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Note: All Plenary Sessions will take place in the Neatby Timlin Theatre, Room 241, Arts Building, University of Saskatchewan.  From this location, Symposium delegates will be directed to the appropriate Workshop Session venues.

June 15, 2014

6:30 p.m.  Reception and Registration - Marquis Hall, 2nd Floor, University of Saskatchewan

Guest Speaker: Dale McFee, Deputy Minister of Corrections and Policing, Saskatchewan Ministry of Justice

June 16, 2014

7:30 a.m.   Registration and Continental Breakfast - Neatby Timlin Theatre, Room 241 Arts Building

8:30 a.m.   Plenary Panel Session: Collaborative Risk-Driven Community-Safety Models - Innovative Approaches


Cal Corley, President, CorStrat Solutions Inc.

Ken Hunter, Executive Director, Prince Albert Community Mobilization Project

Dale McFee, Deputy Minister, Corrections and Policing, Saskatchewan Ministry of Justice

10:00 a.m.  Break

10:30 a.m. Workshop Sessions:

A1: Contingency Management Programs for Encouraging Good Behaviour in Prison and Probation Settings; Paul Gendreau, University of New Brunswick

A2: Mental Health Support & Supervision Strategy in the Provincial Court of Saskatchewan at Saskatoon; Sheila Whelan, SK Provincial Court

A3: Conducting Practical Evaluation on Crime Prevention Programs for Youth; Lisa Jewell and Carolyn Camman, University of Saskatchewan

12:00 p.m.   Lunch - Marquis Hall, 2nd Floor

1:00 p.m.     Poster Session

1:30 p.m.   Plenary Session: Smarter Violence Prevention - An Agenda for Action for 2014

Speaker: Irvin Waller, Professor of Criminology, University of Ottawa

3:00 p.m. Break

3:30 p.m.   Workshop Sessions:

B1: FASD and Cognitive Disorders in the Criminal Justice System; Michelle Stewart, University of Regina

B2: HIV Transmission and Criminal Justice; Frank Impey, Saskatoon Prosecutions District, SK Ministry of Justice

B3: Panel: Monitoring Sex-Offenders in the Community; Otto and Florence Dreidger (Circles of Support and Accountability), Linda Flahr (Correctional Service Canada), Tara Martin (Saskatoon Police Service)

5:30 p.m.   Cash Bar Opens - Marquis Hall, 2nd Floor

6:30 p.m.   Banquet - Marquis Hall, 2nd Floor

7:30 p.m.   Guest Speaker: Dr. Fern Stockdale-Winder, Commissioner, Mental Health and Addictions Action Plan for Saskatchewan

June 17, 2014

7:30 a.m.   Continental Breakfast - Neatby Timlin Theatre, Room 241 Arts Building

8:30 a.m.   Plenary Session: Clinical Risk Management in Forensic Psychiatric Populations

Speaker: Johann Brink, Vice-President Medical Affairs and Research, B.C. Forensic Psychiatric Sevices Commission

10:00 a.m.  Break

10:30 a.m.  Workshop Sessions

C1: Treading Lightly with a Big Stick: Psychologists' Survival in Court; Thomas Powell, Vermont Forensic Assessment PLLC

C2: Gang Management in Prison Settings; Speakers TBA

C3: Self-Injurious Behaviour in Canadian Corrections: the offenders, the behaviour, and perceptions of what works from the frontline; Jenelle Power, Correctional Service Canada Research Branch

12:00 p.m.  Lunch - Marquis Hall, 2nd Floor

1:30 p.m.   Plenary Session: The Effects of Prison Life

Speaker: Paul Gendreau, Professor Emeritus, University of New Brunswick

3:00 p.m.  Break

3:30 p.m.   Workshop Sessions

D1: Gladue in Sentencing and Aboriginal Corrections; Glen Luther, University of Saskatchewan; Lisa Allgaier, Aboriginal Initiatives Branch, Correctional Service Canada

D2: Female Sex Offenders: What We Know; Jeffry Sandler, New York Office of Mental Health

D3: Mental Health and Criminal Justice - Improving Outcomes; Rae Gallivan, Saskatchewan Ministry of Justice - Corrections and Policing; Delphine Gossner, Saskatchewan Ministry of Justice - Corrections and Policing; Mitch Yuzdepski, Saskatoon Police Service

5:00 p.m.  Symposium Close