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Expert Diploma in Addictions and Gender

Academic staff

Programme Directors

Elisabete Aróstegui (elisabete.arostegui@deusto.es)

Patricia Martínez Redondo (pmr@generoydrogodependencias.org)

Secretary:

Leire Sagastizabal

A wide range of professionals

The University of Deusto, given its experience in the delivery of the Master's Degree in Drug Dependencies and other addictions, has been working with a wide range of professionals in the field of addictions for many years, including both its own staff and experts from professional bodies in this and other geographical contexts.

In designing this degree, we have tried to offer a professional approach. Therefore, we have contacted professionals with extensive experience who are de facto involved in the field of addictions with a gender perspective. Hence, they can offer both a solid theoretical grounding and an applied and contrasted experience.
 

Academic Staff Addictions and Gender Diploma

Elisabete Arostegui Santamaria

PhD in Psychology; Associate Researcher at the Deusto Institute of Drug Dependencies; a specialist in Addictions and Gender Master's Degree in Drug Dependencies; Master's in individual and group psychoanalytical psychotherapy; Director of the Master's in Drug Dependencies and other Addictions at the University of Deusto. Her research areas focus on social exclusion, drugs and gender. She has extensive experience in intervention in addictions in prison and works as a drug addiction technician for the Basauri City Council. She is co-author of the 1st Manual in Spanish on relapse prevention for women with a gender approach.

Patricia Martínez Redondo

Anthropologist and Social Educator; Master’s in Interdisciplinary Gender Studies; Member of UNAD’s Commission on Gender and Addictions. She has clinical and socio-educational experience in addictions and has worked on direct intervention in groups with men and women since 1995. She has conducted qualitative research, advice to entities and training of professionals in gender perspective, violence, drugs and addictions since 2005. She is co-author of the 1st Manual in Spanish on relapse prevention for women with a gender perspective.
http://generoydrogodependencias.org

Nuria Romo Avilés

PhD and Professor of Social Anthropology at the University of Granada. She is a professor and researcher in the fields of health anthropology and feminist and gender studies. She is a national and international reference in gender studies and drug addiction. She is currently leading the project: "Gender and interpersonal violence in recreational and drug use contexts (VIGEA). R+D+I. Challenges for Society (2016-2019)". In this link you can find her numerous publications and research projects.

Silvia Allué Escur

She is a Clinical psychologist of the Point Omega Association and Director of the Minors Area and Director/psychologist of the Spant Program (New Technology Addiction Prevention Service). Previously, she coordinated the absenteeism prevention and control programme, the programme for minors at risk, and she currently works as a psychologist in the prevention and treatment programme for situations of harassment between peers. She is a member of UNAD's Commission on Gender and Addictions.

Nagore García Fernández

She holds a PhD in Social Psychology and is a member of the Fractalities in Critical Research (FIC) research group at the Social Psychology Department at the Autonomous University of Barcelona. Her thesis explores feminist critiques of love and the processes of subjectivation and resistance of feminist women. She currently works as a research technician at the Surt Foundation and is a tutor for undergraduate final year projects in the Feminisms and Sexual Diversity field of the UOC's Social Education Degree. Some of her research interests include: subjectivation and emotions, resistance practices, epistemologies and feminist research methodologies.

Sonia Rubio Jansana (to be confirmed)

She is a Social and Cultural Anthropologist and holds an official master's degree in Anthropology and Ethnography from the University of Barcelona. Since 2013 she has been working as an educator and drug project technician at EdPAC- Educació per a l'Acció Crítica, an entity specialised in educational work in the Health and Consumption fields, with pre-adolescent, adolescent and young population. In the field of drugs, she coordinates the creation of educational materials and manages the contents of the ASPCat websites laClara.info and elPep.info.

