Drawing upon the wisdom of experts in the field, this reader-friendly volume explores both foundational competencies and the technical how-to skills needed for engaging in community psychology practice. Each chapter explores a core competency and its application in preventing or amending community problems and issues. With case examples throughout, this text offers a practical introduction to community outreach and intervention in community psychology.
Chapter 15: A Vision for Community Psychology Practice
A Vision for Community Psychology Practice
“How I came to be ten years into the future, I'm still not sure. Maybe it was a dream, or a hallucination, or a waking fantasy I had while dozing off. Maybe there are more exotic explanations, or even simpler ones, for we all know memory can play tricks. But it all seemed so vivid and real, as real as the shoes on my feet. So let me tell you what I saw. Then tell me what you make of it.”
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The first thing I noticed when I found myself back in my hometown ten years from now was how similar it looked to the community I'd left ...