Training of Managers in a Community Violence Prevention Program

Anelise Lopes Rodrigues Jorge Castellá Sarriera About the authors

The difficulty to link theory to practice has been constant concern between students and professionals who work in social policies. In this paper will be addressed theoretical and methodological aspects of psychology community which supported the training of a team managers of the Violence Prevention Program in the State of Rio Grande do Sul (developed in partnership with UNESCO), with a view to achieving a situational diagnosis in a community socially vulnerable. The training provided to managers a space of reflection, contributing to the building of a more critical eye and less stigmatized about the problem of violence.

psychology community; social policies; violence; public policies

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