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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:

  • Registration is now open! for the Society for Community Research and Action's bienniel conference June 26 - 29, 2019. Come see the intersection of evaluation and community psychology  More info at THIS LINK.  See you in Chicago?
  • Reminder: The deadline for proposals for Evaluation 2019 is March 19th. We hope to see you all in Minneapolis!
  • Once those proposals are in, they will need reviewers! Reach out to the leadership team if you can help with reviewing
  • 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.