Conference Program

Preliminary Agenda

Canadian Domestic Homicide Prevention Conference - October 18-19, 2017, London Convention Centre, London, Ontario, Canada.

Conference Themes:

  • Working with Indigenous; rural, remote & northern; immigrant & refugee populations; and children exposed to domestic violence
  • Emerging trends in Canadian domestic homicides
  • Domestic homicide reviews in Canada
  • Risk assessment (RA), risk management (RM) & safety planning (SP)

The conference will offer:

  • 4 plenary sessions;
  • 60 workshops – 12 in each vulnerable population stream; 12 in general Risk Assessment /Risk Management /Safety Planning category
  • Poster session and cocktail party
  •  Exhibitors Hall

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

8:30 - 10:30

Traditional Opening Ceremonies, Welcome

Morning Plenary : Domestic Homicides- Voices of Survivors 

10:30 - 11:00 Break
11:00 - 12:00 Workshops (choice of 10 workshops - 2 per stream)
  Indigenous populations Immigrant and refugee populations Rural remote and northern populations Children exposed to violence Risk Assessment, Risk Management & Safety Planning
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch
1:00 - 2:00 Workshops (choice of 10 workshops – 2 per stream)
  Indigenous populations Immigrant and refugee populations Rural remote and northern populations Children exposed to violence Risk Assessment, Risk Management & Safety Planning
2:00 – 2:15 Afternoon Break
2:15 – 3:15 Workshops (choice of 10 workshops – 2 per stream)
  Indigenous populations Immigrant and refugee populations Rural remote and northern populations Children exposed to violence Risk Assessment, Risk Management & Safety Planning
3:15 – 4:45 Afternoon PlenarySafety planning with vulnerable populations
Jackie Campbell, Deborah Doherty, Sepali Guruge, Dawn Lavell-Harvard, Linda Baker
4:45 – 6:00 Poster Session and Cocktails

Thursday, October 19, 2017

8:30 - 10:00 Morning Plenary – Risk Assessment and Management with vulnerable populations
Zoe Hilton, Randy Kropp, Mohammed Baobaid, Justice Donna Martinson, Crystal Giesbrecht, Josie Nepinak
10:00 – 10:30 Break
10:30  - 11:30 Workshops (choice of 10 workshops – 2 per stream)
  Indigenous populations Immigrant and refugee populations Rural remote and northern populations Children exposed to violence Risk Assessment, Risk Management & Safety Planning
11:30 – 12:30 Lunch
12:30 - 1:30 Workshops (choice of 10 workshops – 2 per stream)
  Indigenous populations Immigrant and refugee populations Rural remote and northern populations Children exposed to violence Risk Assessment, Risk Management & Safety planning
1:30 – 1:45 Afternoon Break
1:45 – 2:45 Workshops (choice of 10 workshops – 2 per stream)
  Indigenous populations Immigrant and refugee populations Rural remote and northern populations Children exposed to violence Risk Assessment, Risk Management & Safety planning
2:45 – 4:15 Closing Plenary - Domestic Homicide Reviews – What have we learned?
Neil Websdale, Claudette Dumont-Smith, Tracey Porteous, Myrna Dawson, Peter Jaffe

To submit a proposal for a panel, workshop or poster please review the Call for Proposals - www.cdhpi.ca/call-proposals