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The Department of Health Psychology from the Miguel Hernandez University receives a research grant from the Alicia Koplowitz Foundation

The Alicia Koplowitz Foundation has awarded a research grant, Ayuda a la investigación en psiquiatría, psicología y/o neurociencias del niño y el adolescente y en neuropediatría, to the project “OCD-Spectrum: Predictive models of disorders related to Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder in Spanish adolescents“, whose principal researcher is director of the Center for Applied Psychology and member of […]

The research group AFAES and the PROEMA network meet with representatives from the Ministry of Education and Sport of the Regional Government of Andalusia to promote Physical Education and emotional well-being in young people across primary and secondary schools

They will collaborate in implementing more class hours to Physical Education in schools as well as improving the prevention, early detection and intervention of emotional problems via a possible Non-legislative Proposal 21/06/2019.- Members of the University of Jaén (UJA) research group “Physical Activity Applied to Education and Health” (AFAES) and the PI of the PROEMA […]

The European platform Youth Wiki includes the PROEM network’s report in its health and well-being section

The European platform Youth Wiki has included the report and roadmap on the state of the art, needs and recommendations for improving psychological assessment and promoting mental health and emotional well-being in young people, drawn up by the PROEM network, in its mental health-related information under the section dedicated to health and well-being. Youth Wiki […]

The Council of Europe refers to the work of the PROEM network in a document that addresses the health needs of European adolescents

The report and roadmap by the PROEM network is the only reference to a Spanish entity or group cited in this highly relevant document drawn up by the Council of Europe’s Committee on Social Affairs, Health and Sustainable Development, which aims to be a guide to decision-making in European social and research policies 27/5/2019.- The […]

Members of the UJA and the UCO meet to work on the PROEM network’s next steps

Last Wednesday, researchers with the Department of Psychology at the University of Jaén (UJA) and the University of Córdoba (UCO), both institutions PROEM network members, met at the UJA campus. Luis Joaquín García, Lourdes Espinosa, José Antonio Muela, Clara Vallecillo and Paqui Luque hosted Juan Antonio Moriana, lecturer in Personality, Psychological Evaluation and Treatment with […]

The PROEMA network presents its report on the emotional health and well-being of young people to the National Centre for Educational Research and Innovation (CNIIE), an agency attached to the Ministry of Education and Vocational Training

Luis Joaquín García, the network’s PI, held a working meeting with Nuria Manzano, CNIIE director, to discuss issues including the promotion of adolescent mental health 13/03/2019.- Luis Joaquín García, PI of the Network for the PROmotion of EMotional health and well-being in Adolescents (Red PROEMA) and lecturer with the Department of Psychology at the University […]

The Popular party presents to Congress a non-legislative proposal for the early detection of emotional problems in young people, at the request of the PROEMA network

The aims of this proposal are to foster the early detection of emotional problems in young people and to increase the number of mental health professionals in Spain, to help them carry out their work with children and youth in the area of education and health and to promote emotional mental health and well-being as […]

Ciudadanos presents to Congress a non-legislative proposal to improve and promote emotional health and well-being, an initiative driven by the PROEMA network

The proposal seeks to enhance care given to minors under the National Healthcare System’s new strategy and to promote emotional mental health and well-being as one of the strategic lines within the Spanish National Research Plan You can donwload the full content of the PNL proposal in this link: http://redproem.es/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/PNL_Ciudadanos_Registro.pdf 6/03/2019.- The parliamentary group Ciudadanos […]

Luis Joaquín García, PI of the PROEM network, participates in EVBRES, an EU-funded COST Action aimed at establishing an evidence-based international research network

The working meeting was held in Bergen (Norway) from 4 to 6 February, attended by researchers from across 34 countries worldwide 7/02/2019.- Luis Joaquín García, lecturer with the Department of Psychology at the University of Jaén (UJA), and member of the UJA’s EI_CTS3 research team and PI of the PROEM network, attended the EVBRES workshop […]

The PROEM network presents to the Congress of Deputies its report and roadmap on the current situation regarding mental health and emotional well-being in adolescents

Luis Joaquín García, PI of the PROEM network, was invited by various parliamentary groups to discuss possible policies for action on this issue Members of parliament agreed that further steps should be taken to include mental health as a strategic line within the Spanish National Research Plan and to develop an early detection protocol for […]

Lourdes Espinosa participates in the Abecedario Solidario 2018 radio marathon

Lourdes Espinosa, researcher with the Department of Psychology at the University of Jaén (UJA) and member of the PROEM network, was guest on the radio marathon as part of the ‘Abecedario Solidario 2018’ initiative on Monday. Specifically, Lourdes Espinosa participated in the section entitled ‘R de Repensar la Salud Mental’ (R for Rethinking Mental Health), […]

Researchers at the University of Jaén warn of the high incidence of cyberbullying and of the existence of forced sexting among campus students

According to a Diagnosis Report recently drawn up, 66% of students have experienced cybervictimization at some point over the past year, while 36% have engaged in sexting and 2.5% acknowledge having been forced or coerced into sexting within this same time period 4/12/2018.- Researchers of the group ‘Psychological Assessment and Intervention’ attached to the University […]