Thursday, November 8, 2012

PhD in Community Psychology program at DePaul University

Below is the text of an email I received recently about a graduate opportunity. "DePaul University offers doctoral degrees in both Community Psychology, as well as Community-Clinical Psychology. Over the past several years, we expanded our faculty in both programs to 12, including 9 from the Psychology Department and 3 with primary formal affiliations outside of psychology to enhance interdisciplinary efforts. Our faculty interests span an array of psychological and social issues, including addictions, chronic illness, disabilities, violence, depression, mentoring, community volunteerism and service, housing, and religious organizations. Human diversity across the lifespan represents a primary focus of our work, as we engage in community research and action in urban settings. DePaul University’s Doctoral Programs in Community Psychology take psychological research into practice. Our doctoral programs are designed to educate students to become community scientists, intervention designers, collaborators, community practitioners, program evaluators, and social change agents. Students are trained to analyze and research psychological phenomena at multiple levels. Our training at DePaul University specifically focuses on health promotion, empowerment, and prevention with diverse populations. In addition, our program emphasizes research, consultation, and interventions based in communities, schools, and work settings." DePaul is located in Chicago. More information about the program and application procedures can be found here.