Hosted by McMaster University and St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton, the International Forensic Psychiatry Lecture Series is a weekly educational lecture series provides engaging and innovative topics on forensic psychiatry. Talks are no longer than one hour and include a question and answer period. Attendees will have the flexibility to register for any topics that pique their interest.
General learning outcomes of the International Forensic Psychiatry Lecture Series include:
- A more sophisticated understanding of key forensic topics to eventually improve practice
- Enhanced international multidisciplinary collaboration
All learners, faculty, researchers, and individuals working in mental health and the law are welcome to attend, learn and collaborate!
Accredited Group Learning Activity
The International Forensic Psychiatry Lecture Series is an accredited group learning activity (section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and approved by the Canadian Psychiatric Association (CPA). Participants may earn one credit per hour of attendance at each session. The specific opinions and content of this event are not necessarily those of the CPA, and are the responsibility of the organizer(s) alone. Through an agreement between the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert Royal College MOC credits to AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. More information: https://edhub.ama-assn.org/pages/about-ama-education
Dec. 7: Dr. Birgit Völlm — Ethical Issues in Forensic Psychiatry: Basic Concepts
Dec. 14: Dr. Birgit Völlm — Ethical Issues in Forensic Psychiatry: Restrictive Practice
Dec. 21: Dr. Brian Holoyda – Psychedelics and Forensic Psychiatry: A Trip Through History, Research, and Perilous Policy
HOLIDAYS (Dec 28 – Jan 3)
You can watch past lectures by registering for free on the Recordings page.
To see the full list lectures that are no longer available to watch, visit the Past Lectures page.