Mental Health, Addiction, and Crime
0.5 Credit

Hours per week:
  • Lecture/Discussion: 3

This course focuses on the interaction between mental health, addiction and crime as faced by officers in the line of duty. This course exposes students to various mental health and substance abuse disorders using real case scenarios alongside the students' personal experiences. Students will become familiar with risk assessment and management techniques, anti-drug legislation in Canada, the Controlled Drugs and Substance Act and legislative progress made on the War on Drugs. By the end of this course, students will be aware of the victimization/stigma associated with mental health, substance abuse disorders and criminal justice policy. (Online Learning only)

Additional Course Information
One of: CC291/PD291, MB200/OL200, PD100, PD101, PD200.
CC312, HS312, PD312.