Training in Law and Psychology: Models from the Villanova Conference
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Although the domain of law and psychology is a burgeoning and popular field of study, there has never been a concerted effort to evaluate current training models or to develop newer, more effective ones. Forty-eight invited participants attended a national conference held at Villanova Law School to remedy this deficiency. Working groups addressed issues of education and training for the undergraduate level; for doctoral-level programs in law and social science; for forensic clinical training; for joint-degree (JD/PhD-PsyD) programs; for those in practica, internships, and postdoctoral programs; and for continuing education. This article delineates levels and models of training in each of these areas.
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American Psychologist, v. 52, issue 12, p. 1301-1310
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Bersoff, Donald N.; Goodman-Delahunty, Jane; Grisso, J. Thomas; Hans, Valerie P.; Poythress, Norman; and Roesch, Ronald G., "Training in Law and Psychology: Models from the Villanova Conference" (1997). Mental Health Law & Policy Faculty Publications. 231.