Evaluation and Treatment of the Adult Offender   [Archived Catalog]
2011-2012 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook with Addendum

EFP 619 - Evaluation and Treatment of the Adult Offender

Prerequisite(s): EFP 612  and EFP 613  and EFP 617 . This course examines psychological origins and dynamics of criminal behavior from the viewpoint of psychological theories. Treatment of the different types of offender populations (antisocial personality, female offenders, sex offenders, etc.) within the criminal justice system is also discussed. Further, this course explores psychological theories related to etiology, development and prediction of violent crime, types of intervention possible within the criminal justice setting. Topic areas may include special offender populations (sex offender, offenders with developmental disabilities, or those classified as mentally retarded). Either EFP 619 or EFP 620  must be taken as a requirement. (3 credits)