Universidad del Sagrado Corazón


Jelitza Soto Roman, Ph.D.

Associate Professor | Social work

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Professor Jelitza Soto-Román has a bachelor’s degree in Arts, with a concentration in Social Work from the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus (UPR-RP), and a master’s degree in Social Work with Families, Children and Adolescents from the Graduate School of Social Work Beatriz Lasalle and has doctoral courses from the Department of Psychology of the UPR-RP. Through her years of experience, she has worked as a professor, coordinator of the Supervised Internship component in Social Work, and academic advisor of the Program.

Among his areas of interest are topics related to the manifestations of human diversity and their implications for human relations and professional intervention in the social and clinical area. Along these lines, he published the article “Implications of human and family diversity in the evaluation of shared custody” (2014); and presented the paper “Gender perspective: challenges and possibilities for Social Work” (2015).

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