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St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton's Forensic Psychiatry Program and Mental Health and Addiction Program,
and McMaster University present the 10th 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 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: COMING SOON

Dr. Hazel Kemshall  ~  Helping Offenders to 'Reconstruct' Themselves to Non-Offending.  The Role and Contribution of Professionals to Positive Change and Self-Reconstruction.

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.

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 7th & 8th, 2016

The conference is taking place on Thursday, April 7th and Friday, April 8th, 2016, from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. A pre-conference workshop will be held on TBD.

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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