Forensic Psychiatry

For those interested in developing a familiarity with the Forensics and the Forensic Mental Health System, McMaster has a remarkable spectrum of learning opportunities available to residents and other learners. With the President of the Canadian Academy of Psychiatry and the Law as the Head of the Forensic Service, emphasis on knowledge, skill and research is valued.

Currently Hamilton has both minimum and medium secure inpatient units as well as a thriving outpatient forensic service which works to promote and maintain recovery in the community. Working with the Forensic Service also opens up opportunities to complete assessments at the Hamilton-Wentworth Detention Centre and to act as an expert witness within court and review board proceedings.

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