Psychology (Graduate Studies) 652

Psychology (Graduate Studies) 652 PSY 652
Advanced Forensic Assessment 3 (0-3-0-0)

This course will provide advanced theoretical knowledge in the area of forensic psychological assessment, covering the major theories of criminal behavior including administering, scoring, interpreting, and report writing. Students will learn about specialized risk assessment instruments and how assessment results can inform and direct intervention. The course will be a combination of class lectures, demonstrations of testing and scoring procedures of various risk assessment instruments, and interpretation and report writing discussions and exercises. This course will provide foundational knowledge for the subsequent practicum placement in forensic psychological assessment 'PSY 653'.

Note: Open only to students in the Graduate Diploma in Psychological Assessment or Graduate Certificate in Psychological Assessment programs.

Prerequisites: Psychology 431 or Psychology (Graduate Studies) 631
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