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FPSY 6102 Intersection of Crime, Psychology, and the Law: Welcome & Course Readings

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FPSY 6102 Course Readings

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Andrews, D. A., & Bonta, J. (2010). Rehabilitating criminal justice policy and practice. Psychology, Public Policy, and Law, 16(1), 39-55.

Blackburn, A. G., Fowler, S. K., Mullings, J. L., & Marquart, J. W. (2011). When boundaries are broken: Inmate’s perceptions of correctional staff boundary violations. Deviant Behavior, 32(4), 351-378.

Borum, R. (2014). Psychological vulnerabilities and propensities for involvement in violent extremism. Behavioral Sciences & The Law, 32(3), 286-305.

Bosco, D., Zappalà, A., & Santtila, P. (2010). The admissibility of offender profiling in courtroom: A review of legal issues and court opinions. International Journal of Law and Psychiatry, 33, 184–191.

Bush, S. S., Connell, M. A., & Denney, R. L. (2006). Ethical practice in forensic psychology: A systematic model for decision making.

Foxall, M., Boganowski, C., Early, M., Gaines, D., & Cook, C. (2013). Meeting the Needs of the Mentally III: A Jail's Perspective. Corrections Today, 75(5), 64-67.

Franza, S. & Borum, R. (2011). Crisis intervention teams may prevent arrests of people with mental illnesses. Police Practice and Research, 12(3), 265–272.

Gemberling, T. M., & Cramer, R. J. (2014). Expert testimony on sensitive myth-ridden topics: Ethics and recommendations for psychological professionals. Professional Psychology: Research & Practice, 45(2), 120-127.

Guidelines for psychological evaluations in child protection matters. (2013). American Psychologist, 68(1): 20-31.

Harris, G. A., & Zehr, M. (2014). The role of psychological evaluators and therapists in workers compensation cases. Annals of Psychotherapy and Integrative Health. 1-10.

Johnson, W. B., Bacho, R., Helm, M., & Ralph, J. (2006). Multiple-role dilemmas for military mental health care providers. (Cover story). Military Medicine, 171(4), 311-315.

Miller, L. (2013). Psychological evaluations in the criminal justice system: Basic principles and best practices. Aggression and Violent Behavior, 18, 83-91.

Nizami, A. T., Rana, M. H., Hassan, T. M., & Minhas, F. A. (2014). Terrorism in Pakistan: A behavioral sciences perspective. Behavioral Sciences & The Law, 32(3), 335-346. 

Patel, S. H. & Choate, L. H. (2014). Conducting child custody evaluations: Best practices for mental health counselors who are court-appointed as child custody evaluators. Practice, 36(1), 18-30.

Steinkopf, B. L., Hakala, K. A., & Van Hasselt, V. B. (2015). Motivational interviewing: Improving the delivery of psychological services to law enforcement. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice. 46(5), 348–354.

Testa, M., & West, S. (2010). Civil commitment in The United States. Psychiatry, 7(10), 30-39 10p.

White, J. H., Lester, D., Gentile, M., & Rosenbleeth, J. (2011). The utilization of forensic science and criminal profiling for capturing serial killers. Forensic Science International, 209, 160-165.

Wolbransky, M., Goldstein, N. E. S., Giallella, C., & Heilbrun, K. (2013). Collecting informed consent with juvenile justice populations: Issues and implications for research. Behavioral Sciences and the Law, 31(4): 457-476.

Other Readings

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