Introduction to Forensic Psychology

Court, Law Enforcement, and Correctional Practices

By

  • Stacey Shipley, North Texas State Hospital, Vernon, U.S.A.
  • Bruce Arrigo, University of North Carolina, Charlotte, U.S.A.

This edition of Introduction to Forensic Psychology has been completely restructured to map to how courses on forensic psychology are taught, and features  more figures, tables, and text boxes, textbook pedagogy. Uniquely. this book offers equal representation of criminal behavior, the court systems, and law enforcement/prisons. It also has equal representation of criminal and civic forensics and of issues pertaining to adults and children.
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Audience

Professors teaching introduction to forensic psychology, libraries.

 

Book information

  • Published: July 2012
  • Imprint: ACADEMIC PRESS
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-382169-0


Table of Contents

Dedication
About the Authors
Preface
Acknowledgements

Part I: Adult Forensics
Court and the Legal System: Criminal Forensic Evaluation
Introduction
Chapter 1 – Adult Forensic Evaluation

Court and the Legal System: Criminal Forensic Consultation
Introduction
Chapter 2 – Adult Forensic Consultation

Court and the Legal System: Civil Forensics
Introduction
Chapter 3 – Civil Forensics

Police and Law Enforcement
Introduction
Chapter 4 – Adult Issues in Policing

Corrections and Prison Practices
Introduction
Chapter 5 – Adult Issues in Corrections Psychology

Part II: Juvenile Forensics
Courts and the Legal System: Delinquent Conduct
Introduction
Chapter 6 – Juvenile/Family Forensics

Court and the Legal System: Civil Forensics
Introduction
Chapter 7 – Juvenile/Family Forensics

Police and Corrections Practices
Introduction
Chapter 8 – Juvenile Issues in Policing and Correctional Psychology

Part III: Family Forensics
Court and the Legal System: Criminal Forensics
Introduction
Chapter 9 – Violence in the Family

Court and the Legal System: Civil Forensics
Introduction
Chapter 10 – Family Forensics

Police and Law Enforcement
Introduction
Chapter 11 – Family/Community Issues in Policing

Corrections and Prison Practices
Introduction
Chapter 12 – Family/Community Issues in Corrections/Correctional Psychology

References
Cases
Index