Schedule of Classes Course Description

John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Course Prefix: PSY                                     Course Number: 378                                    
Course Title: Field Work in Forensic Psychology
Subject: Psychology
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Various hours per semester: 0.0


This course provides a supervised experience assisting psychologists and other professionals in forensic psychology with their assessment, management and treatment functions. Students will work in an applied institutional setting, such as a prison, special treatment clinic, hospital, or rehabilitation setting. Training will include interviewing and taking case histories, observation, and staff and case conferences. Students will also participate in classroom seminars supervised by a faculty member, with a focus on career development, and will develop a writing piece on a topic relating to their field placement.

Prerequisite: ENG 102, or ENG 201, PSY 242 and majoring in Forensic PSY.
  • Hours to be arranged.

Start Date:    04/30/2011                         End Date: