Psicologia Comunitária

Teacher Responsible:
1º Ano | 1º Semestre
Learning objectives
Proves to be a critical Analyzer systems and community organizations Introduces intervention strategies for resolving community problems Evaluates the functional State of the individual relationship «--» environment Apply methodologies and strategies to promote the well-being of the community

1. Empowerment and community development 1.1. Sense of community 1.2. Social support and social community intervention 1.3. Participation levels and feelings of belonging to the community 2. Community Psychology: origins, theories and geographies 3. Community and Community Psychology 3.1. The analysis of the collective needs, the perceções and the use of community resources 3.2. Community action and improving the quality of life of socially weaker sectors 5. Themes of Community Psychology 5.1. Self-help Groups 5.2. Family support programs 5.3. Gender Violence 5.4. Third age 5.5. Mental Health 5.6. Immigration

Teaching methodologies (including evalution)

Exposure, analysis of documents, individual work and group work. Group work: a critique of scientific article presentation-50% Individual work: reflection on a theme and presentation-50%

Essential Bibliography (including ISBN)

CALDERON, Adolfo (2004) Ação comunitária: outra face do ensino superior. S. Paulo, Olho de Água, ISBN 85854289889788585428983 ORNELAS, José (2008). Psicologia Comunitária, Lisboa, Ed. Fim de Século.ISBN 978-972-754-256-7 FERNÁNDEZ, Itziar et al. (2011), Psicologia de la Intervención Comunitaria, Bilbao, Desclée de Brouwer, ISBN: 978-84-330-2470-1 MENDIETA Maria, (2013). Manual de Psicologia Comunitária, Sintesis, ISBN: 9788499589626 SÁNCHEZ VIDAL, Alipio ; ZAMBRANO CONSTANZO, Alba ; PALACÍN LOIS, Maria(2004) . Psicología comunitaria europea : comunidad, poder, ética y valores : community, power, ethics and values. Barcelona : Publicacions de la Universitat de Barcelona. ISBN 84-475-2613-5