Community Psychology

What is Community Psychology?

Community psychology studies the interactions between individuals and their environment.

 

Related Courses in the Psychology Department

PSY 353: Introduction to Community Psychology

Community psychology concerns the reduction of social problems, enhancement of quality of life, and promotion of social justice through value-driven research and action among individuals, communities, and societies.  Topics may include prevention and promotion, program development and evaluation, psychological conceptualizations of environment and community, community organization, empowerment, and social action.

PSY 357: Internship in Community Psychology

Internship in selected community human services agencies. Interns may assist with assessment, evaluation, consultation, prevention and /or program development activities under the supervision of agency personnel and university faculty.