What to do with Degree in Psychology?August 23, 2016 – 01:23 pm

What to do with Degree in Psychology?

A psychology degree develops knowledge of human behavior as well as research, statistics, and writing skills. It can provide a foundation for many careers. Positions don t all require a doctorate and they don t all involve therapy – though a graduate degree is a requirement for some, and an asset for some others. Here is a look at ten top career paths for individuals with undergraduate degrees in psychology. Psychotherapy or Counseling A psychology…

Colleges with Forensic PsychologyJuly 27, 2016 – 10:29 am

Colleges with Forensic Psychology

The Forensic Psychology B.A. program at Florida Tech is designed for students who want to learn how psychological theory and research are used in the criminal justice system and related fields. Students gain a comprehensive understanding of human behavior, including criminality, as well as important skills in data analysis, writing and research. Whether you want to become a law enforcement officer, leader in the field of criminal justice or a crime…

Forensic Developmental PsychologyJuly 16, 2016 – 08:51 am

Forensic Developmental Psychology

And 1Johns Hopkins University 2Cornell University Maggie Bruck, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 600 N. Wolfe St., Baltimore, MD ; e-mail: mbruck1{at}jhmi.edu. Abstract We summarize recent developments in the field of forensic developmental psychology that challenge traditional conceptions about the reliability of children s reports. The areas covered…

Becoming a Forensic PsychologistJune 28, 2016 – 07:33 am

Becoming a Forensic Psychologist

Forensic psychology is where the practices of psychology and law meet. It is also a profession that has received a lot of attention over the past several years, due to the tremendous popularity of procedural-based movies and television series. Anyone interested in a career as a forensic psychologist, however, has to distinguish between fact and fiction, and determine the answers to several questions: How does the practice of forensic psychology differ…

Top Schools for Forensic PsychologyJune 25, 2016 – 07:26 am

Top Schools for Forensic Psychology

Forensic psychology combines psychology and law. Whether you want to work in a criminal justice, prison, courtroom, research or private practice setting, you might benefit from studying forensic psychology. Read on to learn what top schools will offer you, and find out about some of the top schools in the field. Schools offering . What Should I Expect in a Top Forensic Psychology School? Although forensic psychology-related courses are taught in psychology…

American College of Forensic PsychologyJune 23, 2016 – 06:57 am

American College of Forensic Psychology

In 1983, when it began, the American College of Forensic Psychology was an oasis in the desert known as fledgling forensic psychology. Thirty years later, as forensic psychology became much more, almost its own discipline, the College remains precisely that kind of professional resource. The range of professional subjects presented at the College s annual symposiums and those published in the College s American Journal of Forensic Psychology, covers…

Forensic Psychology CoursesJune 22, 2016 – 06:54 am

Forensic Psychology Courses

WRITTEN COMMUNICATION: This requirement consists of six credits in English Composition (ENWR1101 and ENWR1102) and six credits of writing intensive courses within the major. ORAL COMMUNICATION: Requirements consist of a three-credit Speech course. QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS: Requirements consist of a three-credit course that is substantially concerned with mathematics and statistics with application to everyday problems. ETHICAL AND MORAL ANALYSIS: Requirements…