January 2, 2013
Justice Department Chair Jacqueline
Helfgott edited and published Criminal
Psychology, a 4-volume reference set. Published by Praeger/ABC-CLIO,
the set includes chapters and articles by internationally known scholars who are
leading experts in forensic psychology and the intersection of criminal justice,
criminology, and psychology.
With more than 1600 pages, the set includes
sections on the role of criminal psychology in crisis intervention, law
enforcement investigations, criminal profiling, adjudication and sentencing,
forensic assessment and prediction of dangerousness, correctional rehabilitation
and management, juvenile justice, and offender reentry.
includes the work of more than 100 scholars who provide insight into theory and
research on criminal behavior and its application in criminal justice and
forensic practice,” Helfgott said.
Helfgott is an internationally known
expert criminal behavior, psychopathy, offender reentry, and restorative
justice. She has chaired the Criminal Justice Department since 2005.
College of Arts and Sciences, the
largest college in Seattle University, offers 42 undergraduate
majors, 37 minors, and 7 master’s degrees, including an M.A.
in Criminal Justice.
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