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Posted in: Children, Youth and Families | Tags: Featured Content, PracticePublished in: American Journal of Community PsychologyCommunity-led parent education focused on managing parenting stress, clarifying parenting goals, and strengthening nurturing parenting can engage and mobilize a volunteer community workforce.Read More
Posted in: History of Community Psychology | Tags: Featured Content, ResourcesStudents and community members may access a free introduction to the field, the methods and theories, frameworks for understanding communities, intervention and prevention strategies used by community psychologists, tools for creating change on multiple levels, and guidance on the various paths one can take as a community psychologistRead More
Posted in: Public Policy | Tags: Featured Content, ResourcesThe Community Advocacy Toolkit is a result of a joint effort between four divisions of the American Psychological Association (APA): Division 17, the Society of Counseling Psychology; Division 27, the Society for Community Research and Action; Division 35, the Society for the Psychology of Women; and Division 45, the Society for the Psychological Study of […]Read More
Posted in: Marginalized Groups, Sense of Community | Tags: Featured ContentPublished in: American Journal of Community PsychologyFinancial stress can have a significant impact on well-being. Colleges and universities can create opportunities for students to build empathy around social class.Read More
Posted in: Mental Health, Self Help | Tags: Featured ContentPublished in: The Community PsychologistEmily Cutler (EC): How would you describe Alternatives to Suicide? Caroline Mazel-Carlton (CMC): Alternatives to Suicide” (Alt2Su) describes an approach to suicide that focuses on connection and relationship-building among those who are struggling. This approach was informed by “Alternatives to Suicide” peer support groups where people can share openly and authentically about their suicidal thoughts and feelings. Groups originated in the Western Mass Recovery […]Read More