Ana Burgos García

She holds a degree in Social and Cultural Anthropology and Journalism, a Diploma in Gender Relations and a master’s degree in Gender and Development. She has devoted her work to research, teaching, community mobilization and communication, mainly in third-sector entities and in the gender and human rights field. She is Coordinator of the Malva Project and the Noctámbul@s Observatory at the Health and Community Foundation. She is also a lecturer and delivers workshops on various masters and postgraduate courses and writes in various media. She is also is co-founder of the collective Memes Feministas and is a member of the theatre company of the oppressed Averlasailas.

Carla Vall i Duran

She is a criminal lawyer specialising in gender violence. She is a specialist in public policies and trainer of professionals. She holds a degree in law and criminology and a postgraduate degree in law, in the fields of prevention, approach and reparation of gender violence, and new technologies and gender. She teaches at the Institute of Public Security of Catalonia and the School of Public Administration of Catalonia. She has been working as a lawyer in the field of violence for 10 years, collaborating with different social organizations and entities.

Ruth Olmos Espinosa

She is Head of the Assistance Department at the Institute of Addictions (Madrid City Council) with more than 20 years of clinical experience in addictions and 10 years as Section Head of CAD La Latina. She is a specialist in Family and Community Medicine, an Expert in Drug Dependency and Alcoholism and co-author of the Protocol of Action against Gender Violence at CAD, Institute of Addictions. She delivers the course: Vision of gender and gender violence in addictions, organised by the Training School of Madrid City Council. She is a speaker at various conferences on Addictions.

Miriam Vázquez de Santiago

She is a feminist psychologist specialising in gender violence, grief and addictions. She holds a Master’s in Gender Violence (UAB). She has been working in various fields for 20 years (direct intervention, training, project design and coordination), the recovery and empowerment of women and LGBT people who have experienced situations of male violence. Since its creation in 2013, she has been director of FSC's Espai Ariadna, a pioneering residential resource for female drug users who have suffered gender violence, which has allowed her to approach transgressive femininities and diverse intersectionalities.

Belén Orozco Jabato

She is a clinical psychologist at the Villaverde Addiction Care Center, Institute of Addictions of the Madrid City Council, with more than 20 years’ experience. She is a teaching collaborator in Gender and Detection and Intervention in Partner Violence against Women with Addictive Disorders of the Public Health Directorate of the Community of Madrid, of the Madrid Health Autonomous Body at Madrid City Council and of the Proyecto Hombre Association. She is an internship academic tutor at the Complutense University (UCM), the Open University (UNED) and the PIR Programme at the Móstoles Hospital in Madrid.

Aura Roig Forteza

She is an anthropologist and holds a Master’s in Criminology and Legal-Criminal Sociology. She has devoted herself to drug policy and harm reduction from a human rights and gender perspective for the past 18 years, combining research with design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of policies, programmes and services in Spain, Canada, Colombia and Costa Rica. She is part of the start of XADUD, and founded Metzineres, the first harm reduction program only for women and gender dissidents, of which she is the director. She also works as an international consultant.

Mercé Meroño Salvador

She holds a degree in Philosophy and Education Sciences, Psychology Section and a Diploma in Clinical Psychology and a Master’s in Public Health. Since 1991 she has been working in direct intervention with people in social exclusion, violence, prostitution situation, HIV/AIDS... She has experience as a researcher and trainer in collaboration with public and private institutions on harm reduction, violence and gender. She is a member of the UNAD Commission on Gender and Drugs and is president of the Fundació Àmbit Prevenció and of the Comitè Primer de Desembre.

Laura Carrasco Florido

She is a social educator and holds a Master’s in Feminist Studies (UCM). She has been working with socially excluded population: homeless people, migrants, women victims of gender violence, elderly people, LGTBI collective... for 20 years. In 2015, she published: " Mujeres sin hogar en España: un análisis sociográfico desde la perspectiva feminista”. She lectures on social exclusion, gender, male violence, leisure and free time. She is currently president of Asociación Moradas, a feminist organisation that fights for the eradication of female homelessness through awareness raising, training, research and social accompaniment.

