Forensic

Apr
28

What Is Forensic Psychology?

Psychology encompasses a variety of concentrations, including the intersection of itself and the law. Forensic psychology is the application of psychology in matters of justice, civil and criminal. Someone working in this field can work in numerous professional settings and roles. Learn what forensic psychology entails below. Applications Forensic psychology is more than just figuring […]

By Katie Whittington (Search Influence) | Forensic
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Mar
26

What’s the Difference Between Clinical Evaluations and Forensic Evaluations?

Understanding the difference between forensic and clinical psychology evaluations requires you first to know what each involves. Both clinical and forensic psychologists perform evaluative practices with their clients, but their ethical obligations are different. While clinical psychology consists of applying psychological research techniques and principles in the treatment and analysis of human behavior, forensic psychology […]

By Katie Whittington (Search Influence) | Forensic
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Nov
15

Fairness among clinicians: Presence of bias in forensic evaluations

Additional, preferably early training in recognizing and mitigating potential bias is needed for forensic clinicians. This is the bottom line of a recently published article in Psychology, Public Policy, and Law. Below is a summary of the research and findings as well as a translation of this research into practice. Featured Article | Psychology, Public [...]
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Mar
16

Fighting for objectivity: Cognitive bias in forensic examinations

Forensic evaluations are not immune to various cognitive biases, but there are ways to mitigate them. This is the bottom line of a recently published article in International Journal of Forensic Mental Health. Below is a summary of the research and findings as well as a translation of this research into practice. Featured Article | […]

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