At Toronto Forensic Institute, we understand the importance of higher education that meets the requirement and standards of the Ministry of Training, Colleges, and Universities in Ontario, Canada.
As one of Ontario's program focused in Forensic Behavioural and Psychology, T.F.I. is working effortlessly to establish and develop partnerships with organizations such as the Centre of Forensic Sciences, the Office of the Chief Coroner of Ontario, the Ontario Provincial Police, the RCMP, the Municipal Police Agencies, and numerous other organizations.
Scientific research not only provides credible and validated results; but support theories, methods, and applications used in the field of forensic behavioral psychology as a student of T.F.I. Researching the best methods and tools to conduct assessments, examine and explore psychological, and deviant conducts, examine organizational pressures among officers and its direct and indirect impact on PTSD and Violence on the, exploring, examining, and investigating issues surrounding criminal profiling and working towards becoming an expert witnessed in one's chosen field.
Located right on the premises, it provides our students with the unique opportunity to conduct and investigate simulated Forensic Interviews or Comprehensive assessments for both private, third-party, or court-ordered assessments in a realistic forensic setting.
Field placements, these opportunities enable and houses T.F.I. Students to work in multidisciplinary teams to put themselves in the place of an investigator to locate a "missing person" buried on campus, collect evidence, reconstruct the crime scene, and do a complete analysis of the victim.
College accreditation provides consistency, transparency; furthermore, T.F.I. Adheres to goals and standards recognized as necessary to the quality of education rendered. Conversely, accreditation also promotes the health, safety, and welfare of T.F.I.'s future scholars and professionals. More importantly, it ensures that all governing bodies, regulations, and mandates articulated by MTCU meets or exceeds minimum standards of quality. T.F.I. Knows well from experience- accreditation serves multiple purposes for different constituents. In general, specialized accreditation attests to the quality of an educational program that prepares T.F.I. Graduates' entry into recognized professions such as Policing, Law, Corrections, Social Services, and Mental Health. See the list of explanations as to why it is essential to T.F.I. Faculty and Administration to be accredited:
- For the public, accreditation promotes the health, safety, and welfare of society by assuring competent public health professionals.
- For prospective students and their parents, accreditation serves a consumer protection purpose.
- It assures that the school or program has been evaluated and has met accepted standards established by and with the profession.
- For prospective employers, it assures that the curriculum covers essential skills and knowledge needed for today's jobs.
- For graduates, it promotes professional mobility and enhances employment opportunities in positions that base eligibility upon graduation from an accredited school or program.
- For public health workers, it involves practitioners in the establishment of standards and assures that educational requirements reflect the current training needs of the profession.
- For the profession, it advances the field by promoting standards of practice and advocating rigorous preparation.
- For the federal government and other public funding agencies, it serves as a basis for determining eligibility for federally funded programs and student financial aid.
- For foundations and other private funding sources, it represents a highly desirable indicator of a program's quality and viability.
- For the college, it provides a reliable basis for inter- and intra-institutional cooperative practices, including admissions and transfer of credit.
- For the faculty and administrators, it promotes ongoing self-evaluation and continuous improvement and provides an effective system for accountability.
- For the school or program, accreditation enhances its national reputation and represents peer recognition.