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PSYC 405 - Criminal Forensic Psychology

This course provides an introduction to psychological issues related to understanding, assessing, and managing both sexual and violent behaviors. An overview of mental health disorders and their relationship to both types of criminality will be provided. Topics include, but will not be limited to, insanity, psychopathy, serial killing, stalking, women who kill and sexually offend, and treatment strategies aimed at reducing both sexual and physical violence. Finally, the course will focus on methods of assessment currently used to help predict the risk of both sexual and violent re-offending. Prerequisite:PSYC 110, PSYC 205, PSYC 360

PSYC 405 - Criminal Forensic Psychology - Details

Prerequisite
PSYC 110, PSYC 205, PSYC 360
Credits
3
Offered:
Spring