18. Preparing to be a Forensic Psychologist

There is No Single Right Way

  1. Stephen F. Davis3,
  2. Peter J. Giordano4 and
  3. Carolyn A. Licht5
  1. Matthew T. Huss and
  2. Valerie M. Gonsalves

Published Online: 8 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781444315929.ch18

Your Career in Psychology: Putting Your Graduate Degree to Work

Your Career in Psychology: Putting Your Graduate Degree to Work

How to Cite

Huss, M. T. and Gonsalves, V. M. (2009) Preparing to be a Forensic Psychologist, in Your Career in Psychology: Putting Your Graduate Degree to Work (eds S. F. Davis, P. J. Giordano and C. A. Licht), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444315929.ch18

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Morningside College, USA

  2. 4

    Belmont University, USA

  3. 5

    Columbia University Medical Center at Harlem Hospital, USA

Author Information

  1. Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 MAY 2012
  2. Published Print: 10 JUL 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405179423

Online ISBN: 9781444315929

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Keywords:

  • forensic psychology;
  • American Board of Forensic Psychology (ABFP);
  • psychologists;
  • Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI);
  • Hired Gun

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Defining Forensic Psychology

  • What Works for Becoming a Forensic Psychologist?

  • Pitfalls to Avoid

  • References