Community Psychology

5th Edition

John Moritsugu, Elizabeth Vera, Frank Y Wong, Karen Grover Duffy

Published July 5, 2013
Textbook - 408 Pages
ISBN 9780205255627 - CAT# Y204826

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Community Psychology, 5/e focuses on the prevention of problems, the promotion of well-being, empowerment of members within a community, the appreciation of diversity, and an ecological model for the understanding of human behavior. Attention is paid to both “classic” early writings and the most recent journal articles and reviews by today’s practitioners and researchers. Historical and alternative methods of effecting social change are explored in this book, with the overall theme that the environment is as important as the individual in it.
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Learning Goals

Upon completing this book, readers will be able to:

  • Understand the historical and contemporary principles of community psychology.
  • Apply theory and research to social services, mental health, health, legal, and public health systems


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