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Legal Psychology 2017/2018

  • 4 ECTS
  • Taught in Portuguese
  • Both continuous and final Assessment

Objectives

.Starting from the general concepts that students are provided specific aspects about the medical issues to the right, after the acquisition of the basic skills of the discipline-specific. The objectives are: 1. Meet and develop the capacities already acquired in previous courses, and understand the importance of judicial psychology can have on its implementation 2. Get additional training and in specific knowledge and skills of this branch of knowledge 3. Define criteria: assessment judgements and designing specialty in this scientific area 4. Require a critical attitude: the students in relation to the work; 5. Analyze and explore: methodologies for greater efficiency of individual and collective work; 6. Develop: readiness to adapt with excellence acquired scientific knowledge when solving concrete situations.

Recommended Prerequisites

.Knowledge of the different legal areas in the face of legal transversality establishing correct Judicial psychology framework to various branches of law in its aspect of solicitor

Teaching Metodology

.The course is based on a student-centered teaching methodology, which does not exclude the expository method, case studies and participation. The correspondence between the teaching methodologies and objectives based on the diversification of the type of learning sessions (lectures and debates) and a strong practical component and application of knowledge 1. Theoretical lessons: theoretical Exposition issue of syllabus of discipline, where will be reserved spaces for students to do explanatory topics researched and investigated by stimulating the critical spirit. 2. Practical lessons: Discussion and resolution of practical cases on the subject drawn in theoretical classes, with a view to the acquisition of skills through observation in audiovisual media of concrete situations and analysis of medico-legal reports 3. Activities outside of the school context for research and investigation, to be enjoyed in theory lesson and or practice.

Body of Work

.I-INTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY OF JUDICIAL PSYCHOLOGY II-JUDICIAL PSYCHOLOGY. EVOLUTION in time and space III-NORMAL PSYCHE and YOUR CHANGES IV-EVALUATION of JUDICIAL PSYCHOLOGY-PSYCHOLOGICAL ASPECTS in the FIELD saw PSYCHOLOGICAL DIMENSION of PRISON VIOLENCE VII-VIII aggressiveness and VIOLENCE-PSYCHOLOGICAL INTERVENTION in VICTIMOLOGY IX-PRIVATE REVENGE and retribution X-PUBLIC TORTURE XI-NORMALITY and ABNORMALITY of MOURNING XII-PSYCHOLOGY of END of LIFE ISSUES DEATH XIII-XIV-human perspective of the crime. XV-legal and psychological Boundaries. Ban. The evolution of sexual crime in space and time.

Recommended Bibliography

BIBLIOGRAPHY
Heilman, K. M. & Valenstein, E.V. (ed), 4ª Ed. New York, Oxford University, 2003
The dangerous charms of the unknown., Reuter P., Addiction. 2012
Psicofarmacologia. Stephen M. Stahl, 2ª ED, Guanabara/Kiigan, Rio de Janeiro, 2006
Neurociências. Desvendando o sistema nervoso, Mark F. Bear, Barry W. Connors, Michael A, Paradiso, 2ª ED, Edição Universitária, Art.med,, 2006
Introdução à Psicologia de Hilgard, Rita L Atkinson, Richard C. Arkinson et al, 13ª Ed Artmed, 2002
WEBGRAFIA
http://www.portalsegurança.gov.pt
http://www.inml.mj.gov.pt

Complementary Bibliography

COMPLEMENTAR BIBLIOGRAPHY
Medicina Legal y Toxicologia, J. Gisbert Calabuig, Masson, 6ª Edição, 2003
Responsabilidade Médica, J.Pinto da Costa, Felici Cabral, 1999
Publicações médico-legais, J. Pinto da Costa, Ed IMLP, Porto, 1986
Direito Médico, Genival Veloso de França, Guanabara Press, 2005

