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The Handbook of Forensic Psychology

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About the Course:

This book provides “an authoritative and comprehensive resource for understanding the theoretical foundations of forensic psychology, becoming familiar with the expanding research base in this specialty, and learning to apply forensic concepts artfully in everyday practice.” from the preface

This course is based on the book, The Handbook of Forensic Psychology created by Irving B. Weiner and Allen K. Hess

Publication Date:

2006/Third Edition

Course Material Author

Irving B. Weiner and Allen K. Hess

Irving B. Weiner, Ph.D. is a psychologist at the University of South Florida;
Allen K. Hess, Ph.D. is a psychologist at Auburn University at Montgomery

Course Creator

Dan Rebek, Ph.D.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for mental health professionals, especially psychologists, who seek knowledge about forensic psychology principles and applications. It is appropriate for intermediate to advanced levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Define forensic psychology within historical and scientific contexts.

  2. Apply forensic psychology principles to civil law.

  3. Apply forensic psychology principles to criminal law.

  4. Identify and apply forensic psychology principles to issues of violence risk, law enforcement, polygraph and hypnosis.

  5. Demonstrate knowledge of effect forensic report writing and testimony as an expert witness.

  6. Identify issues related to interventions with legal offenders.

  7. Demonstrate an understanding of the ethical and training issues of forensic psychology.

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American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)

25 CE credit hours

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American Psychological Association (APA)

25 CE credit hours

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Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR)

25 CE credit hours

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National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

25 CPD hours

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Course Number 101472
25 credit hours
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