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Graduate Catalog 2013-14

PS 590 Issues in Criminal Assessment and Investigation

This team-taught course offers an in-depth analysis of several important areas of forensic psychology: false confessions, investigative interviewing and the polygraph, and violence risk assessment. Combining both theoretical knowledge and practical application of current research in these fields, it demonstrates the appropriate use of the polygraph and other techniques used in assessment and interrogation, paying special attention to the complex ethical issues in this area of forensic psychology. (3)

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