Weekly Planning

.first class-INTRODUCTION to the STUDY of the PSICOLGIA JUDICÁRIA-theoretical concept and extent of criminal psychology and its interconnection with psychopathology. Historical note. Sense of human responsibility. Freedom and responsibility as inseparable values. 2nd Class-JUDICIAL PSYCHOLOGY. EVOLUTION in time and space-normal and criminal Conduct Theoretical. Psychological liability and legal version of the danger. Evidential legal psychology. Psychology of testimony and their conditions. Ability to testify. Legal and psychological and legal outlines. Ban. The evolution of sexual crime in space and time. Paraphilias. Sterilisation, Castration.
3rd CLASS-NORMAL PSYCHE and its Theoretical Concept changes of normality. Attitudes and behaviours. Differences and purpose of the psychological and psychiatric expertise expertise. Changes of personality. Mental changes. Mental weakness, psychological concept and legal appreciation.
4th CLASS – evaluation of JUDICIAL PSYCHOLOGY – theoretical and practical psychological Interview. Methodology of psychological exploration. Bases of conduct. Nervous system. The expert report. Conditioning the consent of examined: professional secrecy. Outer variables of space and social framework. Anthropology and identification. Multiple identification issues before the law. 5th CLASS-PSYCHOLOGICAL ASPECTS in the FIELD-theoretical PRISON consequences of deprivation of liberty: the future of the ex-con. The length of penalties, criminal psychopathology. Delinquent Psychology: mental hygiene of the delinquent. Patients ' delinquency metals. Situation of mental illness. Drug problems.
6th CLASS-PSYCHOLOGICAL VIOLENCE KIND-Human Rights: Theoretical psychology of contempt: the Universal Declaration of human rights. The Inquisition as history. Preservation of the self. Recognition of itself through time. Human perspective of the crime. The Criminology of Lombroso to biological psychology. Crime as the final stage of the biological process of personality. Crime, social and biological reaction of the human person. 7th LESSON-AGGRESSIVENESS and VIOLENCE-theoretical contribution of psychology to forensic expertise. Psychology of delirium. Criminology and crime and violent behaviors 8th CLASS-PSYCHOLOGICAL INTERVENTION in VICTIMOLOGY-protective Mechanisms of the Theoretical victims. The victim and the offender in criminal complex. Medical model vitimológico based on the study of the personality of the offender.
9th CLASS-PRIVATE REVENGE and REVENGE-theoretical PUBLIC revenge developed societies public versus private revenge in primitive societies. Revenge, sacrifices and judicial penalty. 10th CLASS-TORTURE-International Concept of Theoretical torture (UN). The physical and psychological Torture. Torture, revenge or punishment. Modern methods of torture. Waiting in the death penalty. 11th CLASS-NORMALITY and ABNORMALITY of GRIEF-theoretical cultural influence of psychological expression of grief. The mourning at the base of any anti-social acts generating descompensações. The three stages of grief is normal. Abnormal grief, retarded, absent, severe, chronic hypertrophic bone callus and high-risk. 12th CLASS – PSYCHOLOGY of END of LIFE-death sought by the Theoretical. Loneliness and death: interpretation of suicide. Suicide in prison and in old people
13th CLASS-DEATH-theoretical ISSUES dignity of death. Testament vital. Psychological factors and legal euthanasia. 14th CLASS – analysis and discussion of CASE STUDIES – 15th Practice CLASS – analysis, ELABORAÇÂO and discussion of practical REPORTS

Demonstration of the syllabus coherence with the curricular unit's objectives

The syllabus of this course were drawn up in accordance with the objectives presented. The consistency of the syllabus with the objectives of the unit has been found, taking into account the workload of the discipline, taking into account the objectives of a Bachelor's degree in notary Department as well as the competencies to be acquired by its recipients. Thus, the contents fulfil each of the objectives as follows: 1. The knowledge and development of skills already acquired in previous courses, especially in Criminal law, concerning the basic principles of discipline are achieved in part I and Part II 2. Obtaining complementary training in specific skills and knowledge of this branch of knowledge fills with part II to Part XV normal and criminal Conduct. Psychological liability and legal version of the danger. Evidential legal psychology. Psychology of witness.

Demonstration of the teaching methodologies coherence with the curricular unit's objectives

.The correspondence between the teaching methodologies and objectives based on the diversification of the type of learning sessions (lectures and debates) and a strong practical component and application of knowledge reflected in more research work on the part of students to pass through theoretical lessons and exhibition or practice, taking into account their content framework the embroidery in every moment. Thus the methods, although applied indiscriminately and at the same time, will be prevalent for each objective as follows: 1. The knowledge and development of skills already acquired in previous courses, especially in Criminal law relating to the basic principles of discipline that will be obtained by combining the 3 methods listed, considering in each moment what best suits the purpose; Obtaining of complementary training in specific skills and knowledge of this branch of knowledge is obtained by its conjunction.

relevant generic skillimproved?assessed?
Balanced decision makingYes 
Event organization, planning and managementYes 
Foreign language proficiency  
Relating to others  
Understanding multiculturalism and valuing diversity  
Working in international context  
Written and verbal communications skillsYesYes
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