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Certificate in Criminal Psychology
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Duration & Course Level
~100 Hours | 6 Months Access
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Be awarded with an industry and employer recognised certificate of achievement on completion of this course.
How you'll benefit
- Understand issues with crime and behaviour
- Understand the psychology which motivates criminal behaviour
- Build your understanding of people
- Learn the psychological theories relating to youth and crime
- See how psychology is used by the police & courts
- Understand the relationship between learning disabilities, gender, youth, and crime
- Definitions of Crime
- Consensus View of what Crime is
- Conflict View of Crime
- Interactionist View of Crime
- Scope of Criminal Psychology
- What Criminal Psychologists do
- Case Study
- Correctional System
- Biological explanations of Crime
- XYY Chromosome Model
- Twin Studies
- Adoption Studies
- Nature, Nurture
- Environmental Explanations of Crime
- Family Influence
- Agency Explanations
- Rational Choice Theory
- Types of Aggression
- Drive Theories
- Freudian Theories
- Social Learning Theories
- Biological and Evolutionary Theories
- Types of Aggression
- Aggression an against Outsiders
- Aggression in Species
- Aggression in Humans
- Environmental Influences on Human Aggression
- Imitation or Modelling
- Aggression and Culture
- Other Factors in Aggression: Alcohol, Pain, Frustration
- Sexual Assault
- Pursuit Behaviour
- False Stalking Syndrome
- Meaning of Learning Disabilities
- IQ Testing
- Crime and Intelligence
- Modern Intelligence Testing
- Learning Disabilities and Crime
- Sex Offences and People with Learning Disabilities
- Scope and Nature of Psychopathology
- Personality Disorder
- How do People become Psychopaths
- Scope and Nature of Gender and Crime studies
- Rates of Crime
- Murder and Violence
- Case Study … Women Offenders
- Domestic Violence
- Sexual Abuse
- Age of Criminal Responsibility
- Risk Factors
- Mental Health Risk
- Conduct Disorders
- ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder)
- Cumulative Affect of Risk Factors
- Prevalence and Offending
- Case Studies
- Young People as Victims
- Social Construction of Reported Crime
- Eyewitness Testimony
- Early Research
- Schemas and EWT
- Police Line Ups
- Every day Uses of Psychology by Police
- Social Cognition
- The Primacy Effect
- Schemas and Social Perception
- Central Traits
- Social Inference and Decision Making
- Psychology and the Law
- Guilt Bias
- Media Effect
- Defendant Attributes
- Attorney Attributes
- Types of Punishment
- History of Punishment
- Reasons for Punishment
- Punishment and Impartiality
Why The Career Academy?
- Upskill and be awarded with an industry and employer recognised certificate to help you reach your potential & earn more.
- You’ll receive unlimited tutor support from experienced professionals
- Flexible online learning so you can study whenever and wherever you want
- Get free access to the career centre who will review and improve your CV to help you succeed
- 83% of our graduates say our qualifications improved their ability to get a new job or promotion
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Be Awarded With An Industry Recognised Certificate
Upon successful completion of your course, you’ll be presented with a Professional Certificate. This is an industry recognised certificate which will go a long way to helping you get a new job or promotion.
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Frequently Asked Questions
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This course takes approximately 100 hours, and you’ll have up to 6 months to complete. Study in your own time, at your own pace. Most of The Career Academy courses are designed so that you do one module a week. But if life gets busy you can take longer and even apply for a course extension if you need more time.
This qualification is Internationally recognised. Our qualifications are highly sought after by employers around the world and accredited by global industry bodies such as ICOES.
Your course will be delivered through our online learning platform. You can access our online learning platform from any web browser 24/7 so you can work whenever and wherever you want. You can also interact with your tutors and other students within the learning environment. Online learning allows you to make the best use of your time and puts all the resources you need at your fingertips. There are no set course start dates, you can start whenever you are ready. Your tutors and student services will check in on your progress and help you every step of the way.
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