ADPY 7519

Forensic Psychiatry


Jeremy Bydlon
Course Coordinator

Curriculum Focus
Clinical Level
MS Year
Terms Offered


Catalog Description: The Division of Forensic Psychiatry specializes in providing psychiatric consultation in legal matters, both civil and criminal. Trainees with the division receive exposure to a broad array of forensic psychiatric evaluation and also learn about law and legal opinions that have shaped the legal regulation of the profession of psychiatry. Trainees also get the opportunity to write sample forensic reports as mock experts in real cases. The core competencies related to this rotation are: 1. The forensic psychiatric exam 2. Writing a forensic psychiatric report. 3. Providing expert witness testimony in Court and 4. Legal regulation of psychiatry.

Canvas Site     Syllabus

Note: Contact the Course Coordinator for any syllabi for previous years. 


View site addresses by clicking on the site name below or visiting the site codes table. Sites for this course are assigned after the drop/add deadline.

Site Code Site Name Notes


UMMC - West Bank - East Building  

Required session attendance: Does not apply

Typical weekly schedule/Delivery Mode: M-F 8am to 5pm

Direct patient care: No

Consent Requirement: Open to student scheduling

Grading Scale:  H/E/S/N

Allow repetition of course: Repetition not allowed

Course equivalency:  Does Not Apply