Introduction to Forensic Psychology: Research and Application (4th Revised edition)

Introduction to Forensic Psychology: Research and Application (4th Revised edition)

By: Anne M. Bartol (author), Curtis R. Bartol (author)Paperback

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This unique, career-oriented textbook emphasizes a multicultural perspective that focuses on the application of psychological knowledge and research. Authors Curt and Anne Bartol expose readers to emerging specializations within forensic psychology, including investigative psychology, family forensic psychology, and police and public safety psychology. The authors also provide extensive, up-to-date references for students to find more material on the subject areas covered.

About Author

Curt R. Bartol was a college professor for more than 30 years, teaching a wide variety of both undergraduate and graduate courses, including Biopsychology, Criminal Behavior, Juvenile Delinquency, Introduction to Forensic Psychology, Social Psychology, and Psychology and Law. He earned his PhD in personality/social psychology from Northern Illinois University in 1972. He was instrumental in creating and launching Castleton State College's graduate program in forensic psychology and served as its director for 6 years. As a licensed clinical psychologist, he has been a consulting police psychologist to local, municipal, state, and federal law enforcement agencies for over 25 years. In addition to editing Current Perspectives, he has written Introduction to Forensic Psychology (forthcoming in its 4th edition), Criminal Behavior: A Psychosocial Approach (now in its 10th ed.), Juvenile Delinquency and Antisocial Behavior: A Developmental Perspective (3rd ed.), Criminal and Behavioral Profiling, and Psychology and Law (4th ed.). Anne M. Bartol earned an MA and a PhD in criminal justice from State University of New York at Albany. She also holds an MA in journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She taught criminal justice, sociology, and journalism courses over a 20-year college teaching career and has worked as a journalist and a social worker in child and adolescent protective services In addition to editing Current Perspectives, she has co-authored Introduction to Forensic Psychology, Juvenile Delinquency, Psychology and Law, and Criminal Behavior. She has served as book review editor and managing editor of Criminal Justice and Behavior and has published articles on women and criminal justice, rural courts, and the history of forensic psychology.


PART I: Introduction CHAPTER 1: Introduction to Forensic Psychology Chapter Objectives Forensic Psychology: An Overview Brief History of Forensic Psychology Forensic Psychology Today Forensic Psychology, Forensic Psychiatry, and Forensic Social Work Careers in Psychology Forensic Psychology as a Specialty Research and Practice Careers in Forensic Psychology PART II: Police and Investigative Psychology CHAPTER 2: Psychology of Police and Public Safety Forensic Assessment in Police and Public Safety Psychology Psychological Intervention Responsibilities Operational Responsibilities Consulting and Research Activities CHAPTER 3: Psychology of Investigations Profiling Problems with Profiling Police Interviewing and Interrogation Detection of Deception Forensic Hypnosis Eyewitness Evidence PART III: Legal Psychology CHAPTER 4: Consulting and Testifying Chapter Objectives Court Structure and Jurisdiction The Judicial Process The Assessment of Risk Trial and Litigation Consultation Expert Testimony Surviving the Witness Stand CHAPTER 5: Consulting With Criminal Courts Competency to Stand Trial Insanity Other Defenses Pertaining to Criminal Conduct Sentencing Evaluations Civil Commitment of Sexually Violent Predators CHAPTER 6: Family Law and Other Forms of Civil Litigation Child Custody Evaluations Forensic Psychology and Civil Litigation Civil Capacities Involuntary Civil Commitment Sexual and Gender Harassment PART IV: Criminal Psychology CHAPTER 7: The Development of Delinquent and Criminal Behavior The Juvenile Offender The Nature and Extent of Juvenile Offending The Developmental Perspective A Developmental Dual Systems Model of Adolescent Risk Taking Developmental Factors in the Formation of Persistent Criminal Behavior Biological Factors Additional Social Developmental Influences Juvenile Firesetting: An Illustration of Developmental Perspective The Criminal Psychopath Juvenile Psychopathy The Female Psychopath Racial/Ethnic Differences CHAPTER 8: Psychology of Violence and Intimidation UCR Data on Violent Crime The Effects of Violent Media Threat Assessment Workplace Violence Criminal Homicide Hate or Bias Crimes Stalking: The Crime of Intimidation CHAPTER 9: Psychology of Sexual Assault Definitions of Sexual Assault and Rape Date Rape Demographics of Men who Rape Typologies of Men who Rape The Massachusetts Treatment Center Rapist Typology MTC: R3 The Groth Rapist Typology Pedophilia Female Sex Offender Typologies Online Sexual Predators Juvenile Sex Offenders Recidivism Rates of Sex Offenders Assessment of Sex Offenders PART V: Victimology and Victim Services CHAPTER 10: Forensic Psychology and Victims of Crime and Other Wrongs Multiculturalism and Victimization Legal Rights of Victims Crime Victimization Data Psychological Effects of Criminal Victimization Homicide Victimization Sexual Assault Victimization Additional Victimization Data Child Sexual Abuse Internet Victimization Property Crime Victimization CHAPTER 11: Family Violence, Abuse, and Victimization Intimate Partner and Family Violence Child Abuse Repressed and Recovered Memories Roles of Forensic Psychologist in Child Abuse Cases Child Abductions Elder Abuse and Neglect PART VI: Correctional Psychology CHAPTER 12: Correctional Psychology in Adult Settings Institutional Corrections Overview of Correctional Facilities Legal Rights of Inmates Roles of Correctional Psychologists Psychological Assessment in Corrections Treatment and Rehabilitation in Correctional Facilities Treatment of Special Populations Obstacles to the Treatment of Inmates and Staff Community-Based Corrections CHAPTER 13: Juvenile Justice and Corrections A Brief History of the Juvenile Court Juvenile Assessment: An Overview Juvenile Amenability to Rehabilitation Out-of-Home Placements Psychological Treatment in Juvenile Facilities Approaches to Rehabilitation

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  • ISBN13: 9781483365312
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 608
  • ID: 9781483365312
  • ISBN10: 148336531X
  • edition: 4th Revised edition

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