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PSYC 608 Psychology and the Law

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.

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Prerequisite: Graduate Standing.
4 Graduate credits

Effective August 21, 2010 to present