Manuela Garcia Quiroga

Manuela Garcia Quiroga
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso | PUCV · School of Psychology

PhD

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Introduction
Manuela Garcia Quiroga currently works as Associate Professor at the School of Psychology, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso. Their current projects are 'Participation in Child Protection and alternative care" and "Attachment in Alternative care'.

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La Convención Internacional de los Derechos del Niño (CIDN), con-templa el derecho de los niños, niñas y adolescentes (en adelante NNA) a ser informados, escuchados y considerados en todas las decisiones que los afectan (Organización de las Naciones Unidas (ONU, 1989), siguiendo esta dirección, durante la última década en nuestro país ha surgido un...
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The International Convention on the Rights of the Child establishes their right to participate in all matters affecting them. Alongside, there is the widely studied phenomenon of secondary victimization (SV) in criminal justice. This article critically analyses the existence of SV in the context of family courts. In a qualitative study, the opinion...
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Esta investigación explora las perspectivas de niños/as que viven en programas residenciales respecto a las características de un buen cuidador/a. Se desarrolló un estudio cualitativo utilizando técnicas gráficas y entrevistas grupales a 14 niños/as que viven en residencias de Valparaíso-Chile. Se identificó la red de cuidado percibido por los niño...
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In recent years, a significant amount of research has been conducted with children from a rights perspective, especially concerning the right to be heard and participate. However, children living in alternative care and adoption have often been excluded from participating in research because they are viewed as vulnerable children who lack agency an...
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Background Although a significant amount of literature has explored peer sexual harassment in higher education, little is known about peer sexual harassment in primary and middle school. Among existing studies, most have examined individual student characteristics that predict peer sexual harassment without considering the importance of the classro...
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English This study explores understandings of children and childhood among 21 social workers from five child protection services in Chile. To help grasp multiple ideas about children and childhood, we use Q methodology and the 'child visibility' concept. The object is to explore dissimilar and/or similar views on child visibility among social worke...
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Asistimos a una época en que los paradigmas y modelos tradicionales que intentaron conocer y explicar la infancia se han transformando radicalmente. Actualmente, se muestra un creciente interés por situar a la infancia como un campo que se mueve entre procesos de reproducción social y prácticas de resistencia y transformación, bajo lo que podríamos...
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The ability to perspective-take (cognitive awareness of another's state) and empathise (emotional/affective response) are important characteristics for sensitive, co-operative and constructive parenting, which assists in developing adaptive functioning for children. For the first time, immersive virtual reality was used to place parents in the posi...
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The distribution of attachment styles has been shown to differ between groups of children living with their parents and children placed in alternative care (AC), defined as residential or foster. However, this is the first study in Latin America to explore possible factors affecting the quality of attachment in children living in both residential a...
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Attachment has been assessed in children living in alternative care (AC) settings, such as Residential Homes (RC) and Foster Care (FC). However, no study has been conducted to compare attachment styles in residential, foster and parental care conducted as usual in the same country at the same point in time. There is also a lack of studies conducted...
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Background A large number of children are currently living in Alternative Care. The relationship they establish with their temporary caregivers can play a significant role in their development. However, little has been published regarding attachment with temporary Caregivers. Objective The aim of this review is to analyse the existing published stu...
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A large number of children around the world are currently living in residential children’s homes and a central figure in those settings is the caregiver. The relationship children establish with their temporary caregivers can be a crucial factor in their lives. However, little research has been conducted with caregivers working in institutional set...
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Public policies regarding children in care systems have varied widely throughout history and within countries around the world. At the present time, an important number of children live without parental care and their needs and rights must be addressed by the State within which they reside. Following an important number of studies carried out mainl...
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El Trastorno por Défi cit de Atención con Hiperactividad (TDAH) es uno de los principales motivos de consulta en los Servicios de Psiquiatría y Psicología Infantil. Estudios recientes han sugerido que el TDAH podría darse en el contexto de un vínculo inseguro. El presente artículo presenta los resultados de un estudio que explora las representacion...
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Dirección para correspondencia Resumen El Trastorno por Déficit de Atención con Hiperactividad (TDAH) es uno de los principales motivos de consulta en los Servicios de Psiquiatría y Psicología Infantil. Estudios recientes han sugerido que el TDAH podría darse en el contexto de un vínculo inseguro. El presente artículo presenta los resultados de un...

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