Community Psychologists focus on the productive role of aging in the community and the prevention of mental health problems in the elderly.
Posted in: Aging, Children, Youth and Families | Tags: Featured ContentPublished in: The Community PsychologistLiving in a rural area can come with various challenges. One of the greatest needs for children and older people in rural areas is access to essential services such as long-term care facilities and daycares. Intergenerational care facilities may be an option.Read More
Posted in: Aging, History of Community Psychology | Tags: ResearchPublished in: American Journal of Community Psychologysubmitted by Elizabeth Kirkwood Between the years 2005 to 2050, the global population of older persons (over age 65) is expected to increase 113%. In continents such as Asia and Africa, the increase is expected to exceed 268% and 307%, respectively. Considering women constitute a majority of the aging population, they may be at an […]Read More
Posted in: Aging, Children, Youth and Families, Immigrant Justice, Marginalized Groups, Public PolicyPublished in: American Journal of Community PsychologyDeportation has numerous detrimental impacts on individuals who are deported, and on the families and communities they are forced to leave behind. This policy statement reviews the empirical literature to describe the effects of deportation on the individual, families, and the broader community, in order to inform policy and practice recommendations.Read More