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eText: 
ISBN-10 0205965997ISBN-13 9780205965991
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ISBN-10 0-205-25562-0ISBN-13 978-0-205-25562-7
Author(s): John Gr Moritsugu; Elizabeth Vera; Frank Y. Wong; Karen Grover Duffy
Publisher: Pearson
Copyright year: © 2014 Pages: 408
Description

The concepts, research and applications emerging from the field of community psychology.

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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