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Welcome to the Community Psychology TIG website!

 

Our Mission   

The Community Psychology Topical Interest Group (CP TIG) promotes the values and methods of community psychology in evaluation and evaluation theory and practice in community psychology.

  


What is Community Psychology?

 
  • Community psychology aims to create change in individuals and systems by focusing on contexts beyond the individual, including structural, socio-cultural, environmental & political contexts. 
  • Community psychology evaluators take an approach that is ecological, value-driven, action-oriented and rooted in social justice and empiricism. We use innovative, applied, and often participatory research methodologies that involve partnering with communities stakeholders as co-researchers. 


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Announcements

Check out what's new with the Community Psychology TIG:

  • We are still looking for volunteers to be reviewers for Evaluation 2018 proposals. If interested, please contact Crystal Coker and/or Erica Clarke
  • Reminder: The deadline for proposals for Evaluation 2018 is March 15th.  
  • There are some new additions to our website. Go see the new Colleague Contribution page.
  • Take a look at our most recent AEA365 Blog entry.