FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGISTS

One person asked a question regarding why forensic psychologists participate in police abuses and that included conducting evaluations in prisons and jail. The question presupposes a premise that forensic psychs actually do participate in police abuses. As a group they do not. There may be a police psychologist somewhere who abuses his/her power but I have never seen it. In fact in California, inmates can refuse to see a psych. They are given informed consent and they usually raise the issue. In my region the psychologists carefully monitor the mental health of inmates and are vigilant of inmates and potential suicide attempts. It is very honorable profession with strict rules.

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  1. olivia

    my name is olivia im a student at everst college in ontario CA im working on my BA degree and i have 2 classes left my gold is to get my doc degree in forensic psychology do you recommoned any school out in Los angeles? any kind of intership to take?

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