Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences


PSYCHIAT 773, 773 A&B - Youth Forensic Psychiatry

30 Points

Semester 1 and 2
Grafton 

Course Description


Students develop an in-depth understanding of offending, particularly for youth offenders, and the relationship to mental illness. Addresses key roles and responsibilities of key stakeholders and members of the multidisciplinary team in the justice and youth justice systems.

Requisites and restrictions


To complete this course students must enrol in PSYCHIAT 773 A and B, or PSYCHIAT 773.

Students need to be working clinically with children and/or adolescents with difficulties, which can be related to:

  • Mental health substance use
  • Legal matters (including care and protection, youth justice)
  • A forensic setting

Course Coordinator


Course Administrator