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1

Define the term 'forensic psychology'

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2

Explain the benefits of the Researcher-Practitioner model and its importance to forensic psychology

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3

Broadly describe the major components of forensic psychology and their applicability to criminal justice

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4

Articulate some of the key tensions between psychology and law

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5

Be aware of what role Forensic Psychologists/criminal psychologists play in the legal arena

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6

Know the different ways crime is viewed & defined (eg. Legal perspective, human rights, social harms)

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7

Know what is meant by the term ‘crime is socially constructed’

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8

Be aware of the different ways in which crime is measured in our society and be familiar with each strategy’s pros and cons

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9

Be familiar with the extent of crime and criminality in society

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10

Understand moral panics

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11

Be familiar with the fear of crime paradox

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