Culture, Context, and Community Intervention: An Ecological Perspective and Example, with Edison J. Trickett, Ph.D.
Thursday, December 3, 2015 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (EST)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
This interactive webinar and SCRA online learning opportunity will provide an ecological perspective on the processes and goals of community intervention and exemplify the fundamental role of culture and context through an example from work conducted with Alaska Native villages around suicide prevention through cultural renewal. An opportunity will be given for webinar participants to offer comments or questions and speak directly with the presenter.
1. Participants will understand components of an ecological framework (not Bronfenbrenner).
2. Participants will understand how an ecological perspective differs from evidence-based practice.
3. Participants will develop community resources as the primary community intervention goal.
Introducing our presenter:
Edison J. Trickett, Ph.D., is Professor Emeritus at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) and Dean’s Scholar at the University of Miami, School of Education. He received his Ph.D. in Psychology from the Ohio State University, was a post-doctoral fellow at Stanford University, and held faculty positions at Yale University, the University of Maryland, and University of Illinois at Chicago before joining the faculty at the University of Miami. Throughout his career, his research has focused on the development of an ecological perspective within his field of community psychology for conducting community research and intervention. His writings have emphasized the role of culture, social context, and collaboration in conducting respectful community-based research and intervention. He has written extensively about community interventions designed to affect community development. In addition, during the past 20 years he has focused on the role of public schools in the acculturation and adaptation of immigrant and refugee adolescents and families. He has published over 150 books, book chapters, and scholarly papers, has served as President of Division 27 of the American Psychological Association, received its award for Distinguished Contribution to Theory and Research in Community Psychology, the Seymour Sarason award, and served as Editor of that field’s primary journal, The American Journal of Community Psychology.
Register via Eventbrite by Wednesday, December 2, 2015 at 5PM Eastern.
You will receive an invitation via email from Webex to log-in on Thursday, December 3 before the live event starts at 12:00PM Eastern.
After logging in, follow the instructions from Webex.
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Society for Community Research and Action (SCRA)
The Society for Community Research and Action is an international organization devoted to advancing theory, research, and social action. Its members are committed to promoting health and empowerment and to preventing problems in communities, groups, and individuals. SCRA serves many different disciplines that focus on community research and action.