Proposal for the involvement of families of inmates at prisons in Catalonia: highlighting the role of families

This paper sets out proposals to foster the participation of families as agents of change in the reintegration processes of inmates in Catalan prisons. The document focuses firstly on the Model for Participation and Coexistence of Prisons in Catalonia (hereinafter, MPiC) framework programme, pursued by the Secretariat for Criminal Measures, Rehabilitation

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Case study: support and individual guidance as a tool for change and for personal and family progress in coping with care for a relative with dementia

Support and individual guidance are basic tools when it comes to bringing about changes and enhancing personal and family progress in coping with care for relatives with dementia. This is because these components make it possible to bring about an impact on day-to-day aspects, to provide guidance in natural contexts and to offer support for carers in the process, helping to gain an acquaintance of said care process while generating the changes of perspective needed to live with the disease.

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Psychosocial effects on children and teenagers due to a situation of family mourning. A social work circumstance

The death of a relative is a major stressor that affects the family balance and its structure in terms of its functional dynamics and, indeed, it may trigger very different consequences on each of the members of the extended family, as well as impacting their normal development.

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Social work intervention involving rural families in the context of peacebuilding in Colombia

Rural life as an intervention setting has been scarcely considered within the context of the fields of social work. Even so, when analysing its social, economic, cultural and political circumstances, there are situations that call for study, monitoring and contributions from the social sciences to identify needs and means of approach among families and communities, particularly in a country such as Colombia where rural territories have received scant interest and focus.

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Undertaking the parental role in Catalan prisons. The experience of the Parental Responsibility and Education Management Group at Brians 2 prison

Children with a parent in prison are at significantly greater risk of suffering numerous adverse effects if support is lacking. The Secretariat for Criminal Measures, Rehabilitation and Victim Support (SMPRAV) seeks to minimise relapse and protect victims. The risk management model focuses on identifying, assessing and minimising the criminal risk factors that have led an individual to commit a crime.

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Gender and international development cooperation in times of Covid-19

In this paper we seek to address the gender impact that the current health emergency caused by the global Covid-19 pandemic is bringing about. We will also tackle the differences between the countries of the North and the countries of the South in terms of their needs and interests in the face of the disease.

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“A journey through the unseen”. A collective experience in organisational change for feminist transformation

We are offering you a journey through the unseen. It is a journey that seeks to change our organisations to enable them to be instrumental in the transformation that is unavoidably feminist and necessary for every person, organisation and context. We are proposing a journey that is fuelled by the collective lessons analysed from the organisational change strategy in pursuit of gender equality.

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The Valencia Covenant for combating Male and Gender-based Violence as a model for social participation in public policies

This paper introduces an example of a best practice in the design of public policies through participation of citizens and social agents. This initiative was conducted by the Vice-Presidency and the Department for Equality and Inclusive Policies of the Government of Valencia through the drafting of the Valencia Covenant for combating Male and Gender-based Violence of the Valencia Region (2017).

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The NIU programme: an experience in joint intervention between basic social services and the health services in Granollers

The NIU Program, promoted by the Social Services Department of Granollers City Council, seeks to provide care and support to pregnant women at risk in social and health terms.

It is a prevention programme for pregnancy and for the future family following the baby’s birth and until the baby reaches one years of age.

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The “moral career” of mothers who survive the sexual abuse of their children

This article offers a theoretical examination of the position held by mothers who are joint victims when it comes to the sexual abuse of their children. It seeks to dismantle deep-rooted ideas such as maternal instinct and the social reactions expected from the female gender. Subsequently, the article describes the specific characteristics of mothers involved in the credibility and support of their children, as well as the hurdles entailed by placing themselves on the victims’ shoes. Moreover, the article offers

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