A Beginners Introduction to Criminal Psychology
A Beginners Introduction to Criminal Psychology- 5 CEUs
The exciting field of criminal psychology covers a wide array of fascinating of topics and practice pertaining to the criminal justice offender including; the police, prisons, courts and witnesses. The text for this course was written for the non-criminal psychologist others who wish to have a better understanding of what criminal psychology is and what criminal psychologists do. This simple and easy reading text describes the complicated nature of many issues regarding criminal psychology such as why harsh punishment may not reduce offending behavior, that those who lie may not look away when deceiving you, that coercion may not yield a reliable confession, etc.
Course Text: Criminal Psychology: A Beginners Guide by Ray Bull, Charlotte Bilby, Claire Cooke and Tim Grant. You can purchase this book or the kindle edition of this book from any number of sources, i.e. Amazon, Barnes and Noble, etc. We advise that you also check your local library for availability.