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    Jun 20, 2019  
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PSY-765G Evaluations for the Immigration Courts

2 semester credits
This course will focus on the role the forensic psychologist can take in cases in the United States immigration courts.  An overview of the legal aspects of immigration proceedings will be covered with a focus on the processes of seeking asylum and contesting removal from the United States.  Didactic instruction will be provided regarding the special challenges facing those that immigrate to the United States as well as the mental health issues prevalent in immigrant communities.  Students will be instructed on how to conduct an assessment for the immigration courts and testify in immigration proceedings.
Co-requisites: Prior completion of or concurrent registration in PSY-765  
Delivery Method: In person/Blended
Grading Default: Credit/No Credit Only
Note: Elective



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