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Course Code: CMRJ527 Course ID: 4466 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

In the last 30 years, the link between criminal behavior and mental disorders has become more evident. Because of the apparent link between mental health disorders and criminal behavior there has been an increasing need to understand how mental health diagnoses influences behavior. This class will analyze mental disorders such as schizophrenia, personality disorders, brain damage and mental retardation and their role in criminal behavior. This graduate level class will focus on rehabilitation methods and its effectiveness for addressing the problem of mental health in the criminal justice system.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
07/27/2021 - 12/31/2021 01/03/2022 - 02/27/2022 January Winter 2022 Session B 8 Week session
09/28/2021 - 03/04/2022 03/07/2022 - 05/01/2022 March Winter 2022 Session D 8 Week session
11/30/2021 - 04/29/2022 05/02/2022 - 06/26/2022 May Spring 2022 Session I 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

CO1: Summarize the link between mental illness and criminal behavior.

CO2: Debate how mental health issues influence behavior.

CO3: Synthesize several mental health diagnoses

CO4: Compare and contrast the role of effective rehabilitation and its effectiveness for addressing mental health disorders.

CO5: Analyze the social responses to mental illness historically and through discussion of current events.

Forums

Instructions and grading expectations for all forums will appear in the Forums section of the course site.

Assignment(s)

Instructions and grading expectations for all assignments will appear in the Assignments section of the course site.

Exam(s)

Instructions and grading expectations for all exams will appear in the Tests & Quizzes section of the course site.

NameGrade %
Introduction to the Class 1.00 %
Introduction to the Class 1.00 %
Forums 19.00 %
Forum 1 2.38 %
Forum 2 2.38 %
Forum 3 2.38 %
Forum 4 2.38 %
Forum 5 2.38 %
Forum 6 2.38 %
Forum 7 2.38 %
Forum 8 2.38 %
Assignments 50.00 %
Assignment 1 25.00 %
Assignment 2 25.00 %
Final Paper 30.00 %
Final Paper 30.00 %

CO1: Summarize the link between mental illness and criminal behavior.

CO2: Debate how mental health issues influence behavior.

CO3: Synthesize several mental health diagnoses

CO4: Compare and contrast the role of effective rehabilitation and its effectiveness for addressing mental health disorders.

CO5: Analyze the social responses to mental illness historically and through discussion of current events.

Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.
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Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.