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First Round of Grant Winners Announced!

By Practice Council Admin

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.

SCRA plans to offer ten grants, with an average award of $1,200.  All current SCRA members and their community collaborators are welcome to apply. For more information on this grant, please see http://www.scra27.org/practice or email SCRACommunityGrants [at] gmail.com. 

"Sense of Place and Sense of Community in Tuvalu, a Country Being Threatened by Sea Level Rise"
SCRA Member/Applicant: Laura Kati Corlew
This study seeks to understand the cultural impacts of climate change in Tuvalu, a…
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"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…

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Psychology of Climate Change: “Intention, Everyone!”

By Practice Council Admin
Despite what some conspiracy theorists may believe (or what some environmentalists may mutter to themselves when feeling frustrated), anthropogenic climate change is not happening by plan. There is no grand design or league of evil geniuses who have set in motion a nefarious plot to slowly raise the earth's temperature over a few centuries. Climate change isn't something we caused on purpose; it is something that started happening while we were busy focusing on other things.
The fact is,…
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CP Practicioner Profile: Katherine Tyndall

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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.


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What's your New Year's wish for Community Psychology?

By Practice Council Admin

Check out the newest Practice Council blog post by following the link below.

http://communitypsychologypractice.blogspot.com/2010/12/whats-your-wish-for-community.html


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The Most Wonderful Time of the Year?

By Practice Council Admin

Check out the newest Practice Council blog post by following the link below.

http://communitypsychologypractice.blogspot.com/

 


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Check out the newest Practice Council blog post by following the link below.

http://communitypsychologypractice.blogspot.com/


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New Community Psychology Practice Blog

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The Community Psychology Practice Blog has moved! Please visit us at our new web address.


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Community Psychology Value Proposition

By SCRA Web Admin

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…

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