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Links to almost all presentations made at the 2013 Human Services and Justice Coordinating Committee Conference, held November 25 - 27, 2013, in Toronto.
  
Vision: A world in which all people with disabilities enjoy social justice and equal participation in society and our communities.
  
Autism Ontario (formerly Autism Society Ontario) is the leading source of information and referral on autism and one of the largest collective voices representing the autism community.
  
The RIGHT CARE at the RIGHT TIME and in the RIGHT PLACE; Behavioural Supports Ontario (BSO) enhances the health care services of seniors across Ontario, their families and caregivers, who live and cope with responsive behaviours associated with dementia, mental illness.
  
The CAHSPR Mental Health theme group is a community of researchers, decision-makers, and other individuals who have a particular interest in mental health services, research and policy. Our mission is to facilitate networking, knowledge exchange, significant discussions, and collaborative work amongst members of the group on mental health research and intersecting points between mental health and other health sectors. We endeavor to raise the profile of mental health research and facilitate its dissemination at annual CAHSPR conferences, and ultimately to improve mental health services and support through the dissemination and application of science and policy.
  
CAEFS is an association of self-governing, community-based Elizabeth Fry Societies that work with and for women and girls in the justice system, particularly those who are, or may be, criminalized.
  
The Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse changes lives by bringing people and knowledge together to reduce the harm of alcohol and other drugs on society. For 25 years, we have partnered with public, private and non-governmental organizations to improve the health and safety of Canadians.
  
An associate group of the Canadian Nurses' Association (CNA), we are a national voice for psychiatric and mental health (PMH) nursing.
  
The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), founded in 1918, is one of the oldest voluntary organizations in Canada. Each year, we provide direct service to more than 100,000 Canadians through the combined efforts of more than 10,000 volunteers and staff.
  
The Canadian Mental Health Association, Ontario develops and provides public policy advice that promotes mental health and improves the lives of people living with mental illness.
  
CPKN, a not for profit corporation, is Canada's leading provider of e-learning training for police and law enforcement. CPKN works in collaboration with police services, training academies, and recognized subject matter experts in the Canadian police community.
  
The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) is Canada's largest mental health and addiction teaching hospital, as well as one of the world's leading research centres in the area of addiction and mental health.
  
Children's Mental Health Ontario (CMHO) represents and supports the providers of child and youth mental health treatment services throughout Ontario. Our core membership consists of more than 85 community-based children’s mental health centres.
  
CIT International is a non-profit membership organization whose primary purpose is to facilitate understanding, development and implementation of Crisis Intervention Team CIT programs throughout the United States and in other nations worldwide in order to promote and support collaborative efforts to create and sustain more effective interactions among law enforcement, mental health care providers, individuals with mental illness, their families and communities and also to reduce the stigma of mental illness.
  
On May 18, 2005, as part of the transformation of developmental services, the Ministry of Community and Social Services (MCSS) announced that four networks of specialized care would be established across the province.
  
ConnexOntario provides free and confidential health services information for people experiencing problems with alcohol, drugs, mental health or gambling.
  
The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) is the federal government agency responsible for administering sentences of a term of two years or more, as imposed by the courts.
  
The Council of Elizabeth Fry Societies of Ontario (CEFSO) is the provincial voice for the nine Elizabeth Fry Societies in Ontario. CEFSO monitors the conditions for both provincially and federally sentenced women in prison.
  
The Department of Justice has the mandate to support the dual roles of the Minister of Justice and the Attorney General of Canada.
  
Evidence Exchange Network (EENet) is a mental health and addictions knowledge exchange network that connects stakeholders across Ontario.
  
This site is designed for justice system professionals and others who want to understand more about FASD. It provides information and resources about Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD), including background information, case law, legal resources and strate
  
Guide to Ontario Courts
  
The main goal of the HSJCC Community of Interest (CoI) is to share knowledge and expertise from all levels of HSJCC’s, address knowledge gaps, collaboratively develop new knowledge, and engage stakeholders from criminal justice, mental health, addictions, and
  
We anticipate focussing on four major areas:
  
Our sixty-five offices across Canada deliver best-practice services to pro-socially integrate persons at the end of their sentence and prevent people from coming into conflict with the law in the first place.
  
