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Course Descriptions

Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) In Clinical Psychology Program

Course Descriptions

CLI MH601—

(2 credits)

This course addresses general and specific topics in adult criminal forensic assessment. Students will become familiar with the administration, scoring, and interpretation of instruments used to assess competence to stand trial, criminal responsibility, malingering, dangerousness and risk of sexual violence. In order to demonstrate familiarity and knowledge of specific forensic assessment tools, each student will score and interpret test protocols and provide interpretations of test data with regard to the issue of malingering.

Finally, students will gain an understanding of the integration of interview data, assessment data, and collateral information in a forensic evaluation report.

Prerequisite or co-requisite: CLI PA503

Updated 4/21/14

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