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Forensic Psychology Course

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  • No time limit for completing your course
  • 150 hours of study
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What will you learn?

Our outstanding Forensic Psychology Course has been specially written to enable anyone interested in learning about the use of psychological principles to understand the behaviour of criminals, and the value of psychology in detecting crime.

The best news is that this fantastic course requires no previous experience, and has no entry requirements. You just need a passion for the subject!

The course has been designed for someone without any prior knowledge of the subject and will allow the student to study the...

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Course Syllabus

What will I learn on the course?

Module 1: Introduction to Forensic Psychology
  • Part 1: Definition and Applications
  • Part 2: History of the Development of Forensic Psychology
  • Part 3: Key Concepts
  • Module 1 Assessment
Module 2: Research Methods in Forensic Psychology
  • Part 1: Research Design and Methodology
  • Part 2: Research methods
  • Part 3: Applications in Forensic Psychology
  • Part 4: Key Concepts
  • Module 2 Assessment
Module 3: Theories of Offending
  • Part 1: Introduction to Theories of Offending
  • Part 3: Theories and Typologies of Sexual Offending
  • Part 2: Theories and typologies of “non-sexual” violent offenders
  • Part 4: Theories and Typologies of Fire-Setting Behaviour
  • Part 5: Key Concepts
  • Module 3 Assessment
Module 4: Personal Attributes of Offenders
  • Part 1: Personal Characteristics of Offenders
  • Part 2: Personality Disordered Offenders
  • Part 3: Psychopathic Offenders
  • Part 4: Mental Illness and Offending
  • Part 5: Key Concepts
  • Module 4 Assessment
Module 5: Forensic Psychology in Criminal Investigations – Offender Profiling
  • Part 1: An Introduction to Offender Profiling
  • Part 2: Approaches to Offender Profiling
  • Part 3: (In)effectiveness of Offender Profiling
  • Part 4: Key Concepts
  • Module 5 Assessment
Module 6: Forensic Psychology in the Courtroom
  • Part 1: Eyewitness Testimony
  • Part 2: Expert Witness Testimony
  • Part 3: Attitudes towards Victims
  • Part 4: Key Concepts
  • Module 6 Assessment
Module 7: Forensic Psychology in Practice
  • Part 1: ‘What works’ Literature in Reducing Re-offending
  • Part 2: Interventions to Reduce Risk of Re-offending
  • Part 3: Incident Management (Crisis Negotiation)
  • Part 4: Early trauma intervention
  • Part 5: Key Concepts
  • Module 7 Assessment
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Who would benefit from the course?

This course is ideal for those that are either complete beginners to the field of Forensic psychology and are considering making a career change to become a Forensic psychologist, with the aim of  getting an insight and understanding of Forensic psychology, or existing Forensic psychologists, teachers, coaches or trainers looking to reinforce their knowledge or to pick up some new skills. This course is also ideal if you are interested in a career in Forensic Psychology, though are unsure if you want to commit yourself financially and time wise to a full Forensic Psychologist qualification.

It is an excellent course for those expanding their knowledge of psychology or crime detection, crime prevention, or working with offenders.

 

Accreditations

The Forensic Psychology Course will take you up to 200 hours to complete working from home. There is no time limit for completing this course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace. This is a Level 3 course and will give you 150 CPD (Continued Professional Development) points.

Upon completion of your course assessments, you receive 2 certificates. A certified Diploma certificate from the Centre of Excellence and a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course.

Upon successful completion of this course, learners can also receive a certificate of achievement from ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary, which lists the details of all the units the learner has completed as part of the course. (This certificate is optional and costs an additional £15).

ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government. It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high-quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries.

This course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme.

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