APS College of Forensic Psychologists

The APS College of Forensic Psychologists is a strong and active college.

Forensic psychologists apply psychological theory and skills to the understanding and functioning of the legal and criminal justice system. They often work in criminal, civil and family legal contexts and provide services for perpetrators, victims and justice personnel. Forensic psychology encompasses issues such as the causes, prevention and treatment of criminal behaviour; the psychology of police, the courts and the correctional system; and the contributions of psychological evidence to legal proceedings.

Find out about the skills and qualifications of forensic psychologists in Psychologists with an area of practice endorsement


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APS College of Forensic Psychologists Symposium

Forensic Psychology and Technology: A Dangerous New World? 

24 – 25 July 2020 | Melbourne 

Early bird registration is now open for the 2020 College of Forensic Psychologists Symposium. This two-day program will include workshops and case studies, with a particular focus on technological changes, and how they impact client behaviour and practice. National and international experts will run workshops on a range of topics including family violence, child exploitation and stalking.

APS Members $200 - $750
Non-member $1125 ​