Our vision is to be a place where those engaged in community work can share their knowledge and expertise. We have curated a few pieces that are exceptionally relevant today.
Posted in: Aging, History of Community Psychology | Tags: Featured ContentPublished in: American Journal of Community PsychologyBetween 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 even greater disadvantage than […]Read More
Posted in: Inspiration, Self Help | Tags: Featured ContentPublished in: The Community PsychologistKristin M. Schramer and Kathryn D. Lafreniere The growth of online communities, communities in which members communicate primarily through electronic means, has led to interest in their ability to develop a sense of community in their members, often referred to as Sense of Virtual Community (SOVC) (Abfalter, Zanglia, & Mueller, 2012). There is evidence that […]Read More
Posted in: Blog, Children, Youth and Families | Tags: Featured ContentRecent longitudinal studies show that Black adolescents and adults from low socioeconomic backgrounds who are resilient are also more likely to get physically sick. However, White adolescents and adults from similar backgrounds are immune to this negative outcome. For example, a study of Black, low-income adolescents revealed that those who were resilient (as demonstrated by high aspirations, […]Read More