Careers in Psychology : What Is Forensic Psychology?

Careers in Psychology : What Is Forensic Psychology?



Forensic psychologists usually deal with the public and the types of psychological procedures, theories and counseling techniques that apply to the public domain. Discover how forensic psychologists usually work with criminals or sex offenders with help from a licensed mental health counselor in this free video on forensic psychology.

Expert: John Bosworth
Bio: John Bosworth is a licensed mental health counselor who specializes in the treatment of anxiety, depression, substance abuse, chronic pain and stress management.
Filmmaker: Christopher Rokosz

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May 24, 2009 / 10 Comments / by / in
  • I wonder what would be the top choices/ universities to study forensic psychology.
    Any ideas?

  • simon fraser university, UBC British Columbia

  • why not?

  • @pugilemoltobene ohhh does it really suck??? i thought it would be awesome

  • What type of law should we study in this forensics psychologist?

  • Iv been looking at alot of Criminal minds lately does that count as Forensics Psychology or is it just Criminal psychology or are they the same thing? Lol. Im a 9th grader and know that i want a career in Psychology but pin pointing it to what job i want in the are is a little difficult but the stuff they do in Criminal Minds looks like it up my alley.

  • @TheDrizzleTV how about Forensic Psychology: Child Protection concentration? 🙂

  • @dboe9002 Criminal Minds is more focused on criminal profiling, and that is a special field. Most forensic psychologists do not become criminal profilers as that field is for people with experience with law enforcement, like detectives and police officers. A more fair representation of a forensic psychologist is Dr. Huang from the show Law & Order SVU. Look up the video, "SVU: Dr. George Huang." Huang does what Forensic Psychologist would do, appear in court and provide their expertise.

  • @rohgenextfan or also Dr. Lance Sweets for the show Bones

  • Horrible!

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