Academic Catalog 2018-2019 
    
    May 25, 2019  
Academic Catalog 2018-2019
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PSY-765D Forensic Neuropsychology Assessment

2 semester credits
This is an advanced course in forensic neuropsychology assessment with a 2-day face-to-face seminar at summer session. This course introduces students to the scientific approach to forensic neuropsychological assessment and applies this approach to cases in the criminal and civil legal arenas.
Pre-requisites: PSY-708  
Delivery Method: In person/Blended
Grading Default: Letter
Note: Elective
Learning Outcome(s):  

  1. Outline the scientific approach to forensic neuropsychology.
  2. Evaluate the factors influencing admissibility of forensic neuropsychology expert opinions.
  3. Analyze ethical issues in the practice of forensic neuropsychology.
  4. Analyze the process of assessing response style in forensic neuropsychological evaluations.
  5. Compare the common psychological questions in criminal and civil cases utilizing neuropsychological evaluations.
  6. Synthesize research and clinical best practices for conducting neuropsychological evaluations for criminal cases.
  7. Synthesize research and clinical best practices for conducting neuropsychological evaluations for civil cases.



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