The civil forensic psychiatry website, compiled by Dr. Michael Epstein is a resource for psychiatrists, psychologists, lawyers and others. It comprises an interactive blog, a forum, and a questions and issues site. It is a one stop shop for articles, commentary, legislation, court instruction, fee schedules and impairment guides.

There is a one off fee of $100 to become a Member. Members can access:

  • an interactive blog
  • publications for download
  • large knowledge base
  • links to resources
  • Members will also be sent a copy of “A DIY Guide to Civil Psychiatric Assessment

More discrimination against claimants with psychological injuries

May 6, 2019

  The Canberra Times (5 April 2019) reported that Canberrans injured in a motor vehicle accident will not be able to claim any insurance for anxiety or depression caused by the crash, under proposed changes to the compulsory insurance scheme. The Barr government Motor Accident Injury Bill passed in principle on Thursday, with the details to be debated when the Assembly resumes sitting next month. The ACT government is ditching its common-law compulsory third party insurance scheme in favour of […]

A DIY Guide to Civil Psychiatric Assessment

by Michael Epstein