International Forensic Psychiatry Lecture Series
Hosted by McMaster University and St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton, this weekly educational webinar series provides engaging and innovative topics on forensic psychiatry. Talks will be 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.
Note: Recordings are only available upon consent of the speaker. Free registration is needed to access webinar recordings, which are available for up to 90 days after the event. Effective November 11, 2021, recordings will be available for up to ONE YEAR!
Dr. Emily Gottfried’s talk on September 9, 2021.
Dr. Hy Bloom’s talk on September 2, 2021.
- The nature and sources of expert psychiatric bias;
- The historic and recent judicial and legislative responses to concerns about bias; and
- Practical tips for psychiatric experts and the lawyers who retain them in identifying risk scenarios and reducing/eliminating bias
Recordings of older lectures are no longer available. However, to see a full list, see the Past Lectures page.
Hitting the Hammer Podcast
Welcome to the Hitting the Hammer Podcast, a production of the Forensic Psychiatry Program at St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton and the McMaster University division of Forensic Psychiatry, in collaboration with the Multimedia and Entertainment Department at Mohawk College.
A discussion with Brian Rose who was a forensic patient and is now a Peer Support worker at Ontario Shores in Whitby. Brian discusses his experience going through the forensic system in Ontario (2019-10-18)
Today’s episode is a conversation regarding the designation Not Criminally Responsible with host KT Specialist Brandon Sunstrum and Head of Service for the Forensic Program at St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton Dr. Gary Chaimowitz (2019-07-05)
Today, the topic will be about Forensic Psychiatry and some general information regarding Forensics and the role of a Forensic Psychiatrist (2019-05-06)