Psychology is increasingly used in the legal field in order to help the professionals involved, such as magistrates and lawyers during court cases and similar activites.
This course will explore the issues related to juvenile delinquency, the interventions in this area and the response that various Countries give to this phenomenon.
With regard to the knowledge acquired by the students during the course, these include a thorough understanding of:
- Juvenile Delinquency;
- Child Sexual Abuse;
- Separation and Custody of Children.
They will also know the aspects related to the work of operators and relevant experts in the context of minors.
With regard to the competences, the students will acquire the following during the course:
- How to interact with the patient from a psychological point of view.
- What is the role of the psychologist in the legal field.
- Develop a commitment to lifelong learning, recognising the historical development and evolution of the profession, and how this integrates with contemporary practice.
This knowledge will be acquired through the study of the principles and the provisions that govern the subject and their application; the case law and scholarship on the subject; as well as the main facts and problematic current issues that revolve around transnational crimes committed in the Mediterranean sea.