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Forensic Psychology Level 3

Open Study College
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379 GBP
English
Distance
e-learning / Online / Distance

Course description

Unit 1: The Forensic Psychologist

  • Introduction to Forensic Psychology
  • Law and Forensic Psychology
  • Insanity Plea
  • Automatism

Unit 2: Biological, Psychological and Criminological Explanations

  • Biological (genetic, biochemical)
  • Personality Theories
  • Psychological explanations
  • Social learning theory
  • Media and crime
  • Attachment theory
  • Criminological theories

Unit 3: Abnormal Behaviour and Psychopathy

  • Psychopathology
  • Deviation from social norms (DSN)
  • Failure to function adequately (FFA)
  • Cognitive approach to abnormal psychology
  • Behavioural psychology
  • Psychopathy and antisocial personality disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Psychosis
  • Dissociative identity disorder

Unit 4: Risk Factors and Assessment Tools

  • Risk factors
  • Children who kill
  • Actuarial
  • Structure clinical judgement
  • Unstructured clinical judgement
  • DSM Criteria for ASPD
  • Psychopathy checklist
  • Assessing risk: predicting recidivism and harm on parole

Unit 5: Profiling and Behavioural Science

  • Inductive and deductive reasoning
  • Approaches to profiling
  • Type of crime scene
  • Personality attributes
  • Geographical profiling
  • Victim attack method

Unit 6: Theories and Typologies of Rape

  • Models and typologies of rape
  • Theories of rape (anger, sadism)
  • Sexual abuse and paedophilia

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Pay Now: GBP 379.00
OR 6 Monthly Instalments of GBP 71.85 with a deposit of GBP
47.90 totalling 479

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