Accordingly, the M.A. program in community psychology provides training in current strategies for preventing and treating psychological problems, emphasizing interventions at the levels of social institutions, organizations, groups and individuals. Community analysis and consultation are addressed, along with program development, administration, and evaluation. Classroom study is closely integrated with supervised internships in a variety of human service organizations and community settings.
Graduates assume positions of responsibility in a broad range of human service settings, such as mental health programs, youth service bureaus, community centers, child development programs, municipal services, state agencies, health care systems, community action programs, and advocacy organizations.
Community psychology focuses on solutions to human problems in a wide variety of settings, developing theory, research and practice to enhance the functioning of individuals, families, groups, institutions, and entire communities. For over 40 years, the University of New Haven Master’s Program in Community Psychology (MACP) has successfully prepared graduates for professional careers in mental health and related human services. Opportunities for knowledge and skill development are available in all of the following areas:
- Counseling, psychotherapy, group and family treatment
- Personality assessment
- Case management and client advocacy
- Crisis intervention
- Primary and secondary prevention
- Organizational consultation
- Program planning and development
- Agency and program administration
- Networking and interagency collaboration
- Research and evaluation
- Community development and social change
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