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36-Credit/Hour Continuing Education Program
36-Credit/Hour Continuing Education Program

Forensic Psychology - CE Program (Book-Based Program) - 36 Credits/Hours

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***You must have access to "Forensic Psychology (Vol 11)" to complete this CE program.***

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"Forensic Psychology (Vol 11)" in the "Handbook of Psychology" series,
 on which this program is based.  Order at:

A 36-credit/hour, 300-question CE program based on the book:
"Forensic Psychology (Vol 11)" in the "Handbook of Psychology" series
by Alan Goldstein.

Upon successful completion, this program awards 36 CE credits/hours, including 3 documented ethics and 2 documented domestic violence credits/hours.

This volume contains contributions from 47 of the nation's top forensic expe
The content of this program is most appropriate for forensic psychologists and other mental health professionals with extensive forensic experience. 

Target Audience

Learning Level

Learning Objectives
  • Explain the nature of forensic psychology, including
                - an overview of forensic psychology,
                - forensic training and practice,
                - ethical principles and professional competencies, and
                - expert testimony.

  • Discuss approaches to forensic assessment, including
                - third party information in forensic assessment,
                - forensic and clinical issues in the assessment of psychopathy, and
                - the evaluation of malingering and deception.

  • Present special topics in forensic psychology, including
                - forensic assessment for high-risk occupations,
                - eyewitness memory for people and events, and

                - voir dire and jury selection.

  • Summarize topics regarding civil forensic psychology, including
                - child custody evaluation,
                - assessing childhood trauma,
                - personal injury examinations in torts for emotional distress,
                - assessing employment discrimination and harassment,
                - evaluations in Americans with Disabilities Act cases, and
                - roles for the forensic psychologist in substituted judgment.

  • Discuss topics in criminal forensic psychology, including
                - evaluation in delinquency cases,
                - competence to confess,
                - the assessment of competence to stand trial,
                - evaluation of criminal responsibility,
                - sentencing determinations in death penalty cases, and
                - child sexual abuse evaluations.

  • Assess special populations and topics, including
                - sexual predators,
                - battered woman syndrome in the courts,
                - pathologies of attachment, violence, and criminality, and
                - violence risk.

  • Predict emerging directions in forensic psychology, public policy, and the law; and therapeutic jurisprudence.
Topics for Study
The nature of the forensic psychology field Approaches to forensic assessment of psychopathy and malingering and deception Assessment for high-risk occupations Voir dire and jury selection Civil issues such as child custody; childhood trauma; emotional distress in personal injury cases; employment discrimination and harassment; and Americans with Disabilities Act cases Criminal evaluation in areas such as child sexual abuse, delinquency, competence to confess, competence to stand trial, and criminal responsibility Assessment in special populations such as sexual predators, battered women, violent offenders, and those with pathologies of attachment, and criminality

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