About Forensic PsychologyNovember 27, 2015 – 12:30 am

About Forensic Psychology

Forensic psychology is the application of psychological insights, concepts and skills to the understanding and functioning of the legal and criminal justice system. It embraces psychology and the law, the psychology of police and policing, eyewitness identification, jury research, corrections, probation, parole, victim services, addiction services, and family services. Forensic psychology embraces a full range of activities throughout the criminal…

Forensics PsychologyNovember 23, 2015 – 12:07 am

Forensics Psychology

Forensic psychology can be challenging but if you are resilient and willing to help and understand offenders, it could be the career for you Your work as a forensic psychologist will mainly relate to the assessment and treatment of criminal behaviour. You ll work not only with prisoners and offenders, but also other professionals involved in the judicial and penal systems, and with victims of crime. While you will be involved in criminal profiling…

Online Masters in Forensic PsychologyOctober 10, 2015 – 03:06 pm

Online Masters in Forensic Psychology

CRJ 530 Ethical Issues in Criminal Justice Administration 3 This course examines the ethical issues relevant to the administration of criminal justice. The origins of ethical standards, the effect of these standards on the administration of justice, and issues of ethical leadership will be addressed. Emphasis will be placed on the integration of ethics into criminal justice policy making and the establishment of defined values as a means of agency…

Forensic Psychology TrainingApril 3, 2014 – 04:41 pm

Forensic Psychology Training

Forensic Psychology is the application of the science and profession of psychology to questions and issues relating to law and the legal system. The word forensic comes from the Latin word forensis,meaning of the forum,where the law courts of ancient Rome were held. Today forensic refers to the application of scientific principles and practices to the adversary process where scientists with specialized knowledge play a role. Board Certification…

Doctoral Programs in Forensic PsychologyDecember 10, 2013 – 05:45 pm

Doctoral Programs in Forensic Psychology

At the doctoral level, students focus on independent research, as well as specializations in several fields. Such advanced education might lead to career opportunities such as forensic psychologist, researcher or criminal psychology professor. Program Levels in Criminal Psychology: Master s and doctor s degrees are available. Prerequisites: Undergraduate degrees are required for most graduate programs in criminal psychology. Forensic psychology programs…

Jobs in Forensic PsychologyNovember 4, 2013 – 12:37 pm

Jobs in Forensic Psychology

To practice as a criminal psychologist, it is necessary to earn a graduate degree from a nationally accredited training program. Most professionals in this field hold doctorates. Candidates must first earn a four-year bachelor’s degree. While no particular major is required, it’s a good idea to complete some coursework in psychology and criminal justice. Admission to a graduate program in psychology is quite competitive. Students can strengthen their…

What are Psychological theories?July 30, 2011 – 08:09 am

What are Psychological theories?

Much of what we know about human thought and behavior has emerged thanks to various psychology theories. For example, behavioral theories demonstrated how conditioning can be used to learn new information and behaviors. Psychology students typically spend a great deal of time studying these different theories. Some theories have fallen out of favor, while others remain widely accepted, but all have contributed tremendously to our understanding of…