The Psychological Society of Ireland



The Psychological Society of Ireland,
Floor 2, Grantham House,
Grantham Street, Dublin 8, D08 W8HD.

Forensic Psychology


Forensic psychologists work in a variety of areas including prisons, probation services, special secure hospitals, rehabilitation units and in private practice.

Responsibilities include the assessment of offenders prior to sentencing, management of offenders during sentence and in the community upon release, risk assessment and sex offender treatment programmes. Forensic psychologists also act as expert witnesses and give evidence in court.

This is a growing area in psychology and in order to become a forensic psychologist, candidates must have a primary degree in psychology and an accredited postgraduate degree in forensic psychology and/or supervised professional experience in a forensic setting.

Courses are offered by:

  • None offered in the Republic of Ireland at present.

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Psychoanalysis in Practice

26th August


Introduction to Neurofeedback Training and the use of Quantitative EEG in Psychological Disorders

26th August


PSI Early Graduate Group Annual Conference 2017 Communicating Psychology: Getting The Message Out There

2nd September


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