Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2017/2018
Canadian Excellence

PS282
Community Psychology
0.5 Credit

Hours per week:
  • Lecture/Discussion: 3

An introduction to both a conceptual and an experiential understanding of issues and topics in community psychology. Topics include: the history of community psychology; stress and social support; oppression and social intervention; primary prevention and health promotion; self-help; mediating structures; community mental health; alternative settings; organizational change; community organization and community development. (A community service learning/field placement is required. Note that Online Learning versions of PS282 do include a community service-learning placement, whereas Online Learning versions of PS275 and PS276 do not offer a community service-learning experience.)

Additional Course Information
Prerequisites
PS101 and PS102, and UU150.
Exclusions
PS223, PS233*.