Provides a clinical and forensic science based model of care for forensic assessment and evaluation of patients/victims of trauma, violence and crime across the lifespan. Includes: child maltreatment, interpersonal violence, elder maltreatment, sexual assault, toxicology, and intentional/ non intentional trauma.
Admission to a Forensic credential program or permission of the Program Coordinator.
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Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:
Apply forensic terminology to the clinical management of victims of trauma, violence and crime.
Develop a forensic assessment for children who are victims of trauma, violence and crime.
Develop a forensic assessment for adolescents who are victims of trauma, violence and crime.
Develop a forensic assessment for adults who are victims of trauma, violence and crime.
Outline the catagories of forensic evidence in its various forms such as physical, direct, trace.
Outline how to collect forensic evidence from victims of trauma, violence and crime.
Assess the differences between medical documention and clinical forensic documentation procedures including accuracy, completeness, and chain of custody for forensic evidence collection.
Interpret the effects of alcohol and drug toxicology on the human body.
Outline the judicial role and qualifications of an expert witness versus a medical witness within the Canadian justice system.
Effective as of Fall 2005
FSCT 7820 is offered as a part of the following programs:
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