TAMU PSYC 371 - Roles of Forensic Psychologists (7 pages)

Previewing pages 1, 2 of 7 page document View the full content.
View Full Document

Roles of Forensic Psychologists

Previewing pages 1, 2 of actual document.

View the full content.
View Full Document
View Full Document

Roles of Forensic Psychologists


Discussion over the Roles of Forensic Psychology, Historical Perspective, Relevant Court cases, and the scientific method

Lecture number:
Lecture Note
Texas A&M University
Psyc 371 - Forensic Psychology

Unformatted text preview:

PSYC 371 1st Edition Lecture 2 Outline of Last Lecture I What is Forensic Psychology II What is Forensic III Forensic Clinical Psychology IV What do Forensic Psychologists do V The American Legal System a Psychology and Law b Hadfield and the wild beast c McNaughten VI Sigmund Freud Psychologists VII Hugo Munsterberg VIII Muller vs Oregon IX Brown vs Board of Education Outline of Current Lecture X Roles of Forensic Psychologists XI Historical Perspective a Cottage Industry i Tom Grisso ii APA Ethics Code XII Lockhart v McCree a Death qualified XIII McCleskey v Kemp XIV Roles a Basic Science b Discover Universal Laws of Functioning c Forensic Evaluation d Civil and Criminal Inquiries e Provide Reports and Testimony f Trial Consultation g Impartiality vs Adversarial Allegiance XV Correctional Psychology a Who They Are b What They do i Direct Treatment ii Administrative Duties iii Assessment Evaluation iv Research v Policy Evaluation vi Simultaneous vs Sequential Eyewitness Procedures XVI Scientific Method a What science is i Logical ii Non circular Reasoning iii Objective and Reliable iv Falsifiable v Replicable XVII Junk Science XVIII Correlational Method a Operationalization Current Lecture What do they do Might provide valuable info to the legal system that deals with mental health Historical Perspective Gradual increase in the field during the 60 s and 70 s o National Science Foundation funding Provides funding for grants o American Psychology Law Society 1968 Forum for ppl interested in the intersection of psyc and law o Law Human Behavior 1971 Focuses on legal issues that have an influence on psychology o Psychology public policy Law 1995 Historical Perspective Cottage Industry Tom Grisso Professor of Psych Specializes in writing forensic evaluation reports to the courts APA Ethics Code Aspirational principles o 5 general concepts that psychologists aspire to follow benevolence and no mal practice responsible just autonomous o Specialty guidelines for forensic

View Full Document

Access the best Study Guides, Lecture Notes and Practice Exams

Loading Unlocking...

Join to view Roles of Forensic Psychologists and access 3M+ class-specific study document.

We will never post anything without your permission.
Don't have an account?
Sign Up

Join to view Roles of Forensic Psychologists and access 3M+ class-specific study document.


By creating an account you agree to our Privacy Policy and Terms Of Use

Already a member?