An Uncomfortable Tension: Reconciling the Principles of Forensic Psychology and Cultural Competency – Published March 2023 in Law and Human Behavior (APA)
Bergkamp, J., McIntyre, K., & Hauser, M. (2023). An uncomfortable tension: Reconciling the principles of forensic psychology and cultural competency. Law & Human Behavior, 47(1), 233-248. DOI: 10.1037/lhb0000507.
In March 2023, Dr. Bergkamp and colleagues published an article in the APA flagship forensic psychology journal of Law & Human Behavior. The article asserts that philosophical pillars of forensic psychology and cultural competency are not compatible and require critical review for alignment. In addition, the article provides a comprehensive guide on how to incorporate cultural considerations into forensic practice. AUS Psy.D. student, Magen Hauser, and adjunct faculty, Dr. Katie McIntyre were also contributing authors.