FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGIST

Inside the criminal mind

WHAT IS FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGY?

Forensic psychology often plays a role in punishing and preventing crimes. The word forensic is defined as "the scientific method for investigation of crime". Forensic psychology is often described as the merger of law and psychology.

LOOKS CAN BE DECEIVING

You can never go by appearances when it comes to determining who committed a crime.This field of psychology is often focused on the criminals themselves. Professionals in this field are often given the ominous responsibilities of trying to figure out why certain types of people commit crimes; what type of person committed a crime; and how to prevent people from committing crimes.

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SO HOW 'BOUT YOU?

Are you interested in mystery, reasoning, and searching for answers?


Are you skeptical of some people, though they may look or seem innocent?


Do you wonder what goes on in the kid's head who has serious behavior problems?


Have you ever thought about how it may be possible to reduce crime rates?


Do you love movies or books based off the topic of crime?


IF SO, THEN THIS JOB IS FOR YOU!

LIST OF OCCUPATIONAL DUTIES

1.) Figure out why certain people commit crimes


2.) What type of person committed a crime


3.) Figure out how to prevent people from engaging in criminal activity

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENT DESCRIPTION

Psychologist Educational TrackSchool Programs

1. Earn a Bachelor's DegreeView Programs

2. Earn A Master's DegreeView Programs2 Additional Years

3. Earn a PHD or PsyD

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