Criminal PsychApril 3, 2016 – 09:57 pm

Criminal Psych

Prison is a tough place to be, says prison psychiatrist David Krassner. Krassner helps inmates deal with mental health problems ranging from schizophrenia to the stress of a life sentence. Credit: © Fernando Gregory | Dreamstime.com Few people would choose to spend their time inside the walls of a prison, but it s all in a day s work for David Krassner. As a staff psychiatrist at the California Men s Colony State Prison in San Luis Obispo, Krassner…

Peer reviewed Psychology Journal ArticlesMarch 24, 2016 – 08:17 pm

Peer reviewed Psychology Journal Articles

( CRISP ) is a peer reviewed, electronic journal publishing theoretically driven, empirical research in major areas of social psychology. Publication is sponsored by the Center for the Study of Group Processes at the University of Iowa, which provides free access to its contents. Authors retain copyright for their work. CRISP is permanently archived at the Library of the University of Iowa and at the Library of Congress. Beginning in April, 2, Sociological…

What is Criminal Psychology?March 13, 2016 – 06:41 pm

What is Criminal Psychology?

As it turns out, humans possess the ability to tell who s a criminal and who s not simply by looking at them because criminals look different from noncriminals. In this blog, I have repeatedly emphasized the fact that virtually all stereotypes are empirically true. If they weren t true, they would not be stereotypes in the first place. To my knowledge, all of the very, very few stereotypes that are not empirically true, for some reason, have to…

Jobs with a Psychology Masters DegreeMarch 10, 2016 – 05:49 pm

Jobs with a Psychology Masters Degree

Those who are considering going to graduate school often ask if they should apply to Masters degree or PhD programs. This is an important issue that deserves some attention. Why? When your career goals, experience, and skills match up with the type of degree you are pursuing, you will likely (1) get more out of grad school, (2) more readily see the benefits of specific hurdles you will have to pass to complete your degree, (3) have a more meaningful…

Criminal Psychology Degree OnlineFebruary 26, 2016 – 03:28 pm

Criminal Psychology Degree Online

Online courses in criminal psychology are commonly included in Master of Arts (M.A.) or Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) programs in forensic or criminal psychology. Introductory courses in criminal psychology also may be offered online to students pursuing undergraduate programs in a variety of topics, including psychology and criminal justice. Distance education graduate programs in criminal or forensic psychology prepare students for careers as clinical…

Careers to Help PeopleFebruary 19, 2016 – 03:04 pm

Careers to Help People

For many people, the best way to lead a happy and fulfilling life is to spend their time helping other people. Making a positive difference in someone’s life can be incredibly rewarding, and there are many careers out there to choose from that will allow you the opportunity to be a positive force in other peoples’ lives. Here is a list of ten jobs that are great for people who want to spend their careers helping others. For more ideas, see our healthcare…

Colleges with Criminal PsychologyFebruary 10, 2016 – 01:25 pm

Colleges with Criminal Psychology

Forensic Psychology Concentration Forensic psychology is one of the most popular careers in psychology today. Essentially forensic psychologists apply psychology to criminal justice. Job opportunities can be found in law enforcement, clinical work and counseling, research, and more. While the best job prospects are available for individuals who have completed doctoral studies in this discipline, Becker College prepares students for graduate study…