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Diverse Careers in Community Psychology

Judah J. Viola and Olya Glantsman

Abstract

The goal of Diverse Careers in Community Psychology is to (1) highlight the diversity of career options for someone with community psychology training; (2) provide details about the different types of careers (e.g., tasks involved, benefits and challenges, salary range, and so on); and (3) list the steps one can take to develop skills and position oneself for such a career. This text provides a better understanding of the diverse career options available for people who train in community psychology (CP), and how the CP competencies are put into practice across the full spectrum of job titles a ... More

Keywords: community psychology, community research, careers, employment, psychology careers, psychology jobs, social science jobs, nonprofit careers, government jobs, finding work

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780190457938
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2017 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190457938.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Judah J. Viola, editor
Dean, College of Professional Studies and Advancement, National Louis University

Olya Glantsman, editor
Director, Undergraduate Concentration in Community Psychology, Psychology Department, DePaul University

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1 Answers to All Your Questions about Careers in Community Psychology

JUDAH J. VIOLA, OLYA GLANTSMAN, AMBER E. WILLIAMS, AND CARI STEVENSON

7 Leading the Way

VICTORIA CHIEN SCOTT AND GREG MEISSEN

9 Putting Your Training to Work

SHARON JOHNSON-HAKIM AND ASHLEY BOAL

13 Nonprofit Support

MARC GOLDSTEIN AND JOHN DAVIAU

14 Going Solo

SUSAN M. WOLFE

15 A Crossroads of Disciplines

VINCENT T. FRANCISCO

16 Community Colleges

JOHN M. MAJER

17 Roles Beyond Faculty in Academia

LUCIANO BERARDI AND LINDSEY T. BACK

19 The Road to Scholarly Riches

CHRISTOPHER R. BEASLEY

20 Writing Grants to Fund Research and Programs

FABRICIO E. BALCAZAR AND YOLANDA SUAREZ-BALCAZAR

22 Doing Community Psychology Internationally

RONALD HARVEY AND NIKOLAY L. MIHAYLOV

23 From Preparation to Practice

SYLVIE TAYLOR AND GREGOR V. SARKISIAN

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