Reflections on a Community Psychology Setting and the Future of the Field

Joy S. Kaufman, Christian M. Connell, Cindy A. Crusto, Derrick M. Gordon, Carolyn E. Sartor, Patricia Simon, Michael J. Strambler, Tami P. Sullivan, Nadia L. Ward, Nicole Holland Weiss, Jacob Kraemer Tebes

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Abstract

The 50th anniversary of the Swampscott Conference offers an opportunity to reflect on a community psychology setting, The Consultation Center at Yale, that was formed in response to the 1963 Community Mental Health Act and the 1965 Swampscott Conference. The Center has flourished as a community psychology setting for practice, research, and training for 39 of the 50 years since Swampscott. Its creation and existence over this period offers an opportunity for reflection on the types of settings needed to sustain the field into the future.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)348-353
Number of pages6
JournalAmerican Journal of Community Psychology
Volume58
Issue number3-4
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2016

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Health(social science)
  • Applied Psychology
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

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