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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Community Psychology and Community Mental Health

Edited by Geoffrey Nelson, Bret Kloos and Jose Ornelas.

September 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Clinical Psychology. 432 pages.

This volume explores the field of community mental health from the perspective of community psychology. The focus of the book is on the transformation of the field of mental health from...

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Community Colleges

John M. Majer.

in Diverse Careers in Community Psychology

May 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Psychology. 7617 words.

Community psychologists typically work in various settings, such as universities, community-based organizations, and/or as independent consultants. This chapter describes the experiences of...

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Community Narratives

Bradley D. Olson, Daniel G. Cooper, Judah J. Viola and Brian Clark.

in Handbook of Methodological Approaches to Community-Based Research

December 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Psychology. 5177 words.

Personal stories are structured around individuals’ stories, whereas community narratives, analogously, are comprised of personal stories collectively forming the foundation of a group’s or...

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Community Power

Brian D. Christens.

in Community Power and Empowerment

March 2019; p ublished online February 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Psychology. 10212 words.

Power is a fundamental force in community affairs and change processes. This chapter examines community power structure as a basis for understanding empowerment processes. Early social...

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Community Development

Brian D. Christens.

in Community Power and Empowerment

March 2019; p ublished online February 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Psychology. 13856 words.

Most have treated empowerment at the community level in vague terms. Scholars in community development and health promotion have identified domains of community empowerment, but these were...

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Recovering Community in Mental Health

Bret Kloos, Greg Townley, Victoria H. Chien, Betsy A. Davis, Laura Kurzban and David Asiamah.

in Community Psychology and Community Mental Health

September 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Psychology. 10331 words.

The focus of this chapter is on community change. The chapter tackles issues of access to community life, social exclusion, marginalization, prejudice, and discrimination, pointing to how...

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Transformative Change in Community Mental Health

Geoffrey Nelson, Bret Kloos and José Ornelas.

in Community Psychology and Community Mental Health

September 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Psychology. 5955 words.

The final chapter synthesizes the various contributions of the volume into a model with the following four components for transformative change in community mental health: (a) ecological...

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Transformative Change in Community Mental Health

Geoffrey Nelson, Bret Kloos and José Ornelas.

in Community Psychology and Community Mental Health

September 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Psychology. 7523 words.

This first chapter provides an introduction to the book. The chapter begins with a rationale for why transformative change is needed in community mental health (CMH) and why community...

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Community Psychology History and Theory as Resources for Transformative Change in Community Mental Health

Bret Kloos, José Ornelas and Geoffrey Nelson.

in Community Psychology and Community Mental Health

September 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Psychology. 12998 words.

This chapter presents community psychology history and theory as resources for transformative change in community mental health (CMH). It reviews the historical relationship between...

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Transformative Organizational Change in Community Mental Health

José Ornelas, Teresa Duarte and Maria Fátima Jorge-Monteiro.

in Community Psychology and Community Mental Health

September 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Psychology. 11397 words.

This chapter describes a community mental health setting that they created: the Associação para o Estudo e Integração Psicossocial (AEIPS; Association for the Study and Psychosocial...

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Accidental Community Psychologist

Teresa Garate.

in Diverse Careers in Community Psychology

May 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Psychology. 4896 words.

In this chapter, the author shares the impact that community psychology has had on her professional life over the last 23 years and how its principles are embedded through her varied career...

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Perspectives on Transformative Change in Community Mental Health

John Sylvestre.

in Community Psychology and Community Mental Health

September 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Psychology. 10955 words.

This chapter reviews and analyzes two theoretical perspectives on transformative change in mental health: planned systems change and continuous and emergent change. This distinction is...

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Housing First and System/Community Transformation

Paula Goering and Sam Tsemberis.

in Community Psychology and Community Mental Health

September 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Psychology. 6276 words.

This chapter focuses on Housing First as an exemplar of transformational change. With its focus on consumer choice, citizenship, recovery, and community integration, Housing First embodies...

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Community Power and Empowerment

Brian D. Christens.

March 2019; p ublished online February 2019 .

Book. Subjects: Clinical Psychology. 280 pages.

Community Power and Empowerment is the most comprehensive treatment of empowerment theory to date. The book begins by situating empowerment with regard to community power,...

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Contexts and Community Leadership

G. Kelly James.

in Becoming Ecological

February 2006; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Psychology. 7449 words.

Ella Baker was, from the 1940s through the 1970s, an influential leader in the civil rights movement. During the Montgomery, Alabama, bus boycott of 1955–1956, she made some trenchant...

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Community as Teacher

G. Kelly James.

in Becoming Ecological

February 2006; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Psychology. 3737 words.

Ecological analogy is useful for assessing and working on community problems. As this chapter tries to understand how persons adapt and cope within social systems, and wonders about the...

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Community-Based Practice Mission

Allen W. Ratcliffe.

in Diverse Careers in Community Psychology

May 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Psychology. 2966 words.

This chapter is a brief story highlighting a 40-year community psychology experience in one community setting—Tacoma, Washington. The author identifies principles that may apply to early...

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International Community Psychology Development

Mary Gloria C. Njoku.

in Diverse Careers in Community Psychology

May 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Psychology. 5235 words.

As a psychologist working in an academic setting in Nigeria, the author had the opportunity to develop a variety of social research and action projects both within the university setting...

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Communities Making a Difference

Michael J. Kral.

in The Return of the Sun

September 2019; p ublished online July 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Psychology. 14647 words.

This chapter discusses how health and well-being have been delivered and managed in the Canadian Arctic, and how delivery and management have moved from the federal to territorial...

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Supporting Community Agencies

Crystal Reinhart.

in Diverse Careers in Community Psychology

May 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Psychology. 3686 words.

A community organization offers a diverse setting in terms of people, skills, and topics. It affords the opportunity to tailor work toward your own interests while continuing to build...

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