Rubye Elizabeth Thomas
Examines the historical foundations, theory, methods, and practice that constitute the interdisciplinary field of community psychology. Students build upon an existing empirical knowledge base, including effective modes of community intervention, and examine the relevance of community psychology for addressing social problem.
This course provides an introduction to community psychology, focusing on theory, historical foundations, methods, and practice. In this course, you will learn about the basic theories and concepts that define community psychology while becoming familiar with examples of effective community action and research. You will have the opportunity to examine the potential relevance of community psychology for addressing major social problems.
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