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…

All About Forensic PsychologySeptember 2, 2016 – 06:26 pm

All About Forensic Psychology

Forensic psychology is the interaction of the practice or study of psychology and the law. Psychologists interested in this line of applied work may be found working in prisons, jails, rehabilitation centers, police departments, law firms, schools, government agencies, or in private practice, to name a few. They may work directly with attorneys, defendants, offenders, victims, pupils, families, or with patients within the state s corrections or rehabilitation…

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…