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What is another name for a prison psychologist?

I want to become a prison psychologist but i'm not sure what the actual term for it is. i believe that it is forensic psychology, but i JUST want to work with inmates. and nothing else. so what would that be classified as?

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I don't think a Forensic Physchologist is what you are thinking of:

Forensic psychology is the intersection between psychology and the justice system. It involves understanding criminal law in the relevant jurisdictions in order to be able to interact appropriately with judges, attorneys and other legal professionals. An important aspect of forensic psychology is the ability to testify in court, reformulating psychological findings into the legal language of the courtroom, providing information to legal personnel in a way that can be understood. Further, in order to be a credible witness, for example in the United States, the forensic psychologist must understand the philosophy, rules and standards of the American judicial system

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fritzmerde

Psychologists and Psychiatrists are usually just called therapist or counselors will working in the system --Forensic Psychology is the study

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Correctional psychologist would also be used as another name for prison psychologist. The study in this speciality is also known as the Forensic psychology or Correctional psychology hence the names.

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