Connecting many diverse sources of knowledge as well as facilitating broad understanding is a central value within the field of Community Psychology. As such, we maintain this list of resources and ask for your contributions.
Posted in: Blog | Tags: ResourcesWhy Accessibility? What is Universal Design? We want for our SCRA-affiliated and Community Psychology materials to be widely used and shared by our members and community. We want to share what we know in accordance with our own organizational values for social justice. Our communities are diverse and differently-abled in terms of how we use […] Read More
Posted in: Sense of Community | Tags: ResourcesCommunity Science is pleased to announce the launch of the newly revamped SenseofCommunity.com, an online, international meeting place for people interested in the study or application of sense of community! Our goal is to bring together the myriad of international scholars and practitioners to advance the work on sense of community that has been gaining […] Read More
Posted in: Blog | Tags: ResourcesAshley Simons-Rudolph The following are based on a discussion facilitated with the SCRA Practice Council August 25, 2018. They represent the thoughts/experiences of the author only. Each situation is unique. Please consider using multiple approaches in your overall media strategy. General Approach LOTS of different kinds of media; be proactive Defensive mode?-Consider seeking expert Empower […] Read More
Posted in: Coalition Building | Tags: ResourcesPeople – locally and globally – can change and improve conditions that affect their lives. How? We can become more effective by learning and applying community-building skills. The Community Tool Box ™ is a website that provides practical guidance, tips, tools, and how-to-do-it information on a wide variety of community skills. It is intended to […] Read More
Posted in: Coalition Building | Tags: ResourcesMany readers are by now familiar with the Community Tool Box ™, a website that provides practical guidance and how-to-do-it information on a wide variety of community-building topics. With over 300 self-contained instructional sections and over 7000 pages of text, the Tool Box is presently the largest single source of information on community health and […] Read More
Posted in: Coalition Building, Prevention Science | Tags: Practice, ResourcesAfter the 2011 Biennial, the Community Psychology Practice Council and the Council of Education Programs appointed a task group focused on defining practice competencies for the field. These competencies were developed with the intent to communicate the nature and contributions of community psychology practice to prospective students and psychological colleagues, and to articulate for prospective employers the […] Read More