Forensic Psychologist CareersMarch 30, 2021 – 09:13 am

Forensic Psychologist Careers

The job of a Forensic Psychologist isn t for the faint of heart. As a Forensic Psychologist, you spend your days with criminals, understanding the way their minds work in order to find out why they committed their crimes and how to keep them from repeating those actions. Many organizations-from courts to prisons, and even the FBI-hire Forensic Psychologists. In court, you work with Lawyers from both defense and prosecution, determining whether a criminal…

Degree for Forensic PsychologyMarch 23, 2021 – 12:42 pm

Degree for Forensic Psychology

If you d like to learn how to become a forensic psychologist, this article will guide you through the requirements as well as career pathways and salary information. What Do Forensic Psychologists Do? Forensic Psychology is not only a branch of Forensic Science, but it is where psychology and criminal justice meet. A Forensic Psychologist must be able to understand and relate to legal language and understand how the judiciary system works in order…

Forensic Psychology Continuing EducationMarch 11, 2021 – 12:39 pm

Forensic Psychology Continuing Education

Marc A. Martinez, PhD, ABPP American Board of Forensic Psychology Specialist Q. What is your practice like? I am the owner of a private practice located in Rochester, NY. The primary focus of my practice is devoted to forensic psychological evaluations of juveniles and adults involved in civil or criminal legal proceedings. I specialize in evaluating risk for future sexual offense or general violence, targeted violence, competency to stand trial…

Forensic Psychology Job OutlookMarch 5, 2021 – 12:31 pm

Forensic Psychology Job Outlook

Choosing a job in the field of forensic psychology is something that appeals to many individuals. Combining an affinity for psychology and the criminal justice system makes this job field one that is sure to have long term growth. Individuals choosing to specialize in forensic psychology can find jobs within the criminal justice system, therapy facilities and academic institutions. Because of the education required, working environment, clientele…

American Academy of Forensic PsychologyFebruary 21, 2021 – 12:25 pm

American Academy of Forensic Psychology

The ABPP serves the public need by providing oversight certifying psychologists competent to deliver high quality services in various specialty areas of psychology. Law and Psychology Review University of Alabama School of Law For more information, go to . Graduate Programs in Law and Psychology Careers in Law and Psychology Careers and Training Committee

Mental toughness TrainingFebruary 15, 2021 – 12:17 pm

Mental toughness Training

After the National Geographic Channel s Fight Science television show on Special Ops, a majority of the emails received this week discussed mental toughness, as if I had some magic solution for people to acquire it. The truth is the human body is built for survival and will adapt to better handle cold, heat, stress, pain and just about anything you can throw at it. After years of training in cold water before, during and after my seven years in the…

Forensic Psychology HistoryFebruary 9, 2021 – 12:16 pm

Forensic Psychology History

Forensic & Criminal Psychology Criminal Behaviour: Before talking about what forensic and criminal psychology is, we must define criminal behaviour first. Criminal behaviour suggests a large number and variety of acts. Andrew and Bonta (1998) suggest four broad definitions of criminal behaviour and the acts and behaviours that fit within these domains. These four areas are legal criminal behaviour or actions that are prohibited my the state…