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Community psychology : foundations for practice

Author: Victoria C Scott; Susan M Wolfe
Publisher: Los Angeles : SAGE, [2015] ©2015
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Drawing upon the wisdom of experts in the field, this reader-friendly volume explores both foundational competencies and the technical how-to skills needed for engaging in community psychology practice. Each chapter explores a core competency and its application in preventing or amending community problems and issues. With case examples throughout, this text offers a practical introduction to community outreach and  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Ebook version
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Victoria C Scott; Susan M Wolfe
ISBN: 9781452278681 1452278687 9781483398150 1483398153
OCLC Number: 898155123
Description: xlii, 474 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The history of community psychology practice in the United States --
Guiding principles and competencies for community psychology practice --
Understanding ecological systems --
Effecting social change in diverse contexts: the role of cross-cultural comnpetency --
Professional judgement and ethics --
Participatory approaches for conducting community needs and resources assessments --Organizational and community capacity building --
Community organizing --
Building and strengthening collaborative community partnerships --Advocacy and social justice --
Planning, implementing, and developing evidence-based interventions in the context of Federally Funded Programs --
Empowerment evaluation and community psychology: an alignment of values and principles designed to improve the human condition --
Dissemination and sustainability: changing the world and making it stick --
Community psychology education and practice careers in the 21st century --
A vision for community psychology practice.
Responsibility: Victoria C. Scott, Susan M. Wolfe.

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Community Psychology: Foundations for Practice focuses on the practice of community psychology. It provides an expansive, in-depth look at community psychology and each of the competencies that are  Read more...

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