Researching Community Psychology
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Published by American Psychological Association .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Social, group or collective psychology

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages259
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8602774M
ISBN 101557980985
ISBN 109781557980984

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Researching community psychology: Issues of theory and methods. Discusses the developing scientific enterprise of community psychology research. The book begins with a discussion of an approach to evaluating the importance and robustness of a research endeavor and the questions driving that by: Researching community psychology: Issues of theory and methods. Discusses the developing scientific enterprise of community psychology research. The book begins with a discussion of an approach to evaluating the importance and robustness of a research endeavor and the questions driving that research.   Book Description: This textbook will show you how to comprehensively analyze, investigate, and address escalating problems of economic inequality, violence, substance abuse, homelessness, poverty, and : Leonard A. Jason, Olya Glantsman, Jack F. O'Brien, Kaitlyn N. Ramian. Not intended as a definitive attempt to cover the field, but as an invitation to readers to discover the field and make it their own, the book draws readers into a dialogue about community psychology that continues after the last word of the book is read. Community Psychology: Where It Came From and What It Is; Community Psychologists: Who We Are and What We Cited by:

Handbook of Community Psychology. As a field progresses, people write about their own work in journals, chapters, and books; but periodically the work needs to be collected and organized. It needs to be brought together in a format that can both introduce new members to the field and reacquaint continuing members with the work of their colleagues.5/5(1).   The final chapter relates research on human psychophysiology to problems of psychological assessment and psychotherapy that are of central concern to clinical psychologists. This book should prove useful to practicing clinical and community psychologists, graduate and undergraduate students of psychology, and members of other mental health Book Edition: 1. What is Community Psychology? Community psychology goes beyond an individual focus to promote positive change and empowerment at multiple levels. Learn more about the field and find handouts and presentations to share in the section of the site titled “What is Community Psychology?” Become a Community Psychologist Interested in applying to.   It may be useful to describe community psychology by distinguishing it from other disciplines with which it is closely allied. Community psychology is like clinical psychology and community mental health in its action orientation. That is, community psychology aims to promote human welfare.

Psychology is designed to meet scope and sequence requirements for the single-semester introduction to psychology course. The book offers a comprehensive treatment of core concepts, grounded in both classic studies and current and emerging research. The text also includes coverage of the DSM-5 in examinations of psychological disorders. "In short, this Handbook of Community Psychology is an exceptionally useful tool for mental health professionals, and especially for those involved in research or teaching. It is a handbook in the original sense of the word. That is, it is a book that many readers will want to keep close at hand." (Psychiatric Services, (). The fourth edition of this acclaimed textbook provides an in-depth and engaging overview of community psychology, including its theoretical underpinnings and methods for conducting research and promoting change within : Research in community psychology is differentiated by its goals, its methods, and the topics addressed. It is action oriented, with the overarching goal of leading to real change in our institutions, communities, and Research Council is responsible for the SCRA Research Scholars Program.