Articles by Keyword: Community Engaged Research

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  1. Photovoice as Community Engaged Research: The Interplay between Knowledge Creation and Agency in a South African Study on Safety Promotion

    Photovoice as Community Engaged Research: The Interplay between Knowledge Creation and Agency in a South African Study on Safety Promotion

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This article aims to describe Photovoice as a method and process of enacting community engaged research. The multi-dimensional nature of Photovoice is illustrated though a case application, focused on safety promotion in two South African low-income communities. Twenty youth, evenly...
  2. The benefits of using a community-engaged research approach to promote a healthy lifestyle in three Nigerian urban slums

    The benefits of using a community-engaged research approach to promote a healthy lifestyle in three Nigerian urban slums

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Infectious Diseases
    Slums are a wide range of low-income settlements with poor living conditions. The quality of the dwellings varies from simple shacks to permanent structures, while access to water, electricity, sanitation and other basic services and infrastructure tends to be limited...
  3. Community Psychology: The Case of Cameroon

    Community Psychology: The Case of Cameroon

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    Community psychology in Cameroon is a budding discipline even its practice, given the scarcity of professionals with specialised training. However, this paper highlights public and private community-oriented projects that resonate with the principles of community psychology. The demands are high...
  4. Community Psychology and Quality of Life in Tanzania

    Community Psychology and Quality of Life in Tanzania

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The purpose of this study was to explore the status of community psychology and its contribution to the quality of life in Tanzania. The study was based on both literature review and interviews. First, social responses to problems such as...
  5. Community Counselling in African Contexts

    Community Counselling in African Contexts

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This article explores community counselling as a form of professional practice for psychologists, with a particular focus on practices that are relevant in African contexts. The discussion identifies and discusses various models of practice identified in community psychology, including an...
  6. Community-Based Participatory Research a Low-Income Setting: An Illustrative Case of Study

    Community-Based Participatory Research a Low-Income Setting: An Illustrative Case of Study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This article describes a community-based participatory research (CBPR) approach in a low-income setting. Using the SCRATCHMAPS project as a case example and with literature control, we show that CBPR is influenced by dynamics relating to knowledge and power, resources and...
  7. An Ethic of Care in Participatory Research in School Community Settings

    An Ethic of Care in Participatory Research in School Community Settings

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    We explored the manifestation and development of an ethic of care in school communities using a variety of participatory research methods. The qualitative data from this ethnographic case study were analysed using constructivist grounded theory. Our findings suggest that an...
  8. Research Agenda to Facilitate Community Participation In HIV Vaccine Research: A Participatory Approach

    Research Agenda to Facilitate Community Participation In HIV Vaccine Research: A Participatory Approach

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This article reports on a participatory process to generating a research agenda to guide research on community participation in HIV vaccine research. Community members representing stakeholder parties involved in the HIV vaccine research enterprise were invited to participate in the...
  9. Breaching cultural silence: enhancing resilience among Ugandan orphans

    Breaching cultural silence: enhancing resilience among Ugandan orphans

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Cultural silence is frequently the outcome of deep-seated taboos regarding adults talking to children about sex and death. This paper examines the impact of cultural silence on the resilience of children orphaned by AIDS in Uganda. Cultural silence is often...
  10. Young Malawians on the interaction between mental health and HIV/AIDS

    Young Malawians on the interaction between mental health and HIV/AIDS

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Previous research has identified high levels of mental health problems among people affected by HIV. This study surveys specifically adolescents in southern Malawi on their experience of the impacts of living with HIV or AIDS on one's mental health. At...