PSYC 0638 - Forensic Counseling: Treatment

Credits: 3

The purpose of this course is to review and discuss research and theory on best practices in forensic counseling and treatment. Students will learn about programming designed for various offender populations, such as sexual offenders, violent offenders, developmentally disabled offenders, and juvenile delinquents. Current issues and methods for treating criminogenic needs related to personality, mental disorders, and cognitions will be discussed. Particular emphasis will be placed on obtaining skills towards evaluating the empirical literature on best practices in forensic counseling.

Prerequisites: PSYC 0621

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