María José Rodrigo


My research topic is Evidence-based parenting programmes to promote positive parenting in the families under at risk circumstances and prevent child maltreatment on which I have published many international papers.

Expert commissioned by the Spanish Ministry of Health, Social Policy and Equality to promote good practices among professionals in the use of evidence-based and preventive approaches for family work.

Prof. Rodrigo and her team have designed, implemented and evaluated evidence-based group parenting programs targeted at families referred by the local social services.