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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

About the Conference

St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton and McMaster University are pleased to be presenting the 11th 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.

Four 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. Click here for more information on speakers and topics.

The conference will take place on Thursday, April 6th and Friday, April 7th, 2017, at the Sheraton Hotel, 116 King St. W, Hamilton. Registration fee does not include accommodations. Please quote the "Risk and Recovery Conference" for a conference rate of $152.00 (plus tax) per night for Single/Double occupancy.  Room rate guarantee until March 1, 2017.

Update:  Sheridan is now SOLD OUT

Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. Breakfast, morning and afternoon refreshments, and lunch will be provided on Thursday and Friday. Click here for a detailed agenda.

Pre-conference Workshops

On Wednesday April 5th, 2017: Two Workshops will be presented

Workshop 1:  Pornography: Understanding, Prevention and Management in the Virtual World

Presenters: Dr. Heather Moulden and Dr. Sébastien Prat

Workshop 2:  The 5th Generation in Risk Assessment

Presenters: Dr. Mini Mamak, Ms. Katelyn Mullally, Mr. A. Bilardo

Cost: $195.

OTN Services will be offered for both workshops

Additional Opportunities

Culinary Workshop at Hamilton Liaison College

Enjoy a unique dining experience at Hamilton Liaison College.  You will learn new techniques in the culinary arts through a cooking lesson, then sit down to enjoy dinner, pairing with a wine tasting!  Located at Jackson Square (inside hotel).

Cost: $50, Space is limited. Register early to guarantee a spot!

Nique Networking Dinner

Nique is not just a restaurant - It's a family of young, passionate individuals eager to provide their customers with a dynamic and welcoming experience . An inherently Canadian experience, serving up delicious food in a comfortable, casual environment that will suprise and delight you.

Cost: $40

Do not miss this great opportunity to create networking connections while enjoying a fantastic locally-made meal.


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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