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 the newly opened St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton's West 5th Facility, a dinner at the beautiful and rustic Ancaster Old Mill 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. Hazel Kemshall ~ Helping Offenders to
'Reconstruct' Themselves to Non-Offending. The Role and
Contribution of Professionals to Positive Change and
Dr. Ruth Mann ~ How Can Prisons Reduce Reoffending?
Dr. James MacKillop ~ The Role of Impulsivity in Addiction and Antisocial Behavior
Dr. Michael Perlin ~ "In the Wasteland of Your Mind": Criminology, Scientific Discoveries and the Criminal Process
Dr. Lori Triano-Antidormi ~ Not Criminally Responsible: A Victim's Interaction with Mentally Ill Offender and the Criminal Justice System
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
- Dr. Mini Mamak ~ Psychologist
- Dr. Heather Moulden ~ Psychologist
- Josie Cosco ~ Conference Coordinator