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FPSY 4920 Capstone: Welcome & Course Readings

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Please find your required library readings below. If you have problems with the links below, please contact the Library. If you have APA questions about these materials, please contact the Writing Center.

FPSY 4920 Required Course Readings

The links are for required readings found in the Walden databases ONLY. For all other readings, see your course resources.

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Cramer, R. J., DeCoster, J., Harris, P. B., Fletcher, L. M., & Brodsky, S. L. (2011). A confidence-credibility model of expert witness persuasion: Mediating effects and implications for trial consultation. Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research, 63(2), 129–137.

Dvoskin, J. A. & Guy, L. S. (2008). On being an expert witness: It’s not about you. Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, 15(2). 202–212.

Finkelman, J. M. (2010). Litigation consulting: Expanding beyond jury selection to trial strategy and tactics. Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research, 62(1), 12–20.

Foulger, T. S. (2010). External conversations: An unexpected discovery about the critical friend in action research inquires. Action Research, 8(2), 135–152.

Gowensmith, W. N., Murrie, D. C., & Boccaccini, M. T. (2012). Field reliability of competence to stand trial opinions: How often do evaluators agree, and what do judges decide when evaluators disagree? Law and Human Behavior, 36(2), 130–139.

Hatcher, R. & Noakes, S. (2010). Working with sex offenders: The impact on Australian treatment providers. Psychology, Crime, and Law, 16(1–2), 145–167.

Krauss, D. A., McCabe, J. G., & Lieberman, J. D. (2012). Dangerously misunderstood: Representative jurors' reactions to expert testimony on future dangerousness in a sexually violent predator trial. Psychology, Public Policy, and Law, 18(1), 18–49.

Larson, B. A., & Brodsky, S. L. (2010). When cross-examination offends: How men and women assess intrusive questioning of male and female expert witnesses. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 40(4), 811–830.

Levett, L. M., & Kovera, M. B. (2008). The effectiveness of opposing expert witnesses for educating jurors about unreliable expert evidence. Law and Human Behavior, 32(4), 363–374.

Magaletta, P. R., Patry, M. W., Gross, N. R., Butterfield, P. M., McLearen, A. M., Patterson, K. L., & Norcross, J. C. (2011). Clinical practice in corrections: Providing service, obtaining experience. Psychological Services, 8(4), 343–355.

Martin, M. S., Dorken, S. K., Wamboldt, A. D., & Wootten, S. E. (2012). Stopping the revolving door: A meta-analysis on the effectiveness of interventions for criminally involved individuals with major mental disorders. Law and Human Behavior, 36(1), 1–12.

McQuiston-Surrett, D., & Saks, M. J. (2009). The testimony of forensic identification science: What expert witnesses say and what factfinders hear. Law and Human Behavior, 33(5), 436–453.

Olley, M. C., Nicholls, T. L., & Brink, J. (2009). Mentally ill individuals in limbo: Obstacles and opportunities for providing psychiatric services to corrections inmates with mental illness. Behavioral Sciences and the Law, 27(5), 811–831.

Otto, R. K., & Heilbrun, K. (2002). The practice of forensic psychology: A look toward the future in light of the past. American Psychologist, 57(1), 5–18.

Swaffield, S. (2007). Light touch critical friendship. Improving Schools, 10(3), 205–219.

Warren, J. I., Murrie, D. C., Stejskal, W., Colwell, L. H., Morris, J., Chauhan, P., & Dietz, P. (2006). Opinion formation in evaluating the adjudicative competence and restorability of criminal defendants: A review of 8,000 evaluations. Behavioral Sciences and the Law, 24(2), 113–132.

Other Readings

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