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…

Masters of Forensic PsychologySeptember 29, 2016 – 07:50 am

Masters of Forensic Psychology

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Famous Forensic PsychologistsSeptember 28, 2016 – 07:48 am

Famous Forensic Psychologists

Forensic psychology hasn t officially been around for very long, and it has always flown under the radar. There haven t really been any massive breakthroughs in the field, and there has never been a major, public case in which a forensic psychologist played an important role in. Because of this, any forensic psychologist that would be considered famous is virtually unknown. They are quite important though, and famous in their own right. James McKeen…

History of Forensic PsychologySeptember 25, 2016 – 07:37 am

History of Forensic Psychology

There are many subsets of psychology. No doubt one of the most fascinating is forensic psychology. Forensic psychology is basically the intersection of psychology and the legal system. It’s quite a broad field. Psychologists work in a variety of settings, including police departments, prisons, courts and juvenile detention centers. And they do everything from assessing whether an incarcerated individual is ready for parole to advising attorneys on…

Forensic Psychology Masters ProgramsSeptember 15, 2016 – 07:01 am

Forensic Psychology Masters Programs

Pursuing a career in forensic psychology can be an exciting way to enter the field of forensics for someone who has an undergraduate background in psychology. A forensic psychologist is someone who uses their training in psychology, including evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment, to work within some aspect of the criminal justice system. A forensic psychologist could be a therapist in a prison, an expert witness in court, a criminal profiler, or any…

Forensic Psychology Job OpeningsSeptember 14, 2016 – 06:51 am

Forensic Psychology Job Openings

Forensic psychologists specialize in suspect profiling, mental health, and criminal motives. These specialists can be responsible for counseling mentally ill criminals, assisting in jury selection, determining whether an accused criminal is sane enough to stand trial, and collaborating with attorneys. Forensic psychologists also typically conduct research, and for some, they focus exclusively on research. Areas of popular research include correctional…

Forensic Psychology Programs OnlineSeptember 9, 2016 – 07:28 pm

Forensic Psychology Programs Online

Overview of Available Online Forensic Psychology Degrees Online programs in forensic psychology are psychology undergraduate degrees that have been specialized with a core of psychology classes relating to criminal behavior, abnormal psychology, and human development. The foundational coursework discusses cognitive psychology, social psychology, statistics, and research methods in psychology. While the bachelor’s program provides a strong psychology…