Forensic Behavior Analysis

MET CJ 725

This course will examine the fascinating world of forensic psychology. It will examine the way in which the law and mental health intersect and forensic psychologists help the court in addressing a variety of cases and issues. The course will explore how expert opinions are formed and provided on a variety of issues including; not guilty by reason of mental illness pleas, competency to stand trial, prediction of future violence, sexual predators; psychopaths, the forcible medication of mentally ill patients, and civil commitment. The difference between sound and "junk" science will be discussed.

FALL 2014 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
OL Rousseau ARR TBD-TBD On-line course

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