Forensic Services


The Division of Forensic Psychiatry provides expert consultation in a variety of areas.


  • Criminal responsibility/insanity
  • Competence to stand trial
  • Violence risk assessment
  • Sexual violence risk assessment


  • Psychiatric malpractice
  • Testamentary capacity
  • Undue influence
  • Competency to make medical and financial decisions
  • Psychiatric disability
  • Assessment of psychiatric damages
  • Sexual harassment
  • Workers’ compensation
  • Fitness for duty
  • Appropriateness of civil commitment