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The New Predator: Women Who Kill: Profiles of Female Serial Killers

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Studies of multiple murderers have until now focused mainly on male perpetrators. Schurman-Kauflin tries to remedy the imbalance by offering a disturbing look, based on personal interviews, of seven women who have committed multiple murders.

This course is based on the , The New Predator: Women Who Kill: Profiles of Female Serial Killers created by Dr. Deborah Schurman-Kauflin


Algora Publishing

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Course Material Author

Dr. Deborah Schurman-Kauflin

Dr. Deborah Schurman-Kauflin is an expert on serial killers. Founder of the Violent Crimes Institute, she holds a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice and Forensic Science.

Dr. Deborah Schurman-Kauflin authored the material only, and was not involved in creating this CE course. They are identified here for your own evaluation of the relevancy of the material this course is based on.

Course Creator

Keith Gibson, Ph.D.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, criminal court workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about female serial killers. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Identify the behavior patterns of female multiple murderers.

  2. Explain the biological, psychological, and sociological theories of female serial killers.

  3. Describe the process of maturation.

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Course Retired
Course Number 101335
9 credit hours
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