FDDSS Conference II: Exploring Risk and Recovery in Dual Diagnosis
September 18, 2019
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The Forensic Dual Diagnosis Specialty Service Conference II: Exploring Risk & Recovery in Dual Diagnosis

CAMH's Forensic Dual Diagnosis Specialty Service is pleased to once again present a conference to promote knowledge sharing between the developmental and mental health sectors in the support of adults with developmental disabilities that have come into contact with the criminal justice and forensic mental health systems.

The Chestnut Conference Centre, September 18 & 19 2019

Early Bird $275 until July 15, 2019. Regular pricing $300 until September 17, 2019.

Breakfast, lunch & refreshments provided. Sponsors and Caversham Books on site.

*BACB CEUs available where applicable


Speakers & Events:


Dr. Anthony Biglan (Oregon Research Institute)

Developing, Implementing, and Evaluating Comprehensive Community Interventions to Improve Health


Dr. Jessica Jones (Queen’s University)

Offenders with Dual Diagnosis: Intellectual Disabilities/Autism Spectrum Disorders and Psychiatric Disorder


Dr John L Taylor (Northumbria University)

Risk Assessment & Anger Treatment of Forensic Patients with Intellectual Disabilities


Drs. Yona Lunsky, Flora Matheson, Fiona Kouyoumdjian, Elizabeth Lin, & Anna Durbin 
Adults with Developmental Disabilities in Correctional and Forensic Settings in Ontario


Michelle Goldstein, Janice Hurlbut, Radek Budin & Louis Busch (CAMH, Forensic Dual Diagnosis Specialty Service)

Exploring Risk and Recovery in Dual Diagnosis: Lessons Learned During the First Two Years of the Forensic Dual Diagnosis Specialty Service


Lisa Orsi (CAMH, Forensic Assessment and Consultation Service)

The Power of Positive Reinforcement in Forensic Rehabilitation


Elizabeth Holmes (CAMH), Heather Hermans, Katie Miller (Vita Community Living)

Individuals with DD who sexually offend


Dr. Carmen Hall (Fanshawe College)

Skills4Life: An ABA Day Program for Adults with Dual Diagnosis


Scott Skinner & Aamir Khan (Community Networks of Specialized Care, SPC)

A Framework for Understanding Individuals with Dual Diagnosis in Conflict with the Law


Melissa Riding & Kate Moore (COTA)

Dual Diagnosis in the Toronto South Detention Centre


Mhairi Kay & Rachel Martini (CAMH)

Forensic Dual Diagnosis Clients: The Inpatient Perspective


CAMH Legal Services & Bioethics

Panel: Ethics, Justice & Intellectual Disability



Attendees can receive refunds up to 7 days before the event only. No refunds after September 9th 2019

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