Vania Salvador Pinto

Vania Salvador Pinto


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Child welfare, child protection systems, decision-making process, role of foster carers, recruitment and selection processes of foster carers, outcomes of children in alternative care.

Comparative studies, mixed-methods studies.

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Personal profile


Vânia S. Pinto is a Lecturer working in the Academic Partnerships Unit (APU). She joined Leeds Trinity University in 2020.

She is a qualified Clinical Psychologist with a Master’s degree in this field from ISPA - University Institute. More recently, she completed her PhD/DPhil at the Rees Centre, University of Oxford on the role of foster carers. 

Moreover, she is a member of different networks, such as Oxford Children’s Rights Network, Eurochild, and AjudAjudar.

REF 2029 UOA

  • UOA23 - Education


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