Estibaliz de Miguel Calvo

Doctora en Sociología y diplomada en Trabajo Social. Profesora del Departamento de Sociología II de la UPV/EHU. Premio Micaela Portilla a la mejor tesis feminista/de género 2012 de la misma universidad. Investigadora visitante en el Morgan Centre (Univ. Manchester, UK). Ha trabajado en intervención social en prisiones durante 10 años. Líneas de investigación: sistema penal y género, mujeres encarceladas, drogas, emociones y amor. Publicaciones sobre mujeres, encarcelamiento y drogas en los siguientes enlaces: 2019, 2016 y 2015.

Nerea Layna Allue

She is a graduate in Psychology from the University of Deusto and holds a Master's in Social Intervention Psychology and a Master's in Drug Dependencies and other Addictions. Her work experience has focused on serious social exclusion, addictions and mental health. She is an external collaborator in research at the Deusto Institute of Drug Dependencies. She has recently carried out research projects with the Faculty of Psychology and Education focused on homelessness and gender together with third sector organizations.

Claudia Calderón

She is a graduate in Social Education from the University of Deusto and in Social Work from the Autonomous University of Madrid. She holds a Master's in Drug Dependencies and other Addictions and a Master's in Psychosocial Rehabilitation in Community Mental Health. Her work experience focuses on serious social exclusion, addictions and dual pathology in various low-demand and harm reduction resources. She is an external research collaborator in the field of addictions from a gender perspective at the Institute of Drug Dependencies at the University of Deusto (IDD) for the last four years.

Fabián Luján Acevedo

He holds a degree in Sociology. He is a member of the Instituto de Terapia de Reencuentro and collaborates with the Centro de Estudios de la Condición Masculina. He worked and specialises in the implications of the feminist perspective for men as actors of intervention and social transformation for twenty years. He is a collaborator and trainer of the research study “Intervención con hombres en adicciones desde perspectiva de género " at UNAD.

Gemma Altell Albajes

She is a social psychologist and holds a Master's in Drug Dependency from the University of Barcelona (UB). She is a founding member of G360. Human and Social Cartography. She is a social and gender consultant and gender advisor of the Subdirectorate General of Drug Dependencies at the Health Department at the Generalitat of Catalonia. She lectures on the Master's in Drug Dependence at the University of Barcelona. She lectures on gender and drugs at Deusto. She is a member of the Gender Commission at UNAD.

Atenea Foundation

It is an entity with more than 25 years’ experience in intervention with population groups in situation of vulnerability in all its phases (prevention, assistance, harm reduction, integration...) and specialised in social research (own research, analysis and evaluation of public policies, formulation of social projects). It has a structure of Knowledge Management and Research and Evaluation that allows it to collect data that quantitatively describe the realities on which it acts to analyse and study them qualitatively, thus offering an overall picture of the global panorama on social inclusion/exclusion.

Itziar Gandarias Goikoetxea

She holds a degree in Psychology and a PhD in Social Psychology from the Autonomous University of Barcelona. She is a lecturer at the Faculty of Psychology and Education,University of Deusto. Her research areas are the theory and practice of intersectionality, feminist methodologies and social exclusion and gender. She is currently researching homelessness and gender and violence from an intersectional perspective. Some of her most important publications can be found at the following links: 2017, 2014, and 2014b.

Victoria A. Ferrer Pérez

She is a University Professor of Social Psychology of Gender. She is a member of the competitive research group 'Gender Studies'. She has been recognized for 3 six-year research periods (CNAI) and 5 five-year teaching periods. She is coordinator and professor of the Master's in Equality Policies and Prevention of Gender Violence at the UIB. She is a coordinator and researcher in national and regional research projects on violence against women and on health and gender. She currently teaches at the Psychology and Pedagogy Department of the University of the Balearic Islands. More information here.
 

