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Note: All Plenary Sessions will take place in Physics 107, 116 Science Place, University of Saskatchewan.  From this location, Symposium delegates will be directed to the appropriate Workshop Session venues in Physics.

May 6, 2018

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

   Dr. Jack Gray will open the reception on Bagpipes

   Remarks: Jack Gray, Vice-Dean, Research and Scholarly Works,
                    University of Saskatchewan

   Remarks: Cindy Gee, Warden, Regional Psychiatric Centre,
                    Correctional Service Canada

   Also featuring Dr. Natalie Jones on Ukulele

May 7, 2018

7:30 a.m.  Continental Breakfast - Marquis Hall, 2nd Floor
                    Registration - Physics Foyer, 116 Science Place

8:15 a.m.  Welcome Steve Wormith
                                     Chair, 17th Biennial Violence and Aggression Symposium
                                     Director, Centre for Forensic Behavioural Science
                                     and Justice Studies

                   Prayer Elder Sidney Mike and Elder Lorin Gardypie

8:30 a.m.  Plenary Session: The Unexpected Journey to a Gentle Considerate Life - A Recovery Story

Speaker: Gord Garner, Chair, Recovery Day Ottawa, and Executive Director, Community Addictions Peer Support Association

10:00 a.m.  Break

10:30 a.m.  Workshop Sessions:

A1: Substance Use and the Criminal Justice System; Gord Garner and Dr. John Weekes, Senior Research Manager, National Headquarters, Correctional Service Canada

A2: Trans and Gender-Variant Realities in a Changing Policy Landscape: Evidence-Based Approaches for the Frontline; William Hebert, Ph.D. candidate, University of Toronto

A3: Violent Crime Behavioural Analysis; Samantha Lytle and Natasha Selinger, Violent Crime Linkage Analysis System (ViCLAS) Analysts, RCMP

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

                      Featuring Emmett Fortosky on Upright Bass with Loop Pedal

1:00 p.m.    Poster Session

1:30 p.m.    Plenary Session: Impacts of Operational and Organizational Stress on Public Safety Personnel

Speakers: Dr. R. Nicholas Carleton, Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Regina and Dr. Rose Ricciardelli, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, Memorial University

3:00 p.m.  Break

3:30 p.m.  Workshop Sessions:

B1: Human Trafficking in Saskatchewan; Bruce Fenske, Criminal Intelligence Analyst, RCMP

B2: A Positive Spin: The Infusion of Strengths into the Assessment and Intervention Process with Justice-Involved Adults; Natalie Jones, Ph.D., Adjunct Research Professor, Department of  Psychology, Carleton University

B3: Evaluative Attitudes Toward Sexual Aggression; Kevin Nunes, Ph.D., Director, Aggressive Cognitions and Behaviour Research Lab, Carleton University

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

                    Centennial High School Senior Jazz Band

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

                   Guest Speaker: Chief Troy Cooper

7:30 p.m.  Banquet Speaker: Michael Linklater

May 8, 2018

7:30 a.m.  Continental Breakfast - Marquis Hall, 2nd Floor
                   Registration - Physics Foyer, 116 Science Place

8:30 a.m.  Plenary Session: Restoring Balance: Culturally Responsive and Restorative Decision Making

Speaker: Lisa Allgaier, Director General, Aboriginal Initiatives Directorate, Correctional Service Canada

10:00 a.m.  Break

10:30 a.m.  Workshop Sessions

C1: Use of Force, 'New Visibility', and Body-Worn Video; Gregory Brown, Ph.D. candidate, Carleton University

C2: Serious Violent Offender Response (SVOR); Dean Carey, Director, Offender Programs, Corrections and Policing, Saskatchewan Ministry of Justice, and Keira Stockdale, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist of Policing, Saskatoon Police Service

C3: Addiction Treatment for Incarcerated Males: Program, Partnership, and Progress; Brian Danyliw, Director, Addiction Services, Saskatchewan Health Authority, Renee Duffield, Deputy Director, Regina Correctional Centre, and Colleen Quinlan, Executive Director, Mental Health and Addictions, Integrated Health Services – Urban, Saskatchewan Health Authority

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

                      Featuring Heidi Derksen on Harp

1:30 p.m.    Workshop Sessions 

D1: British Columbia's Anti-Gang Agency: Enhancing Public Safety Through Innovation; Staff Sergeant Lindsey Houghton, Organized Crime Agency of BC NCO, Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit of BC, Peter Vatic, M.A., Director of Strategic Research, Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit of BC, and Catherine M. Wilson, Ph.D., Strategic Research Analyst, Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit of BC

D2: Addressing the Issues of Sexual Assault through Gendered Violence Prevention Strategies; Dr. Roz Kelsey, Director of Gendered Violence Prevention and Founder and Chair of Man Up Against Violence, University of Regina

3:00 p.m.  Break

3:30 p.m.  Plenary Session: Toward an Integrated Model of Violence and Mental Health: Perceptions, Assessment, and Treatment

         Speaker: Dr. Daryl Kroner, Professor, Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice,
         Southern Illinois University

5:00 p.m.  Symposium Close

5:30 p.m.  Closing Reception

                    Physics Foyer

                    Prayer Elder Sidney Mike and Elder Lorin Garypie

                    Featuring Lawrence Roy, Hoop Dancer & Aylmer Tootoosis, Singer

May 9, 2018

*FREE!* for V&A Attendees!

Canadian Association of Threat Assessment Professionals Workshop

Physics 103

9:00 a.m.    CATAP Workshop

12:00 p.m.  Lunch - Physics Foyer

1:00 p.m.    CATAP Workshop (continued) 

5:00 p.m.    Workshop Close