Academic Catalog 2018-2019 
    
    May 25, 2019  
Academic Catalog 2018-2019
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PSY-765B Forensic Assessment in Civil Court

2 semester credits


Advanced course in Forensic Civil Assessment with one-day, face-to-face lab. This seminar will examine issues in forensic psychological assessment in civil settings.
Co-requisites: Prior completion of or concurrent registration in PSY-765  
Delivery Method: In person/Blended
Grading Default: Letter
Note: Elective
Learning Outcome(s):  

  1. Achieve an in-depth understanding of the basic issues and legal standards in the practice of civil forensic psychology including the assessment psychological damages, causation, psychological disability, fitness for employment.
  2. Achieve an understanding of the leading cases relevant to the practice of civil forensic psychology.
  3. Achieve an understanding of the use of interviews, psychological testing, collateral information, record review, and other sources of information in forming a civil forensic psychological opinion.
  4. Gain a basic understanding of research relevant to the practice of civil forensic psychology.
  5. Be familiar with the ethical, cultural, and professional issues that arise in the practice of civil forensic psychology.

 



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