Academic staff

Programme Directors

Elisabete Aróstegui (elisabete.arostegui@deusto.es)

Patricia Martínez Redondo (pmr@generoydrogodependencias.org)

Secretary:

Leire Sagastizabal

A wide range of professionals

The University of Deusto, given its experience in the delivery of the Master's Degree in Drug Dependencies and other addictions, has been working with a wide range of professionals in the field of addictions for many years, including both its own staff and experts from professional bodies in this and other geographical contexts.

In designing this degree, we have tried to offer a professional approach. Therefore, we have contacted professionals with extensive experience who are de facto involved in the field of addictions with a gender perspective. Hence, they can offer both a solid theoretical grounding and an applied and contrasted experience.
 

Academic Staff Addictions and Gender Diploma

Elisabete Arostegui Santamaria

PhD in Psychology; Associate Researcher at the Deusto Institute of Drug Dependencies; a specialist in Addictions and Gender Master's Degree in Drug Dependencies; Master's in individual and group psychoanalytical psychotherapy; Director of the Master's in Drug Dependencies and other Addictions at the University of Deusto. Her research areas focus on social exclusion, drugs and gender. She has extensive experience in intervention in addictions in prison and works as a drug addiction technician for the Basauri City Council. She is co-author of the 1st Manual in Spanish on relapse prevention for women with a gender approach.

Patricia Martínez Redondo

Anthropologist and Social Educator; Master’s in Interdisciplinary Gender Studies; Member of UNAD’s Commission on Gender and Addictions. She has clinical and socio-educational experience in addictions and has worked on direct intervention in groups with men and women since 1995. She has conducted qualitative research, advice to entities and training of professionals in gender perspective, violence, drugs and addictions since 2005. She is co-author of the 1st Manual in Spanish on relapse prevention for women with a gender perspective.
http://generoydrogodependencias.org

Nuria Romo Avilés

PhD and Professor of Social Anthropology at the University of Granada. She is a professor and researcher in the fields of health anthropology and feminist and gender studies. She is a national and international reference in gender studies and drug addiction. She is currently leading the project: "Gender and interpersonal violence in recreational and drug use contexts (VIGEA). R+D+I. Challenges for Society (2016-2019)". In this link you can find her numerous publications and research projects.

Silvia Allué Escur

She is a Clinical psychologist of the Point Omega Association and Director of the Minors Area and Director/psychologist of the Spant Program (New Technology Addiction Prevention Service). Previously, she coordinated the absenteeism prevention and control programme, the programme for minors at risk, and she currently works as a psychologist in the prevention and treatment programme for situations of harassment between peers. She is a member of UNAD's Commission on Gender and Addictions.

Nagore García Fernández

She holds a PhD in Social Psychology and is a member of the Fractalities in Critical Research (FIC) research group at the Social Psychology Department at the Autonomous University of Barcelona. Her thesis explores feminist critiques of love and the processes of subjectivation and resistance of feminist women. She currently works as a research technician at the Surt Foundation and is a tutor for undergraduate final year projects in the Feminisms and Sexual Diversity field of the UOC's Social Education Degree. Some of her research interests include: subjectivation and emotions, resistance practices, epistemologies and feminist research methodologies.

Sonia Rubio Jansana (to be confirmed)

She is a Social and Cultural Anthropologist and holds an official master's degree in Anthropology and Ethnography from the University of Barcelona. Since 2013 she has been working as an educator and drug project technician at EdPAC- Educació per a l'Acció Crítica, an entity specialised in educational work in the Health and Consumption fields, with pre-adolescent, adolescent and young population. In the field of drugs, she coordinates the creation of educational materials and manages the contents of the ASPCat websites laClara.info and elPep.info.

