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Date(s) - 24/05/2018
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

TARTU College Main Floor/Masters Buffeteria


Moving out of the Shadows:
the rising phoenix in forensic psychiatry


Dr. John Deadman & Dr. Gary Chaimowitz

Dr. Deadman  is Chair of the Section on the History and Philosophy of Psychiatry at the Canadian Psychiatric Association.
Dr. Chaimowitz is a Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences at McMaster University in Hamilton

Learning Objectives:

At the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  1. Understand the close connection between psychiatry and the law throughout history
  2. Appreciate the incompatible goals of psychiatric practice: (a) amelioration of human suffering; (b) control of social deviance
  3. Understand how the rapid changes to forensic programs in the 1970s and ’80s contributed to some colossal screw-ups


Thursday, May 24, 2018
7 – 9:30 p.m.

TARTU College Main Floor/Masters Buffeteria
310 Bloor Street West, Toronto
There is street and lot parking on Bloor St and also Spadina Rd and side streets North of Bloor; subway 1 block from venue


“This event is an accredited group learning activity (section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, approved by the Canadian Psychiatric Association (CPA). You may claim a maximum of 2.5 hours. The specific opinions and content of this event are not necessarily those of the CPA, and are the responsibility of the organizer(s) alone.”


*Winner of District Branch Best Practice APA Assembly Award

Please register for this event now, as space is limited.

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(Note: Total includes salad & dessert, tax & service charge. There will be a cash bar)

Click here for the pdf copy of the program


Bookings are closed for this event.