What's New

Just Published: Fitness to Stand Trial Fairness First and Foremost

February 06, 2019

Fitness to Stand Trial Fairness First and Foremost By Richard D. Schneider and Hy Bloom Of all the issues that bring mental health practitioners and the criminal courts together, fitness to stand trial is by far the most common. In Canada, thousands of fitness assessments, psychiatric reports, fitness hearings, and verdicts of either “fit” or “unfit” to stand trial are rendered every year. For such a common event, one would be inclined to think that, for the most part, the law is uncontroversial; that most of the issues have been settled. Fitness to Stand Trial lays ...read more

> view news archive

Engagements & Conferences

Risk Assessment for Review Board Proceedings: From Your Mouth to the Decision-Maker’s Ears

Conference:UBC Forensic Psychiatry Division & CAPL (West), Forensic Psychiatry Education Day
Location:Vancouver, British Columbia
Date:November 9th, 2018
Speaker(s):Dr. Hy Bloom, The Honourable Justice Richard Schneider, Bernd Walter

> view full list of speaking engagements

Order Books & Guides Get an Assessment New title