This course provides an advanced survey of theories, methods, and research relevant to community and applied social psychology. Community and applied social psychology seek to understand social-psychological processes between people and their environments in order to better understand a diversity of social phenomena; facilitate psychological competence and empowerment; design and carry-out effective interventions and prevention programs; and promote social change. Along with an historical overview, issues such as social-ecological theory, social problem definition, diversity, ethics, and empowerment will be addressed.Prerequisite: Graduate Standing.
3 Graduate credits
Effective May 7, 2020 to present