Substance Abuse and Crime

1.Explore current research that focuses on the cognitive aspects of criminal offenders.

2. Analyze the perceptions, reasoning, beliefs, decision making, and attitudes of criminal offenders.

3. Apply psychological theories, referencing strengths, limitations, and applications of each, in relation to criminal behavior.

4. Illustrate sociological theories, referencing strengths, limitations, and applications of each, in relation to criminal behavior.