PhD (Victoria), MA (Lakehead), B.Sc. (UBC), RPsych (AB)
6-362, City Centre Campus10700 – 104 AvenueEdmonton, AB780-497-4597
Dr. Sandy Jung is a Board of Governors Research Chair and a professor in the Department of Psychology. She regularly teaches abnormal psychology, forensic psychology and senior courses in clinical and forensic psychology topics. She supervises honours and advanced research students at MacEwan.
Prior to her current academic position, Dr. Jung was a forensic psychologist at a forensic outpatient clinic in Edmonton. At MacEwan, she maintains an active research program and has numerous peer-reviewed publications in the field of forensic psychology. She often co-authors papers with her students and collaborators from forensic mental health, law enforcement and other academic institutions. Her research focuses on the prevention of sexual, intimate partner and general violence.
Dr. Jung is an assistant adjunct professor in the department of psychiatry at the University of Alberta and the chair of the Criminal Justice Psychology section of the Canadian Psychological Association.
Available to supervise senior students' independent study.
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Selected Publications / Presentations / Conference Papers
Jung, S., & Stewart, J. (2019). Exploratory comparison between fatal and non-fatal cases of intimate partner. Journal of Aggression, Conflict and Peace Research, 11, 158-168.
Jung, S., & Wielinga, F. (2019). Simplifying the estimation of violence risk by police among individuals charged for sexual assault. Journal of Threat Assessment and Management, 6, 38-50.
Tedeschini, J., & Jung, S. (2018). Motivational interviewing in the context of police investigative interviews with suspects. Investigative Interviewing: Research and Practice, 9, 1-13.
Jung, S., & Buro, K. (2017). Appraising risk for intimate partner violence in a police context. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 44, 240-260.
Jung, S. (2017). RNR principles in practice in the management and treatment of sexual abusers. Brandon, VT: Safer Society Press.
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