Curriculum Vitae ao. Univ.-Prof. Dr. Barbara Juen


1989 PhD Thesis on moral development and language aquisition
1988-91 Head of a youth counselling office in Innsbruck
Since 1992 Position at the Department of Psychology of the University of Innsbruck
Since 1993 Postgraduate Degree in Clinical and Health  Psychology
Since 1999 Head of the worksgoup on emergency psychology in the Department of Psychology of the University of Innsbruck
Co founder of the first crisis intervention teams within the Austrian Red Cross
Development of a curriculum for crisis intervention workers within the Austrian Red Cross
Since  1999 Doing field work in crisis intervention in the case of smaller and bigger critical events and disasters
Since  2000 Trainer of crisis intervention workers and trainer for psychological first aid within the Austrian Red Cross
Since 2002 Counselling in Psychotraumatology in the psychotherapeutic and clinical out patient clinic for psychological research  of the University of Innsbruck
Nov 2002 Habilitation as a professor in Psychology
Title of the habilitation : conflict regulation in early mother child dyads
Since 2003 Asscoiate Professor at the Department of Psychology of the University of Innsbruck
Since 2004
Head of psychosocial support for the Austrian Red Cross
Since 2005
Coordinator of the European Network for Psychosocial Support
Since 2005 Member of the roster group of the IFRC Reference Centre for Psychosocial Support


Fields of research

Emotion Psychology, conflict and conflict regulation, Psychotraumatology, especially Psychotraumatology in children and adolescents

Fields of practical experience

Crisis intervention on a daily basis (from 1999 until today about 250-300 operations)

Crisis intervention after disasters:

Teamleader and psychosocial support of berieved persons:
Galtür, Jamtal (avalanches, 1999, 2000):
Psychosocial interventions for refugees from the Kosovo (1999)
Accident at a snowboard event for adolescents (Bergisel, 1999)
Bus accident (Vomp, 2000)
Kaprun (funicular train accident, 2002)
Memorial filght to Thailand (2005)
Command staff member (for psychosocial operation-S7)
Tsunami (2004)
Flood (Tyrol, 2005)
Cable car Accident (Sölden, 2005)
School based interventions (2005-10)

International consulting

Slowakia (2008): Training of crisis intervention teams
Indonesia (2008): Volunteer support project data collection and supervision
Israel (2008): Training in psychological first aid for paramedics, consultation in building up crisis intervention teams
India (2009): SOS childrens´villages finding culture specific indicators of wellbeing in children and guidance for mothers, training of mothers and project for children July 2009 (EU project)
Croatia (2009): Train the Trainer Crisis Intervention

Partnership in the following projects

Eureste: Resilience and Terrorism (EU project Belgian RC)
Eutopa: Standards on Psychosocial Support (EU project, Impact)
The European Network for Traumatic Stress TENTS (EU project on guidelines and training materials for psychosocial and psychological interventions after disasters)
TENTS TP project

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