Forensic Psychologist Job DescriptionJune 14, 2016 – 05:30 am

Forensic Psychologist Job Description

Criminal psychology, according to the Society for Police and Criminal Psychology, is the analysis of the motivations, behavior and actions of criminals. Criminal psychologists work closely with the criminal justice system and with social service professionals, such as social workers and other psychologists. A positive trait to working in criminal psychology is that you can help with important public safety and peace issues. For example, the Federal…

Forensic Psychology ArticlesJune 11, 2016 – 05:20 am

Forensic Psychology Articles

The application of psychology to lawmaking, law enforcement, the examination of witnesses, and the treatment of the criminal; also known as legal psychology. Forensic psychologists often work within the judicial system in such diverse areas as determining an inmate s readiness for parole; evaluation of programs; criminal competency; tort liability and damages; eyewitness testimony and evidence; jury selection; and police training. Forensic psychology…

Jobs for Forensic PsychologyJune 8, 2016 – 05:17 am

Jobs for Forensic Psychology

Over the last 20 years, the field of forensic psychology has maintained a steady growth rate. It is expected that over the next ten years, consultation, research work, and clinical practice in psychology and the law will continue to grow. Positions working with lawmakers, attorneys, and the courts are predicted to have the highest demand. It is also expected that jobs working in colleges and universities, teaching and doing research, will continue…

Journal of Forensic PsychologyJune 2, 2016 – 04:58 am

Journal of Forensic Psychology

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Best Forensic Psychology ProgramsMay 30, 2016 – 04:39 am

Best Forensic Psychology Programs

The intersection of psychology and criminal justice, Forensic Psychology offers prospective students numerous degree options. The Forensic Psychology Profession Forensic psychologists serve as expert witness and testify on the psychological state of individuals involved in court cases and criminal investigations. Forensic psychologists often provide their expert opinion on the defendant’s competency to stand trial. These professionals also might diagnose…

APA Forensic PsychologyMay 20, 2016 – 03:34 am

APA Forensic Psychology

How long will it take to complete my Forensic Psychology degree online? The answer is it depends. The actual time it will take you to complete your master s degree online will depend on the number of courses you choose to complete each semester. Typically, if you take 6 credits per semester, it will take you approximately 6 semesters (2 years) to complete the credits required for a master s degree. Is the MA in Forensic Psychology program accredited…

Forensic PsychApril 28, 2016 – 12:59 am

Forensic Psych

My last post drew some comments about the use of the word psychopath when describing Joran van der Sloot, the lead suspect in the Natalie Holloway disappearance, so I wanted to clarify what I am referring to when I use the terms psychopathy or psychopath. The age old debate of psychopathy versus sociopathy is not one that can be answered easily. This is mainly because the words are often used interchangeably, and even when the terms are clearly defined…