Since 1929 the John Howard Society has been committed to providing effective programs and services which assist in reducing crime and its causes. The John Howard Society of Ontario supports our Affiliates through applied research, policy and program developmen
  
The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) is a catalyst for improving the mental health system and changing the attitudes and behaviours of Canadians around mental health issues. Through its unique mandate from Health Canada, the MHCC brings together leade
  
The Correctional Investigator is mandated by Part III of the Corrections and Conditional Release Act as an Ombudsman for federal offenders. The primary function of the Office is to investigate and bring resolution to individual offender complaints. The Office
  
The OACP currently has more than 1,500 members and represents the RCMP, the OPP, First Nations, and Municipal Police Services. Members are divided into six categories: Active, Honorary, Life, Associate, Associate Retired and Affiliate. The Association's member
  
We the members of the Association believe that through the discussion of mutual concerns and successes, we will foster a higher degree of knowledge, skills, and abilities in the area of policing.
  
The Ontario Brain Injury Association (OBIA) is a provincial not-for-profit, charitable organization.  Our mission is to enhance the lives of Ontarians living with the effects of acquired brain injury (ABI) through education, awareness and support.
  
The goal of the Ontario Correctional Nurses’ Interest Group is to empower nurses in correctional settings to:
  
Ontario's Mental Health Police Record Check Coalition (PRCC) is raising awareness. Now is the time to halt the disclosure of non-criminal mental health information in police background checks. By constructively engaging directly with police, civilian boards, g
  
In 2003, the Ministry of Children and Youth Services was created to:
  
Through its programs and services, the Ministry of Community and Social Services:
  
The Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services is committed to ensuring that Ontario's communities are supported and protected by law enforcement and public safety systems that are safe, secure, effective, efficient and accountable.
  
Website to the Ministry of Health for Ontario
  
Website to the Ministry of the Attorney General
  
The Ontario Police College(OPC) provides training designed to prepare police officers to safely and effectively perform their duties, while meeting the needs of Ontario's diverse communities.
  
Formed in 1996 as a member-centred, non-profit means of providing professional, cost-effective in-service training to Ontario’s law enforcement community, the Ontario Police Video Training Alliance’s audience has grown to over 24,000 police officers, represent
  
Website to the Ontario Provincial Police
  
The Ontario Review Board annually reviews the status of every person who has been found to be not criminally responsible or unfit to stand trial for criminal offences on account of a mental disorder. The Ontario Review Board is established under the Criminal C
  
Ontario’s youth and adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are increasingly being diagnosed with, and are likely to suffer from, mental health disorders in their lifetime. As a result, there is a demand for knowledge of their needs amongst clinicians in the province’s adult mental health sector.
  
The Probation Officers Association of Ontario (POAO) has been meeting the professional needs of Probation and Parole Officers and Probation Officers within the Province of Ontario for nearly 60 years. POAO endeavors to promote and foster educational opportunit
  
Improving the lives of Ontarians with developmental disabilities.
  
The Psychiatric Patient Advocate Office protects and promotes the rights and entitlements of Ontarians with mental illness through advocacy, rights advice and education.
  
The mission of the organization is: to improve the quality of life for those affected by schizophrenia and psychosis through education, support programs, public policy and research.
  
We make a positive difference in the lives of people, families and communities affected by Schizophrenia and Psychotic Illnesses. We envision a world without schizophrenia.
  
What Happens Inside the Forensic Mental Health System?
  
Created by an act of the Legislative Assembly in 1797, the Law Society of Upper Canada governs Ontario’s lawyers and paralegals in the public interest by ensuring that the people of Ontario are served by lawyers and paralegals who meet high standards of learni
  
This website is designed to provide information, contacts and support to
  
A project of Community Legal Education Ontario, Your Legal Rights is a website of legal information for people in Ontario. This site has free, practical, and easy-to-find legal information produced by hundreds of organizations across Ontario.
  
The Youth Criminal Justice Act (YCJA), explanatory materials on the YCJA (YCJA Explained) and other information on the YCJA and its implementation.
  
The Directory of Youth Justice Services in Ontario connects the youth justice system with supports in the community for young persons in conflict with the law.