Jobs for Forensic PsychologyJune 8, 2016 – 05:17 am

Jobs for Forensic Psychology

Over the last 20 years, the field of forensic psychology has maintained a steady growth rate. It is expected that over the next ten years, consultation, research work, and clinical practice in psychology and the law will continue to grow. Positions working with lawmakers, attorneys, and the courts are predicted to have the highest demand. It is also expected that jobs working in colleges and universities, teaching and doing research, will continue…

Journal of Forensic PsychologyJune 2, 2016 – 04:58 am

Journal of Forensic Psychology

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Best Forensic Psychology ProgramsMay 30, 2016 – 04:39 am

Best Forensic Psychology Programs

The intersection of psychology and criminal justice, Forensic Psychology offers prospective students numerous degree options. The Forensic Psychology Profession Forensic psychologists serve as expert witness and testify on the psychological state of individuals involved in court cases and criminal investigations. Forensic psychologists often provide their expert opinion on the defendant’s competency to stand trial. These professionals also might diagnose…

APA Forensic PsychologyMay 20, 2016 – 03:34 am

APA Forensic Psychology

How long will it take to complete my Forensic Psychology degree online? The answer is it depends. The actual time it will take you to complete your master s degree online will depend on the number of courses you choose to complete each semester. Typically, if you take 6 credits per semester, it will take you approximately 6 semesters (2 years) to complete the credits required for a master s degree. Is the MA in Forensic Psychology program accredited…

Forensic PsychApril 28, 2016 – 12:59 am

Forensic Psych

My last post drew some comments about the use of the word psychopath when describing Joran van der Sloot, the lead suspect in the Natalie Holloway disappearance, so I wanted to clarify what I am referring to when I use the terms psychopathy or psychopath. The age old debate of psychopathy versus sociopathy is not one that can be answered easily. This is mainly because the words are often used interchangeably, and even when the terms are clearly defined…

APA Accredited Forensic Psychology ProgramsApril 23, 2016 – 12:44 am

APA Accredited Forensic Psychology Programs

The American Psychological Association (APA) does not accredit master s or undergraduate level programs in psychology. The APA only accredits doctoral programs. Therefore, the online bachelor s degrees in Psychology and the online master s degree in Forensic Psychology can not be accredited by the APA. Why is accreditation important? Accreditation assures the quality of higher education institutions and programs. In the United States, accreditation…

Psychology TheoristsApril 20, 2016 – 12:27 am

Psychology Theorists

Psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud proposed one of the best-known grand theories of child development. According to Freud’s theory, child development occurs in a series of stages focused on different pleasure areas of the body. During each stage, the child encounters conflicts that play a major role in the course of development. Learn More: Freud’s famous work influenced a number of other psychoanalysts, including theorist Erik Erikson. While Erikson’s theory…