Matthew T. Huss Forensic Psychology

ISBN 13: 9781405151382

Forensic Psychology

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Forensic Psychology provides students with an in-depth and insightful introduction to the clinical practice of forensic psychology, the assessment and treatment of individuals who interact with the legal system.

  • Focuses on the clinical practice of forensic psychology

  • Integrates research, cases, and theory that provides students with a well-balanced picture of forensic psychology

  • Incorporates two main themes, scope of practice and therapeutic jurisprudence, that focus on empirically supported clinical practice and expose students to case law and statutory law necessary in the practice of forensic psychology

  • Utilizes real world examples and cases such as the impact of intelligence testing in the landmark Atkins vs. Virginia case that help students understand the practical role of forensic psychology

  • Encourages an understanding of the law as a living and breathing entity, examining its ability to be therapeutic or anti-therapeutic for the people most directly affected by it

  • Examines not only the criminal aspects of psychology and law but also civil aspects such as civil competence issues, sexual harassment claims, child custody evaluations, and personal injury cases which are often part of forensic practice

  • Covers unique challenges that forensic psychologists often face clinically, legally, and ethically

Instructor's Resources available at www.blackwellpublishing.com/huss.

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Forensic Psychology provides students with an in-depth and insightful introduction to the clinical practice of forensic psychology. Incorporating two main themes, scope of practice and therapeutic jurisprudence, the text focuses on empirically supported clinical practice and exposes students to case law and statutory law necessary in the practice of forensic psychology. The text utilizes real world examples that help students understand the practical applications of forensic psychology. It encourages an understanding of the law as a living and breathing entity, examining its ability to be therapeutic or anti-therapeutic to the people impacted by it. Accessible and user-friendly, this text provides students with a thorough introduction to the field.

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  • Focuses on the clinical practice of forensic psychology
  • Integrates research, cases, and theory that provides students with a well-balanced picture of forensic psychology
  • Utilizes real world examples and cases such as the impact of intelligence testing in the landmark Atkins vs. Virginia case and the case for competency with Ted Kaczynski (the Unibomber) that help students understand the practical role of forensic psychology.
  • Examines not only the criminal aspects of psychology and law but also civil aspects such as civil competence issues, sexual harassment claims, child custody evaluations, and personal injury cases which are often part of forensic practice.
  • Covers unique challenges that forensic psychologists often face clinically, legally, and ethically such as serving as forensic consultants and distinguishing between therapeutic and forensic assessment.



Instructor's Resources available at www.blackwellpublishing.com/huss.

About the Author:

Matthew T. Huss is a Professor of Psychology at Creighton University. He has served as a reviewer for numerous scholarly journals including Law & Human Behavior, Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, Psychology, Public Policy and the Law, International Journal of Forensic Mental Health, Criminal Justice and Behavior, Psychology, Crime and Law, Behavioral Sciences and the Law, Journal of Interpersonal Violence, Assessment, andthe Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment, and Trauma. He also served on the Editorial Board of Teaching of Psychology and the Psi Chi Journal of Student Research. He has recently contributed a chapter on Psychology and Law to an ebook published by the Society for Teaching of Psychology entitled, The Many Faces of Psychological Research in the 21st Century.

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