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Cristina Blanco

Department of Social and Youth Policy of Galicia’s Government

Currículum vitae

Graduate in Law from the University of Santiago de Compostela. In 1999 I joined the upper body of Administration of Galicia’s regional government, where I held various positions in the field of human resources and the management of R&D&I aids. In 2015 I became the head of the Child Protection Service and in November 2017 I started managing the Subdirectorate General of Family Policy, Children and Adolescents, from which all actions regarding the protection of children and adolescents in Galicia, the juvenile criminal justice system and family support programs are managed and coordinated. I have participated as a trainer and speaker in different activities on adoption and care, preparation of young people in the protection system for independent living, analysis of the regulations on child protection or on young offenders.

Thursday, 30 November at

“The challenge of deinstitutionalization”

If the word pronunciation is tricky, achieving this goal is more than a challenge to all of us who work one way or another in the protection system. With this talk I intend to list the existing difficulties in the system, its weaknesses, but, above all, to provoke constructive dialogues that facilitate the creation of innovative ideas in order to achieve the ultimate objective: to end the circle of exclusion and social vulnerability of boys and girls in the protection system and their families. We will deal with issues such as support in situations of risk, the importance of creating family role models, social and labour insertion programs…

Amaia Bravo Arteaga

University of Oviedo

Belén Urosa

Comillas Pontifical University

Carlos Rosón

IGAXES - Galicia

Cristina Blanco

Department of Social and Youth Policy of Galicia’s Government

Cristina Segura Talavera

Social Inclusion Director at La Caixa Foundation - Program Incorpora

Cristóbal Ruiz-Román

University of Málaga

Daniel Rijo

University of Coimbra

Diego Jesús Heredia Sánchez

Association Engloba, Andalusia

Guillem Cladera

Natzaret Foundation

Joana Miguelena

University of the Basque Country

João Pedro Gaspar

University of Coimbra and paje - Support Platform to Former Foster Care Youth

Jordi Longás Mayayo

University of Ramon Llull, Barcelona

Jorge Fernández del Valle

University of Oviedo

Juan Carlos Martín Quintana

University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Laura García Alba

University of Oviedo

Laura Santos

University of Coimbra

Lidia González Moreno

Itaca Educational Association, Catalonia

Mª Auxiliadora López Fonseca

ASECAL - Castilla y León

Mafalda Sampaio Malheiro Da Silva

San José de Braga Office

Marcos Madrigal

Identidad para Ellos y Ellas - Asturias

María Carme Montserrat Boado

University of Girona

María Escribano

Sustainability/CSR internal communication and culture manager at Alsea - Alsea Group

Núria Diéguez

IGAXES - Galicia

Paula Mesquita

Social Security Institute of Madeira, State Institute of the Autonomous Region of Madeira

Paulo Delgado

Education Higher School of Porto’s Polytechnic Institute

Ricardo Barroso

University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro

Robbie Gilligan

Trinity College Dublín

Santa Lázaro Fernández

Comillas Pontifical University

Sebastià Cladera Guardiola

Amés Foundation, Balearic Islans

Séraphin Alava

Militants Des Savoirs, Francia

Silvia Diana Jens

Cooperativa Redes - Madrid

Unai Zabala

Agintzari - Basque Country

Victor Martín Solbes

University of Málaga