PSYC39H3 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Forensic Psychology, Biosocial Theory, Social Learning Theory

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Society (ap-ls), define the field in a narrow fashion. determinations of criminal responsibility (insanity) and competency to stand trial. Providing expert testimony on questions of a psychological nature. designing and conducting treatment programs for offenders. As in the united states, a clinical forensic psychologist in canada must be a licensed clinical psychologist who has specialized in the forensic area. The educational requirements to obtain a license vary across provinces and territories, but some form of graduate training is always required. www. notesolution. com. Forensic psychiatry: a field of medicine that deals with all aspects of human behaviour as it relates to the law or legal system. Forensic anthropology: forensic anthropologists examine the remains of deceased victims to determine key facts about them such as their gender, age, appearance, and so forth. Forensic linguistics: forensic linguists examine the spoken and written word in an attempt to assist criminal investigators.

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