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Surname 1Name:Tutor:Course:Date:Career Research Paper for Forensic PsychologistDuties and Responsibilities of Forensic PsychologistA forensic psychologist is a profiler best known to formulate psychological profiles ofcriminals for enforcement of law agencies. In this way, forensic psychology encompasses covering several fields like psychology, law, and criminal justice to deal with issues of judicial, legislative, or administrative nature (Bartol and Anne). The forensic psychologist does not address criminology alone but also forensic and clinical psychology intersection, which entails research and use of these fields to various problems ranging from rights of victims to problems that make families break. The primary aim of a forensic psychologist is to offer protection to human rights, ascertain justice, and facilitate well-being by using psychological ideas to issues that are logical. There are various duties and responsibilities of a forensic psychologist. The first duty is to undertake research projects to assess particular service elements’ contribution, policy initiatives or development programs of certain groups like searching probation rates of dropouts, inquiring bullying impact of jail environment, or assessing the efficacy of anger control-group program (Brewer and Kipling). The second duty is to undertake an analysis of statistics for forensic client profiling. This way, forensic psychologists compare the DNA profile of a crime scene sample with suspect DNA profile. If the two DNA profiles matches, the suspect becomes the source of the DNA found at the crime scene. However, the statistic used involves calculation of RMP (Random Match Probability), which estimates how rare or common a certain DNA profile is in a given sample.
Surname 2The third duty is to train and mentor forensic psychologists trainee or psychological assistants. Forensic psychologists offer supervision to assistant and trainee psychologists. Fourth responsibility is to assist in management and administration. Fifth, forensic psychologists conduct one-to-one evaluations, to measure the risk of reoffending, for example, sex offenders after a treatment program or the release of inmates into society. The other duty is to formulate, enforce, and review necessary offender cure and rehabilitation programs. They also implement and review anger control, drug, and alcohol addiction treatment, and social and mental skills training. Next is preparing danger evaluation and any other formal written accounts.Forensic psychologists educate forensic support staffs in fields such as management of stress or enlighten on how to tolerate understanding bullying and methods for crisis negotiation. Also, they attend court and provide expert witness testimony (Canter, 1-15).

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