District V Forensic Diagnostic Center

The District V Forensic Diagnostic Center is currently one of the ten Forensic evaluation centers in the state of Ohio. District V is affiliated with Catalyst Life Services located in Mansfield, Ohio.

  • Provide forensic evaluation services to the criminal courts for 13 counties
  • Provide consultation and training to:
    • Local criminal justice systems
    • Alcohol, Drug Addiction, & Mental Health Services (ADAMHS) and Community Mental Health (CMH) boards
    • Community mental health agencies
  • Provide expert testimony to the courts when requested

The District V Forensic Diagnostic Center is certified by the Office of Licensure and Certification and the Office of Forensic Services of the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (ODMHAS). Our staff meet all statutory requirements and comply with ongoing forensic training as required through the Ohio Administrative Code (OAC).

Professional Organizations

Our Evaluators are affiliated with various professional organizations including, but not limited to, the following:

  • The Ohio Association of Forensic Center Directors
  • American Psychology-Law Society (AP-LS)
  • American Psychological Association (APA)
  • Ohio Psychological Association (OPA)
District V map
Counties Served

Evaluation and Consultation services are provided for 13 Ohio counties, including Ashland, Crawford, Hardin, Holmes, Huron, Knox, Lorain, Marion, Morrow, Richland, Seneca, Wayne, and Wyandot counties.