She is a Distinguished Service Professor — Emerita from State University of New York at Geneseo. This 6th edition will include new topical subjects such as grit and life success, changes in technology and their impact, interventions based on networking, social movements and justice, dealing with stigma, and new models of health. Brand New Please Read Notes: Brand New, International Softcover Edition, Printed in black and white pages, minor self wear on the cover or pages, Sale restriction may be printed on the book, but Book name, contents, and author are exactly same as Hardcover Edition. Historical and alternative methods of effecting social change are explored in this book, with the overall theme that the environment is as important as the individual in it. Compiled and written by a team of over forty doctors, this accessible guide features clear writing, more than 150 labeled line drawings, and cross-referencing for easy use. Even under the best of circumstances, the adolescent years often put the strongest family structures to the test - sometimes to the breaking point.
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The book is divided into two main sections: guiding principles, which anchor community psychologists to a coherent set of fundamental values, andorienting concepts, that allow us to remain open to paradigm-shaking perspectives. Incorporating existential and third wave behavioral psychology perspectives, authors John Moritsugu, Elizabeth M. The families with adolescents who fared best were those with such marital resources as good communication and conflict resolution skills, satisfying sexual relations, and good parent-adolescent communication. Apply theory and research to social services, mental health, health, legal, and public health systems. A recent national study of over one thousand average, middle-income, two parent families reviewed the strengths, stresses, and satisfactions of the family life cycle Olson and McCubbin 1983. When you place your order through Biblio, the seller will ship it directly to you. Historical and alternative methods of effecting social change are explored in this book, with the overall theme that the environment is a.
I'll admit that it's difficult for me to be objective in this review because my dislike for the course I was in when I read this is certai Personally, I didn't really like this textbook. The vignettes that started each chapter also weren't that helpful at times they were even a little bit annoying. Also, a wide range of composition and grammar tools aid students throughout the writing process, helping them to produce more effective papers. The long and constant references were also distracting at times. I'll just conclude by saying that it was very difficult to study this textbook because of the way it was formatted and because it was so heavily focused around studies. Learning Goals Upon completing this book, readers will be able to: Understand the historical and contemporary principles of community psychology.
A co-editor of the text Preventive Psychology, he has also been on the editorial boards of the American Journal of Community Psychology, the Journal of Community Psychology, and Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology. Community Psychology: Where It Came From and What It Is; Community Psychologists: Who We Are and What We Do; The Importance of Values; Beyond the Individual Level; Appreciating Diversity; Embracing Social Change; Strengths Perspective; Stress and Coping; Prevention; Empowerment; Resilience; Community Psychology in the 21 Century. Personally, I didn't really like this textbook. Social and Human Services in the Community 8. Vera, Jane Harmon Jacobs, and Melissa Kennedy emphasize the importance of meaning, mindfulness, and psychologically-informed awareness and skill. If for any reason your order is not available to ship, you will not be charged. The format is very wordy and it often felt like the authors were just going on and on about the same point.
Table of Contents Contents Part I: Introductory Concepts 1. Her research interests include urban youth development, subjective well-being of ethnic minority adolescents, prevention, and social justice in psychology. Description The concepts, research and applications emerging from the field of community psychology. The E-mail message field is required. Attention is paid to both Â¿classicÂ¿ early writings and the most recent journal articles and reviews by todayÂ¿s practitioners and researchers.
Karen Grover Duffy holds a Ph. Elizabeth Vera is a Professor in the School of Education at Loyola University Chicago. Community Psychology provides students with an introduction to the concepts, research and applications emerging from the field of community psychology. It will appeal to advanced undergraduates as well as graduates taking courses on community psychology, social psychology, clinical psychology, and related fields. Biblio is a marketplace for book collectors comprised of thousands of independent, professional booksellers, located all over the world, who list their books for sale online so that customers like you can find them! Learning Goals Upon completing this book, readers will be able to: Understand the historical and contemporary principles of community psychology. While families from all walks of life may be found in these settings, families who have suffered the additional stresses of poverty, discrimination, and the consequences of physical and mental illness are commonly overrepresented.
He is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association in Divisions 1 General Psychology , 27 Society for Community Research and Action and 45 Society for the Psychological Study of Ethnic Minority Issues. Among these systems are those addressing mental health, education, criminal justice, social services, work, and public health. It then focuses on the prevention of problems, the promotion of well-being, the empowerment of members within a community, the appreciation of diversity, and an ecological model for the understanding of human behavior. Bookseller Completion Rate This reflects the percentage of orders the seller has received and filled. She still teaches in Russia and continues her award-winning community service projects in the United States, Russia, and other countries, most recently Mongolia.