SOCIAL ACTION PROGRAM By N., Sam M.S. - 1 a planned and organised effort to alter an aspect of society, like animal rights. See social movement. SOCIAL ACTION PROGRAM: "The social action program was campaigning for more beds for elderly people in nursing homes." Related Psychology Terms Terms of Service FAMILY CARE SOCIAL CLASS (Social Stratification) ADOLESCENCE (Theories) SOCIAL PSYCHIATRY SEXUAL DEVIATIONS (GENERAL) Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development JOINT COMMISSION ON MENTAL ILLNESS AND HEALTH FROMM, ERICH (1900—) Counselor's Role in Emergency Teams Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "SOCIAL ACTION PROGRAM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/social-action-program/ (accessed June 30, 2022).