Salary of Forensic PsychologistNovember 24, 2016 – 03:38 pm

Salary of Forensic Psychologist

Forensic Psychology is a professional career that is a specialty focus of the broader Psychology field. Forensic Psychologists are responsible for the evaluation and assessment of adults and children involved in legal cases, including mental health testing, chemical dependency evaluations, collateral contact interviews, and the administration and interpretation of personality tests. This may include determinations of psychological stability and/or…

PHD in Forensic Psychology OnlineNovember 17, 2016 – 02:51 pm

PHD in Forensic Psychology Online

Psychology at Kent offers a supportive, dynamic and diverse environment for creative research and learning. During your research, you are supported by a panel including a main and secondary supervisor. Your supervisors are individually selected for you based on their compatibility with your research interests. Typically, you meet with your supervisors more frequently at the initial stages of research than during the phases of data collection and analysis…

Forensic Psychology FactsNovember 16, 2016 – 02:48 pm

Forensic Psychology Facts

Forensic psychologists are considered part of the larger field of psychologists in general, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). The BLS lists the median national annual salary for psychologists as $69, 280. Actual salaries may vary based on specialization within the field, location, years of experience and other factors. Compare psychology salaries below: Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics 2014-15 Occupational Outlook Handbook…

Forensic and Legal PsychologyNovember 14, 2016 – 02:42 pm

Forensic and Legal Psychology

Legal psychology involves empirical, psychological research of the law, legal institutions, and people who come into contact with the law. Legal psychologists typically take basic social and cognitive principles and apply them to issues in the legal system such as eyewitness memory, jury decision-making, investigations, and interviewing. The term legal psychology has only recently come into usage, primarily as a way to differentiate the experimental…

Forensic EvaluationsNovember 13, 2016 – 02:41 pm

Forensic Evaluations

Forensic evaluations refer to comprehensive psychological evaluations that intersect with the legal profession. In these matters, psychologists are called into legal proceedings to provide objective and comprehensive psychological evaluations and to give expert witness testimony on particular areas of psychology. Dr. Bruce has developed an expertise in forensic evaluations and has served as an expert witness in various forensic matters. Typical forensic…

Forensic Psychology AssociationNovember 9, 2016 – 02:27 pm

Forensic Psychology Association

Forensic psychology is the intersection between psychology and the criminal justice system. It involves understanding criminal law in the relevant jurisdictions in order to be able to interact appropriately with judges, attorneys and other legal professionals. An important aspect of forensic psychology is the ability to testify in court, reformulating psychological findings into the legal language of the courtroom, providing information to legal personnel…

Starting Salary for Forensic PsychologistNovember 7, 2016 – 02:13 pm

Starting Salary for Forensic Psychologist

Forensic psychologists study the human brain to solve legal questions. BananaStock/BananaStock/Getty Images Forensic psychology applies psychology to the legal system, according to the American Psychological Association. These psychologists use the techniques of psychology, including evaluation and treatment of clinical disorders, to provide reports, testimony and consultations to courts, attorneys and other individuals involved in the judicial system…