Journal article

Professional Training in Applied Psychology: Towards a Signature Pedagogy for Forensic Psychology Training

Andrew Day, Russell Tytler

AUSTRALIAN PSYCHOLOGIST | WILEY | Published : 2012

Abstract

Forensic Psychology is a recognised and important sub-specialty of the Psychology discipline. However, after an expansion in the number of training places that were offered when programmes were first developed, recent years have seen these diminish in response to changes in university policies, resulting from reformulated Federal government funding models. In this article, we argue that it is important for the future of specialist areas of professional psychology to not only articulate the core skills and competencies that are associated with specialist practice but also to develop unique and distinctive approaches to teaching and learning signature pedagogies. Based on the premise that fore..

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