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Psychology and the Criminal Justice System

The application of psychological theory, assessment, and clinically informed judgment within the context of the criminal justice system are a few of the duties performed by forensic psychologists. Risk assessment to identify violent offenders and their propensity for future violence is...

Poster Presentation 

Ground students must complete a poster to present. Online students must complete an 8- to 10-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation. Both modalities must include the following:   Abstract, including the research question Prior research: literature review Purpose Methods Expected conclusions References...

PROTECTING ELDER ADULTS

Post Discussion: Why Should They be Protected?   Aging does tend to make people more vulnerable physically, socially, and sometimes emotionally. At the same time, however, we know that individuals have different competencies even as they age. (Moody & Sasser, 2015)...

Reality Meets the Theoretical

In Chapter 4 of the text, our author talks about risk factors and protective factors. Select a juvenile of your choice or one that we have already studied (such as Greg Ousley, Colt Lundy, or Paul Gingerich from the video in...

Statistical Analysis Presentation

Present a PowerPoint slide presentation or a written report (you do not have to do both) depicting your analysis of historical juvenile crime data for a specific category of crime, or criminal issue. As an alternative to PowerPoint, you can use...