Youth Court Assessment Resource Guide – 2015

Contents: YCJA Section 34 Reports – Best Practice Guidelines Youth Forensic Assessment Orders – Best Practice Guidelines Youth Court Assessment Resource Guide – 2015

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Understanding the Implications of Undiagnosed Brain Injury in Childhood – 2015-11-17

When childhood brain injury is identified and treated a legacy of trauma, mental health and addiction challenges, contact with the justice system can be prevented and/or reduced in severity. Understanding the Implications of Undiagnosed Brain Injury in Childhood – 2015-11-17

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The HARM (Hamilton Anatomy of Risk Management) Tool: Implications for Implementation

This webinar explores risk management as it relates to the specific implementation of the Hamilton Anatomy of Risk Management (HARM) Tool. Risk factors for violence vary from inpatient hospital settings to community settings and this webinar also explores implementation of the HARM tool in both settings. Learn from experts about

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The GA Inquest on Youth Suicide – Lessons Learned – 2015-11-17

On May 13, 2008, GA, a 17 year old youth, committed suicide. At the time of his death, GA was in custody on a remand from the Ontario Court of Justice. He died the night before his sentence hearing. On October, 24, 2011, the Coroner released its Jury Verdict following the Inquest

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System Improvement Through Service Collaboratives (SISC)

Implementing Cross-Sectoral Initiatives within the Justice System to support Children and Youth with Mental Health & Addiction Needs Learn how the Niagara, Champlain, and Kenora Rainy River Justice Collaboratives have used implementation science and a community-led process to support the exploration of system challenges, stakeholder engagement, the brokering of unique partnerships across sectors, and

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Sheldon Kennedy – Keynote Speaker – 2015-11-16

Sheldon Kennedy has skated for three teams in his eight year NHL career but is best known for his courageous decision to charge his Major Junior Hockey League Coach with sexual assault for the abuse he suffered over a five year period while a teenager under his care. Sheldon has become an

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Ontario Pocket Guide – Youth Criminal Justice Act Canada – 2014

Ontario Government guide to the Youth Criminal Justice Act – 2014 Ontario Pocket Guide – Youth Criminal Justice Act Canada – 2014

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Building Integrated Youth Forensic Services – The Journey – 2015-11-17

The Youth Forensic Service is a new provincial ministry initiative, intended to provide alternate care pathways for youth with mental health disorders who find themselves in conflict with the law. By way of forensic assessments, our service’s primary goal is to inform the courts about the influence of mental illness upon a

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A Family Experience of Youth Justice – Redesigning Responsive Approaches with New Guides and a New Forensic Model for Youth Justice – 2015-11-17

This panel discussion will frame challenges and provide solutions to issues faced by mental health addictions, and justice sectors in addressing the needs, and enabling the strengths of young people under 18-years-of-age and their families. Through discussion of a family’s experience, and the service system response, we identify key needed resources and

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