AUNE faculty member Dr. Joy Whiteley Ackerman recently presented a webinar entitled, “Why Study Conservation Psychology? What it offers for practitioners and researchers.” In this interactive webinar, she offered an overview of conservation psychology and what practitioners and researchers can gain in terms of strengthening conservation and sustainability outcomes.
The webinar presentation included:
- an overview of conservation psychology as an interdisciplinary, mission-focused field
- conservation psychology research topics and approaches
- conservation psychology applied skills and content areas
Conservation psychology can support enhanced understanding of the powerful social and psychological aspects that influence group and individual environmental actions and attitudes. CP theory and practice can help to more effectively design programs, craft messages, and engage individuals and organizations in conservation, sustainability, and climate change action.
View a video of the webinar here: