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Community Psychology Certificates

Forensic Psychology Certificate

Advisor: James J. Cassidy, Associate Professor, Ph.D., Hahnemann University, Villanova School of Law

This certificate program, offered by the Psychology and Criminal Justice Departments, is a concentrated program of study designed to prepare individuals who will be responsible for the management and care of offenders in forensic settings. In addition, it is designed to enhance the knowledge and skills of professionals currently working in law enforcement, the courts, corrections, or mental health settings. It is also intended to enhance the knowledge base of students in the MA Community Psychology and M.S. Criminal Justice programs.

Prerequisites and CJ 601 and CJ 605 or the equivalent.

CJ 623   Mental Health Law
P  656   Abnormal Psychology in Forensic Settings
P  657   Forensic Assesment
P  658   Forensic Treatment Models

Total credits: 12