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Relational/Systemic Application in Larger Systems

Lesson 3 Resources

Required Resources  

Encyclopedia of Science and Technology 
Dearing, J. (Ed.) (2010). SAGE Publications,  
The article describes a theory of how innovations are introduced and accepted into practice over time. It is used as a means to assess expectations for acceptance of changes over time. 

Diffusion of innovations 
Gluesing, J. (2012). Diffusion of innovations (Vols. 1-2). SAGE Publications.   
Like the article above, this further describes the theory of ‘diffusion of innovations and will help you consider the acceptance of changes you may experience from the macro system. 

The imprint of systems theory upon psychotherapeutic process
Sossin, K.M. (2024). The imprint of systems theory upon psychotherapeutic process. In APA handbook of psychotherapy: Theory-driven practice and disorder-driven practice., Vol. 1. (pp.207-229). American Psychological Association. 

In Search of How People Change: Applications to Addictive Behaviors 
Prochaska, J. O., DiClemente, C. C., & Norcross, J. C. (1992). In search of how people change: Applications to addictive behaviors. American  Psychologist,47(9),1102–1114. 
This article introduces a ‘Stages of Change Model’, exploring how people move from considering changes to taking action.