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17th Biennial Symposium on Violence & Aggression

Posted in Politics & Society
May 6, 2018 to May 9, 2018

The Biennial Symposium on Violence & Aggression has been a collaborative effort of the Regional Psychiatric Centre, Correctional Service Canada, and the University of Saskatchewan since 1986.

Conference registration and more information: http://www.usask.ca/cfbsjs/va_symposia/VA2018/index.php

The Biennial Symposium on Violence & Aggression has been a collaborative effort of the Regional Psychiatric Centre, Correctional Service Canada, and the University of Saskatchewan since 1986.  Targeted to front-line workers, as well as clinicians and other professionals and administrators in criminal justice and forensic mental health, the Symposium translates research and theory into practice and provides an opportunity to highlight excellence and innovation within a variety of correctional and criminal justice environments.

Featured Speakers:

Lisa Allgaier, Director General, Aboriginal Initiatives Directorate, Correctional Service Canada, on Current Issues and Initiatives with Indigenous Offenders
Nick Carleton, Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Regina, and 
Dr. Rose Ricciardelli, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, Memorial University, on Impacts of Operational and Organizational Stress on Public Safety Personnel
Gord Garner, Executive Director, Community Addictions Peer Support Association, and Chair of Recovery Day Ottawa on The Unexpected Journey to a Gentle Considerate Life – A Recovery Story
Daryl Kroner, Professor, Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Southern Illinois University on Toward an Integrated Model of Violence and Mental Health
and many more ...

 

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