Ana Burgos García

She holds a degree in Social and Cultural Anthropology and Journalism, a Diploma in Gender Relations and a master’s degree in Gender and Development. She has devoted her work to research, teaching, community mobilization and communication, mainly in third-sector entities and in the gender and human rights field. She is Coordinator of the Malva Project and the Noctámbul@s Observatory at the Health and Community Foundation. She is also a lecturer and delivers workshops on various masters and postgraduate courses and writes in various media. She is also is co-founder of the collective Memes Feministas and is a member of the theatre company of the oppressed Averlasailas.

Carla Vall i Duran

She is a criminal lawyer specialising in gender violence. She is a specialist in public policies and trainer of professionals. She holds a degree in law and criminology and a postgraduate degree in law, in the fields of prevention, approach and reparation of gender violence, and new technologies and gender. She teaches at the Institute of Public Security of Catalonia and the School of Public Administration of Catalonia. She has been working as a lawyer in the field of violence for 10 years, collaborating with different social organizations and entities.

Ruth Olmos Espinosa

She is Head of the Assistance Department at the Institute of Addictions (Madrid City Council) with more than 20 years of clinical experience in addictions and 10 years as Section Head of CAD La Latina. She is a specialist in Family and Community Medicine, an Expert in Drug Dependency and Alcoholism and co-author of the Protocol of Action against Gender Violence at CAD, Institute of Addictions. She delivers the course: Vision of gender and gender violence in addictions, organised by the Training School of Madrid City Council. She is a speaker at various conferences on Addictions.

Miriam Vázquez de Santiago

She is a feminist psychologist specialising in gender violence, grief and addictions. She holds a Master’s in Gender Violence (UAB). She has been working in various fields for 20 years (direct intervention, training, project design and coordination), the recovery and empowerment of women and LGBT people who have experienced situations of male violence. Since its creation in 2013, she has been director of FSC's Espai Ariadna, a pioneering residential resource for female drug users who have suffered gender violence, which has allowed her to approach transgressive femininities and diverse intersectionalities.

Belén Orozco Jabato

She is a clinical psychologist at the Villaverde Addiction Care Center, Institute of Addictions of the Madrid City Council, with more than 20 years’ experience. She is a teaching collaborator in Gender and Detection and Intervention in Partner Violence against Women with Addictive Disorders of the Public Health Directorate of the Community of Madrid, of the Madrid Health Autonomous Body at Madrid City Council and of the Proyecto Hombre Association. She is an internship academic tutor at the Complutense University (UCM), the Open University (UNED) and the PIR Programme at the Móstoles Hospital in Madrid.

Aura Roig Forteza

She is an anthropologist and holds a Master’s in Criminology and Legal-Criminal Sociology. She has devoted herself to drug policy and harm reduction from a human rights and gender perspective for the past 18 years, combining research with design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of policies, programmes and services in Spain, Canada, Colombia and Costa Rica. She is part of the start of XADUD, and founded Metzineres, the first harm reduction program only for women and gender dissidents, of which she is the director. She also works as an international consultant.

Mercé Meroño Salvador

She holds a degree in Philosophy and Education Sciences, Psychology Section and a Diploma in Clinical Psychology and a Master’s in Public Health. Since 1991 she has been working in direct intervention with people in social exclusion, violence, prostitution situation, HIV/AIDS... She has experience as a researcher and trainer in collaboration with public and private institutions on harm reduction, violence and gender. She is a member of the UNAD Commission on Gender and Drugs and is president of the Fundació Àmbit Prevenció and of the Comitè Primer de Desembre.

Laura Carrasco Florido

She is a social educator and holds a Master’s in Feminist Studies (UCM). She has been working with socially excluded population: homeless people, migrants, women victims of gender violence, elderly people, LGTBI collective... for 20 years. In 2015, she published: " Mujeres sin hogar en España: un análisis sociográfico desde la perspectiva feminista”. She lectures on social exclusion, gender, male violence, leisure and free time. She is currently president of Asociación Moradas, a feminist organisation that fights for the eradication of female homelessness through awareness raising, training, research and social accompaniment.

