Community Psychology

Community Psychology : A Common Sense Approach to Mental Health

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For upper level undergraduate and graduate level courses in Community Psychology, Social Work, and Mental Health Services Theory and Practice. The need for community psychology in society is described in this innovative text. Major principles, strategies and ethical guidelines, classical and current research are presented with programmatic applications and interventions utilizing the community psychology approach.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 278 pages
  • 154.94 x 218.44 x 17.78mm | 408.23g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 013083341X
  • 9780130833419

Table of contents

Introduction. 1. An Overview of Community Psychology. 2. The Ecological Model: Person-in-Context. 3. Prevention. 4. Crises and Coping. 5. Social Support and Self-Help. 6. Consultation. 7. Program Evaluation. 8. Community Change: The Politics of Intervention and Empowerment. 9. Strategies for Change. 10. The Changing Face of Community in the Information Age. 11. The Future of Community Psychology: Training for the Twenty-First Century. Glossary. Bibliography. Author Index. Subject Index.show more