VERSIÓN INGLÉS

MASTER / SPECIALTY IN LEGAL AND FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGY

 

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Grado: Master / Specialty in legal and forensic psychology

Duration: Four academic semesters

Director: Mg. Paula Alarcón

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Tel: (56) (45) 2325608

http://mpjf.ufro.cl/

Objectives

The Program is oriented to the updating and incorporation of new knowledge and development of research competencies and specialized professionals in the field of Legal and Forensic Psychology, which allows an effective and pertinent performance in different roles in the judicial area.

The Program is oriented to the updating and incorporation of new knowledge, development of researchers and professionals specialized in the field of Legal and Forensic Psychology, which will allow effective and relevant in different roles in the judicial area.
Graduate profile

The graduates of Master in this program have academic and research competences that allow them to generate new knowledge in Legal and Forensic Psychology besides validating procedures and instruments of expert evaluation and technical counseling.

Additionally, in their capacity as specialists, they integrate fundamental knowledge of Law and Criminology to the forensic psychological evaluation and develop specialized competences to perform in the judicial field in the attention of victims and witnesses, conducting expert reports and ratifications in oral trials, as well as in Evaluation, counseling and interventions in family matters.
Potential candidates for this program must be Psychologists with experience and interest in professional development in the field of Legal and Forensic Psychology.
Admission requirements

Have the professional title of Psychologist and / or the academic degree of Bachelor of Psychology, awarded by a national or foreign university in a recognized program in Chile.
To be practicing professional functions in the field of Legal and Forensic Psychology.

Complete the application form within the deadlines established in the regular call.

Approve a selection interview.

Duration

This program requires a dedication of 3 classroom days a month (Thursday, Friday and Saturday), from April to January of each year (10 months), with 8 hours a day of classes (24 hours in each module or session) and considering a dedication of indirect time equivalent to the direct time.

Study plan

 

Semester I

Type

Contents

Credits

Direct hours

Total hours

Introduction to juridical psychology

Basic

Theoretical/Practical

2

32

64

Personality, Psychopatology, Crimial responsibility

Basic

Theoretical/Practical

2

32

64

Psychological research I*

Basic

Theoretical/Practical

2

32

96

Research Seminar I*

Basic

Theoretical

1

16

32

Semester II

 

 

 

 

 

Legal framework and children’s rights

Basic

Theoretical/Practical

2

32

64

Victimology

Basic

Theoretical/Practical

2

32

64

 

 

 

 

 

 

Psychological research II*

Basic

Theoretical/Practical

2

32

96

Thesis seminar I*

Basic

Theoretical/practical

2

32

64

Research seminar II*

Basic

Theoretical

1

16

32

Semester III

 

 

 

 

 

Forensic psychological evaluation

Specialized

Theoretical/practical

2

32

64

Family and parental competences

Specialized

Practical

2

32

64

Supervision of practice in the accused

Specialized

Practical

2

16

80

Thesis Seminar II*

Basic

Theoretical

2

32

96

Research Seminar III*

Basic

Theoretical

1

16

32

Semester IV

 

 

 

 

 

Child abuse and domestic violence

Specialized

Practical

2

32

64

Curso Electivo

Specialized

Theoretical/practical

2

32

64

Supervision of practice in family and victims

Specialized

Practical

2

16

80

Thesis Seminar III*

Basic

Theoretical

3

48

96

Degree exam*

Basic

Theoretical

0

2

32

Total Master
Total Specialization

 

 

34
20

512
320

1248
672


* Courses and curricular activities not required for those who choose only the Specialization in Legal and Forensic Psychology