PSYC 608

Psychology and the Law

4 Graduate credits
Effective August 21, 2010 – Present

Graduation requirements this course fulfills

This course addresses some of the major issues arising from the interaction of law and the mental health system. Following a legal system overview, topics include civil commitment, legal and policy issues affecting the community mental health system, mental health considerations in the criminal justice process, and malpractice and other legal concerns affecting mental health professional practice.

Special information

Prerequisite: Graduate Standing.

Learning outcomes