Academic Catalog 2018-2019 
    
    May 25, 2019  
Academic Catalog 2018-2019
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PSY-765L Forensic Psychology Lab

1 semester credits
This is a one day lab/workshop in report writing and expert testimony which is required in connection with PSY-765, the basic core course in forensic psychology, required for all students in the forensic concentration. This lab adds an applied component and serves to enhance the learning objectives of PSY-765. This lab is designed to provide students with an in vivo introduction to report-writing and expert testimony through the use of a mock case and an abbreviated examination of a forensic expert in a mock trial.
Pre-requisites: PSY-710A PSY-710B , PSY-710C  
Co-requisites: Prior completion of or concurrent registration in PSY-765 .
Delivery Method: In person/Blended
Grading Default: Credit/No Credit Only
Note: Elective
Learning Outcome(s):  

  1. Be able to demonstrate a basic understanding of the scope of the field of forensic psychology.
  2. Be able to demonstrate a basic understanding of the tasks involved in applying psychological knowledge and skills to the psycho-legal issues to which forensic psychologists respond.
  3. Be able to demonstrate an understanding of the core psycho-legal issues in various types/areas of forensic practice.
  4. Be able to demonstrate a basic understanding of the ethical issues relevant to forensic practice.
  5. Be able to demonstrate an understanding of the steps required to conduct a forensic assessment and prepare a forensic report (clinical), and the ability to present expert testimony and an expert report on a relevant forensic issue (non-clinical).



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