1) Historical context of management and treatment of mentally disordered persons
2) Major mental disorders
3) Fitness to Stand Trial
4) Pretrial Issues
5) Criminal Responsibility
6) Dispositions and Sentencing
7) Canadian Case Law
8) Comparisions to US and European approaches to "not criminally responsible" designations
Formal evaluations in accordance with Douglas College policies will be based on the following:
An example of a possible evaluation scheme would be:
At the conclusion of the course, the successful student will be able to:
Textbooks and materials will be purchased by students. Examples of text to be used are as follows:
Bloom, H., & Schneider, R. D., (2017). Mental disorder and the law: A primer for legal and mental health professionals.
Additional course readings, including academic journal articles, relevant case law, legislation and regulations will be assigned as needed.
Courses listed here must be completed either prior to or simultaneously with this course:
Courses listed here are equivalent to this course and cannot be taken for further credit:
This course is not required for any other course.
Course Guidelines for previous years are viewable by selecting the version desired. If you took this course and do not see a listing for the starting semester / year of the course, consider the previous version as the applicable version.
|Institution||Transfer Details||Effective Dates|
|Capilano University (CAPU)||CAPU CRIM 4XX (3)||2004/09/01 to -|
|Langara College (LANG)||LANG CRIM 2XXX (3)||2008/09/01 to -|
|Simon Fraser University (SFU)||SFU CRIM 3XX (3)||2006/09/01 to -|
|Thompson Rivers University (TRU)||TRU CRIM 3XX (3)||2006/09/01 to 2010/12/31|
|Thompson Rivers University (TRU)||TRU CRIM 3XXX (3)||2011/01/01 to -|
|Trinity Western University (TWU)||TWU HUMA 4XX (3)||2011/05/01 to -|
|Trinity Western University (TWU)||TWU SOCI 4XX (3)||2006/09/01 to 2011/04/30|
|University of Northern BC (UNBC)||UNBC SOSC 4XX (3)||2006/09/01 to -|
|University of the Fraser Valley (UFV)||UFV CRIM 4XX (3)||2006/09/01 to -|
|University of Victoria (UVIC)||UVIC SOCI 4XX (1.5)||2006/09/01 to -|
|Vancouver Island University (VIU)||VIU CRIM 2nd (3)||2006/09/01 to -|