Table Of Contents
- 1a. An Overview of Forensic Psychology
- 1b. Mental Health, Social Science, and Law
- 2. Police Psychology: The Basics
- 3b. Applied Criminology
- 3c. Criminal Psychology
- 3e. Mental Deficiency and Crime
- 4a. Science of Lie Detection
- 4b. False Confessions and Eyewitness Errors
- 5b. A Checklist Of Psychopathy Indicators
- 6a. Expert Consulting and Expert Testimony
- 6b. Expert Evidence and Expert Witness Testimony
- 6c. Admissibility of Scientific Evidence under Daubert
- 7a. The Psychology of Violence, Intimidation & Hate
- 7b. School Violence
- 7c. Workplace Violence
- 8. The Psychology of Sexual Predation & Pedophilia
- 9a. Family Forensic Psychology
- 9c. Repressed and Recovered Memories
- 10. Assessment of Competency and Sanity
- 11a. Correctional Psychology – Adult Settings
- 11b. Correctional Psychology – Juvenile Settings
- 11c. Multiple Relationships in Corrections
Note: Each section of the Forensic Psychology online course includes specific additional resources. The following are general online resources and are not part of the course reading.
- APA Specialty Guidelines for Forensic Psychology (2012)
- Codes of Ethics on Forensic DR
- Academy of Behavioral Profiling
- American Psychological Association (APA) Div. 41, the American Psychology-Law Society (AP-LS)
- American Academy of Forensic Psychology (AAPF)
- National Organization of Forensic Social Worker
- American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law (AAPL)
- Conducting Forensic Examinations on the Road: Are You Practicing Your Profession Without a License?
- Legal Resources
- Dr. Reid’s articles
- AP-LS newsletter
- Role Conflict in Serving as Both Psychotherapist and Expert Witness. By Strasburger, Gutheil, and Brodsky
- Treating Clinicians and Expert Testimony
- Listings and Guides of Forensic psychology programs
- The California School of Forensic Studies (CSFS): Alliant International University
- Arrigo, B. A. (2000). Introduction to forensic psychology: issues and controversies in crime and justice. San Diego: Academic Press.
- Bartol C. R., & Bartol A. M. (2011). Criminal behavior: a psychological approach. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey: Pearson.
- Black, I. S. (2013) The Art of Investigative Interviewing. Waltham, MA: Butterworth‐Heinemann.
- Brown, M.J. & Campbell, E. A. (Eds) (2010). The Cambridge Handbook of Forensic Psychology. Cambridge University Press
- Coleman, R. and McCahill, M. (2011) Surveillance and Crime. London: Sage
- Cutler, B. L. & Zapf, P. A. (Eds.) (2015) APA Handbook of Forensic Psychology, WA: APA Press
- De Zutter, A, W. E. A., Robert Horselenberg, R. & van Koppen, P. J. (2017). The Prevalence of False Allegations of Rape in the United States from 2006-2010 Research Article: J Foren Psy, 2:119
- Hickey E. W. (2010). Serial murderers and their victims. Belmont, California:Wadsworth.
- Heilbrun, K. (2003). Principles of forensic mental health assessment: Implications for the forensic assessment of sexual offenders. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 989, 167-184.
- Kalmbach, K. C. & Lyons, P. M. (2006). Ethical Issues in Conducting Forensic Evalua- tions [Electronic Version]. Applied Psychology in Criminal Justice, 2(3), 261- 290.
- Kapardis, A. (1997). Psychology and Law: A critical introduction. Cambridge University Press.
- Morgan, R. , Beer, A. , & Fitzgerald, K. (2007). Graduate students’ experiences, interests, and attitudes toward correctional/forensic psychology. Criminal Justice and Behavior V. 34/1, 96-107, 34(1).
- Muller, D. (2000). Criminal profiling: Real science or just wishful thinking? Homicide Studies. Vol 4(3).
- Reid, W. H. (2014). Developing a Forensic Practice: Operations & Ethics for Experts. New York: Routledge/Taylor & Francis.
- Resnick, P. J. (1969). Child murder by parents: a psychiatric review of filicide. Am J Psychiatry.
- Roesch, R. (2000). Forensic psychology. In: Kazdin, Alan E. (Ed.). Encyclopedia of Psychology, Vol. 3, 383-386.
- Simon, R. & Gold, L., ed. (2010). American Psychiatric Textbook of Forensic Psychiatry. American Psychiatric Publishing.
- Silverman, R.t A., Kennedy, L. W. (1988). Women who kill their children Violence and Victims, Vol 3(2).
