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Community Psychology

This Research Guide developed and maintained to support the university's PSY 435 Community Psychology course

Course Description

This course covers the basic theories and concepts that define the field of community psychology while utilizing a service learning approach to community action and research. Students will also learn about the principles of research that guide community psychologists, including traditional research methods, qualitative research methods, consulting, program development and evaluation, and participatory action research.

Why Reference Sources?

Reference sources can provide you with valuable information such as:
  • Background information
  • Important figures
  • Dates, places, and people
  • Definitions and key terms
  • Lists of additional sources (articles, books, etc.)
They are an excellent way to begin your research by allowing you to become familiar with the topic in preparation to choose the best articles, books, and additional resources. 

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