Post by Day 4 a brief description of the research study you selected. Then, explain the parts of this study that you believe might be important for forensic psychology professionals working in correctional settings. Finally, explain how a forensic psychology professional might use the results of the study in a correctional setting.

Provide short answers of 100-150 words each for the following questions/statements. Do not exceed 200 words for your response. Use the textbook, and any other scholarly resources to support your responses. Include at least two to three peer-reviewed journal articles beyond the textbook and course readings. 1. What are the features of quasi-experimental variables and designs? Under what conditions would this type of approach be appropriate? Provide at least one example in your response. 2. What is the primary role and function of action research as applied to counseling psychology?
April 22, 2018
Is addiction biologically based? How does dopamine affect learning? What about psychological influences, including personality and effects of trauma? Don’t people “use” to cope with unacceptable feelings or memories? Don’t peers and family influence behavior? Don’t people develop patterns within family social and cultural systems? What about how we learn? If you expect to get certain experiences aren’t we more likely to get them?
April 22, 2018

To prepare for this Discussion:

  • Review the article, “Innovations in Correctional Assessment and Treatment.” Focus on specific areas of mental health assessment and treatment in correctional settings, how these areas are studied, and the results.
  • Think about how you might apply the results of this study in a correctional setting.
  • Review this week’s DVD program, “Application of Psychological Research – Correctional Settings.” Consider the types of forensic psychology research questions that are relevant to correctional settings.
  • Using the Walden Library, select a psychological research study conducted in a correctional setting.
  • Review the section(s) on methods and results of the research study you selected and think about what you believe to be the most important contributions of the study for use in correctional settings.
  • Consider how a forensic psychology professional might apply the results of this study in a correctional setting.

With these thoughts in mind:

Post by Day 4 a brief description of the research study you selected. Then, explain the parts of this study that you believe might be important for forensic psychology professionals working in correctional settings. Finally, explain how a forensic psychology professional might use the results of the study in a correctional setting.

Be sure to support your postings and responses with specific references to the Learning Resources.

 

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