Introduction to Psychosocial Assessments in the Criminal Justice Sector


This programme is designed for social workers, and covers the processes and requirements of producing a psychosocial assessment that can be used in court, and to guide the interventions provided to a client. The programme covers the following topics:

  1. Understanding Assessment
  2. Assessment Tools & Skills
  3. Preparing for an Assessment
  4. Data Collection
  5. Processing the Data
  6. Writing the Report

Completion Requirements: Participants must complete assignments and pass an exam with at least 80%.The programme costs R500 with a 90 day access license. You must complete the programme in 90 days.

Please note this programme has audio narration.

This programme is designed for social workers, and covers the processes and requirements of producing a strong psychosocial assessment that can be used in court and to guide the interventions provided to a client.