Your agency’s supervisor asks for a literature search on a specific topic (see the following list that includes topics that represent both forensic research and clinical issues). Considering your career interests as either a researcher or as one who works from a clinical perspective, pick a topic related to the type of job you hope to have.
- Sex offender victim grooming
- Ethical issues in child custody evaluations
- Assessment measures for psychopathy
- Current statistical trends in juvenile crime
- Another topic in forensic psychology that can be summarized in 1–2 pages.
- Find empirical literature (minimum of three scholarly sources) on your selected topic.
- Prepare a 1- to 2-page memo summarizing your findings, being sure to cite sources in APA style.
- Be sure to review the Writing Example in this week’s Learning Resources, which will help you with formatting and requirements.
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