Welcome to UP2YOUTH: Youth - actor of social change

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The Centre of Applied Social Psychology is coordinating the working group on "Transitions to work of ethnic minority youth".

The Centre of Applied Social Psychology is a research unit inside the Department of Psychology. Its focus is on a broad basic and applied social psychological research. The Department of Psychology is part of University of Copenhagen and has a broad research profile with 60 full time researchers.

The research at the centre has as a special field youth, education, ethnicity and family research. The researchers have taken part in more EGRIS projects: "Fate" project, Transition Period of Young People, funded by 5th framework programme, "YOYO" project Youth Policy and Participation, funded by 5th framework programme and "Misleading trajectories" funded under 4th framework programme, Dropping out and secondary education in Denmark, and in Nordic projects on youth life. Besides this the researchers have evaluated Danish social projects.

The researchers have taken part in research projects on youth work, peer education, open counselling projects in collaboration with the ministries, and interest organisations.

Sven Moerch, D.Phil., professor. Fields of expertise: youth- , family-, transition-research and evaluation.

Torben Bechmann Jensen, Ph.D., professor. Fields of expertise: youth, health, counselling and transition.

Marlene Stokholm ,Research assistant (BA.psych.).Fields of expertise: youth research, systemic and narrative therapy and organisational intervention. 

David Brian Hansen,Research assistant (BA.psych.).Fields of expertise: youth research, psychosocial therapy and community intervention. 

Last Updated ( Monday, 17 December 2007 )

Project supported by funding under the European Union's Sixth Research Framework Programme - Coordinated by IRIS e.V.

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