Professional Certificate in Criminology & Behavioural Psychology
Why do people commit the crimes they do? Why are certain behaviours identified as criminal? During this 2 day professional certification, you will investigate the causes of crime and will brainstorm the question ‘what should we do about crime’? The two-day programme will allow you to understand the key areas of criminology and psychology. As the crime problems today become an increasingly central focus, you will acquire the methodological skills and theoretical tools that criminology practitioner’s use, and study specific ways of understanding people and their behaviour. Our faculty will run the course through a first theoretical session and a second practical session which will expose trainees to practical activities related to the subjects covered. A certificate will be released to participants who attended both days of workshop.
This course is filled with field-tested methodologies and tactical directions designed to prevent, contain, manage and resolve emergencies and critical incidents efficiently and effectively.
1.Impact of Social Psychology on criminal – Understand and explain the factors that lead people to behave in a given way in the presence of others and the conditions under which certain behaviours and feelings occur.
2.Availability Heuristics & its effects – Examining mental shortcut that relies on immediate examples that come to mind and its effects.
3.Fundamentals to Personality – Introduction to basic theories of personality; learn personality system & sub-system, resisting personality and conformity.
4.Singapore’s Criminal Justice System – Introduced to criminology; Examine how Singapore governed in the context of law has shaped the criminal justice with reference to criminal statistics; Social contract
5.Positivist Criminology & Criticism –Focuses on studying the relationship between criminal behaviour and any external factors and criticism.
Who Must Attend?
The delivery is intensive, interactive and work-oriented, employing a variety of industry methodologies and including presentations and case studies as well as group discussions.
- Corporate and government security professionals, Operations Managers, Security professionals of hotels, places of interests, tourist attractions and security consultancy companies;
- Working professionals such as managers and engineers in the IT, security and legal industries;
- Security consultants, security analyst, trainers and advisors seeking to enhance their professional status and development
- Site security/facility managers and engineers and Individuals tasked with risk management and homeland security
- Design and security architects/engineers/ Security project managers
“I have been very impressed with this course as there was a totally professional approach to class engagement and he very quickly identified our needs, offering a 1st class training course. There was excellent communication from him that gave us confidence in our work every step of the way. I would not hesitate to recommend this course.”– Khalil Hamid, Senior Security Officer for CISCO
“Not only is the trainer very helpful and friendly, he has a good understanding of the subject due to his extensive practical experience; and even more importantly, a good understanding of how to work with us as participants during the two-day course.”– Roland Dermott, Systems Analyst for SGX Singapore
“Very professional and also very approachable. The trainer kept in touch with everyone in class and made sure our needs were met. If I needed to chat about industry trends, he made time for me. Also, he has a very good understanding of my industry.” – Holly See, Security Training Manager, Singapore Customs
Criminology Profiling Expert: Mr Anil Singh Sona (Masters of Social Science, National University of Singapore)
Mr Anil Singh Sona is a criminology profiling expert. He holds a Bachelor of Social Sciences (Hons) in Sociology and a Master of Social Science from the National University of Singapore (NUS). He also holds a Graduate Certificate in Professional Counselling – Swinburne University of Technology (SUT) and Advanced Certificate in Training and Assessment (ACTA) – Workforce Development Agency (WDA) He is also a faculty with the Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS) and is involve in the Community Outreach and Engagement department of the National Addictions Management Service (NAMS), Institute of Mental Health (IMH). As a dedicated, influential and charismatic lecturer with remarkable people management skills, Anil is hard worker and a quick learner with a strong passion for making a difference to people’s lives