2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin

PSY 373 Correctional Psychology

3 hours 

This course explores the major psychological themes and problems in assisting the re-entry and reintegration of the offender into society. Issues investigated will include the ethics and functions of the correctional psychologist; the efficacy of behavior modification and other treatment modalities; training and supervision of paraprofessionals in correctional settings; sexuality in prison; community-based corrections; prisoner classifications and assessment; prison violence; and the future of correctional psychology.




ENG 201 and PSY 242