The rapidly growing field of Forensic Psychology focuses on the application of psychology and mental health knowledge to the law and our legal system. The Chicago School's Forensic Psychology M.A. program is the only one of its kind in the Midwest. It is designed specifically for professionals who work in fields such as law enforcement, corrections, victim assistance, court, probation and protective services, jails and prisons, and specialized agencies such as child advocacy centers.
Adult Offenders - Forensic Psychology
This specialization prepares students for a successful career in Forensic Psychology using the most common adult criminal forensic evaluations, theories associated with criminal behavior, and the various treatment modalities provided to adult offenders. Students gain the ability to perform competent and objective forensic assessments, an understanding of the mental health services delivered to adult offenders in prison and community settings, and the ethical and professional difficulties that a forensic mental health professional encounters.
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