Dr. Jose Soto Franceschini, Assistant Professor
Has a Master’s in Education, Orientation, and Counseling from the Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico (PCUPR) in Ponce, and a PhD in Organizational Industrial Psychology from the same university. He has been professional counselor in schools and at the PCUPR in Ponce. He was also professor in the Department of Psychology of the program GEAR UP, and supervisor of AmeriCorps *VISTA. He offers formative workshops in different areas, for example, ethics for LGBT patients, sexting, and cyber-bullying, decision making, supervision and leadership, and conflict resolution. He has been an active member since 1985 of the Puerto Rican Association of Professional Counseling (APCP for its Spanish name), and since 2011 of the Psychological Association of Puerto Rico (APPR Starting in 2016 he has been in the Public Health Program, offering the Survey Questionnaire Design in Public Health: Epidemiological Perspective; Mental Health Epidemiology; Behavioral Aspects of Health Disorders courses. He is also a thesis director for Dr.PH candidates.