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St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton's Forensic Psychiatry Program and Mental Health and Addiction Program,
and McMaster University present the 11th Annual Risk and Recovery Forensic Conference

Welcome to Risk & Recovery!

We are pleased to again be hosting the Risk and Recovery Forensic Conference for our 11th year! A conference for professionals in mental health, probation & parole, corrections, legal services and police. The conference will feature a pre-conference workshop, an interactive meal preparation that includes a meal and wine tasting with Liaison College (Sheraton) and a networking dinner at Nique Restaurant, 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:

Mr. Howard Sapers ~  Current Challenges in Meeting the Mental Health Needs of Incarcerated Individuals

Dr. Itiel Dror  ~ Improving Assessments and Evaluations: Minimizing Cognitive Bias

Dr. Ralph Serin ~  Understanding the Offender Change Process: Bridging Risk and Desistance

Mr. Lee Chapelle  ~ Criminal Justice System - Inside and Out

Click here for more information on speakers and topics.

Register now!

April 6th & 7th, 2017

The conference is taking place on Thursday, April 6th and Friday, April 7th, 2017, from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. A pre-conference workshop will be held on April 5, 2017.

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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