Criminal Forensic Psychology

Dublin City
Price: POA
Duration: 10 weeks
Evening, Evening and Part Time
Schedule: 14/07/2020

Course description

The Diploma in Criminal Psychology course provides you with a fascinating insight into both criminal behaviour and the criminal mind.

This popular course introduces students to the fundamental principles involved in research and practice within Criminal Forensic Psychology,  examining the underlying causes in society, how events and experiences can shape the type of adults we later become.

Held one night per week, 18.30-21.30, over 10 weeks from CMI School in Dublin 2 and online by distance learning.

 Topics areas

  • Investigative psychology, criminal profiling, scene analysis, and racial profiling.
  • Role of forensic psychologists.
  • Geographical profiling, and geographical mapping.
  • Competencies of criminal suspects and risk assessment instruments.
  • Psychological competence and differences in delinquencies.
  • Features of psychopaths and controversy over labelling offenders.
  • Mass murders and categories, plus, rape and associated demographics.
  • Criminal psychology can be useful to criminal investigations.
  • Types of offenders including male and female sex offenders.
  • Forensic psychology can be assist criminals after conviction.
  • Understand developmental risk factors related to criminal behaviour.

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