura) Gabinete de Atendimento à Família, Portugal
2006 - 2006 Training course in "Developmental impact of child maltreatment" Training course in "Developmental impact of child maltreatment" (Especialização pós-licenciatura) Gabinete de Atendimento à Família, Portugal
2006 - 2006 Training course "Children and families at-risk: Parent and family-focused assessment" Training course "Children and families at-risk: Parent and family-focused assessment" (Especialização pós-licenciatura) Gabinete de Atendimento à Família, Portugal
2006 - 2006 Training course "Children and families at-risk: Family and parent-focused intervention modalities" Training course "Children and families at-risk: Family and parent-focused intervention modalities" (Especialização pós-licenciatura) Gabinete de Atendimento à Família, Portugal
2006 - 2006 Training course "Children and youth: child-focused assessment" Training course "Children and youth: child-focused assessment" (Especialização pós-licenciatura) Gabinete de Atendimento à Família, Portugal
2006 - 2006 Training course "Children and families at-risk: child focused intervention modalities" Training course "Children and families at-risk: child focused intervention modalities" (Especialização pós-licenciatura) Gabinete de Atendimento à Família, Portugal
2006 - 2006 Workshop dinamizado no âmbito de Pós Graduação em Estudos e Intervenções com famílias organizada pela Faculdade de Psicologia e Ciências da Educação da Universidade de Lisboa, a convite da Professora Doutora Helena Marujo. Especialização (Curso médio) convite da Professora Doutora Helena Marujo, Faculdade de Psicologia e Ciências da Educação da Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal
2006 - 2006 Advanced training course for the implementation of the program "Searching Family Treasure" Advanced training course for the implementation of the program "Searching Family Treasure" (Especialização pós-licenciatura) Cruz Vermelha Portuguesa – Delegação de Arcos de Valdevez, Portugal
2006 - 2006 Advanced training course for the implementation of the program "Searching Family Treasure" Advanced training course for the implementation of the program "Searching Family Treasure" (Especialização pós-licenciatura) Arisco, Portugal
2006 - 2006 Advanced training course for the implementation of the program "Searching Family Treasure" Advanced training course for the implementation of the program "Searching Family Treasure" (Especialização pós-licenciatura) Camara Municipal de Lisboa, Portugal
2006 - 2006 Advanced training course for the implementation of the program "Searching Family Treasure" Advanced training course for the implementation of the program "Searching Family Treasure" (Especialização pós-licenciatura) Gabinete de Atendimento à Família, Portugal
2006 - 2006 Advanced training course for the implementation of the program "Searching Family Treasure" Advanced training course for the implementation of the program "Searching Family Treasure" (Especialização pós-licenciatura) Câmara Municipal de Leiria, Portugal
2006 - 2006 Advanced training course for the implementation of the program "Searching Family Treasure" Advanced training course for the implementation of the program "Searching Family Treasure" (Curso médio) Unidade de Prevenção de Leiria e Escola Superior de Educação, Portugal
2005/08 - 2005/08 Doctoral unit Prevention Research (online course) and Research Methods for students of the master and PhD Programme in Health Promotion and Education at the University of Utah. Teaching integrated in the a Teaching Practicum concluded with the final classification of A under the supervision of Prof. Karol Kumpfer PhD Programme in Health Promotion and Education at the University of Utah (Doutoramento) University of Utah Department of Health Promotion and Education, United States
2005 - 2005 Workshop at the Curso de Formação para Formadores em Educação Parental organizado pela Faculdade de Psicologia e Ciências da Educação da Universidade de Coimbra, a convite da Professora Doutora Filomena Gaspar Aperfeiçoamento (Diploma de especialização) Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Psicologia e de Ciências da Educação, Portugal
2005 - 2005 Lecturer/facilitator of several training courses for the implementation of the family-based prevention programme “Searching Family Treasure” (18) Especialização (Diploma de especialização) Câmara Municipal de Palmela, Portugal
2005 - 2005 Lecturer/facilitator of several training courses for the implementation of the family-based prevention programme “Searching Family Treasure” (18) Especialização (Curso médio) Câmara Municipal de Mangualde, Portugal
2005 - 2005 Lecturer/facilitator of several training courses for the implementation of the family-based prevention programme “Searching Family Treasure” (18-24 hours) Especialização (Curso médio) Câmara Municipal do Montijo e Centro Social Afonso Soeiro, Portugal
2005 - 2005 Advanced Training Course for the implementation of the family-based prevention programme “Searching Family Treasure” (18h) Advanced Training Courses for the implementation of the family-based prevention programme “Searching Family Treasure (Especialização pós-licenciatura) Serviços Regionais de Prevenção das Toxicodependências, Portugal
2005 - 2005 Advanced training course for the implementation of the family-based prevention programme “Searching Family Treasure” (18 h) Advanced training course for the implementation of the family-based prevention programme “Searching Family Treasure” (18 h) (Especialização pós-licenciatura) Câmara Municipal de Castro Daire, Portugal
2004/05 - 2004/05 Training course Child Maltreatment in the Family (6h) Training course Child Maltreatment in the Family (Especialização pós-licenciatura) Centro Distrital de Segurança Social de Viana do Castelo, Portugal
2004/02 - 2004/02 Training course in Developmental Psychology, for teachers integrated in the Municipal Plan for the Prevention of Drug Abuse of Vila Verde (6h) Training course in Developmental Psychology (Outros) Plano Municipal de Prevenção Primária das Toxicodependências de Vila Verde, Portugal
2004 - 2004 Training for welcoming in Shelter Houses (3h) Training course Welcoming in Shelter houses (Outros) Santa Casa da Misericórdia de Santo Tirso, Portugal
2004 - 2004 Workshop II no âmbito do Seminário Ibérico de Prevenção Primária das Toxicodependências no Instituto Politécnico de Beja Training workshop (Outros) Gabinete de Apoio Psico-Pedagógico do mesmo instituto Politécnico de Beja, Portugal
2004 - 2004 Workshop no âmbito de II Encontro Nacional de Planos Municipais de Prevenção Outra (Curso médio) Serviço de Intervenção nos Comportamentos Aditivos e nas Dependências IP, Portugal
2004 - 2004 Lecturer/facilitator of several training courses for the implementation of the family-based prevention programme “Searching Family Treasure” (18h) Aperfeiçoamento (Diploma de especialização) grupo independente de profissionais, Portugal
2004 - 2004 Lecturer/facilitator of several training courses for the implementation of the family-based prevention programme “Searching Family Treasure” (18) Especialização (Diploma de especialização) Plano Municipal de Prevenção das Toxicodependências, Portugal
2003/05 - 2003/06 Training course "Domestic Violence" (6h x 2) Training course Domestic Violence (Outros) Centro Distrital de Solidariedade Social de Viana do Castelo, Portugal
2003 - 2003 Workshop no âmbito do IV Encontro Arisco Outra (Curso médio) Arisco, Portugal

