World Mental Healthcare Association

Criminal Psychology

Criminal Psychology

The Criminal Psychology division is established to understand the motivations of criminals and develop a psychological profile to understand or apprehend them. The division is also entitled to bridge the gap between law and psychology and to provide counselling to individuals who have committed crimes or evaluating their risk of recidivism.

Eligibility Criteria for Criminal Psychology Division –

a)The individual must have at least 10 -20 years of experience in this field.
b)The individual must hold a PhD degree or equivalent.
c) He/she must have published significant, peer-reviewed research beyond the doctoral dissertation.
d) Should be actively involved in independent scientific research in psychology or allied sciences.
e) Should accrue supervised hours, ranging from 1,500 to 6,000 hours, depending on the state.
f) He/she has to pass the Examination for Professional Practice in Psychology (EPPP) along with the jurisprudence exam, if applicable.
g) Must have supervised professional experience (SPE)