Mental Health and Justice
0.5 Credit

Hours per week:
  • Lecture/Discussion: 3

Students will identify what constitutes a mental disorder and understand the prevalence of various mental illnesses in Canada. Students will focus on legal issues related to mental health including NCRMD and fitness to stand trial procedures, provincial mental health legislation, risk assessment and management techniques, violence risk and victimization, dangerousness and stigma, and criminal justice policy.(Cross-listed as HS312 and PD312.)

Additional Course Information
CC100 or CC102 and registration status: senior student.