Career Paths in Forensic Psychology   www.helpingpsychology.com
Forensic psychology is a growing field in the United States that involves a blend of research in psychology, psychological...
Career Opportunities  Forensic psychologists engage in expert testimony and psychological evaluation.   www.helpingpsychol...
Expert testimony involves providing testimony as an expert on the likely validity of evidence presented in a legal case.  ...
A forensic psychologist works with individuals who are at an increased risk for engaging in aggressive behaviors.  A foren...
Forensic psychologists become involved in the legal process through provision of consultative services, as well as through...
Sub-Specialties in Forensic Psychology   A police psychology sub-specialty in forensic psychology involves working specifi...
An offender profiling sub-specialty involves creating profiles of particular offenders, assisting law enforcement and lega...
A criminal psychology or criminal behavior sub-specialty in forensic psychology involves studying the psychological profil...
A victims services or victimology sub-specialty involves work with individuals who have been victimized by criminals; a fo...
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  1. 1. Career Paths in Forensic Psychology www.helpingpsychology.com
  2. 2. Forensic psychology is a growing field in the United States that involves a blend of research in psychology, psychological theory, and practice in clinical settings within the legal justice system. www.helpingpsychology.com iStock_000002809751Small-300x200
  3. 3. Career Opportunities Forensic psychologists engage in expert testimony and psychological evaluation. www.helpingpsychology.com http://www.buzzle.com/img/articleImages/340558-26030-5.jpg
  4. 4. Expert testimony involves providing testimony as an expert on the likely validity of evidence presented in a legal case. Psychological evaluation may involve evaluating a suspect for the purposes of assisting the prosecutor or defendant. www.helpingpsychology.com http://www.postregister.com/special/ofmethandmotherhood/Part2/full/jan_16_stuart_7_blur_c.jpg
  5. 5. A forensic psychologist works with individuals who are at an increased risk for engaging in aggressive behaviors. A forensic psychologist may engage in consultation, treatment, assessment or in a combination of the above to facilitate treatment. www.helpingpsychology.com http://helpingpsychology.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/12/iStock_000001903638Small-300x224.jpg
  6. 6. Forensic psychologists become involved in the legal process through provision of consultative services, as well as through conduction of research and offering of testimony. www.helpingpsychology.com http://www.worldwidelearn.com/img/spotlight/argosy-university/forensic-psychology/forensic-psychology2.jpg
  7. 7. Sub-Specialties in Forensic Psychology A police psychology sub-specialty in forensic psychology involves working specifically with police officers and persons related to law enforcement. www.helpingpsychology.com
  8. 8. An offender profiling sub-specialty involves creating profiles of particular offenders, assisting law enforcement and legal services in identifying the kinds of individuals likely to have committed a particular crime. www.helpingpsychology.com https://www.psychologytoday.com/files/u52/like-minds-6.jpg
  9. 9. A criminal psychology or criminal behavior sub-specialty in forensic psychology involves studying the psychological profiles of criminals, as well as their behavior profiles. A correctional psychology sub-specialty involves work in correctional settings, where a psychologist may work with inmates or with personnel who come in contact with the inmates. www.helpingpsychology.com
  10. 10. A victims services or victimology sub-specialty involves work with individuals who have been victimized by criminals; a forensic psychologist may work directly with the victims or in a consultative role to those assisting the victims. www.helpingpsychology.com http://www.php.moj.gov.tw/site/moj/public/MMO/php/english/eng-6consulting-01.jpg
  11. 11. www.argosy.edu www.HelpingPsychology.com Helping Psychology Is Sponsored By
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