Course: PSY 386. The Role of Psychology in the Legal Process (3)
Prerequisite: PSY 150. Recommended Preparatory: PSY 301. Critical examination of the relationship between psychology and the legal system. Covers the application of social psychological theory and research to the courtroom; issues in mental health law, such as competency to stand trial and the insanity defense; and legal restrictions on the practice of psychology, including confidentiality and the duty to warn.