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Camila Perera Aladro


Camila Perera joined UNICEF Office of Research – Innocenti in June 2020 as a Research Consultant. She is currently conducting a systematic review investigating the impact of social protection programmes on gender outcomes in LMICs as part of the Gender-Responsive and Age-Sensitive Social Protection (GRASSP) programme. Prior to this, she was working on her PhD in Psychology at Trinity College Dublin, investigating the use of scalable or low-intensity psychological interventions in humanitarian settings. She has also worked at the IFRC Reference Centre for Psychosocial Support on projects exploring mental health and psychosocial support interventions in high and low-resource settings. Camila has experience and training in a wide range of methodological skills, including qualitative and advanced quantitative analysis, systematic reviews and implementation research. Her main research interests and recent work focus on global mental health, adverse childhood experiences and cultural adaptations of psychological interventions.