Canadian Forensic Psychiatry Review Course: registration now open

Irwin Law is proud to be a co-sponsor of the second annual Canadian Forensic Psychiatry Review Course, an intensive program designed to review core areas of criminal and civil forensic psychiatry, as well as assist forensic psychiatric trainees and practitioners in preparing for the Royal College Sub-Speciality designation in Forensic Psychiatry. This course will also help general psychiatrists and physicians in understanding key areas where mental health and law intersect, and criminal and mental health lawyers in more fully appreciating any mental health issues that may arise in a client’s case.

Course coordinators: Hy Bloom, Lisa Ramshaw, Treena Wilkie

July 23-25, 2014

Hart House
(7 Hart House Circle)
University of Toronto
Hoskins & University Ave.
Toronto, Ontario
M5S 3H3

$1,800 ($1,400 for trainees)

$250 (course discount)
A print or electronic copy of Law and Mental Disorder: A Comprehensive and Practical Approach, edited by Hy Bloom and Richard D. Schneider (Irwin Law, 2013).

The list of speakers will include well-known experts and authors in the field, including:

  • Janice Blackburn
  • Hy Bloom
  • Padraig Darby
  • Phil Klassen
  • Lisa Ramshaw
  • Joel Watts
  • Treena Wilkie
  • …and others

Topics to Be Covered:

  • Case Law in Forensic Psychiatry
  • Mental Illness and Violence
  • Substance Abuse
  • Fitness to Stand Trial
  • NCR, Automatism and Diminished Responsibility
  • The Review Board System
  • Psychopathy
  • Actuarial and Clinical Risk Assessment
  • Dangerous Offenders and Longterm Offenders
  • Topics in Geriatric Forensic Psychiatry
  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Sexual Behaviour Assessment and Treatment
  • Correctional Psychiatry
  • Topics in Civil Psychiatry
  • The Expert Witness and Report
  • Malingering Assessment

CME credits (pending)

* Registration includes a memory stick containing all the speaker slides and practice SAQ exam.

In association with the Canadian Academy of Psychiatry and Law & Irwin Law

NB: The course organizers reserve the right to cancel the course if registration is insufficient. Some details and course particulars may be subject to change.

Click here to download the course registration form.

Registration form and payment can be submitted to:

Dr. Hy Bloom, Forensic and General Psychiatry
Psilex/Workplace.Calm, Inc.
1100-1200 Bay Street
Toronto, Ontario, M5R 2A5

For more information or to register please contact:
Tel: 416-922-7222
Fax: 416-922-3188
Email: hy [dot] bloom [at]

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