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The 2012 International Conference on Special Needs Offenders:

Turning Vision into Action for Youth and Women Offenders


August 26-29, 2012 ~ Ottawa, Ontario










Sunday, August 26, 2012



Pre-Conference Workshops


10:00 - 4:30

Justice for Young Minds

Facilitator: Department of Justice, Youth Justice Strategic and Initiatives please click for details

Justice for Young Minds.pdf

10:00 - 4:00

Recent Developments with the Level of Supervision (LS) Instruments: A

Workshop Dedicated to the Life and Work of Donald Andrews

Facilitator: Stephen Wormith, Department of Psychology, University of Saskatchewan please click for details

Recent Developments with the Level of Supervision (LS) Instruments.pdf


10:00 - 3:00   

Services for Aboriginal Women

Facilitator: Stephanie Chalifoux-Taylor, Correctional Service of Canada please click for details

Services for Aboriginal Women.pdf


Opening Conference Reception


5:00 - 7:00

Welcome: Morris Zbar, Board Member, International Institute on Special

Needs Offenders and Policy Research (Canada)



Monday, August 27, 2012


DAY 1 MODERATOR:

Glenn Thompson, Board Member, International Institute on Special Needs

Offenders and Policy Research (Canada)


8:00 - 8:45

Continental Breakfast


8:45 - 9:00

Welcome and Introductions

Dr. Michael Phillips, Chair International Institute on Special Needs Offenders

and Policy Research (Canada)

Elder: Opening Prayer


9:00 - 9:45

Keynote Address

Mental Health Strategy for Canada

Dr. Terry Coleman, Member, mental Health and the Law Advisory Committee,

Mental Health Commission of Canada


9:45 - 10:30

Plenary Session

Good Practice and Promising Initiatives - An International Perspective

Dr. Andy Bilson, University of Central Lancashire, England


10:30 - 11:00

Refreshments


11:00 - 11:45

Dr. Janet Warren, Professor of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences,

Associate Director of the Institute of Law, Psychiatry and Public Policy,

University of Virginia, USA


11:45 - 12:30

Dr. Kwame McKenzie, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health


12:30 - 1:30

Lunch


1:30 - 2:30

Concurrent Sessions (8 streams) please click for details

Monday, August 27 - 130pm & 245pm.pdf


2 :30 - 2:45

Refreshments


2:45 - 3:45

Concurrent Sessions (8 streams) please click for details

Monday, August 27 - 130pm & 245pm.pdf


3:45 - 4:00

Refreshments


4:00 - 5:00

Concurrent Sessions (8 streams) please click for details

Monday, August 27 - 400pm.pdf



Tuesday, August 28, 2012


DAY 2 MODERATOR:  Justice Richard Schneider, Board Member, International

Institute on Special Needs Offenders and Policy Research (Canada)


8:00 - 9:00

Continental Breakfast


9:00 - 9:45

Marg Welch, Assistant Deputy Minister, Community Correctional Programs

Ontario Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services


9:45 - 10:30

JoAnn Miller-Reid, Assistant Deputy Minister, Youth Justice Services

Division Ontario Ministry of Children and Youth Services


10:30 - 11:00

Refreshments


11:00 - 11:45

Dr. Kelly Taylor, Director Correctional Research, Correctional Service of

Canada


11:45 - 12:30

Dr. Christopher Lalonde, Associate Professor, Department of Psychology,

University of Victoria


12:30 - 1:30

Lunch


1:30 - 2:30

Concurrent Sessions (8 streams) please click for details

Tuesday, August 28 - 130pm & 245pm.pdf


2:30 - 2 :45

Refreshments


2 :45 - 3:45

Concurrent Sessions (8 streams) please click for details

Tuesday, August 28 - 130pm & 245pm.pdf


3 :45 - 4:00

Refreshments


4:00 - 5:00

View from the Bench: Justice Richard Schneider (Moderator)

Justice Miriam Bloomenfeld

Justice Jean G. Legault

Justice Heather Perkins-McVey

Justice Brian Weagant


6:00 - 9:00

Conference Gala Dinner Banquet

Women of Wabano

Laura Sky: Producer/Director, Skyworks Charitable Foundation



Wednesday, August 29, 2012


DAY 3 MODERATOR:

Dr. John Bradford, Board Member, International Institute on Special Needs

Offenders and Policy Research (Canada)


8:00 - 9:00

Continental Breakfast


9:00 - 9:45

Working with Gang Involved Youth in Winnipeg

Mitch Bourbonniere, Social Worker, Louis Riel School Division, Manitoba


9:45 - 10:30

Justice Rebecca Rutherford, College Park Court, Toronto


10:30 - 11:00

Refreshments


11:00 - 11:45

Commission on Women Offenders: 2012 Report

Dr. Linda de Caestecker, Director of Public Health for NHS Greater Glasgow

and Clyde, Scotland


11:45 - 12:30

Reforms in the Justice/Mental Health Systems in Kenya in regard to Youth, Women and Special Needs Offenders

Christine Achieng Obondi, Senior Assistant Director, Probation and

Aftercare Services, Kenya


Report on the Progress of the Implementation of the 2011 Nairobi Conference Recommendations

Dr. Ludeki Chweya, Permanent Secretary, Office of the Vice President and Ministry of Home Affairs, Kenya


12:30 - 12:45

Closing Remarks

Announcements: 2013 and 2014 International Conferences

Elder: Closing Prayer

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