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Community psychology: Building foundations - PYC2614

Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: Of this module is to introduce learners to the histories that shaped the emergence of community psychology globally and in South Africa. They will be introduced to the different principles, values and intervention models applied in community psychology and how these are informed by various theories and schools of community psychology. The module adopts a relational, observatory and narrative approach through which the learners will have an understanding of current contextual issues in their communities and how these can be attended to through community psychology interventions. By the end of this module, learners should be able to conceptualise community psychological applications, initiatives and interventions.