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Positive youth development in a crossnational perspective

Margarida Gaspar de Matos

Clinical and Health Psychologist and Psychotherapist by the Order of Portuguese Psychologists (OPP). Full Professor at the Faculty of Human Kinetics, University of Lisbon (UL). PhD in Special Education and Rehabilitation. Coordinator of the Aventura Social Project. Researcher and Coordinator of the G2 group - Supportive Environmnents, Institute of Environmental Health (ISAMB), Faculty of Medicine, UL. Representative of OPP at the European Federation of Psychological Associations (EFPA) where she coordinates the Board of Prevention and Promotion.

Responsible for various international and national projects (RICHE, TEMPEST, KIDSCREEN, DICE, Dream Teens), is the Portuguese coordinator of Health Behaviour in School-aged Children/World Health Organization (HBSC/WHO) study and BePositive – Positive Youth Development.

 

Gina Tomé

Educational Psychologist by the Portuguese Psychologists Association (OPP), Master in Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, and PhD in Educational Sciences.

Member of the Health Behavior in School-aged Children/World Health Organization network (HBSC/OMS), with focus on the peer group, alienation and mental health. Researcher at Aventura Social Project and Institute of Environmental Health (ISAMB), Faculty of Medicine, University of Lisbon.

Coordinator of the ES'COOL Project - Promotion of Mental Health in Schools.

 

Cátia Branquinho

Clinical and Health Psychologist by the Portuguese Psychologists Association (OPP), Master in Clinical Psychology, and PhD student in Educational Sciences.

Member of the Health Behavior in School-aged Children/World Health Organization network (HBSC/OMS), with focus on youth engagement, digital platforms, consumptions and dependencies, and violent behaviors. Researcher at Aventura Social Project and Institute of Environmental Health (ISAMB), Faculty of Medicine, University of Lisbon.

Executive coordinator of the Dream Teens Project.