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Janice E. Blackburn


Tel: (416) 982-3806

Fax: (416) 982-3801


Admitted to Bar, 1984, Ontario


Selected Experience

Professional Involvement

Publications and Presentations

Publications and Presentations

  • Regular lecturer at mental health law seminars and courses for Ontario Crown Attorneys, Osgoode Law School, Queen’s University, University of Toronto, and McMaster University

  • Member of Editorial Board, “Risk Management in Canadian Health Care”

  • “Leaves of Absence in Psychiatric Facilities”, in Risk Management in Canadian Health Care, ed. M.J. Dykeman, V.1#5 (July 1999)

  • A Practical Guide to Mental Health, Capacity and Consent Law of Ontario (eds. Dr. H. Bloom and M. Bay (1996)) Co-authored, with Dr. Ian Hector, chapter entitled “Record-Keeping”; Co-authoring new chapter on “Community Treatment Orders” with Dr. Allison Freeman and Ann Marie O’Brien for second edition of text (in progress)

  • “The Duty to Warn and Protect – Impact on Practice” Co-authored article in Canadian Journal of Psychiatry (2000) with Dr. Gary Chaimowitz and Dr. Graham Glancy

  • Article on Bill 68 Amendments for College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario, with M.J. Dykeman (2001)

  • “The Fiduciary Duty of Psychiatrists”; Canadian Psychiatric Association Paper (2004) Co–authored with Dr. Gary Chaimowitz

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