Riminal Profiling: The Public Face of Forensic Psychology
The Term Paper will highlight issues related to forensic psychology. Paper will be a least five to eight pages in length excluding title page, table of contents, abstract, and reference pages, and will adhere to APA standards. There are no extra points for longer papers. The number of references must be 10-15 which may include no more than three (3) online references (does not include full-text peer reviewed articles located on line) and three text books. It is expected that scholarly journal articles will primarily be used. The intent of this assignment is for you to learn more about the theoretical models or ideas that are important within the application of forensic psychology. If you have any questions please contact me.
ALL ASSIGNMENTS ARE TO BE SUBMITTED IN WORD DOC FORMAT
As established by the faculty select a subject from the text or other sources that is of particular interest to you.
The paper must be written in APA style, typed and accurate.
When possibe there should be no duplications of topics.
NOTE: Wikipedia is not a scholarly reference. Please do not reference Wikipedia as a reference source. Wikipedia is helpful in generating ideas and may help in locating legitimate scholarly references.
As noted in the Course-at-a-Glance and Week-at-a-Glance drafts of the paper are to be submitted throughout the term. Progressive development is expected. The paper is due Week 8.
TERM PAPER SECTION HEADINGS
TABLE OF CONTENTS
REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE
PERSONAL INTEREST IN THE TOPIC
Here are just a few references I found to for the paper:
Allan, A. (2013). Ethics in correctional and forensic psychology: getting the balance right. Australian Psychologist, 47-56.
Helibrun, K., & Brooks, S. (2010). Forensic psychology and forensic science: a proposed agenda for the next decade. Psychology, Publich Policy, and Law, 219-253.
McLaughlin, J. L., & Kan, L. Y. (2014). Test usage in four common types of forensic mental health assessment. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 128-135.
Torres, A. N. (2006). Perceptions of the validity and utility of criminal profiling among forensic psychologists and psychiatrists. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 51-58.