PSYC15H3: Foundations in Community Psychology

Community psychology is an area of psychology that examines the social, cultural, and structural influences that promote positive change, health, and empowerment among communities and community members. This course will offer an overview of the foundational components of community psychology including its theories, research methods, and applications to topics such as community mental health, prevention programs, interventions, the community practitioner as social change agent, and applications of community psychology to other settings and situations.

Restricted to students in the Specialist, Specialist Co-op and Major programs in Psychology and Mental Health Studies. Students in the Minor program in Psychology will be admitted if space permits.
Social and Behavioural Sciences