Theory and epistemology of social work; Social Work Practices with children and family, at school and disability
Maria João Pena holds a PhD in Social Work, MA in Sociology and bachelor degree in Social Work. Director bachelor degree in Social Work is also professor at master and doctorate program. She is a researcher in CIES-IUL (Centre for research and studies in Sociology). The research interests are in Theory and Epistemology of social work , social work practices with children and families, at school and in disability.