The Community Psychologist

A PUBLICATION OF THE SOCIETY FOR COMMUNITY RESEARCH AND ACTION  Division 27 of the American Psychological Association
Editor: Maria B. J. Chun, University of Hawai'i at Manoa 

From the President

The Society for Community Research and Action (Division 27 of the American Psychological Association) is currently seeking a part-time, contractual Administrative Director. The job description is attached. Review of applications will be ongoing until the position is filled. The earliest start date for the position is April 1st, 2013. Individuals interested in applying for the position should email a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to: Jean L. Hill, Ph.D.…

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From the Editor

Edited by Maria B. J. Chun, University of Hawai'i at Manoa

Maria B. J. Chun, University of Hawai'i at Manoa

Aloha! For this issue, we are a little unorthodox and are presenting an article by our Associate Editor, David Jackson. I have edited the article, which presents a description of the survey and a summary of results. Because of all the recent discussion on the SCRA listserv regarding TCP recently, I felt that this would be an appropriate location to present the article. The discussion continues and no decisions had or have been made regarding the format of TCP (e.g., online versus hard copy, a…

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The Community Practitioner

Edited by Susan M. Wolfe

Written by William D. Neigher, David W. Lounsbury, & Rebecca E. Lee

The values of community psychology embrace health and wellbeing, and many settings and ecological perspectives intersect. Just after passage of the most sweeping change in federal health policy in fifty years there is hope for a more inclusive, responsive and cost-effective U.S. healthcare system. In this article, three of us who work in healthcare share a framework for looking at what we do, how we got there, our co-workers and opportunities and challenges. We represent diverse employers:…

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Cultural and Racial Affairs Committee

Edited by Rhonda K. Lewis-Moss

Written by Ticola Caldwell, Phyllis Timpo, and Pamela Martin, Ph.D., North Carolina State University
Edited by Rhonda K. Lewis-Moss

After attending the 2009 Southeastern Ecological Conference, we felt obligated to share our reflections from the wealth of information that was communicated by our colleagues in our round table discussion titled "Community Psychology and social change: How does YOUR program promote lasting change in the community?" Our session was inspired by the theme of the conference: "Promoting Lasting Change in Communities." Ecological and community psychology graduate programs are designed to create…

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Book Reviews

November 21, 2010

Bario Professors: Tales of Naturalistic Research

Edited and written by David Glenwick, Fordham University

November 21, 2010

Helping Families and Communities Recover From Disaster

Edited and written by Denise Bulling, Ph.D., University of Nebraska Public Policy Center

Student Issues

Edited by Fernando Estrada & Lindsey Zimmerman

Women's Issues

Edited by Pam Mulder and Lynette Jacobs-Priebe
November 21, 2010

Committee for Women Update

Summer 2010: Volume 43, No. 3

1 From the President

3 From the Editor

Feedback from The Community Psychologist Readers 2010 By David S. Jackson

8 Book Reviews

Edited and Written by Denise Bulling, Edited and Written by David Glenwick

10 The Community Practitioner

Edited by Susan M. Wolfe

12 Cultural and Racial Affairs

Edited By Rhonda K. Lewis-Moss

13 Disabilities Action and Public Policy

Edited by Tina Taylor-Ritzler

15 Education Connection

Edited By Jim Dalton and Maurice Elias

18 Environment and Justice

Edited By Manuel Riemer

20 International

Edited and Written by Serdar M. Değirmencioğlu

23 Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and

Transgender Concerns

Edited by Richard Jenkins and Maria Valente

25 Living Community Psychology

Edited and Written by Gloria Levin

28 Regional Update

Edited By Bernadette Sánchez

31 Student Issues

Edited by Fernando Estrada and Lindsey Zimmerman

33 Women's Issues

Edited by Pam Mulder and Lynnette Jacobs-Priebe

34 SCRA Membership Application

36 Author Guidelines

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