What mothers think about parenting? Cognitive representations of parenting in mothers referred to child protection services


From a cognitive information processing approach, abusive and neglectful parents are unable to understand the signals or states of the child, interpret these signals correctly, select and implement adequate responses... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Claudia Camilo (Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (ISCTE-IUL), CIS-IUL,)
  2. Margarida Vaz Garrido (Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (ISCTE-IUL), CIS-IUL,)
  3. Maria Calheiros (Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (ISCTE-IUL), CIS-IUL,)

Topic Area

Assessment and decision making in child welfare


OS-02 » Child Welfare Workers (11:00 - Wednesday, 14th September, Sala 1)