2013-2014 Walden University Catalog (June 2014) 
    Jul 18, 2019  
2013-2014 Walden University Catalog (June 2014) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Forensic Mental Health Counseling

Return to Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision 

This specialization is designed for students interested in pursuing practitioner, leader, or educator roles within the legal and criminal justice systems. Through their coursework, students explore the various assessment tools and techniques used in forensic psychology and how research findings can be applied to forensic clinical settings. Students are also introduced to the history, theories, and approaches of program evaluation and how to choose the most appropriate research models to perform evaluations. The Forensic Mental Health Counseling specialization can prepare students to work in family courts, drug courts, group homes, and agencies that offer dispute resolution.