The Institute for the study of Antisocial behaviour in Youth

I.A.Y.

Upcoming Event:

The Institute for the study of Antisocial behaviour in Youth

in collaboration with Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

and The Hospital for Sick Children

offers presentations on

Factors contributing to the development of
Antisocial Behaviour in Youth
and
the application of the newly passed
Youth Criminal Justice Act

for child & youth counsellors, teachers, probation officers, lawyers, judges, social workers, psychologists, psychiatrists and others who work with antisocial youth

Friday October 26, 2001
Hospital for Sick Children
555 University Avenue
Toronto, ON
(Queen's Park subway station)
Main Auditorium (Elm Wing)
M5G 1X8

With Presentations on the following topics:

  • Prevalence and Selected Correlates of Antisocial Behaviour

  • Biological and Genetic Factors

  • Familial and Early Childhood Factors

  • Social and Contextual Factors in Children's Aggression

  • Successful Strategies in Preventing the Development of Antisocial Behaviour
A Panel Discussion on the following topic:
The Application of the Newly Passed Youth Criminal Justice Act

 

Conference Objectivesto top

  • Awareness of the most recent research related to the factors contributing to the development of antisocial behaviour.

  • Learn the best ways of helping juvenile offenders under the newly passed youth criminal justice act.

 

 

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Credits

Counts as 1 activity for a professional development credit by the Ontario Association of Child and Youth Counsellors.

 

Speakersto top

Dan Offord, CM, MD,
Director,Centre for Studies of Children at Risk; Professor of Psychiatry, McMaster University.

Claire De Souza, BSC, MD,
Resident in Psychiatry, University of Toronto.

Sherri MacKay, PhD,
Provincial Director, TAPP-C Ontario; Assistant Professor, University of Toronto.

Jenny Jenkins, PhD,
Professor, Human Development and Applied Psychology, University of Toronto.

The Honorable Mr. Justice Brian Weagant,
Ontario Court of Justice.

Lindley Bassarath, MD, FRCPC,
Head, Adolescent Service, CAMH-Clarke Division.

Anthony N. Doob, PhD,
Acting Director, Centre of Criminology; Professor of Criminology, University of Toronto.

Richard Barnhorst, JSD,
Senior Counsel, Youth Justice Policy, Department of Justice Canada.

Martha Mackinnon, BEd, MA, LLB,
Executive Director, Justice for Children and Youth.

Jalal Shamsie, MB, FRCPC,
Director, Institute for the study of Antisocial behaviour in Youth (IAY); Professor of Psychiatry, University of Toronto.

Alan Leschied, PhD,
Professor, Faculty of Education, University of Western Ontario.

Leslie Atkinson, PhD,
Deputy Clinical Head, Child Psychiatry Program, CAMH-Clarke Division.

 

Conference Coordinatorto top

Joanne Lawrence, BA Psych,
Assistant Director/Conference Coordinator, Institute for the study of Antisocial behaviour in Youth, (IAY).

 

Program Scheduleto top

8:15 AM
Registration

9:00 AM Opening Remarks
- Dr. Leslie Atkinson

9:15 AM
Prevalence and Selected Correlates of Antisocial Behaviour
-Dr. Dan Offord

10:00 AM
Biological and Genetic Factors
- Dr. Claire De Souza

10:30 AM
Refreshments (Rotunda - Black Wing))

10:45 AM
Familial and Early Childhood Factors
- Dr. Sherri MacKay

11:15 AM
Social and Contextual Factors in Children's Aggression
-
Dr. Jenny Jenkins

11:45 PM
Successful Strategies in Preventing the Development of Antisocial Behaviour
- Dr. Lindley Bassarath

12:15PM
Light Lunch (Rotunda - Black Wing)

1:30 PM
Dealing with Juvenile Offenders: A Panel Discussion on the Application of the Newly Passed Youth Criminal Justice Act
- Judge Brian Weagant, Dr. Anthony Doob, Dr. Richard Barnhorst, Ms. Martha Mackinnon, A Representative from the Ministry of the Attorney General in Ottawa, Dr. Alan Leschied & Dr. Jalal Shamsie

3:30 PM Wrap up

 

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For further information, please contact:

Institute for the study of Antisocial behaviour in Youth (lAY)
Syl Apps Youth Centre
475 Iroquois Shore Road
Oakville, ON L6H 1M3
Tel.: (905) 844-4110 ext 2202;
Fax: (905) 844-2996
Email: iay@kinark.on.ca

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