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Criminal Psychology and Psychological Profiling Level 3

Open Study College
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649 GBP
English
Online courses
Professional Training

Course description

Psychological Profiling

Level 3:

Unit 1: Seven Seconds

  • 3 important factors of an interview
  • Cognitive Interview Format
  • Communication styles
  • Visual
  • Auditory
  • Kinaesthetic
  • Eckman’s theory

Unit 2: Introduction to Profiling

  • Key historical events
  • Crime scene analysis
  • Victim of internet dating scam
  • Myra Hindley case study

Unit 3: Personality Typologies [Jung; Colours; Big 5; Stress]

  • Personality theories
  • Personality theories
  • Personality tests

Unit 4: Criminal Profiling

  • Organised and disorganised crime scene
  • Typology
  • Investigative
  • Geographical approaches
  • Psychopath,
  • Sociopath
  • Narcissic personality
  • Hunting strategies
  • Victim attack methods

Unit 5: Profiling Rapists

  • Different theories of rape
  • Typologies and theories of rape
  • Organised and disorganised points of view

Unit 6: Profiling school shooters

  • Risk factors
  • Langman’s typologies
  • Analyse

Criminal Psychology

Level 3:

Unit 1: Biological and Evolutionary Explanations of Criminal Behaviour

  • Historical explanations
  • Genetic explanations
  • Biochemical explanations
  • Neurological explanations
  • Personality theories

Unit 2: Psychological Explanations of Criminal Behaviour

  • Social learning theory
  • Media and crime
  • Psychodynamic theory

Unit 3: Criminological Explanations of Criminal Behaviour

  • Vulnerabilities towards crime
  • Sub-cultural theories
  • Strain theory
  • Status Frustration
  • Differential Association
  • Environmental Theory
  • Social Bond Theory
  • Risk Factors
  • Relative Deprivation

Unit 4: Abnormal Behaviour and Psychopathy

  • Diagnosing abnormal behaviour
  • Cognitive approaches
  • Beck's Negative Triad
  • Psychopathy and Antisocial Personality Disorder
  • Behavioural Theory
  • Cognitive Theory
  • Life Events
  • Dissociative Identity Disorder

Unit 5: Research and the Criminal Justice System (CJS)

  • Eyewitness testimony
  • Leading question
  • Anxiety and weapon effect
  • Cognitive interview
  • Detecting deception
  • Juries and sentencing

Unit 6: Children who kill

  • Mary Bell
  • Thompson and Venables
  • Kip Kinkel

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74.90 totalling 749

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