HSJCC Objectives

a) Committee’s overall goals and key commitments:

The T-HSJCC works collaboratively:

  • To provide a planning table to bring together service providers to find solutions to the problem of the criminalization of people with defined unique needs, and;
  • To develop a model of shared responsibility and accountability in dealing with this group of people at points of intersection with the justice system.

b) Committee’s specific objectives:

The T-HSJCC works collaboratively:

  • To assist in facilitating communication through effective linkages among health, criminal justice and social service sectors, and between local committees.
  • To assist in identifying issues with respect to service delivery and capacity.
  • To assist in addressing issues such as access to and duplication of services.
  • To consult with local committees to determine predominant issues.
  • To assist in coordinating regional training opportunities for all sectors involved in serving the target population.
  • To assist in providing informed input and advice concerning research, system design, planning, program implementation, and resource allocation to the partner ministries.


Events:

West Toronto Human Services and Justice Coordinating Committee (WT- HSJCC) presents:

A Lunch and Learn Session On Legal and Psychosocial Perspectives On Dementia

With Julia Chao, Director of Senior Services at WoodGreen  and Vivian Ropchan, Defence Counsel

When:  Thursday, October 25, 2018

Where: 2201 Finch Avenue West – Courtroom 203 (Gallery)

Time: 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. (Light lunch will be provided)

At the end of the presentation, participants will:

  • Have an increased awareness of the legal and psychosocial perspective on Dementia
  • Have an increased awareness of resources available for people with Dementia

RSVP: Domenica Dileo domenica.dileo@rogers.com by October 23, 2018

 

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