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Trickett, Edison J.; Espino, Susan Ryerson; Hawe, Penelope – Journal of Community Psychology, 2011
Recent discussions about the conduct of community interventions suggest the importance of developing more comprehensive theorizing about their nature and effects. The present study is an effort to infer how community interventions are theorized by the way they are represented in the peer-reviewed scholarly literature. A coding of a random sample…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Intervention, Community Programs, Public Health
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Dariotis, Jacinda K.; Bumbarger, Brian K.; Duncan, Larissa G.; Greenberg, Mark T. – Journal of Community Psychology, 2008
Widespread replications of evidence-based prevention programs (EBPPs) prompt prevention scientists to examine program implementation adherence in real world settings. Based on Chen's model (1990), we identified five key factors of the implementation system and assessed which characteristics related to program adherence. The sample included 32…
Descriptors: Evidence, Prevention, Program Implementation, Statistical Significance
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Griffith, Derek M.; Childs, Erica L.; Eng, Eugenia; Jeffries, Vanessa – Journal of Community Psychology, 2007
Racism is part of the foundation of U.S. society and institutions, yet few studies in community psychology or organizational studies have examined how racism affects organizations. This paper proposes a conceptual framework of institutional racism, which describes how, in spite of professional standards and ethics, racism functions within…
Descriptors: Racial Discrimination, Racial Bias, Systems Approach, Social Status
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Lu, Luo – Journal of Community Psychology, 2006
This study aimed to explore the parenthood transition in a Chinese cultural context. Three hundred sixty-four parents (201 females, 163 males) took part in this panel study conducted twice at 6 weeks before and 6 weeks after the birth of their children. Results showed that (a) in cross-sectional analyses, parenthood stress had consistent negative…
Descriptors: Marital Satisfaction, Mental Health, Adolescents, Parents
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Zeldin, Shepherd; Larson, Reed; Camino, Linda; O'Connor, Cailin – Journal of Community Psychology, 2005
This article serves as an introduction to the special issue and to the emerging topic of intergenerational relationships and partnerships in community programs. Our aim is to offer a frame in which to consider theory and practice on the topic. Toward that end, we focus on the multiple purposes of intergenerational relationships, adult strategies…
Descriptors: Community Programs, Interpersonal Relationship, Partnerships in Education, Youth