PSYC 802 Community Psychology

This class will provide students with an introduction to the field of community psychology, or the scientific study of communities versus individuals, with a focus on empowerment, social problems and their solutions, and community strengths and weaknesses. The class encourages students to read, understand, and conduct community-based research, to consider how research findings can be used to address social problems, and to design and implement research-based interventions that empower and improve lives.