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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: Coalition Building, Prevention Science | Tags: Featured ContentConsultants 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 Policy | Tags: Featured ContentChildhood 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
Posted in: Children, Youth and Families, Education | Tags: Featured ContentPublished in: The Community PsychologistCollaboration between school-based health centers and community nonprofits through a shared-staffing model provides organizational enhancement, assists in academic attainment, improves health outcomes, and affirms belonging, a crucial developmental attribute for historically marginalized youth.Read More
Posted in: Criminal Justice, Marginalized Groups | Tags: Featured ContentPublished in: The Community PsychologistServe & Connect has a mission to ignite positive change and strengthen communities through building positive police and community partnerships. Read more on how Serve & Connect has developed a comprehensive, evidence-informed, community-centered model for promoting safety, resilience, and well-being to facilitate positive community level change through effective community collaboration.Read More
Posted in: Immigrant Justice, Marginalized Groups | Tags: Featured ContentPublished in: American Journal of Community PsychologyAutochthony [aw-tok-thon-ey] is a sense of belonging originating from historical nativeness. The idea that “we were the first to arrive” promotes the emergence of a sense of ownership, which may have a negative impact on newcomer migrant groups.Read More
Posted in: History of Community Psychology | Tags: Featured ContentGuess what? SCRA Ignite Sessions are now online. Ignite Presentations share research and ideas in a brief 5-minute format. Ignite your own discussions with a little bit of Community Psychology research! https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLzQPIYK0nLqcCl5YiQ0o1uO9yYG0fKWw4Read More