Frequently Asked Questions:
What do people do with their psychology degrees?
See this great article from the American Psychological Association (APA) here.
What is the difference between a PhD and a PsyD?
The American Psychological Association (APA) offers a comparison here.
What is forensic psychology/psychology and law?
Forensic psychology refers to professional practice by any psychologist working within any sub-discipline of psychology (e.g., clinical, developmental, social, cognitive) when applying the scientific, technical, or specialized knowledge of psychology to the law to assist in addressing legal, contractual, and administrative matters. Check out this great video provided by the American Psychology-Law Society (AP-LS; APA Division 41) here to learn more!
How do I become forensic psychologist?
See this great article by Dr. Karen Franklin here.
Links of Interest:
American Psychological Association (APA)
American Psychological Association of Graduate Students (APAGS)
American Psychology-Law Society (APA Division 41)
Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (ATSA)
International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS)
The National Child Traumatic Stress Network