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M.S. in Forensic Psychology - Forensic Psychology in Community Settings

Offered By: Walden University

Learn more about prevention, intervention, and consultation programs for criminal offenders in their communities. Understand the foundations of community crime prevention and restorative justice for victims and offenders. Prepare to work with crime prevention programs, early intervention youth programs, victim advocate programs, and other programs to reduce crime and recidivism. Apply current psychological theories and concepts as you identify offenders in a wide range of forensic settings. Prepare for a psychology career in a correctional institution, psychiatric facility, community-based agency, mental health center, child welfare agency, or forensic units in a mental health facility.

The M.S. in Forensic Psychology is not a licensure program and does not prepare an individual to become a licensed psychology professional.