Leader of Working Group 3
Associate Professor at ISCTE - University Institute of Lisbon


Jorge M. L. Ferreira, Doctor of Social Work specializing in Social Work, Social Policies and Society. Associate Professor at ISCTE – University Institute of Lisbon. Director of Ph.D. in Social Work. Sub-director of the Political Science and Public Policies Department. Effective member of the Scientific Committee of the Department of Political Science and Public Policies. Effective member of the ESPP pedagogical committee. Secretary of REdidi – Ibero-American Network of Teaching and Research in Children. Vice-president of the Scientific Society in Social Work, Portugal. Vice-president of the Association for International Social Service. President of the Local Development Association ALAO.

Research Center: CIES – IUL (Research Center Sociology Studies – University Institute of Lisbon)Areas of Research: Theoretical Investigation (Epistemology, theory of social work and interdisciplinary knowledge) and Applied Research (Social Work Practice in Context Institutional, Community and Family under the Child, Family, Adults in vulnerable social protection system social and social policies) Social sustainability, Education.

Has several scientific publications and communications on national and international seminars, conferences in the field of Social Work. Member of the editorial board of several national and international journals of Social Work.


ORCID: 0000-0003-4835-242X


Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (ISCTE-IUL)
Avenida das Forças Armadas

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