March 15 – 17, 2017
Hilton Winnipeg Airport Suites Hotel
Track 1: Mental Health Issues in the Criminal Justice System
“Mental Health and Segregation”
Facilitator: Howard Sapers, Independent Advisor on Corrections Reform, Government of Ontario
“FASD and Co-Occurring Mental Health Concerns: A Review of the CSC Offender Population and Emerging Practices”
Facilitators: Lesley Monkman, Amy Martyniuk, Correctional Services of Canada, Winnipeg, Manitoba
"Trauma-Informed Youth Justice and Mental Health Laws"
Facilitator: Alex Drossos, MD, MBA, MEd, CHE, CPHIMS-CA, Psychiatry Resident (PGY5), Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Fellow, McMaster University
Track 3: Mental Health Issues in Society (Suicide & Trauma)
“S.O.S – Sharing Our Stories”
Facilitators: Kim Heidinger, Manitoba Schizophrenia Society, Winnipeg, Manitoba
"Suicide Prevention & Intervention"
Facilitator: Sylvia Massinon, BSW, RSW, Public Education & Training Coordinator, Klinic Community Health, Winnipeg, Manitoba
“The Importance of Human Relationships in Battling Mental Health Challenges, and How Our Digital Lifestyle Affects Us”
Facilitator: Carol Todd, Mother and Advocate of Daughter Amanda Todd, Suicide Victim, Port Coquitlam, British Columbia
Track 2: Mental Health Issues in Aboriginal Communities
“On the Margins Front and Center: Truth and ‘Micro-Reconciliation”
Facilitator: Caroline L. Tait, Associate Professor and Co-Lead, First Peoples First Person, Canadian Depression and Research Intervention Network, Department of Psychiatry, University of Saskatchewan
“Walking In Two Worlds, Reshaping Organizations to Be Culturally Safe”
Facilitator: Delores D. Daniels, Manager of Human Resources, Manitoba First Nations Education Resource Centre Inc., Winnipeg, Manitoba
Facilitator: Travis Dugas Bellerose “KNIGHTHAWK”, Traditional Dancer , Story Teller ,Motivational Speaker, Actor, Master of Ceremonies, Dynamic Facilitator, Edmonton, Alberta
Track 4: A Potpourri of Topics in Mental Health
“Using Self-Help Tools to Support Those With Mental Health Issues”
Facilitator: Tina Holland, Director of Education, Mood Disorders Association of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba
“Transition of Care from Youth to Adult Systems: Challenges for Complex Needs Individuals"
Facilitators: Shannon Jaye Morley, RPN, Manitoba Youth Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Dr. Hygiea Casiano MD, FRCPC, Manitoba Youth Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba
"Mental Health And the Workplace"
Facilitator: Ron Buchanan, Outreach Manager Winnipeg, Mood Disorders Association of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba