Forensic mental health 101: Introduction to the forensic mental health system

Location Details
Virtual event


Melissa Copeland, MSW
Social worker at the Brockville Mental Health Centre

Krystle Myllymaki, MSW
Social worker at the Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre


This session is a brief introduction into the forensic mental health system in Ontario. It will include an overview of forensic psychiatry, the Ontario Review Board (ORB) process, assessments, NCR/fitness/unfit, the role of the Forensic Treatment Unit (FTU) in Ottawa and Brockville, inpatient/outpatient teams, and recovery. This session will be of interest to those who are supporting individuals receiving care in the forensic system, or anyone who would like to learn more about Ontario’s forensic mental health system and services offered by The Royal.

Date and time

Tuesday, October 18, 2022
6 to 7:30 PM via Zoom


These sessions are free, and open to the public however registration is required.


Limited space is available.
To register, please click here.

Contact Information

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