An experience of intervention in a cultural projetct: the psychologist and the defense of human rights in social-educational institutions

Based on the project "Oficinas Culturais do AfroReggae no Degase", the article discusses the possibilities of the psychologist practice in a cultural project developed in social-educational institutions. As to the professional inclusion in this context, this paper considers the status of the intervention, based on the conflict mediation technology used by the cultural group AfroReggae as an example of a device strategically used for this purpose. Concerning the relationship with the youngsters in conflict with the law, the role of the psychologist is that of a facilitator of the collective process and the political level, providing the construction of a network of activities and defense of their fundamental rights.

Status of the intervention; Cultural project; Conflict mediation; Human rights


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