Legal Issues and Social Change in Forensic Psychology

COUN6910 - Legal Issues and Social Change in Forensic Psychology

Graduate Quarter | 5 credits | 11 Weeks

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Students in this course critically examine the effects of recent legislation, case law, and national policies on social change and on consultation and research in forensic psychology. Students have opportunities to explore and discuss contemporary and controversial issues such as the ethics of civil commitment, the death penalty, police use of force, investigative practices to curtail terrorism, hate crimes, and transfer of juveniles to adult criminal court and how related legal issues affect forensic psychology and society in general. They also analyze ethical issues that often arise for forensic psychology professionals who are working in these areas.

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Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree conferred
  • Unofficial transcript(s) from institution(s) with accreditation recognized by Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) or US Dept of Education. Unofficial transcripts must include the name of the institution, student name, grades earned, credits earned, degree earned, course names/numbers and dates of attendance.
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.

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