Assignment 3: Criminal Case

Choose one of the roles a forensic psychologist may take in the legal field. Research a specific job that falls in this role (i.e. correctional psychologist, or police psychologist), if you can, find a job description. Note what qualifications are necessary.

Write a 3-4 page article for the magazine Psychology Today highlighting this particular job:

  1. Briefly describe the roles that people in this job may take on.
  2. Explain what the career requires you know about the legal system.
  3. Discuss any educational requirements of the job.
  4. Describe what an undergraduate psychology student may have to do to become eligible for this job.

Submit your article in Microsoft Word format. All citations in the article should be in American Psychological Association (APA) 6th edition format. Please make sure to also include a reference page in APA format, but there is no need for a title page in this assignment. Post your article to the appropriate Submissions Area by the due date assigned.

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