Flashcards in Mental Health Deck (12):
Pure vs Theoretical Science.
Pure science is exclusively theoretical, while theoretical research is both theoretical and applied.
Community Mental Health.
Developed in the 1950's-70's, focused on the dsinstitutionalization of mental health practies and social integration.
1970's to present, treats mental health as a social welfare problem.
First Order vs. Second Order Change.
First order fixes the problem by changing the individual, while second order fixes the problem by changing the environment.
Three Levels of Research:
1. Micro-level (individual).
2. Meso-level (middle).
3. Macro-level (in general).
Purpose of Community Psychology.
Enhancces quality of life through collaborative research and action.
Community Research Focuses On:
Prevention, diversity, equality, and oscial justice, no 'helicopters', grounded in research, interdisciplinary, co-learning.
Taking what you need, then leaving.
Individuals learn from the community, and the community learns from individuals.
Action Coalition on Human Trafficking (ACT) is an example of? What level of research is it?
Community based research. Because you are talking to individuals, then paplying it to society, it is a meso- project.
Steps to Research: