Healthcare reform is an important part of our domestic policy debate. Community Psychology broadens this discussion by showing how the social and community context impacts physical and emotional well-being. Community Psychologists working within healthcare settings promote overall health by identifying and addressing the social and ecological factors that promote and hinder wellness.
Posted in: Children, Youth and Families, Healthcare, Poverty and Socioeconomic Status | Tags: Featured ContentBy linking Community Psychology principles with health information, School-Based Health Centers (SBHC)s represent needed infrastructure when schools re-open after stay-at-home orders related to COVID-19.Read More
Posted in: Healthcare, Marginalized Groups | Tags: PodcastsThere are communities facing risk of genocidal impact due to HIV/AIDS including black men, and indigenous communities, who are largely ignored or delegitimized in their experiences and differential health outcomes. Dr. Wilson’s work highlights the need to reclaim narratives of resistance by immigrants, communities of colour and indigenous communities.Read More
Posted in: Healthcare, Marginalized Groupssubmitted by Phoutdavone Phimphasone-Brady, Alyssa M. Vela, Brooke E. Palmer, Alyssa Minnick, and Fary M. Cachelin. Latinas are not only at greater risk for obesity and binge eating disorder (BED) than White women, they are also less likely to seek treatment for eating issues. Intensive lifestyle interventions are effective in promoting weight loss and improving […]Read More