ERIC Number: EJ359929
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1986
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Addressing Preventive Interventions in Rural Community Psychology.
Heyman, Steven R.
Journal of Rural Community Psychology, (Special Issue on Prevention and Promotion) v7 n2 p7-15 Win 1986
Suggests that rural cummunity psychology focus on preventive interventions instead of traditional service delivery. Discusses special nature of intervention in rural communities, types of preventive interventions, understanding/utilizing community social ecology, and training issues. Advocates greater preparation for rural psychology and greater worker involvement in their communities. (LFL)
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Community Characteristics, Community Cooperation, Community Involvement, Community Psychology, Community Relations, Cultural Awareness, Financial Support, Higher Education, Intervention, Prevention, Professional Training, Rural Areas, Rural Environment, Rural Population, Rural Urban Differences
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Support Staff; Practitioners
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