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Viewing: FORP 6116 : Correctional Psychology

Last approved: Mon, 18 Apr 2016 09:33:57 GMT

Last edit: Fri, 15 Jan 2016 19:49:31 GMT

Program modification.
Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Forensic Psychology (FORP)
FORP
6116
Correctional Psychology
Correctional Psychology
Summer 2016
3
Course Type
Lecture
Default Grading Method
Letter Grade

No
No

Corequisites

25

Frequency of Offering

Term(s) Offered

Are there Course Equivalents?
No
 
No
Fee Type


No


Provides an overview of the American correctional system. Introduces students to the role of the mental health professional in corrections. Differences between various types of settings such as jails, prisons, halfway houses and parole and probation supervision are discussed. Issues such as the offender’s desire to refuse treatment, maintaining patient confidentiality and dual allegiances to the client and the facility are discussed from both a legal and ethical standpoint. Specific differences in pretrial, post conviction and post release supervision are addressed.


Course Attribute


Key: 2809