Psychology of Criminal Profiling Diploma PAPER FORMAT
by NCC Home Learning, St Helens
This course includes the PAPER VERSION of the course only.
This Psychology of Criminal Profiling Diploma is a very intriguing and fascinating course and has been introduced due the increasing popularity of the courses surrounding this subject area - Criminal Psychology, Forensic Psychology, Criminology, Forensic Science.
Every criminal act is committed by a criminal and in seeking to understand the workings of the criminal mind and its motivations, investigators have increasingly turned for assistance to what is now popularly known as psychological profiling. This investigative discipline is based on the belief that a criminal does not just leave physical clues at the scene of the crime but that he also leaves psychological clues. By careful examination and consideration of these clues the skilled profiler endeavours to build up a picture of the likely offender. A skilled profiler combines common sense, observation, background knowledge and geographical factors with a sound knowledge of psychology in his efforts to profile a killer.
Module 1 gives an introduction to profiling, this is an essential part of the course and requires concentrated study if the learner is to gain maximum benefit from working through the case studies.
Our first case study of the Psychology of Criminal Profiling Diploma takes us to Argentina and Buenos Aires of the early 1900s and a study of the infamous 'Big Eared Pest', the child killer Santos Godino.
In case study 2 we will go back to Germany in the 1930s and examine the case of Peter Kurten, 'The Monster of Dusseldorf', and the groundbreaking work of Professor Carl Berg.
In case study 3 we move to the United States of the 1940s and the incredibly accurate profile of George Metesky, 'The Mad Bomber of New York' by Manhattan psychiatrist Dr. James Brussel.
Case study 4 brings us to war time London and Sussex in England in the 1940s and the case of John George Haigh, 'The Acid Bath Murderer'.
Case study 5 of the Psychology of...
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Normal price: £330.00
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