Assignment 1: Role of Forensic Psychology Professional in Treatment

In this module, you learned about the different treatment and intervention programs that exist. In addition, you explored how to evaluate the effectiveness and identify the common characteristics that enhance the success of these programs. But let us also consider your role as forensic psychology professionals in treatment of inmate populations.

Using the module’s readings and the Argosy University online library resources, respond to the following question:

  • What role conflicts do forensic psychology professionals face while providing treatment in penal institutions?

Apply APA standards to citation of sources.

Post your responses in a minimum of 300–500 words.

Submission Details:

  • By the due date assigned, post your responses to this Discussion Area.
  • Through the end of the module, respond to more than two of your classmates’ posts that differ from your opinion. While responding, compare the similarities and differences between what you have constructed and what your classmates have.
Discussion Grading Table Maximum Points
Quality of initial posting, including fulfillment of assignment


Quality of responses to classmates


Frequency of responses to classmates


Reference to supporting readings and other materials


Language and grammar