There are many different explanations commonly offered to account for criminal and anti-social behaviour. Forensic psychologists work in different ways in the CJS, and you will develop your understanding of selected aspects of this work. Offender profiling supports the police in solving crime by identifying potential suspects. You will explore ways in which offenders are profiled and you will develop knowledge about how to profile potential suspects based on crime-scene evidence.
You need to create a poster in which you give an informed insight into the UK’s first success story using investigative psychology (UK approach to offender profiling).
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Did you know? This unit places an emphasis on forensic psychology in a vocational setting and gives you the opportunity to develop your understanding of the work of a forensic psychologist. This will be useful as a basis for further study in fields such as psychology, forensic psychology, criminology and criminal justice in Higher Education. This unit will also help you to progress to employment in different roles in the CJS, or to a career working directly with people in education, social care, youth work and counselling.
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