2. Criminologists may engage in the following professional activities, in addition to those otherwise permitted by law: assess the criminogenic factors and offending behaviour of a person as well as the effects of crime on the victim, determine an intervention plan and see to its implementation, support and restore the social skills of the offender and the victim with a view to fostering the social integration of the person in interaction with his or her environment.
The reserved professional activities that criminologists may engage in within the scope of the activities referred to in the first paragraph are the following:
(1) assess a person suffering from a mental or neuropsychological disorder attested by the diagnosis or evaluation of an authorized professional;
(2) assess a person further to a decision of the director of youth protection or of a tribunal made under the Youth Protection Act (chapter P-34.1);
(3) assess an adolescent further to a decision of a tribunal made under the Youth Criminal Justice Act (S.C. 2002, c. 1);
(4) make decisions as to the use of restraint measures in accordance with the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-4.2) and the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons (chapter S-5);
(5) make decisions as to the use of isolation measures in accordance with the Act respecting health services and social services and the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons.
The practice of the profession of criminologist also includes disseminating information, promoting health and preventing suicide, illness, accidents and social problems among individuals and within families and communities to the extent that such activities are related to their professional activities.
Criminologists may practise psychotherapy and use the title of psychotherapist in accordance with the provisions of Chapter VI.1 of the Professional Code (chapter C-26).