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14th Annual


Risk and Recovery

Forensic Conference

April 14-16


Welcome to Risk & Recovery!

Learn from experts in risk assessment, risk management, and recovery!

A conference for professionals in mental health, probation & parole, corrections, legal services and police. 

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.



The Risk & Recovery Conference features international experts in the field of forensic psychiatry.

Dr. Joseph Ferencz   

Dr. Bernice Downey

Dr. Adelle Forth

Dr. Mark Olver

Click here for more information about speakers and topics


About the Conference

What is Risk & Recovery?

St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton and McMaster University are pleased to be presenting the 14th Annual Risk and Recovery Forensic Conference. Featuring experts on risk assessment, risk management and recovery, the conference is an opportunity to expand your knowledge of forensic psychiatry and contribute to the pursuit of excellence in mental health care. 

Five stimulating keynote speakers will address a variety of topics. Participants will choose from a number of symposia to address topics in forensic mental health in more detail.

The conference will take place on April 14-16 2021 via Zoom from 9:30 am - 4:00 pm.

When will the Conference take place?

Pre-Conference Workshops

Wednesday April 14th 2021




Additional Opportunities


Contact us

With questions, or for more information on speakers, times, location, workshops, and additional opportunities


Forensic Psychiatry Program, Room H319C
St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton 
West 5th Campus, 100 West 5th St. 
Hamilton, ON, L8N 3K7

905-522-1155 ex. 35415


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