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V.R. (Rodrigo) Gonzalez Alvarez, Dr

Lecturer
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E-mail:
v.r.gonzalez.alvarez rug.nl

Expertise

My expertise and interest are LGBTQIA+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, Asexual/Aromantic and questioning) children and youth in the child protection system (CPS). I am currently working on the Audre project which focuses on the experiences of LGBTQIA+ youth from their own perspective and also from their carers and professionals` perspective. 

More specifically, my research focuses on the resilience, personal and community-based, of LGBTQIA+ youth in the CPS.

Other topics: Child and family welfare; inequalities in child protection;  family foster care; residential child and youth care; LGBTQIA+ youth in care; participation of children and families in the child protection system. 

Other positions

Internal advisor to the Diversity and Inclusion board- University of Groningen
Chair of the Diversity and Inclusion committee at the UCG, RUG
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