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Lessons and Implications for Community Practice and Training

  • Sandy Lazarus
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Part of the Community Psychology book series (COMPSY)

Abstract

In this final chapter, I bring my story together by reflecting on the lessons I have learned and some implications I have gathered for community (psychology) practice and training. I share my views on what I personally believe to be important considerations for community practice—on what really matters. In conclusion, I provide some suggestions on how we could contribute to the further development of a meaningful community psychology training.

Keywords

Community psychology Values and principles Community psychologists Professional development Training and education 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sandy Lazarus
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Institute for Social and Health SciencesUniversity of South Africa (Unisa)PretoriaSouth Africa
  2. 2.South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC)-Unisa ViolenceInjury and Peace Research UnitCape TownSouth Africa
  3. 3.Faculty of EducationUniversity of the Western CapeCape TownSouth Africa

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