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  • International Association for Correctional and Forensic Psychology
    International Association for Correctional and Forensic Psychology Promoting the development of psychological practice in criminal justice and law enforcement settings since 1954.
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  • International Association for Correctional and Forensic Psychology
    International Association for Correctional and Forensic Psychology Interested in joining the Association? Click on the membership tab to view our member benefits.

Association Goals

Since 1954, the goals of the International Association for Correctional and Forensic Psychology have been:
To promote the development of psychological practice in criminal justice and law enforcement settings.
To contribute toward appropriate teaching of the psychology of crime, delinquency and criminal justice.
To support the development and application of effective treatment approaches for individuals in the care of the criminal justice system.
To stimulate research into the nature of criminal behavior, to exchange such scientific information, and to publish the reports of scholarly studies of criminal behavior.
To concern ourselves with relevant public, professional and institutional issues which affect or are affected by the practice of psychology in the criminal justice system.