- Stelfox, P. (2009) Criminal Investigation: An Introduction to Principles and Practice. Cullompton: Willan Publishing.
- St-Yves, M. (2006) The Psychology of Rapport: Five Basic Rules. In T. Williamson (ed.), Investigative Interviewing: Rights, Research, Regulation. Cullompton: Willan Publishing, pp. 87–106.
- Weisheit, R. A. (1986). When mothers kill their children. The Social Science Journal. Volume 23, issue 4
- Weissman, H. N. & DeBow, D. M. (2003). Ethical principles and professional competencies. In A. M. Goldstein (Ed.), Handbook of Psychology, Vol. 11, Forensic Psychology (pp. 33-53). New York: John Wiley & Sons.
- Winerman L. (2004). Criminal profiling: The reality behind the myth. 35(7). Retrieved from http://www.apa.org/monitor/julaug04/criminal.aspx
- Wrightsman, L. S. Forensic psychology. Belmont, California: Wadsworth/Thomason Learning.
ABFP American Board of Forensic Psychology (diplomate certification)
AAPL: American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law (board certification)
APA: American Psychological Association (professional association)
APA Division 41 (American Psychology-Law Society)
DANA Foundation Brain Research site (neuroscience for nonspecialists)
Harold Bursztajn’s Forensic-Psych.com (evidence law)
IAAP: International Association of Applied Psychology (professional association)
Psychiatry and Law Updates (mini-articles)
The Subfields and Areas of Psychology (career advice)
APA Code of Ethics
Greg Nail’s Place – excellent tips on psychological report writing
Law and Society Association
Psych Web — a megasite in psychology with lots of resources
Sample Format of a Psychological Report (excellent) and Report Writing Theory/Models
A Society of Victims: How to Whine your Way to Sympathy
Dr. Tana Dineen on Victimhood and Psychology
We’re All Victims Here: Toward a Psychology of Revenge
The Line between Victims and Abusers
A book review of Shyness: How Normal Behavior Became a Sickness by Christopher Lane. (2009)
Victim Syndrome-The Need for Attention
The Self-Defined -“Victim”
Culture of victims
Rethinking ‘Don’t Blame the Victim’
A Glossary of Terms Used in Treatment of Sex Offenders
Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers
Center for Sex Offender Management (CSOM)
Intrafamilial (Incest) Child Abuse Resources
Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network (RAINN)
Survivors of Incest Anonymous
ABA Family Law Homepage
Alternatives to Marriage Project
Amicus Curiae Briefs for Euthanasia & Physician-Assisted Suicide
American Coalition for Fathers and Children
LLI Cornell’s All About Divorce Law
Packard Foundation Future of Children Website
The Declining Significance of Marriage (pdf)
Wikipedia Article on Marriage and Divorce
Wikepedia Article on Terri Schiavo Case
False Memory Syndrome Foundation
Memory, Abuse, and Science (article by Kenneth Pope)
Prof. Elizabeth Loftus Website
Prof. Jennifer Freyd’s Website
Research & Scholarly Resources on Recovered Memories (Jim Hopper’s page)
The Skeptic’s Dictionary on Memory and Repressed Memory
Forensic NeuroPsychology Special Issue 2003
Judge Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law
Mental Competency Evaluation Guidelines for Judges
Shifting Standards for the Insanity Defense
The Hinckley Trial & Its Effect on the Insanity Defense
Broomfield, K. (2008). Challenges Psychologists Encounter Working in a Correctional Setting, MA Thesis at Campus Alberta
Cervantes, A. N. & Hanson, A. (2013). Dual Agency and Ethics Conflicts in Correctional Practice: Sources and Solutions. J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 41:1:72-78
Greenberg, A. & Daniel W. Shuman, D. (1977). Irreconcilable Conflict Between Therapeutic and Forensic Roles. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 1997, 28, 50-57.
Haag, A. M. (2006). Ethical Dilemmas Faced by Correctional Psychologists in Canada, Criminal Justice and Behavior, 33/1, 93-109.
Ward, T. (2014). The dual relationship problem in forensic and correctional practice: Community protection or offender welfare? Legal and Criminological Psychology, 19/1,35–39.
Ward, T. (2013). The dual relationship problem in Correctional and forensic practice, Aggression and Violent Behavior, 18, 92-100.
Zur, O. (2014). Multiple Relationships in Police Psychology & Law Enforcement: Resources
Zur, O. (2014). Forensic Dual or Multiple Relationships: Treating Psychotherapists as Experts
Correctional Psychology – Ethics and Dual Roles (Blog by Sheila)