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Community Psychology - Intervention and Prevention Strategies

Learn about the prevention and early intervention strategies used by community psychologists in this free online course.

Publisher: BCcampus OpenEd
This free online course on Intervention and Prevention Strategies will teach you about the social problems and how they are viewed by community psychologists as the result of unequal distribution of resources causing poverty, homelessness, unemployment, and crime. You will also learn about how community psychology attempts to change harmful dynamics in an attempt to improve community wellbeing.
Community Psychology - Intervention and Prevention Strategies
  • Duration

    1.5-3 Hours
  • Students

    2,892
  • Accreditation

    CPD

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Outcome

Certification

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Description

This free online course on Intervention and Prevention Strategies will teach you about the work of community psychologists. First, you will be introduced to the field of community psychology, and how it all started. Then, you will learn about prevention and the fundamental role it plays in helping communities.

Furthermore, you will learn about the theories behind community psychology as well as the research methods and practice competencies used by those practicing community psychology, such as prevention and empowerment. This free online course also teaches you about understanding communities through the various dimensions of diversity that make up different communities as well as about community prevention and intervention programs about stress within communities, and how they can cope with stress.

Next, in this free online course you will learn about the role the psychology of the community can play in influencing public policies. You will also learn about working with communities to organize them, create partnerships and coalitions, and how behavioral psychology has been combined with community psychology to create the field of Behavioral Community Psychology. Finally, you will be introduced to the topics of social and political change. Enroll in this online course today and learn valuable skills about community psychology as well as prevention and early intervention strategies.

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