Learning Objectives

  1. Define forensic psychology.
  2. Review the history of forensic psychology in the United States.
  3. Summarize major issues that can arise when psychologists conduct forensic evaluations.
  4. Describe the types of evaluations a forensic psychologist may be asked to perform.
  5. Explore the types of treatment forensic psychologists may provide to forensic clients.
  6. Investigate activities of forensic psychologists outside of assessment and treatment.