Valeria Cavioni

Psychologist, Developmental and Educational Studies, University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy

Valeria Cavioni is licensed psychologist, psychotherapist and postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Human Sciences for Education at the University of Milano-Bicocca, Milan, Italy. Her main areas of research include the implementation and assessment of school-based mental health programs, resilience, social and emotional learning and school readiness. Valeria is chair for the European Network for Social and Emotional Competence (ENSEC) and member of the Network of Experts on Social Dimension of Education and Training (Neset II) for the European Commission. She has been involved in various national and international projects at the University of Pavia, the National Institute for the Educational Evaluation of Instruction and Training (INVALSI), the Institute for Research and Innovation for the Italian Schools (INDIRE), the Centre for Resilience and Socio-Emotional Health at the University of Malta, and local Mental Health Services. She has published numerous papers and books, including co-authoring Social and Emotional Education in Primary School. Integrating Theory and Research into Practice (Springer Ed.) and the NESET II analytical report Strengthening Social and Emotional Education as a core curricular area across the EU.


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