The Toronto network is centered at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health.
Experience is provided for assessment and treatment of mentally disordered offenders at all stages of the court process including probation and parole. Consultation experience in local jails, reformatories, penitentiaries and maximum and medium security psychiatric facilities is also provided. A comprehensive seminar program is an integral part of the fellowship during which the fellow has contact with a variety of faculty staff who have different interests within forensic psychiatry. Three of the part-time faculty are jointly qualified in law and psychiatry. Research training is also provided and fellows enrolled for the M.Sc. degree with the Institute of Medical Sciences, University of Toronto are preferred.
To be classified as a fellow, one has to have completed training to be eligible for the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada examinations and must pass the Medical Council of Canada Evaluating Examinations. Student visas are required.