|COURSE NUMBER:||PSYC 336|
|COURSE TITLE:||Community Psychology|
|NAME OF INSTRUCTOR:||Dr Theresa Zolner|
|CREDIT WEIGHT AND WEEKLY TIME DISTRIBUTION:||credits 3(hrs lect 3 - hrs sem 0 - hrs lab 0)|
Community psychology is concerned with the ways society impacts upon individual and community functioning and how psychological, mental health, and crime problems, for example, are often created and maintained by poverty, social injustice, marginalization, and other forms of oppression. Issues of diversity, multiculturalism and racism, of primary prevention and of mobilizing and empowering communities to bring about social change are discussed in a Canadian context. Group projects and various guest speakers will provide relevant experience in community psychology.
Prerequisites: PSYC 250 or 251
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