Academic Catalog 2018-2019 
    
    Aug 19, 2019  
Academic Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PSY-765C Forensic Assessment in Child Custody and Parental Rights

2 semester credits
Advanced course in Child Custody and parental rights with one-day face-to-face lab.
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. Demonstrate a basic understanding of the methods, assessments, and best practices for conducting child custody evaluations, parental competency or capacity evaluations, and other assessments in child protection matters.
  2. To gain a better understanding of research relevant to conducting evaluations in child custody and child protection matters.
  3. Document understanding  of research relevant to conducting evaluations in child custody and child protection matters.
  4. Demonstrate an ability to apply psychological knowledge and skills, including integrated assessment, to the psycho-legal issues to which forensic psychologists respond to regarding child custody and parental competency evaluations.
  5. Demonstrate a basic understanding of the ethical issues relevant to child custody/parental competency evaluations.
  6. Demonstrate a basic understanding of diversity/multicultural factors relevant to conducting evaluations for child custody, parental competency, and child protection matters. 



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