2014-2015 Walden University Catalog (December 2014) 
    
    Aug 15, 2022  
2014-2015 Walden University Catalog (December 2014) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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IPSY 6521 - Psychology in the Courts


Forensic psychology professionals play a vital role in the court system, providing consultation, expert testimony, and recommendations for treatment. In this course, students have the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and skills used by forensic psychology professionals working in the courts. Students examine major roles of psychology professionals, their responsibilities, and required proficiencies, such as oral and written communication skills. Through application-based exercises, students engage in practical exercises, such as in writing reports, planning evaluations, and preparing witnesses for testimony. Students also consider contemporary challenges, ethical and legal issues, and the impact of technology on courts in the United States.



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