Evaluation committee

Activity description
Role
Institution / Organization Funding entity
2013/03/13 - 2013/03/13 Participation in an invited expert panel for the elaboration of feedback and recommendations on the pre-projects of thesis of master students of Psychology at the Portucalense University, Porto, in the context of the “IV Scientific meeting of Psychology- Exchange of ideas between Masters half-way through the Masters” at the panel dedicated to the theme “Parenting” by invitation of Prof. Doutora Maria Araújo.
Evaluator
Universidade Portucalense Infante Dom Henrique, Portugal

Interview (newspaper / magazine)

Activity description Newspaper / Forum
2017/03/12 March, 2017- Collaboration with the press through an interview regarding families leading to mention in the paper, “Famílias de todas as formas e feitos” [Families of all shapes and forms] authorship of the journalist Carolina Reis and, published on 12, March, 2017, in Jornal Expresso. Available online at http://expresso.sapo.pt/sociedade/2017-03-12-Familias-de-todas-as-formas-e-feitios. Jornal Expresso
2003/03 Melo, A. (2003). Em Busca do Optimismo Perdido [Searching for the lost optimism]. Jornal Público [Journal Público- national newspaper], March 2003. Journal Público, March 2003.
2001/12 Melo, A. (2001). Acerca da Violência [About violence]. Jornal Repórter Local [Journal Local Reporter- Regional Journal], December 2001.

Interview (tv / radio show)

Program Topic
2011/06/20 - 2011/06/20 Interview about domestic violence Violência Doméstica
2008/12 - 2008/12 Interview about the adaptation of the program Searching Family Treasure for Galician and implementation in Galicia, Spain.

Journal scientific committee

Journal title (ISSN) Publisher
2021/07/27 - Current Informing Science: The International Journal of an Emerging Transdicipline
2021/01/01 - Current Complexity Hindawi
2020/11/10 - 2020/12/04 Review of General Psychology [Ad-hoc reviewer] Sage
2020/05/28 - 2020/08/03 Review of General Psychology [Ad-hoc reviewer] Sage
2020/05/17 - 2020/06/07 International Journal of Health Policy and Management [Ah-Hoc Reviewer] Kerman University of Medical Services
2014/09/29 - 2014/10/06 Journal of Children's Services Emerald
2014/04/24 - 2014/05/11 Journal of Children's Services Emerald Insight
Distinctions

Title

2016 Specialist in Clinical Psychology
Ordem dos Psicólogos Portugueses, Portugal
2016 Advanced Speciality in Community Psychology
Ordem dos Psicólogos Portugueses, Portugal

Other distinction

2011 Praise and Distinction [cum laude] in the attribution of Doctoral Degree
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Psicologia e de Ciências da Educação, Portugal