Provides the opportunity to apply concepts from BIS 343 in a relevant organizational setting, to engage in a meaningful community-based intervention or research project, and to critically reflect on the project as it is conceived and carried out. Prerequisite: BISCP 343.
This practice course provides students the opportunity to apply concepts from the core courses in the community psychology option to an organizational setting specific to studentís interest. This course will provide the opportunity to draw linkages between theory and direct practice focusing on key skills and theoretical positions guiding contemporary community psychology practice. With the assistance of the instructor, students will identify a practice placement of interest. Students will have the opportunity to engage in meaningful community-based practice at the individual, organizational and community level and develop skills critical for academic and applied work in community psychology.
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General method of instruction
Some seminar, with majority of class spent in practice setting.
Class assignments and grading