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Desarrollo personal y psicología

Mental Health and Criminal Behavior

Introduction

This course provides a historical overview of mental health and criminal behavior, explores the impact of mental health disorders on criminal behavior, discusses assessment and diagnosis in forensic settings, examines psychological theories of criminal behavior, and delves into interventions, legal implications, and ethical considerations.

What you will learn

By completing this course, learners will acquire a comprehensive understanding of the historical, psychological, and legal aspects of mental health and criminal behavior, as well as the skills to assess, diagnose, and intervene in forensic settings.

Course program

Historical Overview of Mental Health and Criminal Behavior
Pioneers in Mental Health and Criminal Behavior
The Impact of Mental Health Disorders on Criminal Behavior
Assessment and Diagnosis of Mental Health Disorders in Forensic Settings
Psychological Theories and Models of Criminal Behavior
Interventions for Individuals with Mental Health Disorders in the Criminal Justice System
Legal Implications and Ethical Considerations
Cultural and Societal Factors
Prevention and Support