PSYC3840-A Forensic Psychology    (Spring 2014)

Course Details
Course Description
About The Instructor
Course Details

Section will be taught as a combination of online and in class meetings. There are regularly scheduled class meeting times as well as significant online interaction and assignments. Students must arrange for daily access to a computer and the Internet prior to the start of classes. Robert Morris labs are to be used only as a backup in special situations and may not be relied upon for extended periods of time. In addition to the Internet link, online classes have a large emphasis on email. All messages from the instructor and other information regarding online classes, including user ids, passwords, and login instructions will be sent to your Robert Morris University email account.
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Session, Dates: 1 (01/13/2014 - 05/03/2014)

Days: R

Time: 12:30 - 01:45 pm

Location: Moon Campus

Room: Nicholson Center 415

Seats Available: Course Full, Choose another

Credits: 3

The following additional fees apply to this section:   Partially Online Fee : $90.00

Course Description

This course is the application of psychology in the legal system. In the course, students will: survey the history and scope of forensic psychology; examine the use of psychology in civil and criminal proceedings, including evaluation of competency and insanity; prepare expert witness testimony and forensic reports; discuss psychological impact on victims; and address the practice of psychology in correctional facilities and other interventions and treatment of offenders.

Prerequisite: PSYC1010

About The Instructor

Elizabeth Ventura, Ph.D.
Part-Time Faculty
 Social Sciences

ventura@rmu.edu
412-397-4200 phone
Hale Center 305

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