Forensic Psycholegal Clinic

Type of Service

Counselling and Treatment

Program Description

This is a full-spectrum forensic psychiatry third-party referral clinic offered at CAMH. It is a multidisciplinary clinic, drawing on the expertise of forensic psychiatrists, psychologists and social workers. The types of forensic psychiatry assessments that will be carried out include: Violence Risk Assessments; Psychopathy Assessments; Malingering Assessments; Criminal Responsibility Assessments; Pre-sentence/Disposition Assessments; Dangerous Offender and Long-term Offender Assessments; Capacity Assessments (Professional Misconduct, Carry Firearm, etc.); and Civil Assessments (Fitness for Duty, Disability Evaluations, etc.).

Program Restricted To

Forensic Clients

Access Information

The clinic is only able to accept third party psycholegal assessment requests. Third parties include the Court, legal counsel (defense and crown), professional bodies (CPSO, CMPA, Law Society of Upper Canada), law enforcement (RCMP, OPP), and employment assistance programs. Please note that these assessments are not funded by the Ministry of Health. The clinic cannot accept self-referrals, referrals from family members or from physicians (internally or externally). Third parties, such as lawyers, must contact the clinic directly to initiate the referral.

User Costs

User Cost Yes

Referral Contact Information

Phone 416-535-8501 ext. 77360
Toll-Free 800-463-6273 ext. 77360
Fax 416-971-7172

Clients Served

Gender All
Age 18 and up
Catchment Ontario
Wheelchair Access Yes


Policy Allowed
Note No smoking on hospital property.

Application Referral Forms


English Interpretation Services


Main Hours

Monday 0900-1700
Tuesday 0900-1700
Wednesday 0900-1700
Thursday 0900-1700
Friday 0900-1700