Federal Symposium Program

May 27, 2019

Crowne Plaza Lord Beaverbrook
659 Queen St., Fredericton (N.-B.)

Time Event Location

7:45–8:30

Registration

Foyer

8:45–9:30

OFFICIAL LAUNCH AND OPENING CEREMONY

Indigenous Welcoming Ceremony

Opening Remarks

Excellence in Victim Services Award Presentation

Moment of Reflection

Ballroom

9:30-10:30

Introduction of Keynote Speaker

KEYNOTE ADDRESS
Understanding the needs of 2SLGBTQI+ victims of crime and how to support them (bilingual presentation)

Jeremy Dias, Canadian Centre for Gender & Sexual Diversity                                   

Ballroom

10:30-10:50

Break

Foyer

10:50-12:20

CONCURRENT SESSION #1
Beyond Unfounded

Jenn Gorham, Fredericton Sexual Assault Centre
Jennifer Richard, Fredericton Sexual Assault Centre

Miramichi-Restigouche

CONCURRENT SESSION #2
Supporting children and their families affected by trauma: a partnership between the Saskatoon Child Centre and Children’s Mental Health Services

Barb Afseth, Children’s Mental Health Services
Taylor Chetty, Saskatoon Child Centre

Saint John

CONCURRENT SESSION #3
Accredited facility dogs in the Canadian criminal justice system (bilingual workshop)

Sylvia Domaradzki, Public Prosecution Service of Nova Scotia
Kim Gramlich, Justice Facility Dogs Canada
Kristal Leblanc, Beauséjour Family Crisis Response Centre

Garrison

CONCURRENT SESSION #4
Siblings of homicide victims’ perspective on satisfaction with police contact and service

Priscilla de Villiers, Victim Justice Network
Susan Tasker, University of Victoria

 Junior Ballroom

12:20–13:20

Networking Lunch

Ballroom

13:20-14:50

CONCURRENT SESSION #5
Supporting Victims with Disabilities in the Criminal Justice System: A Collaborative Trauma Informed Approach

Sunday Patola, British Columbia Prosecution Service
Simon Thomson, British Columbia Prosecution Service

Miramichi-Restigouche

CONCURRENT SESSION #6
Self/peer exploitation: how does it concern you? (French workshop)

Serge Boivin, Saint-Jérôme Police Service
Marc Forgues, Office of the Director of Criminal and Public Prosecutions
Maxime Ouellette, Office of the Director of Criminal and Public Prosecutions
Robin Pouliot, Saint-Jérôme Police Service

Saint John

CONCURRENT SESSION #7
The Journey Project: a collaborative approach to support

Janet Lee, The Journey Project
Sarah McHugh-Wade, The Journey Project

Junior Ballroom

14:50–15:10

Break

Ballroom

15:10–16:10

CLOSING PLENARY SESSION
Victims First: the use of victim assistance centres to support victims of labour trafficking

Tracey Bednarzcyk, Ontario Provincial Police
Maria McDonald, Ontario Provincial Police

Ballroom

16:10–16:30

CLOSING REMARKS

Ballroom

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