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St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton's Forensic Psychiatry Program and Mental Health and Addiction Program,
and McMaster University present the 8th Annual Risk and Recovery Forensic Conference

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.

Conference Committee

The Risk and Recovery Conference is coordinated by a committee of Forensic Psychiatry Program staff at St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton, including:

Register now!

April 24th & 25th, 2014

The conference is taking place on Thursday, April 24th and Friday, April 25th, 2014, from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm. A pre-conference workshop will be held on April 23, 2014.


Sheraton Hotel Hamilton

Once again, we are pleased to host the conference at the Sheraton Hotel, conveniently located in the heart of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

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