Current directions in Black Psychology

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Current directions in Black Psychology by Mind Map: Current directions in Black Psychology

1. Positive Psychology:An African American perspective

1.1. Empowerment

1.2. Resources

1.2.1. Spirituality

1.2.1.1. Community

1.2.1.1.1. Collective efficacy

1.3. Protective factors

1.3.1. Capabilities & strengths

1.4. Coping & well-being

1.4.1. Personal choices

1.4.1.1. Self regulation & reflection

2. Liberation Psychology

2.1. Comprehensive analysis of the Black condition

2.1.1. Addressing assets AND deficits

2.2. Social Equity & Justice

2.2.1. Resistance: commitment to expose & overcome social injustices

2.3. Vital strategies for transformation

2.3.1. Positive psychology/reflecting on a "rich" heritage

2.3.1.1. Empowerment/Creating hope

2.3.1.1.1. Social activism/Solidarity

2.4. Moving forward

3. African-centered Psychology

3.1. African thought & tradiion

4. African American Psychology

4.1. Image of Blacks & African (Americans)

4.2. Black resilience

4.3. Cultural mistrust

4.4. Positive well being & optimal functioning

5. Education

5.1. Intelligence Assessment

6. Culturally relevant Mental Health services

6.1. Bio-medical ethics

6.1.1. Clinical applications of African psychology

7. Political Culture

7.1. Analyzing power

7.1.1. "Buying into the system"

8. Addressing current (& covert) racism

8.1. Negative effects of racism

9. Critical conscious theory

9.1. Civic participation/Collective voice

9.1.1. Engagement of younger generations