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…

Articles on Forensic PsychologyNovember 1, 2016 – 01:43 pm

Articles on Forensic Psychology

Illustration by Mark Alan Stamaty. When someone commits a horrific, inexplicable crime, we naturally wonder whether he’s mentally ill: Who but a crazy person could do such a thing? But when a killer acts crazy after his arrest, we also might wonder whether he’s preparing for his trial. That’s the speculation around Colorado shooter James Holmes, whose psychiatric treatment and bizarre behavior in court and prison make people wonder whether he’s truly…

Bachelor Degree Jobs in PsychologyOctober 25, 2016 – 12:39 pm

Bachelor Degree Jobs in Psychology

It s true that, in order to work as a psychologist, a master s or doctorate degree is typically required. However, a bachelor s degree in psychology can still function as a valuable starting point for a number of career paths. These career paths may or may not be in the field of psychology; the skills acquired from a bachelor s in psychology can be applied to a wide range of promising fields. Common Career Paths The majority of students with a bachelor…

Bachelors in Forensic PsychologyOctober 23, 2016 – 12:28 pm

Bachelors in Forensic Psychology

Students learn about ethical issues, theoretical processes, scientific methodologies and research standards. Programs offer students opportunities for observation and fieldwork in psychiatric facilities. Students complete research and presentations related to forensic psychology or choose a specialization in the field. Program Level in Forensic Psychology: Bachelor s degree. Prerequisites : SAT or ACT scores; strong high school GPA or GED scores…

Journal of Forensic Psychology PracticeOctober 9, 2016 – 09:05 am

Journal of Forensic Psychology Practice

This article endeavors to present an overview of the current state of the science regarding Munchausen by proxy syndrome. A brief history of the syndrome culminating in its current definition is provided, along with the most recent clinical information concerning initial detection of the syndrome, methods of its investigation, and current research trends and needs. Though a comprehensive review of the literature on this subject informs much of the…