community psychology

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  • Created on: 12-05-21 15:05

Community psychology 

The approach towards mental health that emphasises the social origins of mental distreess, the role of power,disempowerment and the importance of the involvemnt of the individual and the community concerned.

With focus on counter opression and marganilisation. Aiming for a world which is more equal and susitanable.

Main principles

- Values of Social justice ; working alongside communities to help them identify the political or ideological causes of their problems alongside adressing immediate concerns.

- Participatory approach : community members are seen as the expert who best…


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