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Who are these people? The under graduation courses in Occupational Therapy with travestility and transsexuality issues

Grant number: 14/19572-7
Support type:Scholarships in Brazil - Scientific Initiation
Effective date (Start): December 01, 2014
Effective date (End): November 30, 2015
Field of knowledge:Health Sciences - Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy
Principal researcher:Roseli Esquerdo Lopes
Grantee:Jaime Daniel Leite Junior
Home Institution: Centro de Ciências Biológicas e da Saúde (CCBS). Universidade Federal de São Carlos (UFSCAR). São Carlos , SP, Brazil


This project is an exploratory study to be realized with the occupational therapy undergraduate courses of the public universities in Sao Paulo state, Brazil. It aims to identify and to discuss the insertion of gender issues, specially focusing on travestility and transsexuality. The occupational therapists practical and theoretic background creates a fundamental point to know, inside of the Brazilian state with the biggest number of professionals, undergraduation courses, professors, and researchers. It is import to look at the references used to discuss the resources applied to occupational therapist education. In the one hand, it is an expected result of this project to create such references; in the other hand, is expected that the achieved results may be helpful to the assistance processes, creating strategies to deal with the vulnerabilities that surround the day-by-day lives of the people that live the travestility and transsexuality experience from an occupational therapy point of view. (AU)

News published in Agência FAPESP Newsletter about the scholarship:

Scientific publications
(References retrieved automatically from Web of Science and SciELO through information on FAPESP grants and their corresponding numbers as mentioned in the publications by the authors)
LEITE JUNIOR, JAIME DANIEL; LOPES, ROSELI ESQUERDO. Travestility, transsexuality and demands for occupational therapists training. CADERNOS BRASILEIROS DE TERAPIA OCUPACIONAL-BRAZILIAN JOURNAL OF OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY, v. 25, n. 3, p. 481-496, 2017. Web of Science Citations: 1.

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