Electives in Forensic Psychiatry
During this elective or selective, residents will have exposure to adult and/or juvenile forensic psychiatry cases. The resident physicians will become knowledgeable in forensic evaluations, Texas mental health law, and competency. Furthermore, residents will provide treatment to patients under the supervision of an attending physician.
Residents have to option to complete a rotation on the Forensic Psychiatry Unit at Terrell State Hospital, where they will have exposure to forensic psychiatry on an inpatient setting. Residents will be a member of a multidisciplinary treatment and evaluation team.