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Miller, Robin Lin – American Journal of Evaluation, 2015
Community psychology blends psychological science, a community-level perspective on social issues, and a social justice orientation. Despite important difference between community psychology and program evaluation, program evaluation is a key component of many community psychologists' practice and holds a central place in my own. In this…
Descriptors: Psychology, Prevention, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Social Justice
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Henderson, Dawn X. – Teaching of Psychology, 2017
This article describes an undergraduate course in community psychology at an Historically Black University. The course integrated community engagement using a local neighborhood revitalization project as a platform for students to volunteer, prepare a historical analysis, and sense of community project. The course aims to fulfill a requirement…
Descriptors: Community Involvement, Undergraduate Students, Undergraduate Study, Black Colleges
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Chan, Kevin; Ng, Eddie; Chan, Charles C. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2016
This article chronicles a service-learning (SL) subject on community psychology in Hong Kong (n = 26) and elaborates on how students experience concepts, frameworks, and values in community psychology and put them into practice at servicelearning settings. Upon acquiring basic concepts in community psychology, including sense of community,…
Descriptors: Student Empowerment, Service Learning, Psychology, Foreign Countries
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Seedat, Mohamed; Lazarus, Sandy – Journal of Community Psychology, 2011
This article represents a South African contribution to the growing international body of knowledge on histories of community psychology. We trace the early antecedents of social-community psychology interventions and describe the social forces and academic influences that provided the impetus for the emergence and development of community…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Psychology, Intervention, Community
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Sheldon, Jeffrey A.; Wolfe, Susan M. – American Journal of Evaluation, 2015
In 2012, the American Evaluation Association (AEA) added community psychology (CP) to its roster of topical interests groups (TIG). One of the highlights of the CP TIG program at the 2012 AEA Conference and the genesis of this "American Journal of Evaluation" Forum was a panel of accomplished community psychologists and evaluation…
Descriptors: Professional Associations, Psychology, Psychologists, Conferences (Gatherings)
Foxley, Brittany L. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Mental health issues among school-aged children are a growing concern and subject of intervention and prevention studies nationwide. While several implementation and service delivery models exist for school-based mental health services (SBMHS) they are often localized, population or program specific, and do not adequately address the issues…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Child Health, Social Bias, Delivery Systems
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St. Germaine-Small, Melissa; Walsh-Bowers, Richard; Mitchell, Terry L. – Journal of Community Psychology, 2012
Psychology has made advances in rectifying its historical negation of women's perspectives, as evidenced by a steady increase in women's scholarship and distinctly feminist works. However, in community psychology, the scope and magnitude of works generated both by and about women from a feminist framework have not kept pace with discourse on the…
Descriptors: Graduate Study, Feminism, Females, Social Action
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Mulvey, Anne – Journal of Community Psychology, 2012
I describe feminist community psychology principles that have the potential to expand and enrich mentoring and that honor Barbara Snell Dohrenwend, a leader who contributed to the research, theory, and profession of community psychology. I reflect on the affect that Barbara Dohrenwend had on life and on the development of feminist community…
Descriptors: Research Assistants, Feminism, Mentors, Psychology
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Grose-Fifer, Jillian; Helmer, Kimberly A.; Zottoli, Tina M. – Teaching of Psychology, 2014
We investigated whether students in psychology-based learning communities (LCs; i.e., cohorts who took introductory psychology and English together) performed better on psychology tests than those in standard classes. There were two types of LC; in one (connected LC), we created links between English and psychology by using English class readings…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Psychology, Introductory Courses, Freshman Composition
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Silva, Janelle M. – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2015
Since the 1960s, women's centers on college campuses have provided a wide variety of resources. Unfortunately, not all colleges and universities house women's centers, despite the need for such spaces for their students. In this article, Janelle M. Silva describes a senior seminar grounded in feminist pedagogy and community psychology principles…
Descriptors: Community, Psychology, Feminism, Teaching Methods
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Schinke, Robert J.; Middleton, Thierry; Petersen, Brennan; Kao, Sanfu; Lefebvre, Deborah; Habra, Bahaa – Quest, 2019
There are varied approaches that have been used in sport for development (SFD) projects. This article is focused on the move by sport and exercise psychology researchers toward community-based SFD projects where marginalized groups are centralized. The authors have chosen two of their projects to exemplify different approaches to SFD. An initial…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Foreign Countries, Exercise, Sport Psychology
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Spector, J. Michael; Ifenthaler, Dirk; Sampson, Demetrios G. – Journal of Computing in Higher Education, 2016
Digital systems and digital technologies are globally investigated for their potential to transform learning, teaching and assessment towards offering unique learning experiences to the twenty-first century learners. This Special Issue on "Digital systems supporting cognition and exploratory learning in twenty-first century" aims to…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Cognitive Processes, Discovery Learning, Educational Psychology
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Finn, Cindy A. – Canadian Journal of School Psychology, 2016
In Quebec, school psychology is alive and well. This article outlines current challenges and opportunities related to the practice of psychology in Quebec English schools. Changes to the practice of psychology in Quebec over the last decade have had an impact on the delivery of psychological services in schools. Modifications of the admission…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Psychology, Delivery Systems, School Psychologists
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Sonn, Christopher; Baker, Alison – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2016
Arts and cultural practice are gaining attention in numerous disciplines and sectors as a vehicle for community building, and to promote wellbeing and social change. In this article we overview the links between community and liberation psychologies, community arts, and public pedagogy. We put forward the notion of community pedagogies to capture…
Descriptors: Art Activities, Cultural Influences, Community Programs, Community Education
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Najdowski, Adel C.; Bergstrom, Ryan; Tarbox, Jonathan; St. Clair, Megan – Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 2017
Children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) often have difficulty inferring the private events of others, including private verbal behavior (e.g., thoughts), private emotional responses, and private establishing operations, often referred to as "perspective taking" by the general psychology community. Children with ASD also have…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Verbal Communication, Emotional Response
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