Ethical Issues in Forensic PsychologyJune 27, 2017 – 06:57 pm

Ethical Issues in Forensic Psychology

Seven Issues in Conducting Forensic Assessments Ethical Responsibilities in Light of New Standards and New Tests This article ( Seven Issues in Conducting Forensic Assessments: Ethical Responsibilities in Light of New Standards and New Tests ) was published in Ethics & Behavior , vol. , #3-4, pages 267-288. ABSTRACT : The publication of a new ethics code by the American Psychological Association, new guidelines by the Committee on Ethical…

Forensic EvaluatorJune 18, 2017 – 06:49 pm

Forensic Evaluator

If you are interested in serving as a Court Appointed Forensic Evaluator in Santa Clara County you must submit a completed Forensic Evaluator Panel Application to be appointed to either the Adult or Juvenile Panel. The application will be reviewed by the Santa Clara County Forensic Evaluator Advisory Review Board. This panel is a multi-agency review board with representatives from the Court, Probation, legal service agencies, and mental health experts…

Psychology of the MindJune 6, 2017 – 06:45 pm

Psychology of the Mind

As I sit here pondering what to write, what is it, exactly, that is doing the pondering? Where do the thoughts come from? How does the 3 lb mass of grey matter that is my brain give rise to the felt experience of sensations and thoughts? It sometimes seems essentially inconceivable that the water of material processes could give rise to the wine of consciousness. Indeed, it is so famous a conundrum that it has a namethe (in)famous mind-brain (or mind-body)…

Forensic Psychological EvaluationMay 31, 2017 – 06:44 pm

Forensic Psychological Evaluation

The process of evaluation varies, depending upon the nature of the alleged injuries. A plaintiff s injuries may require only psychiatric and psychological examinations. Alternatively, a more extensive brain-injury evaluation may be necessary if brain function is raised as a legal issue. Each individual s medical records are reviewed prior to the examination to determine the specific assessment that is best suited to the needs of each individual case…

Forensic Psychology testsMay 1, 2017 – 05:55 pm

Forensic Psychology tests

Psychological Testing Quality Psychological Testing Resource The following link will take you to the psychological testing centre. An extremely useful and thorough resource provided by the British Psychological Society. Read FBI Profiling Classics on Kindle This special Kindle collection consists primarily of the landmark articles written by members of the Behavioral Science Units, National Center for the Analysis of Violent Crime, at the FBI Academy…

Forensic Psychology ClassesApril 13, 2017 – 05:14 pm

Forensic Psychology Classes

Criminal psychology courses are generally offered as part of bachelor s or master s degree programs in criminology or master s and doctorate degree programs in psychology. Graduates of these types of programs may find careers in fields such as law enforcement, criminal profiling and psychology. List of Courses The following descriptions provide an overview of the most common criminal psychology courses. Biological Criminal Psychology Course Biological…

Forensic Psychology Ph.D Programs OnlineApril 10, 2017 – 05:12 pm

Forensic Psychology Ph.D Programs Online

An online forensic psychology degree prepares students for jobs in the legal sector. Forensic psychology is the intersection of psychology and criminal justice and students need a solid grounding in both backgrounds. Most forensic psychologists assess people in the legal system to learn information used during court proceedings. This might include assessing whether a person is competent to stand trial, whether they are legally sane, and whether they…