Jun 21, 2018  
Catawba Valley Community College 2017-2018 General Catalog 
    
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PSY 231 - Forensic Psychology


(Coll/Tran)
Class Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 0
Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 3

This course introduces students to concepts which unite psychology and the legal system. Topics include defining competency, insanity, involuntary commitment as well as introducing forensic assessment techniques, such as interviewing process, specialized assessments, and collecting collateral information. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge in areas of forensic psychology: risk assessment, criminal competencies, insanity, psychopathology, and mentally disordered offenders.

Prerequisites: PSY 150  must pass with a grade of C or higher. Corequisites: None.
When Offered: (On demand)



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