Welcome to Risk & Recovery!
We are pleased to again be hosting the Risk and Recovery Forensic Conference, a conference for professionals in mental health, probation & parole, corrections, legal services and police. The conference will feature a pre-conference workshop, a tour of St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton's West 5th Redevelopment, a tour and dinner at Vineland Estates and a networking dinner at Radius Café + Urban Casual Dining, Hamilton.
St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton's Forensic Psychiatry Program is committed to the importance of the academic enterprise. It is through the acquisition of new knowledge through research, knowledge translation and education that allows our program to be a forerunner in mental health research and to deliver the best possible care to the patients we serve.
Learn from experts in risk assessment, risk management, and recovery!
The Risk & Recovery Conference features international experts in the field of forensic psychiatry.
This year's keynote speakers and topics are:
Dr. Anthony Beech ∼ Neurobiology of Offenders
Dr. Ruth Mann ∼ Rehabilitative Culture
Dr. Terje Tørrissen ∼ Anders Behring Breivik and his 2011 Norwegian Terrorist Attack
Dr. Michiel de Vries Robbé ∼ Protective Factors for Violence
Panel Discussion (Dr. Graham Glancy, Margaret Creal, Dr. Gary Chaimowitz) ∼
Inquest of the Prison Death of Ashley Smith
Click here for more information on speakers and topics.
The Risk and Recovery Conference is coordinated by a committee of Forensic Psychiatry Program staff at St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton, including:
- Dr. Gary Chaimowitz ∼ Head of Forensic Psychiatry Program
- Josie Cosco ∼ Conference Coordinator/Administrative Support
- Michelle Fram-Kovar ∼ Social Worker
- Anne MacPherson ∼ ORB Community Nurse
- Dr. Mini Mamak ∼ Psychologist
- Mary Lou Martin ∼ Clinical Nurse Specialist
- Sue McGowan ∼ Social Worker
- Dr. Heather Moulden ∼ Psychologist
- Lee Anne Wiebe ∼ Nurse Educator