|TYPE OF COURSE UNIT||Elective Course
|LEVEL OF COURSE UNIT||Bachelor's Degree
|YEAR OF STUDY||-
|NUMBER OF ECTS CREDITS ALLOCATED||6
|NAME OF LECTURER(S)||-
|LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT
||At the end of this course, the students;
1) Will identify offending theories.
2) Will explain main concepts and principles of the offending theories.
3) Will express individual and social-contextual reasons of the offending.
4) Will explain applied fields of forensic psychology such as profiling and consultation.
5) Will express what are offender and victim assessment and treatment methods.
|MODE OF DELIVERY||Face to face
|PRE-REQUISITES OF THE COURSE||No
|RECOMMENDED OPTIONAL PROGRAMME COMPONENT||None
|COURSE DEFINITION||The aims of this course are students will be able to describe what offending theories are, to express assessment and treatment methods of offenders and victims. This course covers juridical process, offender profiles, risk assessment, intervention methods for offenders and victims, trial consultations, juvenile delinquency and juvenile justice system.
|1st Week ||Introduction to Forensic Psychology|
|2nd Week ||Sociological Theories of Offending|
|3rd Week ||Psychological and Developmental Theories of Offending|
|4th Week ||Individual Causes of Crime|
|5th Week ||Environmental Causes of Crime|
|6th Week ||Offender Profiling|
|7th Week ||Interviewing Suspects|
|8th Week ||Mid-Term Exam|
|9th Week ||Detecting Deception|
|10th Week ||Terrorism|
|11th Week ||Judicial Processes and Consultation|
|12th Week ||Risk Assessment|
|13th Week ||Offender Intervention Programmes|
|14th Week ||Victims of Crime|
|RECOMENDED OR REQUIRED READING||Davies, G., & Beech, A. (2012). Forensic psychology: Crime, justice, law and interventions (2nd ed.). UK: Blackwell.
Bonta, J., & Andrews, D. A. (2017). The psychology of criminal conduct (6th ed.). NY: Routledge.
|PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODS||Lecture,Discussion,Questions/Answers,Presentation,Other
|ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA|
|Contribution of In-term Studies to Overall Grade(%)||65|
|Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade(%)||35|
|Preparation for Quiz||2||10||20|
|Individual or group work||14||4||56|
|Preparation for Final exam||1||30||30|
|Preparation for Midterm exam||1||20||20|
|Laboratory (including preparation)|
|Total Workload / 30||6|
|ECTS Credits of the Course||6|
|LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION||English