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Viewing: FORP 6115 : Children and Adolescents in the Legal System

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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Forensic Psychology (FORP)
Children and Adolescents in the Legal System
Child/Adoles. in Legal System
Fall 2016
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students in the forensic psychology program or with departmental permission


Dr. Elizabeth Mullin
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The differences between the treatment of juvenile and adults offenders in the legal system; history and role of the juvenile justice system from both legal and mental health perspectives; developmental aspects of the offending juvenile; the role of the psychologist in court proceedings.
1. Understand the differences in the workings of the adult and juvenile justice systems. 2. Participate in the juvenile justice process through reports and testimony. 3. Analyze dispositional alternatives for juvenile offenders. 4. Use differing assessment and treatment models in working with juvenile offenders. 5. Understand and work within the foster care system. 6. Recognize the ethical and legal difficulties arising from working with juveniles.

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jbb (Sun, 14 Feb 2016 02:59:13 GMT): Rollback: Syllabus must contain the required CCAS boilerplate regarding: Course requirements and grading; Attendance and Participation; Goals and Learning Outcomes; Academic Integrity; Support for Students Outside the Classroom, Security. Consult syllabus template.
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