We define community broadly and engage in communities of many kinds. Pieces are arranged topically and the list of issue topics is continually expanding.
Posted in: Marginalized Groups, Poverty and Socioeconomic Status, Prevention SciencePublished in: American Journal of Community PsychologyBuy-in and trust with organization- and policy-level stakeholders is crucial. Tensions between organizational culture and the research protocol should be addressed, such as reluctance to support a randomized design.Read More
Posted in: Coalition Building, Prevention SciencePublished in: American Journal of Community PsychologyConsumers collaborate with researchers in Community-based Participatory Research (CBPR) to create data that is authentic, useful, and can directly impact service delivery systems. The process is time intensive and can be challenging. Including consumer researchers as partners is essential to understand the experience of receiving services and the impact of those services when considering improvements.Read More
Posted in: Marginalized GroupsPublished in: American Journal of Community PsychologyDespite significant strides for sexual and gender minority (SGM) rights in the United States, there continues to be opposition to these rights from many conservative Christians and political conservatives. This study advances the understanding of how unawareness of Christian privilege and support for Christian hegemony help to explain the association between Christian and political conservatism and […]Read More
Posted in: Coalition Building, Prevention ScienceConsultants can assist communities to design, implement, and evaluate effective interventions. Evaluation consultants with a Community Psychology perspective are particularly valuable as the values of the field align with what many communities need.Read More
Posted in: Children, Youth and Families, Mental Health, Prevention Science, Public PolicyChildhood trauma and adversity are associated with chronic health and behavioral health problems. In a systems-wide approach to trauma, all individuals within the organization play a role in helping treat a child.Read More