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Mental Health and Forensic Practice

Program Overview

Forensic practice consists of health and human service workers who occupy and come into contact with professions found in corrections and parole, child welfare and protection, and mental health and well-being.

What You Will Learn

The Mental Health and Forensic Practice certificate provides students with an understanding of the major issues involved in working with people who have mental health issues within a forensic context. With a focus on assessment, treatment and teamwork practice, students will explore such topics as trauma and grief interventions, working with persons with addictive behaviours and disorders of impulse control, harm reduction strategies, self-care and burnout prevention, diversion programs, restorative measures, and best practices for delivering effective and ethical services. 

PATHWAYS

This  Certificate in Corrections in Forensic Practice can lead to a Graduate Certificate in Forensic Practice. For more information, see our program page for the Forensic Practice Graduate Certificate.  Related Certificates of Completion are.

Curriculum

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Compulsory 2023/2024 Academic Year 2024/2025 Academic Year
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FSW 5001: Introduction to Forensic Practice
FSW 5002: Court Preparation and Testimony
Required 3 from the following courses 2023/2024 Academic Year 2024/2025 Academic Year
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FSW 5003: Self Care and Burnout Prevention
FSW 5012: Substance Abuse and Impulse Control
FSW 5027: Trauma and Grief Interventions
FSW 5028: Mental Health Issues in Forensic Practice

Compulsory Courses

FSW 5001 Introduction to Forensic Practice
 
FSW 5002 Court Preparation and Testimony
 

Required 3 from the following courses

FSW 5003 Self Care and Burnout Prevention
 
FSW 5012 Substance Abuse and Impulse Control
 
FSW 5027 Trauma and Grief Interventions
 
FSW 5028 Mental Health Issues in Forensic Practice
 

Contact Us

Humber Continuous Professional Learning Social & Community Services
416.675.6622 ext. 4554
cplcommunityservices@humber.ca


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