The SCRA Community Mini-Grant, sponsored for this first time this year, is a time-sensitive grant designed to be responsive to community needs.
Our first two awardees were announced this year. You can read about their projects below - we are very excited to sponsor them, and look forward to hearing about their work as it progresses.
"Sense of Place and Sense of Community in Tuvalu, a Country Being Threatened by Sea Level Rise"
"Americans understand justice." This was the response Gov. Rick Perry gave as to why the audience at a GOP debate erupted in applause when it was pointed out that he'd order more executions than "any other governor in modern times." Asked whether he ever had trouble sleeping at night wondering if he had been responsible for the death of an innocent person, he replied no, describing capital punishment as "ultimate justice" for horrendous crimes.
Does Rick Perry understand justice? If justice…
NEW - Community Practice Blog Post
Check out our newest blog post, highlighting the career of Katherine Tyndall here.
See all of our current practicioner vignettes here.
If you are interested, or know someone who would be interested, in filling out a vignette form please email ComPsychPractice@gmail.com. The goal of this project is to collect illustrative stories of community psychologists employed outside of academia.
Check out the newest Practice Council blog post by following the link below.
The Community Psychology Practice Blog has moved! Please visit us at our new web address.
Thanks to the hard work of Al Ratcliffe, Bill Neigher, and other members of the Practice Group, I am proud to post the first copy of the Community Psychology Value Proposition. Feedback and Comments will be greatly appreciated !
Note: this post was originally posted by Oliwier Dziadkowiec.
Outside of academia, many employers have not heard of Community Psychology. Those that have tend to confuse us with clinicians. We have not marketed our profession very well to potential employers and consultees. As a result, we are relatively unknown to many of those that might gain value from using our skills.
To begin remedying that situation, the SCRA Practice Group has developed a "value proposition" entitled Introducing…