Estibaliz de Miguel Calvo

Doctora en Sociología y diplomada en Trabajo Social. Profesora del Departamento de Sociología II de la UPV/EHU. Premio Micaela Portilla a la mejor tesis feminista/de género 2012 de la misma universidad. Investigadora visitante en el Morgan Centre (Univ. Manchester, UK). Ha trabajado en intervención social en prisiones durante 10 años. Líneas de investigación: sistema penal y género, mujeres encarceladas, drogas, emociones y amor. Publicaciones sobre mujeres, encarcelamiento y drogas en los siguientes enlaces: 2019, 2016 y 2015.

Nerea Layna Allue

She is a graduate in Psychology from the University of Deusto and holds a Master's in Social Intervention Psychology and a Master's in Drug Dependencies and other Addictions. Her work experience has focused on serious social exclusion, addictions and mental health. She is an external collaborator in research at the Deusto Institute of Drug Dependencies. She has recently carried out research projects with the Faculty of Psychology and Education focused on homelessness and gender together with third sector organizations.

Claudia Calderón

She is a graduate in Social Education from the University of Deusto and in Social Work from the Autonomous University of Madrid. She holds a Master's in Drug Dependencies and other Addictions and a Master's in Psychosocial Rehabilitation in Community Mental Health. Her work experience focuses on serious social exclusion, addictions and dual pathology in various low-demand and harm reduction resources. She is an external research collaborator in the field of addictions from a gender perspective at the Institute of Drug Dependencies at the University of Deusto (IDD) for the last four years.

Fabián Luján Acevedo

He holds a degree in Sociology. He is a member of the Instituto de Terapia de Reencuentro and collaborates with the Centro de Estudios de la Condición Masculina. He worked and specialises in the implications of the feminist perspective for men as actors of intervention and social transformation for twenty years. He is a collaborator and trainer of the research study “Intervención con hombres en adicciones desde perspectiva de género " at UNAD.

Gemma Altell Albajes

She is a social psychologist and holds a Master's in Drug Dependency from the University of Barcelona (UB). She is a founding member of G360. Human and Social Cartography. She is a social and gender consultant and gender advisor of the Subdirectorate General of Drug Dependencies at the Health Department at the Generalitat of Catalonia. She lectures on the Master's in Drug Dependence at the University of Barcelona. She lectures on gender and drugs at Deusto. She is a member of the Gender Commission at UNAD.

Atenea Foundation

It is an entity with more than 25 years’ experience in intervention with population groups in situation of vulnerability in all its phases (prevention, assistance, harm reduction, integration...) and specialised in social research (own research, analysis and evaluation of public policies, formulation of social projects). It has a structure of Knowledge Management and Research and Evaluation that allows it to collect data that quantitatively describe the realities on which it acts to analyse and study them qualitatively, thus offering an overall picture of the global panorama on social inclusion/exclusion.

Itziar Gandarias Goikoetxea

She holds a degree in Psychology and a PhD in Social Psychology from the Autonomous University of Barcelona. She is a lecturer at the Faculty of Psychology and Education,University of Deusto. Her research areas are the theory and practice of intersectionality, feminist methodologies and social exclusion and gender. She is currently researching homelessness and gender and violence from an intersectional perspective. Some of her most important publications can be found at the following links: 2017, 2014, and 2014b.

Victoria A. Ferrer Pérez

She is a University Professor of Social Psychology of Gender. She is a member of the competitive research group 'Gender Studies'. She has been recognized for 3 six-year research periods (CNAI) and 5 five-year teaching periods. She is coordinator and professor of the Master's in Equality Policies and Prevention of Gender Violence at the UIB. She is a coordinator and researcher in national and regional research projects on violence against women and on health and gender. She currently teaches at the Psychology and Pedagogy Department of the University of the Balearic Islands. More information here.