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    Alyssa Vatalaro Shadow Visit Page

    Alyssa Vatalaro's Shadow Visit Page

    Hometown: Wantage, NJ
    Class Year: 2025
    Programs of Study: Forensic Science / Criminal Justice & Psychology (minors) 
    Campus Involvement: Admission Student Ambassador, Forensic Science Club, John Jay Society

     Please refer to Alyssa's course schedule and upcoming availability below to select your desired experience. 

    Monday Shadow Visit Experience:
    2:00 pm - 3:20 pm: PSYCH 320 -  Forensic Psychology
    Forensic Psychology focuses on the interface of academic and clinical psychology and the law. Students will acquire knowledge pertaining to the application of psychology to such legal issues as competency to stand trial, competency for execution, child custody determinations, expert testimony, civil and criminal commitment to mental institutions, criminal profiling, predicting dangerousness, psychological autopsies, Legal Insanity vs. Mental Illness, consultation for jury selection and malingering

    Friday Shadow Visit Experience:
    12:00 pm - 12:50 pm: PSYCH 369 -  Contemporary Issues in Psychology & Law
    Students will learn to delineate and critically think about the interdependence and interrelationships between psychology and the legal system. Students will be responsible for reading and synthesizing the methodologies from empirical studies related to how psychologists interface with the law. A variety of topics will be discussed including psychological testimony, the psychology of the courtroom, and legal rules and regulations governing the practice of psychology
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