PSYT 504 Issues In Forensic Mental Health (3 credits)

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Offered by: Psychiatry (Faculty of Medicine)


Psychiatry : The course will review current forensic mental health issues at the various stages the criminal justice process, clinical and behavioural specificities and vulnerabilities of special populations of offenders. It will also review risk factors for aggressive behaviour and criminality, assessment methods as well as current debates in the field of forensic mental health.

Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2016-2017 academic year.

Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2016-2017 academic year.

  • Prerequisite: Special permission of instructor.

  • Note: Enrolment limited to 30 students. The course will be taught in English, papers can be submitted in English or French.