Maria João AlvesResearcher, Psychologist and teacher at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Porto. Invited assistant at the IUCS - CESPU. Founding and Board Member of SPECAN - Sociedade Portuguesa para o Estudo da Criança Abusada e Negligenciada. Topic Editor of "Forensic Sciences" scienfic journal, MDPI (Psychology area).
Senior technician and lecturer at the Faculdade de Medicina of the Universidade do Porto (FMUP). Researcher at IINFACTS - Psychology and Health Research Group and in EPI Unit. Invited assistant at the IUCS - CESPU, with yearly collaboration with the Law School of Catholic University since 2014. Post-graduate and Master in Forensic Sciences. Certified teacher in Gender Equality and Parent Group Leader. Currently is a PhD student at Universidade de Murcia, Spain.