Operational Psychology: A New Field to Support National Security and Public Safety

by
Thomas J. Williams Ph.D.
Mark A. Staaleditor
Sally C. Harveyeditor
Operational Psychology: A New Field to Support National Security and Public Safety

20190630

Praeger

Pages 400
Topics Psychology;Security Studies: U.S. Homeland Security;Behavioral Science Consultation Teams and Controversies;Criminal Investigations;High-Risk Training;History, Evolution, and Applications of Operational Psychology;Human Performance Maximization;Interrogation Science;Leadership Development and Coaching;Personnel Suitability Training;Propaganda Support, Misdirection, and Deception;Psychology of Captivity, Profiling, and Terrorism;Resiliency and Hardiness

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Operational Psychology: A New Field to Support National Security and Public Safety

Contributors: Staal, Mark; Harvey, Sally;
Abstract:

Details the growth, roles, and applications of this new specialty aiming to protect American national and public well-being in the face of increasing and novel threats both inside and outside the United States.


• Explains operational psychologists' roles in preventing and acting against terrorism, intelligence and counterintelligence, propaganda efforts, and Influence Operations

• Details operational psychologists' roles in undercover domestic investigations such as internet crimes against children and the Safeguard program to reduce the impact of exposure to violent crimes

• Addresses the controversy around operational psychologists assisting civilian and military interrogations

Editor(s): Staal, Mark; Harvey, Sally;
SortTitle: operational psychology: a new field to support national security and public safety
Keyword(s): Psychology; Security Studies: U.S. Homeland Security; Behavioral Science Consultation Teams and Controversies; Criminal Investigations; High-Risk Training; History, Evolution, and Applications of Operational Psychology; Human Performance Maximization; Interrogation Science; Leadership Development and Coaching; Personnel Suitability Training; Propaganda Support, Misdirection, and Deception; Psychology of Captivity, Profiling, and Terrorism; Resiliency and Hardiness
Author Info:
Thomas J. Williams Ph.D.
Mark A. Staaleditor
Sally C. Harveyeditor
eISBN-13: 9781440866210
Cover Image URL: ~~FreeAttachments/9781440866210.jpg
Print ISBN-13: 9781440866203
Imprint: Praeger
Pages: 400
Publication Date: 20190630